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About the Role
Join the leader in professional loudspeakers and help us design and develop the next generation of cutting edge VTX Loudspeaker products. Our Professional Division is seeking an experienced and innovative Product Manager who will be responsible for the development, documentation, and management of professional loudspeakers as it relates to our VTX product line.
This position will report into the Director, Performance Audio. This critical individual contributor role will not have any direct reports.
What You Will Do
The position will help lead product development and documentation efforts for the JBL VTX product line and customer group. The position will have several responsibilities and the authority for making decisions as described below:
Work with internal and external resources to drive product documentation like user manuals, specification sheets, catalogs, etc.
Assist in product launches to ensure sales force readiness, accurate forecast, and product transitions.
Work with internal and external resources to create product launch material like videos, PowerPoints, web pages, product photography, etc.
Assist internal and external teams in developing training material for VTX systems.
Responsible for product lifecycle management for all VTX and related products.
Generation of market/product reports as needed.
Collect, define and document requirements for new VTX loudspeaker products.
Gather market research for new/existing products.
Research and respond to daily product information requests.
Help in accurately forecasting revenue from new and existing products in the market.
Overall assistance in driving the delivery of the roadmap as needed.
Monitor and report on the current global competitive landscape.
Assist in evaluating and testing products/software during product development.
What You Need
Minimum 5 years Live sound experience with a focus on loudspeaker systems.
Deep product application knowledge and understanding of full-system solutions.
Very strong written communication and presentation skills.
Experience with Adobe applications like InDesign and Illustrator.
Strong Microsoft Office expertise.
What is Nice to Have
What Makes You Eligible
Be willing to travel up to 30%, domestic and international travel
Be willing to work in an office in Northridge, CA
Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment.
This position requires the use of a use of a HARMAN or customer-owned vehicle. As such, any offer of employment will be contingent upon having a clean driving record, which will be evaluated and determined in HARMAN's sole discretion, no more than 4 active points for moving violations (issued by any motor vehicle agency), and no references to operating a vehicle under the influence of controlled substances within the last 10 years
What We Offer
Opportunity to collaborate with talented teams across the world.
An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters career development opportunities.
Excellent discounts on HARMAN and Samsung products.
Competitive wellness benefits
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