Production Manager

DRB Systems Akron , OH 44301

Posted 3 months ago

Product Manager with DRB Systems

DRB Systems is a growing and vibrant software company in need of a Product Manager. DRB Systems ("DRB") is the leading provider of technology-enabled devices and software solutions to the North American car wash industry. The Product Manager is responsible for both product planning and product go to market planning and delivery. This includes managing the product throughout the product lifecycle, gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with engineering to deliver winning products. It also includes working with sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Product Manager's job also includes ensuring that the product and marketing efforts support the company's overall strategy and goals

What will our Product Manager do?

  • Act as a thought leader within the company and externally to DRB customers

  • Define the product strategy and roadmap

  • Deliver Marketing Requirements Specifications and Produce Requirement Specifications with prioritized features and corresponding justification

  • Develop the core positioning and messaging for the product

  • Determines customers' needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information, and through direct customer contact.

  • Assesses market competition by comparing the company's product to competitors' products.

  • Provides source data and / or content for product line communications by defining product marketing communication objectives.

  • Assesses product market data by working with the commercial team

  • Brings new products to market by analyzing proposed product requirements and product development programs; preparing return-on-investment analyses; and establishing time schedules with engineering and manufacturing.

  • Works closely with VP Engineering, and Engineering Leadership to insure proper execution of Product Development, and actively participate in Product Development Processes.

  • Determines product pricing by utilizing market research data; reviewing production and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customized orders in collaboration with Procurement and Commercial teams.

  • Work closely with development teams to define and to validate product Requirements and Acceptance Criteria to insure delivery of "the right thing"

  • Other duties as assigned.

The right candidate will have:

  • Education: Individual must be a college graduate with a BS/BA with solid product management experience in a development environment.

  • Experience: Minimum 7 + years of experience

  • Computer Skills:
    Software background with experience in integrated financial systems.

  • Other Requirements:
    Position requires a self-motivated individual with good communication and interpersonal skills and a strong product or project management background. Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products. Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority. Excellent teamwork skills. Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time.

  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Individual must possess a valid United States Driver's license. Certified Product Manager preferred, but not required.

A Career with a High Rate of Return:

We will invest in your professional development and create an environment where you will continually grow and be challenged to develop your career. We have flexible schedules and provide a comfortable atmosphere. We offer a competitive compensation and a wide range of benefits, including paid time off, health insurance, HSA and FSA accounts, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, and disability insurance.

Top Ten Reason Employees Love Working for DRB Systems
1.Affordable Health Benefits
2.Pie day (last Friday of every month)
3.Flexible Hours and Paid Time Off
4.Free sodas, coffee, juice and waters
5.Gaming area in common lounge
6.Free on- site fitness center
7.Growth and Development Opportunities
8.Inter-mural athletic teams
9.Basketball Court and Disc Golf course
10. Comradery and Professional Family atmosphere

About DRB Systems

It happens nearly a million times a day: Someone washes their car at a car wash using a computer solution provided by DRB Systems.

At DRB Systems, we are makers of computer technology for tunnel car washes, having installed our systems at more than 3,500 sites. We are committed to excellent service provided by over 400 caring associates. We love to make new, cool products that help car wash owners live a better life. We are team players that enjoy each other's company and the pleasure that comes with hard work.

Learn more about DRB Systems by visiting us at

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Production Manager

DRB Systems