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Sr. Product Manager

SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Product Management, the Sr. Product Manager will provide support and direction for new product development at Seek Thermal in the Santa Barbara, CA office.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify opportunities for product innovation and product enhancements across all HW and SW platforms assessing addressable markets, competition and gaps to drive future growth
  • Work with executive staff to coordinate product strategy and road maps to drive category growth
  • Drive product planning documentation including business plans, ROIs, MRDs, PRDS, SWOT analysis and communicate with internal stake holders
  • Own product definitions and overall development of product user interface for mobile and web, as well as physical product design, features and packaging
  • Conduct market research activities to inform product development (focus groups, surveys, market reports, prototype development, field testing, etc.)
  • Interact with customers to determine customer needs for NPD and sustaining product improvements driving SOW and schedule creation and oversight
  • Interface with Engineering, Design, Sales, Marketing, Operations and Finance to balance design and cost tradeoffs while maintaining the right product for the market and customer
  • Prioritize work for multiple projects to maintain product development schedules
  • Collaborate with global Sales and Marketing teams to generate product demand
  • Coordinate multiple go to market strategies and product launches with Sales, Marketing, Customer Service and PR teams

SKILLS KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • Proven product management leadership in consumer electronics with experience across HW and SW platforms and connected products
  • Demonstrated success in managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
  • Strong strategic thinking, organization and planning skills with acute attention to details
  • Ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations
  • Strong problem solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done
  • Ability to work effectively across functions and lead teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player with ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment while having fun at the same time
  • Strong presentation skills and experience
  • ~ 20% travel required
  • Proficient in Microsoft office tools
  • Proven successful product launch experience
  • Experience with global product manufacturing and procurement throughout the product development process
  • Comfort with the numbers; basic financial acumen, global sales and channel understanding, experience developing dashboards and key metrics to track business objectives and performance

QUalifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Engineering, Marketing or other technical field preferred)
  • 5+ years of product management experience (consumer electronics field is a plus)

DISCLAIMER

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To apply for this position, please send your resume to jobs@thermal.com

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