Eaton Corporation Global Product Manager: Open Circuit Piston Products in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Eaton’s Hydraulics Division is seeking a Global Product Manager to be based at our Eden Prairie, MN facility.

Position Overview:

As the Global Product Manager, you will have responsibility for Eaton’s Open Circuit Piston products. Key responsibilities include product management, product marketing, product life cycle management, promotion, and product strategy for the outlined product lines on a regional basis. You will work closely with functional leaders to develop and implement growth strategies to drive product profitability, volume, mix, market share improvement, and price globally. The Global Product Manager will lead the Global Product Growth Team.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Focus on assigned product portfolio and work in close conjunction with the portfolio manager to execute global growth strategies

  • Develop a comprehensive technical understanding of the portfolio and how it can be applied, translate this knowledge into marketing and promotional material

  • Acquire & retain comprehensive knowledge of competitive positioning and competitor strategies

  • Lead development of multi-regional product and services strategies including positioning; managing product, segment & channel mix; and developing targeted value propositions while monitoring and addressing product life cycles

  • Provide leadership for assigned products’ core pricing strategy, regionally


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

  • 5 years of product management or product engineering experience.

  • No relocation benefits offered. You must reside within 50 miles of Eden Prairie, MN to be considered.

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA

  • 5 years of experience working in the Hydraulics industry.

  • 5 years of product management experience working with distribution channels and OEM.

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Job: Marketing

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: HYD PMC Power Motion Control

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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