Director Product Management - Portable Power Products
Waukesha, WI 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description

Company Generac Power Systems

Name Director Product Management - Portable Power Products

Req # 64306

Employment Type Full Time

Shift 1st

The Director Product Management is responsible for achieving sales budgets, developing suitable sales and marketing strategies for the Global Portable Power Products category. This position is responsible for managing key customer relationships, driving key Generac initiatives in region, and is accountable for all business - related activities with customers, while providing world class customer support.

This role directs their team to identify, assess, attract, and negotiate with potential partners in any segment ( e.g. residential, commercial, industrial) to attain sustainable growth in region, while also managing and expanding business strategies with existing customers. They are also responsible for coordinating all aspects of Generac transactions with customers (e.g. sales, legal, credit/payment, logistics, OE, and shipment)

Lead Global Product Management Team to develop product category strategy to drive revenue and profitability for multiple product lines.
Collaborate with and provide guidance to other Product Management Teams and Executive Management to prioritize and align product strategies and roadmaps
Identify and develop strategic market opportunities
Collaborate to determine strategic distribution structure and channels
Develop suitable strategies to expand business with existing customers and attract new ones
Develop strategic relationships with End Users in key segments
Drive activities to support key launch events or product milestones
Metrix performance of Team utilizing Key Performance Indicators
Designs and direct the work of the functional area. Selects, coaches and develops the team,
Set personal and team objectives that align with company strategy
Develop business plan to support new product development proposals
Drive marketing efforts to support products
Participate in trade shows, sales training, and key customer interface

Minimal Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering or related field or equivalent experience
10 years of progressive in marketing, business or engineering
7 years management experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's Degree
International leadership experience
Experience leading warranties and policy administration
Experience leading OEM/dealer distribution
Previous experience using SAP

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Fluency in a language native to the assigned region
Fluency in English language
Advanced presentation and negotiation skills
Advanced understanding of Engineering and technical sales
Strategic, engaging, self-motivated
Ability to drive high performance team to achieve tangible results
Demonstrated technical skills for executing new product development projects in a manufacturing and engineering environment
Successfully management multiple Product Lines

Physical demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion, the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Up to 30% travel, including International and valid Driver's License required.

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

Generac Power Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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