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Product Manager- Sustainability (Chatt - Jerome Ave)

Company: Astec
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Key Deliverables Work closely with Engineers, Salesforce and other Product Managers to develop sustainability improvements in the various models of products in the IPS Group---s Product Portfolio. Perform technical analyses and carbon-related calculations associated with sustainability improvements to understand, quantify, and communicate how the changes to our products or processes, will improve product performance. Develop and maintain a strategic Product Roadmap of product improvements, describing how these new features should be developed, implemented, marketed, and priced in the future, Perform technical and business analyses to understand and communicate how our products compare to similar ones offered by competitors. Key Activities & Responsibilities Lead new product development (NPD) projects from inception to conclusion for products in this category. Develop business cases and deliver presentations to obtain approval and funding for such projects. Manage NPD program cost, schedule and deliverables. Coordinate support with management and personnel to assure the product development projects are progressing through the NPD process to meet assigned milestones for product launch. Coordinate NPD rollout value message, positioning, and events with Marketing. Work with Sales to gather, organize, analyze, and interpret market data, to include competitor information Track internal product performance metrics such as market share, units sold by model, and gross margin Make management aware of new opportunities, conditions or regulations that might drive changes to our products, as well as possible disruptive technologies Visit and interview existing customers to provide feedback to Sales and Engineering on the effectiveness of our products and our value propositions. Develop and present effective product training materials for new Sales and Engineering personnel. Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) resource for more complicated sales quotes and product applications. To be successful in this role, your experience and competencies are: Understanding of the process of carbon capture such as, what technologies are available today, who are the providers of such systems, and the engineering behind carbon capture systems Understanding of the process of carbon sequestration such as, what technologies are available today, who are the providers of such systems, and the engineering behind carbon sequestration Understanding of how the carbon credit market works, e.g., in issues such as selling and retiring carbon credits Demonstrated communication, collaboration, and leadership skills Proven strong interpersonal skills to communicate project plans, goals, and objectives. A minimum of three years of career experience in a technology development, sustainability, product management, engineering, or sales roles is preferred. A technical degree in engineering, physics, chemistry, engineering technology, sustainability, or a related technical field is highly preferred. Business education and/or experience is a plus. Project management experience with tracking and reporting cost/schedule/objectives is a plus. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision is required Must be able to solve problems at both a strategic and tactical level. Demonstrated track record of working with internal/external customers to understand requirements and develop appropriate solutions is a plus. Must be able to work effectively as a member of a cross-functional team. Must be able to organize and manage multiple projects and priorities. Must be able to plan strategically and lead the execution of the strategy. Ability to speak publicly and quickly make frequent and professional PowerPoint presentations is required. Ability to easily deal with data by manipulating spreadsheets to perform calculations and identify trends in large, complex data sets This is a salaried position so ability to travel overnight and occasionally work longer, flexible hours to attend meetings or meet project milestones is required. Short overnight travel is required approximately monthly to visit customers, vendors, and trade shows. Ability to obtain and maintain a US Passport is required to perform occasional international travel. Ability to write reports and business correspondence is required. Supervisor and Leadership Expectations --- Product Managers do not have direct supervisory or managerial responsibilities but must regularly use strong interpersonal skills to lead and influence various cross-functional project teams. Product Directors may have Product Managers reporting directly to them. --- Product Managers have budgetary or program management responsibilities to plan for and execute various developmental projects

Keywords: Astec, Chattanooga , Product Manager- Sustainability (Chatt - Jerome Ave), Executive , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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