Product Manager - Cartridge Filtration - Eden Prairie, MN
Eaton’s Filtration Division is currently seeking a Product Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Eden Prairie, MN location.
The Filtration division is responsible for profitable growth of Cartridge Filtration product lines globally and Secondary product lines regionally, focused on industrial and food and beverage markets.
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Gather and analyze regional pricing data and implements pricing strategies for Cartridge filtration product lines within a region. Gathers and analyzes regional pricing data and works with the regional sales teams and the division marketing managers in the implementation of regional strategic pricing. Supports Division Market Development Managers in developing pricing strategies in our global Core Markets
Collaborate with engineering and manufacturing on designs and processes that drive cost-outs with a goal of improving profitability
Develop and drives processes related to product line improvements, product line extensions, and new product development. Leads the ProLaunch team on initiatives related to Cartridge Filtration Products. Supports the ProLaunch team on initiatives related to Cartridge Filtration Products
Drive product positioning of Cartridge Filtration Products on a global basis in collaboration with Division Marketing Management. Supports Market Development in product positioning working with the Regional sales managers
Utilize Eaton Value Cycle to develop value propositions for all Cartridge Filtration Products. Drives value propositions and value selling with the Regional sales organization for Cartridge Filtration Products.
Develop processes and analyze data related to the “voice of the customer” for Cartridge Filtration Products on a Regional basis. Implements tactics and strategies to meet customer needs within a region. Drives internal product and service standard for Cartridge Filtration Products within the Region.
Develop standard sales support tools for all Cartridge Filtration Products. Modifies standard sales support tools for regional compliance and cultural fit.
Support direct sales efforts on strategic and select high dollar opportunities for Cartridge Filtration Products globally
Develop training content for all Cartridge Filtration Products. Performs as part of the regional training team on Cartridge Filtration Products
Participate in the development of monthly, quarterly, and annual forecasts and profit plans for Cartridge Filtration Products on a regional basis.
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Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required
Minimum of 7 years’ work experience with filter cartridges
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without out company sponsorship, now or in the future.
- MBA – Highly preferred
- Experience with or aptitude to understand financial analysis and accounting principles
- Gets results through collaboration
- Professional presence and Interpersonal effectiveness
- Business acumen and vision
- Ability to develop and present clear presentations
- Good understanding of market and competitive dynamics
- Analytical and Strategic thinking
- Strategic and tactical pricing
- Understanding of markets, distribution channels, OEM requirements, and brand strengths in dealing with positioning strategies
- Managerial skills relating to the ability to lead cross-functional teams and interpersonal skills to motivate individuals/teams
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Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com. At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit www.eaton.com/careers. Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: HYD FFD Fluid Filtration Division
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time