Advanced Product Manager

Location US-IL-Lincolnshire | US-RI-Lincoln | US-CA-Agoura Hills | US-NY-Holtsville
Job ID
90741
Function
Product Management
Position Level
Advisor/Advanced/Manager

Overview

At Zebra, we’re reinventing how businesses operate at the enterprise edge - helping them run faster, smarter, and more connected than ever before. A dynamic community of builders, doers and problem solvers, we each play a unique role - shaping new technologies, bringing solutions to market, and partnering with companies on the front line of business. Being a part of Zebra means making your mark as we make digital transformation a reality. It means growing into a leader at a leading company that makes a distinct difference - because together, we’ve only just begun. We build today, so we can create tomorrow. Join Zebra and change the world with us.

 

The Product Management - Lifecycle team is part of Zebra’s Specialty Printing Group (SPG) and is responsible for global product lifecycle management of thermal printers and accessories. Including but not limited to post launch activities: P&L management, competitive analysis, regional pricing adjustments, and new product feature recommendations. As a member of the Product Management team, you will interface with Zebra colleagues around the world.

Responsibilities

  • Product lifecycle management of selected printers and accessories including post launch and end-of-life activities.
  • Be responsible for and measured on financial performance, including revenue, market share and margin targets. Investigate deviations and variances and determine corrective actions and assist with implementation.
  • Develop and maintain a deep understanding of the market, competitive landscape and intelligence, customer requirements, distribution channels and Zebra offerings.
  • Create in-depth competitive product comparisons, value propositions and other sales tools and provide to regional teams to assist Sales with product positioning and winning new business.
  • Monitor competitive actions and pricing and make recommendations on go-to-market strategies including pricing, positioning, and promotions.  Support recommendations with sales and margin analyses.
  • Partner with Regional Product Managers and Product Marketing Managers on product solutions and target customers and make recommendations on campaign planning.
  • Support sales teams with in-person participation at trade events, regional meetings, customer visits and develop and deliver effective product presentations.
  • Collaborate with Demand Planning and Supply Chain teams on forecasting and monitor inventory levels, recommending adjustments as needed.
  • Provide input to new product development and portfolio planning, including voice of customer (VOC) research, new product, and features enhancements, supported by ROI analysis. Support product launches and manage product lines through end-of-life and support phases.
  • Monitor customer satisfaction and assist customer service teams with technical support cases, troubleshooting, product customizations and improvements.
  • Be visionary and innovative, bring new ideas to the table.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of Product Management experience required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree Preferred
  • Understanding of financial concepts including P&L, balance sheets and ROI models and supported by excellent skills with MS business applications including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Strong attention to detail / quality
  • Advanced market knowledge in assigned category
  • Customer services values / orientation
  • Strong business acumen
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Advanced problem-solving skills

*** Role can be located in Lincolnshire, IL, Holtsville, NY, Lincoln, RI, and Agoura Hills, CA.

 

Zebra is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact us at workplace.accommodations@zebra.com.

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