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Xylem Inc.

Product Manager, Smart Water Solutions

Xylem Inc. - Morrisville, NC



Sensus, a Xylem brand, helps a wide range of public service providers – from utilities to cities to industrial complexes and campuses – do more with their infrastructure to improve quality of life in their communities. We enable our customers to reach farther through the application of technology and data-driven insights that deliver efficiency and responsiveness. We partner with them to anticipate and respond to evolving business needs with innovation in sensing and communications technologies, data analytics and services. Learn more at sensus.com and follow @SensusGlobal on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
The Role: Sensus, a Xylem Brand, seeks to hire a Product Manager, Smart Water Solutions, to be responsible for developing requirements for new solutions including software applications, firmware features, and hardware platforms that support Smart Water initiatives and Sensus business objectives. The North American and European Water business has been identified by Sensus as a high growth opportunity. Accordingly, strong product and solution management across our AMR and AMI products is critical to the continued success in the water market.  If you have an engineering background and want to put your MBA to good use please apply! 
To succeed in this role, the candidate must be a self-starter with the ability to identify market needs, develop and communicate the business case, prioritize feature content across solution spanning product roadmaps, and collaboratively drive the development effort across multiple teams via the Stage Gate process.  
Job Responsibilities:

Develops strategic and tactical initiatives related to new product and solution introductions and drives them through the Stage Gate process
Develops and manages VOC business requirements and use cases in a requirements management tool, collaborates with R&D on the associated technical requirements development, and assures they are being met through system test and beta test programs
Collects market feedback on existing products and services and prioritizes changes across releases
Works directly with customers, sales, and support organizations to ensure needs are being met and are driven back into the development process via Stage Gate
Coordinates with engineering, planning, procurement, sales and finance to assure cost targets, solution availability and profitability meet business objectives
Develops and coordinates activities associated with the creation of technical, sales and marketing literature
Coordinates and manages engineering and development activities to assures interoperability for multiple technologies across global markets
Provides product and solution training to both internal and external stakeholders
Develops product pricing strategies and serves as the subject matter expert for proposals
Provides forecasts for revenue and planning purposes
Manages end of life process for legacy technologies.
Analyzes and reports on competition, risks and new technologies
Delivers presentations to executive management

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or equivalent experience, MBA is preferred
5 years’ experience in engineering, technical product management
5 years’ experience with solution development across cross functional teams
Ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly
Proven leadership, organization, and planning skills
Experience working in and understanding the software development lifecycle and complex integration activities
Experience developing and managing technical requirements
Demonstrated ability to negotiate win-win scenarios cross organizationally
Exceptional organizational, and communication skills and the ability to work effectively and professionally across a wide range of constituencies
Experience in a fast-paced matrixed technical organization
Ability to work independently while responding to changing business and technical conditions
Travel 10-25%

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Product Manager, Smart Water Solutions Xylem Inc. - Morrisville, NC, United States

   

Location: Morrisville, NC

Company Profile:
Xylem. Derived from classical Greek, our name refers to the supporting tissues that help transport water and nutrients from a plant's roots to its leaves. To the people of Xylem, our name stands for our promise to live our values while solving our customers' most challenging water problems, and to set industry standards for fluid technology applications and water solutions.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​