Product Development Manager - Greenville, SC

Hubbell Inc. Greenville , SC 29617

Posted 5 months ago

Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Division Overview

Hubbell Lighting (HLI) is committed to elevating the lighting experience. Empowered by lighting solutions that integrate seamlessly into their environment, save energy, provide improved quality of light, deliver return on investment and armed with Hubbell's unflinching support, its customers are able to think differently about how, where, and when they can use light. As one of the largest lighting fixture manufacturers in North America, it features a suite of brands that provide a full range of indoor and outdoor lighting products serving the commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential markets.

Brand Overview

Hubbell Control Solutions' advanced systems and lighting controls offer a comprehensive portfolio of simple, scalable and seamless solutions for indoor and outdoor applications from a single partner. Our advanced lighting control technologies provide intuitive and flexible deployment options to meet code, enhance comfort, increase energy savings and improve operating efficiency for enterprises of any size. Hubbell Control Solutions' product suite includes distributed and centralized, wired and wireless systems, luminaire integrated sensors, color tuning controls, panels, occupancy sensors, photocell sensors, and emergency relays.

Posting Address

701 Millennium Blvd.

Greenville, SC 29607 USA

Position Overview

The Product Marketing Manager is responsible for ensuring effective and integrated marketing and promotional plans are created and delivered to the most impactful target audiences to drive profitable growth for Hubbell Control Solutions. The position will interface with Product Management, Marketing, Sales and Customers (agents, specifiers, engineers, distributors, contractors, end-users).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the New Product Introduction Process. Participate as a team member, work package approver and collaborator. Serve as a key liaison to the Product Manager and Project Manager.

  • Develop comprehensive product launch plans to include sales tools, web content, product pricing, adoption strategy, product samples

  • Responsible for Product Marketing Positioning. Understand Why New Product is Created. Work with product management to understand target markets and end-users and develop messaging and commercialization plan

  • Support Voice of Customer activities - Identify new product needs of the marketplace from interaction with end users, specifiers, distributors, agents, OEM's

  • You will be the Commercialization launch process owner. Present Marketing Plans at Tollgate 4 HNPD Review

  • Provide promotional planning. Develop the Marketing Plan & promotional tactics for launches. Co-develop Marketing Tools.

  • Responsible for marketing program management. Ensure an integrated marketing plan is delivered on-time for key NPI launches. Liaison between Product Manager, Project Management, Channel, Sales, Digital Teams for market launch plans.

  • Responsible for project tracking. Diligent use of project tracker to manage timelines to ensure NPI (new product introduction) commercialization aligns with HNPD timing.

  • Work with Project Manager(s) to coordinate and monitor progress of all new product development launches

  • Serve as subject-matter expert on assigned product lines to the Marcomm content & demand generation team.

  • Responsible for the production and coordination (with Marketing Communication team) of all reference material/technical information for publication to field sales and customers

  • Provide guidance to internal and external creative resources to ensure brand vision and key messaging is captured.

  • Author presentations. Create or collaborate to build effective presentations for internal and external use to support product sell-in, explain positioning or to gain buy-in and approval of commercialization activities.

  • Provide tradeshow support. Serve as a key consultant and contributor on product displays and creating the user experience to effectively showcase features and benefits.

  • Create selling tools. Develop marketing collateral that explains the market positioning for identified key audiences. Requires providing creative direction to the commercialization design team to ensure effective strategic messaging.

  • Responsible for budget management. Track the Budget for Commercialization Marketing Expenses. Adhere to budget guidelines. Make spending recommendations based upon revenue projections and ROI for the expense. Work directly with Marketing Manager to ensure launch is within planned SG&A; and track ROI post-commercialization

  • Maintain updated webcast calendar and ensure effective materials are prepared for the agent webcasts

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Business, Marketing or other applied Science is required

  • Masters Degree Preferred

  • 5-8 years' experience within a corporate marketing team or agency supporting manufactured finished good. Lighting controls experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or in a team environment and handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience in Product/Project Management, Engineering, and/or Software is preferred

  • Strong leadership and team-building skills needed

  • Ability to work in and lead cross-functional teams is required

  • Strategic thinker with a demonstrated ability to successfully develop, launch and execute multiple projects to target goals


Bachelors Degree in Marketing

Masters Degree in Management

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville

Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

Job Segment: Developer, Network, Telecom, Telecommunications, Project Manager, Technology

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