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Title:
Product Manager
Job number:
000429
Company:
Delta Controls
Department:
Product Management
Area:
Product Management
Description:
Delta Controls is hiring a Product Manager to fill an opening at our organization. This would be an external-facing role based on creating, launching, and supporting the sales of product solutions.
Start date:
ASAP
City:
Surrey, BC
Country:
Canada
Type:
Hire
Schedule:
Full time
Details:

About Delta Controls

Delta Controls is the benchmark for building controls manufacturers, being one of the most respected organizations in our industry, with more than 300 Partners/Distributors in over 80 countries. For more than three decades Delta Controls has offered innovative and exciting building automation solutions for commercial, healthcare, education, leisure buildings and more. As industry leaders, our track record includes delivering the world’s first fully integrated native BACnet building solution encompassing HVAC, lighting and access control products.

As part of Delta Electronics Inc., the global leader in switching power supply solutions and DC brushless fans and a $7+ billion USD organization, Delta Controls is able to bring some of the most energy efficient and sustainable solutions to buildings around the world, working together toward our shared vision of developing technologies aimed at reducing global warming and ensuring a sustainable future for mankind. Delta Electronics products are the most energy efficient power products in the industry and include a comprehensive range of energy management solutions in Industrial Automation, Telecom Power, UPS and Data Center Infrastructure, Automotive Electronics and Energy Storage Systems.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Product Management, you will guide a number of product lines as a business unit focused on Access, Security and Surveillance. This extends from increasing existing product profitability to driving existing product improvements and new product initiatives for the company. This would be an external-facing role starting in the Unitary Controls line of business. You will leverage your industry experience and your contact with customers and prospects. You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality.

You must be able to communicate with all areas of the company. You will work with internal and external development counterparts to define product release requirements. You will work with marketing communications and Product Strategists to define the go-to-market strategy, assisting in the product positioning, key benefits, and target customers. You will also serve as the internal and external evangelist for your product offering, occasionally working with the sales channel and key customers.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain overall product plans for the assigned product platforms.  This requires a thorough review and analysis of market needs, trends, and other data procured from Product Strategists.
  • Evaluation of product vision and scope to define high level and detailed requirements for product implementation. This will require the Product Manager to interview user groups, meet with customers and develop use cases.
  • Analysis of incoming feature requests, bug reports, and customer needs.
  • Coordinate with other business units to ensure system architectural compatibility and efficiency of development.
  • Work with the development team to ensure adherence to product vision and scope throughout development cycle.
  • Coordinate product releases, including documentation and announcements.
  • Overall responsibility for each of the products in your product platform, from conception to release.  This also includes all aspects of functionality, quality, packaging, documentation etc.
  • Provide use-case requirements to be leveraged for development of your products’ user interfaces.  User Interface design will be reviewed by the project team, Customer Solutions and the Director of Product Management for ease of use, and quality.
  • Coordinate research on new products and innovative technologies for use with the Delta product line. Attend relevant trade shows or external customer meetings pertaining to the assigned product lines.
  • Ensure that the technical content of your assigned product platform on Delta’s corporate web sites are current and accurate.
  • Work with the Manufacturing team to create product numbers for all introduced products.
  • Work with Sales, Marketing and Product Strategists to develop product pricing strategy for existing and new products.
  • Provide guidance and direction on the functional test plans as performed by Quality Assurance.
  • Coordinate Beta site delivery of the product as well as collection of Beta feedback.
  • Provide guidance and direction to the Technical Writers.  Accountable for ensuring that the quality of the technical documents produced by the tech writers is of a professional level, and that content is suitable for the intended audience.
  • Work with the development team to create application demos and the content for product demos.
  • Manage feature requests during the lifecycle of the product lines.
  • Some business travel, as required.  
  • May be required to perform other related duties as assigned.
Main skills required:

Job Requirements

  • Superior interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Confident public speaker.
  • Clear understanding of the product-to-market process.
  • Strong creative skills.
  • Ability to be forward thinking and analyze impacts of different scenarios on the existing products and their platforms.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Technology or business administration diploma from an accredited educational institution in an appropriate field of study.
  • Ongoing and adequate experience relevant to the position.
  • Valid travel documents (passport) for international travel.
Years of relevant experience required:
3 years
Education required:
Associates or technical diploma
Number of openings:
1
Compensation details:

In addition to the competitive compensation package, we also offer a unique work environment that is designed for people who like to work hard and play hard too! Here are just a few examples:

  • On-site gym and weight room with personal trainers
  • RRSP matching
  • Comprehensive extended group health and dental benefits

To apply, go to our careers site at https://careers.deltacontrols.com. Complete or update your profile and submit your application online. Next, go to the applied jobs list to ensure your application has been fully processed. You are also welcome to add or manage job alerts within your candidate account.

While we will consider all applications, only those short-listed for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, please. No outside agencies or recruiters, please.
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