Global Product Manager

Global Product Manager
About Us:
Veeder-Root ( www.veeder.com ) is the world's leading supplier of automatic tank gauging and fuel management systems. Veeder-Root presently has tank monitoring systems in more than 500,000 underground storage tanks around the globe; with products and services being used to meet the regulatory compliance and business management requirements of major oil companies, large truck fleets, car rental companies, airports, package delivery companies, federal, state and local governments, public utilities, industrial companies, and thousands of small underground and aboveground storage tank owners.
Do you want to be part of a growing organization that believes in your potential, ability to learn and enables you to achieve your goals? Become a part of Veeder-Root, a Fortive Operating Company (NYSE:FTV), so that we can help you achieve your professional goals!
The Veeder-Root team embraces passionate people who accept challenges and thrive on going above and beyond. This is an outstanding opportunity for you to showcase your skills and make an impact as a leader.
We are looking for a Global Product Manager who will be provided with cross-functional ownership of a dynamic product portfolio and given full responsibility for all aspects of the product line including driving the organic growth of the business through new product development/commercialization, ownership of the product roadmap, go-to-market strategies, pricing, and Voice of Customer (VOC).
Being part of the Veeder-Root team as a Global Product Manager will offer you an opportunity to enhance your skillset within our culture of continuous improvement culture and will provide an opportunity for a tremendous learning experience.
Your ability:
? Drive portfolio roadmap through customer engagement, Voice of Customer VOC gathering, market and technology trend analysis and prioritization.
? Focus on future product requirements, both enhancements as well as breakthroughs.
? Build business cases for new products, product enhancements and other strategic investments by mastering changes in the key market, technologic and customer drivers.
? Drive global product growth by actively understanding regional dynamics, identifying opportunities and participating in the creation of Sales Funnels.
? Work cross-functionally to lead new product development including: commercialization, life-cycle management, line extensions, and breakthroughs
Your potential:
Due to the strategic and critical nature of this role, the opportunity affords multiple career paths in the short- and long-term. Typically, advancement occurs within Marketing to senior roles within Product Management but also expands to other leadership roles within Sales and Channel Management. Long-term potential includes Senior Leadership roles within the organization and our parent company, Fortive.
Your impact:
? P&L responsibility for an industry leading product line.
? Demonstrate command of the business portfolio including products, revenue in whole and by products, pricing and profitability.
? Drive global product revenue by actively identifying global opportunities and participating in the creation of Sales Funnels.
? Lead new product development including: commercialization, life-cycle management, line extensions, and breakthroughs
? Gather VOC and prioritizing needs in price / performance on product lines. Focuses on future product requirements, both enhancements as well as breakthroughs.
? Build business cases for new products, product enhancements and other strategic investments by having a command of the key drivers and the sensitivity of the model to changes in the key drivers.
Our Needs:
? Bachelor?s degree required, Electronic or Mechanical Engineering degree and MBA desired
? At least 3-5 years of progressive marketing, business or technical management experience required
? Petroleum industry or technical field highly desired
Our location:
Simsbury, CT is a historic New England town that offers a great community and is set among acres of green space and walking distance to nearby restaurants, shops, arts, and businesses. Simsbury is roughly equidistant from both New York City (around 90 miles SW) and Boston, Massachusetts (around 90 miles ENE). The east side of Simsbury is flanked by Talcott Mountain, part of the Metacomet Ridge, a mountainous trap rock ridgeline that stretches from Long Island Sound to nearly the Vermont border.
Besides its beautiful scenery, Simsbury offers plenty more for everyone: a rich history, all four seasons and an exceptional school district. The US News and World Report applauds award-winning Simsbury Public School?s commitment to excellence; ranking Simsbury High School 6th among other Connecticut public schools. Simsbury schools are nationally acclaimed and receive high marks, year after year.
Fortive Corporation Overview:
At Fortive, we believe in you. We believe in your potential?your ability to learn, grow and make an impact. And we believe in giving you the opportunity, accountability and visibility to do just that.
At Fortive, we believe in us. We believe in the power of great people working together to innovate and solve problems no one could solve alone. We build enduring partnerships with our customers and take on their challenges and opportunities as our own.
At Fortive, we believe in growth. We are honest about what?s working and what isn?t, and we work hard to innovate and improve. With a passionate focus on our markets and our customers, we learn and grow together to make a difference in the world.
Fortive ( www.fortive.com NYSE: FTV) is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenue, Fortive?s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.
Job: Marketing / Communications
Primary Location: North America-United States-CT-Simsbury
Organization: Veeder Root
Schedule: Full-time
EEO Statement: "The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a ""Fortive Company."" Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail applyassistance@fortive.com to request accommodation."
Req ID: VEE000971

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