Galvion Product Manager III in Marlborough, Massachusetts
Galvion Active Systems designs and manufactures dynamic energy and data management solutions for the modern battlefield. Operations today depend on more charged equipment than ever before, and soldier efficiency and mobility are vital to mission success. The smart Li-Ion batteries, bulk and field-charging solutions, and power and data management systems that we develop add to mission intelligence, safety and success. Our user-centric design model, agile frameworks and on-site state-of-the-art labs allow us to provide insights, vision and technologies that deliver meaningful operational value to users, industry partners and academia. Our Active Systems division is at the center of our most forward-thinking projects and programs. This is a global, fast-paced team working with a number of strategic partners in order to bring the next-generation of smart, warfighter-worn, advanced power, data and software solutions to market. This is your chance to join a passionate team who are making a difference and shaping the future of mission intelligence, survivability and success.
PRIMARY EMPLOYMENT OBJECTIVES
The Product Manager will provide input to the engineering team on the development of new products, refreshing old products and own the Product Process from start to finish. The Product Manager will maintain product capability and relevancy in Active System product sectors. This individual will own the Product Management process in their product Portfolio. This individual will engage with the sales team and Business Development team and customers for current and future products. The Product Manager will also provide input to the marketing and sales teams with training of products and support of developing marketing materials. The Product Manager will support external training relating to the sales and business development teams for their products or portfolio. This individual will be a key member for future business unit growth.
SPECIFIC ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Works across Galvion functions to define and communicate gaps in the business and offers solutions.
Connect with global user groups, develop Galvion's credibility with these units, and identify requirements and capability gaps for Active Systems Products.
Work closely with Business Development, Sales, Project Management, Marketing, and Engineering teams to define the product portfolio.
Act as Product/Project Manager for defined products and projects. Work with Engineering and operations to deliver product.
Takes part in internal meetings to ensure user feedback is understood and be prepared to discuss solutions as they are proposed.
Establish an ongoing T&E plan to ensure Galvion products continue to meet user needs in changing operational environments for the sales team and customer.
Provide real time customer support for existing and new products to sales team, customers, prospective customers, and at other events such as trade shows.
Shape capabilities and strategy on future products within Active Systems
Guide and manage Product Portfolio
Create content for sales, marketing, training, customers as needed. This includes, product guides, sales material, training, demand creation and other customer facing material.
Maintain product awareness of Galvion products within the current market
Actively participates in developing a product pricing strategy
Understands and aligns with Corporate, Business Units and personal goals
Own the development and maintenance of the product Portfolio in Active Systems.
Develop and perform in-house and external training on new and existing products and accessories in Product Portfolio.
Develop an annual Product Roadmap for portfolio.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Ten years of product and/or program management experience or can be substituted with military operational experience to appreciate a range of user requirements for military customer products.
Experienced in the use and employment of various C4ISR equipment (radios, HUB's, & Etc.)
Able to observe, participate and understand military training exercises.
Possesses and demonstrates fundamental Leadership Skills and is a Team Player.
Ability to work independently and/or as a team member to accomplish objectives with effective organizational skills that support business and corporate goals.
Brings an open-minded personality
Have the ability to plan, organize, execute and conduct post activity analysis.
Have an established experience with training individuals and groups.
Be an excellent communicator in both written and verbal forms.
Be able to understand and operate within other cultures and countries.
Electrical or systems technician or engineering background is desirable.
Be a motivated team player.
Must be approachable and be able to relate to today's military personal across the armed services.
BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS
Integrity and trust
Dealing with ambiguity
WORK ENVIRONMENT (include physical requirements)
Position requires up to 20% travel to customers
Some additional travel may be required between Galvion facilities.
At Galvion, we believe in human-centered innovation. Everything that we do starts with the end-user - the warfighter, the law enforcement officer, the first responder. We work proactively to identify and solve the problems left unsolved by others. We continuously strive to exceed expectation and imagination, whether in a partnership that we facilitate, a solution we provide or a product that we deliver.
Our Armor, Active Systems and Focused Solutions divisions work independently as well as collaboratively to design, develop and deliver best-in-class, purpose-built, advanced solutions that enhance the agility and survivability of the world's most demanding military and tactical end-users. We exist to empower their missions: we protect the people who protect us. We are thinkers. Doers. Pioneers. We are passionate about what we do. Always looking to the future. Always one step ahead. And with almost 400 people working across design, manufacturing, sales, testing, research, and administration, we're able to create integrated solutions that genuinely challenge perceptions about what's possible.
This is your opportunity to build more than just a career. This is your opportunity to play a central role in our life-saving, life-changing work. Join our team and our mission today.
Galvion provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Galvion complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.