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Hubbell Power Systems Product Manager (Distribution) - Leeds, AL in Leeds, Alabama

Product Manager (Distribution) - Leeds, AL

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Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Leeds, AL, US, 35094

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

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.

Division Overview

Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Posting Address

Hubbell Power Systems

8100 Churchill Avenue

Leeds, Alabama 35094

Position Overview

Product Manager will lead the management of marketing strategies pertaining to the substation 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

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in an engineering/manufacturing environment; preferably in the electrical equipment or controls industry

  • New Product Management/Extension background

  • Proactive, innovative, solution-oriented

  • Have strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Have proven ability to meet project objectives and time lines.

  • Be a strong team player.

  • Have strong ambition, drive and motivation to succeed.

  • Must be able to travel up to 45% 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

  • Industrial communications and controls development - firmware or software

  • 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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