Regional Product Manager

Requisition ID:  25128
Job Location(s): 

Loves Park, IL, US Milwaukee, WI, US

Job Description

Danfoss is a global leader in solutions that save energy, reduce costs, and reduce carbon emissions.  We offer a broad portfolio of innovative technologies that help meet the world’s growing challenges in infrastructure, food supply, energy efficiency, and climate-friendly solutions.  That’s how we are Engineering Tomorrow.
 
Engineering Tomorrow doesn’t just happen. It starts with your commitment to excellence and your determination to delve deeply into complex challenges. 
 
If you’re looking to join a dynamic, global company that’s truly making a tremendous impact on the lives of people in our ever-changing world, you’re exactly what Danfoss is looking for.  
 
Danfoss Drives is unique in that it is 100% focused on developing, manufacturing, and supplying AC drives. Our portfolio of high-quality, application-optimized products maximizes process performance, saves the most energy, and minimizes emissions. We are driven by drives and passionate about providing a competitive edge in key applications across various industries. This passion is clearly visible in many areas of our business. We live and breathe drives.
Learn more about Danfoss Drives
here.

We are seeking a self-driven Regional Product Manager for our Loves Park, IL site. The Product Management position is responsible for the ownership and performance of products for their full lifecycle.  

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to, the following.

  • Collect and analyze market data and customer needs
  • Product portfolio and roadmap development and execution
  • Provide general specifications to product development teams for new products
  • Develop launch strategies for new products in coordination with cross-functional launch team
  • Provide response to specific application questions from sales/customers
  • Customer visits as required to collaborate with customers on product implementation
  • Develop technical literature for new products in coordination with the technical literature group
  • Develop marketing literature for products in coordination with the marketing group
  • Develop training materials for new products and deliver training to the customer
  • Collect and analyze competitor information
  • Manage product portfolio through the product lifecycle to create and sustain value

Background & Skills

The ideal candidate possesses these skills. 

  • BS/BA degree in Engineering required (Electrical or Mechanical Engineering strongly preferred).
  • 2+ years of Product Management experience or experience as a Key Account Manager.
  • 2+ years in technical or applications role for an industrial products manufacturing company. Experience in a very similar product area (drives, motors, electromechanical or electrical controls,) is strongly preferred.
  • Should have a broad base of business knowledge in addition to technical knowledge.
  • Able to deal technically with complete systems involving complex technical components.
  • Experienced at analyzing customer needs and defining solutions.
  • Must have outstanding customer communication skills.
  • Strong team player – enjoys working with others.
  • Innovative style and approach to problem-solving.
  • Highly motivated with a strong sense of urgency.
  • The position requires domestic and international travel.

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 


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