Product Manager (Distribution) - Leeds, AL

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Leeds, Alabama

Job Type: Not Specified


Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Posting Address

8100 Churchill Avenue

Leeds, AL 35094

Position Overview

Product Manager will lead the management of marketing strategies pertaining to the switching product line. Will focus on the development of new markets for existing products, as well as generate new product ideas and follow through with development that may include establishing marketing policies such as pricing, promotion, and some product concerns.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Will own new product development to include assisting with market analysis, specification development, pricing, product application, and product changes
  • Assist customer service on product application, customer problems, and opportunities
  • Provide a network for communicating with the sales (domestic and international) force and product specialists
  • Communicate with application engineers and field sales to assure product needs are being met
  • Act as engineering liaison in development of new products
  • Generate new product ideas based on market demands and sound business analysis.
  • Establish and implement market policies such as pricing, promotion, and product extensions.
  • Create business and marketing plans for existing product expansions and new product launches.
  • Guide new product development launch, including specifying features, marketing plans, and launch process.
  • Work with marketing research and channel distribution; develop marketing plans for new and legacy product lines.
  • Lead cross functional teams for manufacturing, scheduling, and cost control and quality departments to maintain a profitable market position.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Engineering, or Marketing
  • 3+ years experience in an Engineering/Manufacturing environment
  • New Product Management/Extension background
  • Proactive, innovative, solution-oriented
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Have proven ability to meet project objectives and timelines.
  • Be a strong team player.
  • Have strong ambition, drive and motivation to succeed.
  • May need to travel up to 30% as needed.
  • Global perspective and strong customer interaction skills
  • Direct experience with one or more of the following is highly desirable:
    • Electrical distribution utility markets
    • Medium- and/or High Voltage switching applications
    • Electrical power metering, monitoring, or control

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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