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Eaton Corporation Global Product Manager in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Eaton’s Hydraulic - Power Motion Control division is currently seeking a Global Product Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Eden Prairie, MN facility.

The Global Product Manager is responsible for implementing the growth strategies to drive Low Speed High Torque (LSHT) Motor product profitability, volume, mix, market share improvement, and price. In this role, you will execute product lifecycle strategy, business development, global penetration, attrition, new product, & price (PANP), global product marketing, rationalization, global promotion, global strategic pricing and training.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

  • You will analyze global market & customer needs and lead PANP (penetration, attrition, new product and price) efforts to drive outgrowth of the product line.

  • You will support development of product strategies/roadmaps and lead execution of the product strategies; including positioning, managing product, segment & channel mix; and developing targeted value propositions

  • You will act as the global lead for implementing strategic pricing and acquire/retain comprehensive knowledge of competitive strategy/positioning

  • You will support resolution of the commercial and technical issues that occur, as required, for the product line

  • You will monitor global product profitability for each product family and recommend changes to meet Eaton top and bottom line objectives

  • You will lead cross functional Product Growth Team members to propose prioritization of product development activities

  • You will interface with the Global Eaton Sales Team, Distributors, and customers to promote and support the sale of responsible product lines – with a strong focus on organic growth.

  • You will act as key global marketing resource for, trade shows, Tech Days and other related National/International forums. Participation in Trade Associations

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We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, and/or Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in product management, sales, or a technical based role in the mechanical or electrical sectors

  • No relocation benefit will be offered for this position. The candidate for the role must presently reside within a 50 mile radius of Eden Prairie, MN.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters of Business Administration from an accredited institution

  • Prior experience working with Low Speed High Torque (LSHT) Motors

  • Experience in engineering or supporting technology sales

  • Understanding of markets, distribution channels, OEM requirements, and brand strengths in dealing with positioning strategies

  • Experience with or aptitude to understand financial analysis and accounting principles

  • Prior managerial experience is strongly preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and web based information and documentation systems

Position Success Criteria :

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, engineers, customers or the general public.

  • Ability to develop and motivate others

  • Ability to drive results through collaboration

  • Ability to demonstrate a professional presence and strong interpersonal effectiveness.

  • Ability to define problems, analyze data and draw valid conclusions that result in solid recommendations.

  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of energy and personal drive.

  • Ability to demonstrate strong project management and organization skills.

  • Ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and technical documents.

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We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

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

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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