Product Manager (Sensors)

Houston, TX 77061

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Other Professional Job Number: Dj44528643 Compensation: $140000-155555 / year

Job Description

Title: Product Manager  

Location: Houston, TX

Target pay Rate: $85K -$160K (depending on years of related experience within sensors, motor drives, UPS, power distribution, substation, or automation)



This highly visible role will be responsible for leading the company's strategic direction in substation and power distribution automation. Also responsible for the management of and future vision for a suite of electrical power distribution equipment sensor products and the integration of these products into an overall equipment asset management system



Providing strategic direction to our Automation Division in the pursuit of substation/power distribution system automation and asset management opportunities creation of product roadmaps charting future development of the product lines and services working alongside R&D on the execution of product development projects driving company-wide participation in the development of new products partnering with Marketing defining & executing successful product launch plans product line financial performance and development cost payback full product lifecycle management.





  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or related, MBA Preferred
  • 7+ years of experience in a manufacturing driven electrical products company.
  • 3+ years’ experience in product management or product marketing in a comparable industry.
  • 1+ years’ experience in new product development and working in a team environment.
  • Detailed knowledge of marketing analytics and segmentation techniques.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Engineering and application expertise in served markets.
  • Strong Financial & analytical skills required.
  • Ability to travel 




  • Defines market situational analysis, including but not limited to market scope, size, segmentation, customer demographics, industry trends, growth rates, standards, new product and competitive activity.
  • In collaboration with the divisions and customers, defines 3-year product & technology roadmaps to drive break through innovation, margin enhancement and revenue growth to assigned product lines.
  • Defines business strategies, competitive positioning and product line core values for assigned products and markets to ensure company maintains a differentiated, long term, sustainable competitive advantage.
  • Through external focus on customers, end users and markets: assess needs and opportunities for new products through qualitative and quantitative research and feasibility.
  • Develops written new product specifications and business cases to support new product development and existing product enhancements.
  • Collaborates, influences, or leads cross functional teams to deliver new product development cost, speed, capital and quality metrics.
  • Owns the new product launch process (including both internal & external customers). This includes the development of communication and marketing strategies to successfully build new product awareness and achieve revenue goals.
  • Maintain a robust pipeline of acquisition targets to execute product line and business strategies.
  • Understand the competition and remain close to the customer by providing recommendations and competitive insights on pricing, new product introduction, specifications etc.
  • Takes ownership in delivering revenue and margin results for assigned products by participating in product modification, cost reduction, margin analysis, advertising and promotion, forecasting, product positioning and pricing strategies.
  • Manages product life cycle including oversight of development process, product obsolescence and long-term support (including product recalls, etc.).
  • Develops financial goals and forecasts for product lines.
  • Supports sales teams on:
  • Product knowledge and application expertise
  • Trade shows
  • Product and application training
  • Support in strategic accounts development
  • Technical consulting and product selection
  • Competitive product and marketing strategies and feature and benefit summaries.
  • Drives definition and preparation of marketing tools customized for local needs: technical catalogs, brochures, sales guides, presentations, articles, press releases, web-based tools, and technical papers.




Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 


Meet Your Recruiter

An-Denise McBride
Commercial One Division Team Leader / Lead Recruiter

Apply Online

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.