United Technologies Corporation Product Manager in Costa Mesa, California

Job ID: 68849BR

City: Costa Mesa

State: California

Country: United States

Category: Corporate Careers, Marketing

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

The Fire and Security Products group at UTC Climate, Controls & Security develops a comprehensive product portfolio to protect buildings, people and assets; providing innovative security products that include advanced software and hardware, IP solutions, wireless communications, electronic locking systems and mobile applications, fire extinguishers, carbon monoxide and smoke detectors, and fire suppression systems. Among its leading brands are Lenel, Interlogix, Supra, Onity, Kidde, Fenwal, and Marioff offering robust security and life safety systems, affordable, flexible lock and key management solutions, and fire safety equipment and systems.

DESCRIPTION :\

The Product Manager is responsible for developing the strategy and overseeing the product life-cycle management and product portfolio management for Intrusion hardware products. The Product Manager will apply a blend of technical and business competencies to optimize product line technology and performance, while driving superior customer satisfaction and product line growth and profitability. This position will interface internally with diverse business unit functions, (e.g. engineering, sales, operations, service, etc.) as well as corporate management, and externally with customers and various sales channels throughout the Americas market. This Product Management position is part of the Intrusion team and reports to the Global Product Management Leader.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the complete product lifecycle process, alongside the Global Product Manager from concept to delivery

  • Assist in market functions relating to assigned product lines as well as general departmental functions

  • Drive and develop new products while overseeing and managing quality issues, developing sales and promotion programs

  • Develop and implement relevant point-of-purchase displays, materials and web content; benchmark competitors and perform competitive pricing analysis

  • Maintain an awareness of trends in the industry and related industries and develop a deep understanding of the end user in order to incorporate these insights into successful new product launches

  • Assist in leading cross-functional teams to achieve company objectives, as well as, act as the point of contact for manufacturing, purchasing, sales, quality and engineering

  • Provide product training to customers and consumers

  • Evaluate and develop product line total sales and product positioning - responsible for managing the annual marketing budget and the profit and loss of the product line

Qualification:

  • Marketing / product management / operating experience in the security industry preferred with product commercialization experience from design, feasibility through product launch

  • Successful track record in leading teams and driving projects is highly desired

  • Excellent track record in a demanding, fast-paced, cross-functionally-aligned environment

  • Must be able to establish and cultivate excellent working relationships with engineering, operations, and sales.

  • Demonstrated expertise in formulating and implementing product introduction plans

  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to communicate to all levels inside and outside the organization

  • Familiarity with global issues, multiple market segments, dealer channels, security systems

  • Experience working with and dealing with different functions in an enterprise setup

  • Knowledge of engineering standard practices in electronic product design and development is desired

  • Knowledge of production process around electronic manufacturing is desired

  • Able to travel as required, generally less than 25%

Education:

  • BA/BS degree with 6–10+ years’ experience

  • MA/MS degree with 4–7+ years’ experience

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

  • Marketing / product management / operating experience in the security industry preferred with product commercialization experience from design, feasibility through product launch

  • Successful track record in leading teams and driving projects is highly desired

  • Excellent track record in a demanding, fast-paced, cross-functionally-aligned environment

  • Must be able to establish and cultivate excellent working relationships with engineering, operations, and sales.

  • Demonstrated expertise in formulating and implementing product introduction plans

  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to communicate to all levels inside and outside the organization

  • Familiarity with global issues, multiple market segments, dealer channels, security systems

  • Experience working with and dealing with different functions in an enterprise setup

  • Knowledge of engineering standard practices in electronic product design and development is desired

  • Knowledge of production process around electronic manufacturing is desired

  • Able to travel as required, generally less than 25%

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.