Director of Product Management','MAR107','!*!The CompanyRexnord® is a $2 billion multi-platform diversified global industrial company (NYSE:RXN). Within our two platforms, we serve a wide array of growing, global end markets by offering the broadest, most reliable product portfolios and trusted brands in our industries. Within Process & Motion Control, we design, manufacture, market and service specified, highly engineered mechanical components used within complex systems where our customers’ reliability requirements and the cost of failure or downtime are extremely high. Within Water Management, we design, procure, manufacture and market products that provide and enhance water quality, safety, flow control and conservation, in which customers specify our products due to performance, life cycle and project cost, and our service levels. We believe in a core business philosophy of continuous improvement that leverages the Rexnord Business System (RBS) to drive consistency and enable growth. Founded in 1892, Rexnord is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A. and employs approximately 7,500 associates worldwide. For more information visit: www.rexnord.com.
Power TransmissionRexnord Power Transmission (PT) keeps industry moving with a broad portfolio of products including gear drives, bearings, couplings, industrial chain, and a wide range of conveyor components. Rexnord products and services enhance the reliability of equipment used worldwide, supporting industries such as transportation, mining, energy, food & beverage. Our expertise and focus on customer service ensures that you have the right solution when you need it. Brief DescriptionThis role will have global responsibility for the Industrial Equipment product portfolio as well as the development and implementation of marketing and new product development strategies. Utilizing a product lifecycle management framework and Rexnord’s stage gate new product development process, the focus will be on mining, interpreting and applying voice-of-customer to create highly differentiated and meaningful new product value propositions. The Director of Product Management is responsible for the marketing strategy and commercialization of the entire Industrial Equipment portfolio, both new and existing products. As owner of the three-year new product roadmap, the Director of Product Management is accountable for the alignment of the new product strategy, the execution of the roadmap prioritization and the on-time and on-budget delivery of NPD projects. The Director of Product Management supports the Industrial Vertical Sales team and the Product group by finding/ supporting strategic growth opportunities through product development projects and new product launches within the segment. The position will be based in the Milwaukee, WI metro area.
Key Accountabilities•Responsible for the development (Sales, Market Share, Gross Margin & new product vitality) of two core product lines (bearing and chain), as well as any other products that Rexnord would sell primarily into general industrial, forest/wood product, transportation and other Industrial Equipment segments. •Identify and prioritize the greatest growth opportunities for deployment, and the leadership of assigned product management team.•Understand the specific situation within the segment markets, the applications and Rexnord products/ customer value and transfer this knowledge to the sales team•Work with the sales team to develop and execute the segment strategy and related action plans•Understand, develop and execute pricing/promotional strategies•Determine strategy for new products and services in the segment to launch and commercialize•Manage new product development initiatives, ROI analysis, business cases development and new product applications for on-time, on-budget market delivery•Develop commercial messages for customers within the Industrial Equipment segment•Develop and apply marketing tools to provide clear market analysis and customer segmentation •Maintain and action Product Life Cycle Management tools for bearing and chain products•Manage NPD portfolio and be able to clearly present strategies and progress reporting to executives and internal teams within Rexnord ','!*!Qualifications
•Minimum >5 years relevant business-to-business product management and marketing experience with a demonstrated record of new product growth, preferably in the industrial power transmission industry
•Demonstrated experience building a product management team and developing product management and marketing expertise
•Familiarity and experience with stage-gate NPD and portfolio management processes
•Bachelor/ Master in Mechanical Engineering or Business with in combination with high technical aptitude/ experience, MBA preferred
•Proficiency with MS Office (Excel / Word / Power Point) and CRM (i.e. SalesForce.com or Microsoft)
•Willingness to travel (25-30% of time), consisting of customer visits and exchange visits, primarily in North America with periodic international travel as needed.
•Knowledge of electro-mechanical integration, mechatronics, factory/process automation, and/or Industrial Internet of Things, are desirable experiences
•Bilingual (Spanish, Portuguese, German or Chinese) a plus
•Experience with total cost of ownership (TCO) value selling
•Experience with digital marketing for product selection, support and e-commerce a plus
•Leadership that is results-driven, accountable and collaborative.
•Customer and market driven perspective and a passion for creating new sources of value and competitive differentiation
•Process-driven, analytical problem solver
•Smart, creative and superior critical thinker and thought leader willing to bring new ideas forward.
•Creates unique insights into customer pain points and market opportunities
•Works with quality and pace, simultaneously
•Tenacious but collaborative across functions and geographies
•Team player, with demonstrated ability to lead through change and drive action/ impact beyond direct lines of authority
•Strong, persuasive, confident communicator, internally and externally
•Matching 401(k) contribution
•Discretionary Personal Reimbursement Account
•Short-Term Disability Insurance
•Long-Term Disability Insurance
•Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
•Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)
•Matching Gift Program
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Minority/Veteran/Disabled
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Website : http://www.rexnord.com
Rexnord is a leading worldwide industrial company comprised of two strategic platforms: Process & Motion Control and Water Management. Within our platforms, we serve a diverse array of growing, global end markets with the broadest, most reliable product portfolios and trusted brands in our industries, backed by thousands of associates that share a common goal: providing superior customer satisfaction.