Vontier Global Product Manager in Des Moines, Iowa
At Veeder-Root, our purpose is to support the global fueling infrastructure by delivering the best solutions in automatic tank gauging and fuel management systems driven by innovation and break-through thinking. We are committed to delivering measurable value to our customers and to continually expand that value through improvements to our solutions and processes. The Veeder-Root team embraces passionate people who are customer obsessed that thrive on delivering best-in-class products.
The Global Product Manager role is a strategic role within Veeder-Root and provides individuals with cross-functional ownership of a specific group of products. The individual in this role is responsible for setting and executing the product and commercial strategies necessary to drive growth of the Fuel Quality product line. They will drive the organic growth of the business through new product development/commercialization, market expansion of existing product, portfolio management, product roadmap strategy, pricing, effective sales force/channel initiatives, and Voice of Customer (VOC).
The Global Product Manager will perform the following duties to support the team’s goals and other assigned duties:
P&L responsibility for a new growth product line at Veeder-Root.
Develop the Fuel Quality product strategy, roadmap, and actions to drive product line performance.
Obtain a deep understanding of customer processes to identify opportunities that improve their experience and outcomes using sound VOC methodology.
Gather VOC and prioritizing needs for product line, balancing user experience, price, and performance. 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.
Lead new product development including product requirements, commercialization, life-cycle management, line extensions, and breakthroughs.
Work closely with regional marketing and sales organizations to implement effective strategies to drive growth of the business.
Responsible for establishing product pricing and must understand global competitiveness and price elasticity.
Work closely with Operations and Engineering to drive margin expansion opportunities utilizing kaizen activities where appropriate.
Remote work with the ability to travel to Simsbury, CT and Altoona, PA as required to support the product line initiatives.
The base compensation range for this position is $95,000 to $135,000 per annum. Your actual base salary will be determined based upon a number of factors which may include relevant experience, skills, location (labor market data), credentials (education, certifications), and internal equity.
Bachelor’s degree preferred in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree with MS or MBA desired or equivalent work experience.
At least 3-5 years in of progressive marketing, business or technical management experience required.
Demonstrated experience bringing new products to market that deliver impact to the business.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with cross functional teams to deliver results
Gilbarco Veeder-Root represents the leading brands of solutions and technologies that provide convenience, control, and environmental integrity for retail fueling and adjacent markets. In 2002, the Gilbarco and Veeder-Root companies combined into one marketing brand, with distinctive and complementary business lines, services, and sales capabilities.
Veeder-Root is the world's leading supplier of automatic tank gauging and fuel management systems and one of the few companies in the industry to design, manufacture and service its own products; supplying and integrating the broadest range of new and proven technologies to reduce cost of ownership, enhance environmental integrity, and improve performance and profitability for petroleum marketers and commercial fueling enterprises worldwide.
WHO IS VONTIER
Vontier is a $3B global industrial technology company focused on smarter transportation and mobility. Our six operating companies—Gilbarco Veeder-Root, Global Traffic Technologies, Teletrac Navman, Matco Tools, Hennessy Industries, and DRB Systems—are united by a powerful purpose: mobilizing the future to create a better world. Our portfolio of trusted brands includes market-leading expertise in mobility technologies, retail and commercial fueling, fleet management, telematics, vehicle diagnostics and repair, and smart cities. Vontier’s pioneering solutions advance safety, security, efficiency, and sustainability worldwide.
Energized by our shared purpose and values, we have a strong culture shaped by a deep organization-wide commitment to inclusion, diversity, and equity (ID&E) and environmental, social, and governance (ESG). Eight vibrant global employee resource groups serve as powerful focal points for connection, community, and advocacy, and we actively support community causes through Vontier Cares. We offer flexible remote and in-person, open-space work options.
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