Tualatin, Oregon

Eaton’s eMobility Division is currently seeking a Product Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Tualatin, OR location.

Position Overview:

The Product Manager, Power Conversion is responsible as business leader for the $45M Power Conversion product line, focused on the low voltage core business. The primary metrics associated with this position will be growth/adoption of power distribution revenue at target standard margins, managing product portfolio life cycle, ProLaunch gate and business development funnel, product roadmap and business plan definition, and product launch schedule compliance.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:

+ Manage portfolio profitability by mitigating impacts to standard margin and maximizing power conversion revenue opportunities. Responsible for planning and forecasting of bookings and revenue in support of Eaton EBS business cycle. Maintain current year profit plan and 3-year forecast and business plans to ensure committed revenue growth and margin performance at the portfolio level.

+ Achieve associated business plan metric commitments with a focus on revenue, margin, NPI launch schedule compliance, and customer satisfaction. Responsible for the P&L activities to sustain and grow the product line including product planning (new & existing products), positioning, pricing, and promotion.

+ Contribute to Price and Manufacturing strategy, directly responsible for price and manufacturing exit strategy to drive product obsolescence and conversion to new product platforms. Identify and resolve obsolescence, end- of-life, and phase out issues.

+ Define and implement business strategies for product plans, project priorities, pricing strategies, effectively coordinate with functional teams to achieve development schedules. Clearly and persuasively communicate the power distribution business unit vision and unique product benefits to a varied audience including internal teams and customers.

+ Define product roadmaps for the power distribution products, establish long-range growth objectives, obtain supporting information through market and technology research, competitive and customer analysis, and customer visits.

+ Initiate and/or approve ProLaunch projects, prioritize and support power distribution project deck, working in conjunction with project management and R&D resources, help to ensure schedule adherence. Provide detailed Marketing Requirement Documents for new products, based upon new and existing technologies. Coordinate departmental or cross-functional teams focusing on delivering new or upgraded products

+ Identify key growth segments for power conversion products within the Commercial Vehicle segment and the product and service needs for these segments. Develop business plans for financial justification and capital investment when appropriate and defined by the ProLaunch process.

+ Drive competitive differentiation through the incorporation of customer value insights obtained through the conversion of VOC inputs into product features/benefits.

+ Initiate promotional activities to meet growth objectives and business performance goals consistent with the strategic plan, communicate value proposition and competitive differentiation.

+ Responsible for analysis of total market potential and establishing market strategies to optimize short and long-term business performance in terms of profitability, sales, market penetration and minimization the effect of competition. Perform Market and Competitor Research to provide technology trend and needs analysis inputs required for the development of business plans and product line strategies.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.

+ Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a technical, commercial or marketing role.

+ Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.

+ No relocation is being offered for this role. All candidates considered must live within 50 miles of the Tualatin, OR location.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s Degree in technical, business or marketing from an accredited institution.

+ Master’s in Business Administration from an accredited institution.

+ Experience with electrical components in the commercial vehicle, construction/agricultural sector.

+ Knowledge of vehicle electrical systems, power management.

+ Process experience with ProLaunch or an equivalent gated NPI process framework.

Position Criteria:

+ Strong customer facing skills and commercial business process experience.

+ Self-Initiator, analytical, ability to work independently.

+ Demonstrated adaptability, business acumen, change management, leadership under pressure.

+ Strong interpersonal skills, team player that actively contributes to the group’s success.

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills in additional to strong organizational skills.

+ Proven organizational and multi-tasking skills, ability to effectively prioritize and balance workload.

+ Strong computer skills with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and the Internet.

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Marketing

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: VEH EMB eMobility

Job Level: Manager

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Tualatin, Oregon

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

At Eaton, we value many of the skills and competencies that you gained in your military career. Leadership, discipline, creativity, integrity and teamwork – these are our values too. As we aspire to be a model of inclusion and diversity in our industry, we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique. We create an environment that fosters learning and teaching, allowing employees to reach their full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

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