Product Line Manager -- Windsor, CT
Eaton’s Airport Lighting Products is currently seeking a Product Line Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Windsor, CT facility.
The Product Line Manager is responsible for directing and participating in the development and the administration of Product Marketing and Product Development functions for the Airport Lighting Business. In this role, you will develop and provide marketing information on current offerings, proposed new offerings, analysis of competitive offerings, as well as development of sales aids and promotional material.
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
You will provide timely project management to assigned projects
You will provide technical, product assistance and pricing to customer facing functions
You will prioritize, execute and drive accountability across organization for long term growth objectives and plans for product line
You will manage entire product life cycle from new product introduction to obsolescence, collaborating across business to deliver business goals.
You will identify new products for development and/or private branding, establish functional specifications, market lead time requirements, and partner with operations and engineering to set product family cost out actions
You will assess overall competitive position (price, features, performance) and lead business case development for improvement actions. You will facilitate cross functional team to meet initiative
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.
A minimum of three years of related Commercial experience with engineered products.
This position requires the use of information or access to technology which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR/EAR. ITAR/EAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without out company sponsorship, now or in the future.
No relocation is being offered for this role. All candidates considered must live within 50 miles of the following Eaton locations: Windsor, CT.
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
Master’s in Business Administration
Solid technical aptitude, ability for numerical analysis and knowledge of product application, product-market characteristics, factor affecting costs and identification of problem areas
Ability to problem solve, think analytically, and utilize broad technical know-how
Extensive product knowledge and the ability to utilize sound commercial and engineering practices to determine and make product adjustments to maintain competitive standing
Proven customer facing interfacing experience.
Proficient in Program and Project Management methodologies, processes and tools.
Working understanding of e-business, e-marketing tools and strategies.
Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.
Advanced Microsoft Office Excel skills and comfort using Microsoft Excel and Project.
Ability to drive results cross-functionally.
We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG CHD ALP Airport Lighting Products
Job Level: Manager
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time