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Acuity Brands, Inc.

Product Manager

Acuity Brands, Inc. - Decatur, GA

Product Manager

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Decatur

Georgia

Job Summary

Directs and oversees all aspects of product life cycle management including understanding market demands, technology trends, and the competitive field. Responsible for managing the strategic product roadmap, product development, product launch, in order to gain maximum benefit from each product. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. Leads and directs the work of others either directly or through influence. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Must be able to build effective relationships to influence others internally and externally.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

Business Execution - Embrace the Acuity Business System (ABS) to foster adoption of the tools and mindset to ensure objectives are incorporated into a 90-day plan, kaizen events, and general projects to improve execution of E,Q,C, D, I.

Business Strategy -- through detailed market analytics identify technology, channel, product, price, promotion, and placement trends to prioritize product actions that deliver the greatest return on investment of engineering and capital resources

Product Expert -

Act as subject matter expert for product level promotions by providing technical product content, provide product training for internal and external customers.

Represent the product category on the product portfolio committee

Identify competitive threats early and drive securement and analysis for competitive products from packaging to components costs in conjunction with supply chain and engineering partners.

Accurately translate market needs into detailed product specifications to lead the PDS process for assigned products while engaging a cross-functional team.

Develop a product launch strategy to include product pricing, adoption strategy, product samples.

Brand Management -- assignment of appropriate brands on new products to align with applicable positioning strategy

Life-Cycle Management -

Conduct ongoing analysis of the industry, competitor and technology landscape to ensure that the product's life-cycle is effectively monitored and measured to drive the company's strategic objectives.

Pricing -- based on competitive intelligence and product positioning strategy establish product list pricing.

Through a deep level of knowledge of the market and technology landscape, drive appropriate actions to move products through life cycle (kaizen (cost), Kill, NPD, Keep)

Product - support the appropriate vertical leader to endorse and develop business case for the product roadmap

Job Requirements

2- 4 Years Product Marketing Experience Required. 6 to 8 Years Preferred.

Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Required. Masters Degree Preferred.

Experience should also include product category management. Successful development and launch of multiple products. Experience in significant strategic changes to product roadmap, product families. Implementation of brand strategy changing at least 1 key element (such as consolidation of brands, expansion in to adjacent markets with existing products, launch into new markets, significant GTM change, entry to new channels, leverage new technology).

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Product Manager Acuity Brands, Inc. - Decatur, GA, United States

   

Location: Decatur, GA

Company Profile:
Acuity Brands, Inc. is a North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of lighting solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications. With fiscal year 2012 net sales of over $1.9 billion, Acuity Brands employs approximately 6,000 associates and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. Our innovative lighting solutions cover both conventional fixtures and advanced solid-state technology that can seamlessly integrate with powerful digital controls and daylighting to create greater energy efficiencies and a higher quality of light. - See more at: http://www.acuitybrands.com/about-us#sthash.f7TwjmSZ.dpuf