Product Manager - National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
Posted on: September 15, 2021
Title: Product Manager
Location: Redding, CA
Department: Product Management
Job Profile: Product Manager 3
Trimble is seeking an innovative and customer-focused
Product Manager for the Accessories Division of our Construction
Field Solutions Sector, as part of the SECO brand. This opportunity
is located in Redding, CA.
SECO Manufacturing Co. is Trimble’s flagship Accessories
brand with a worldwide reputation for designing and manufacturing
cutting edge tools and accessories for surveying, construction,
utilities and other industries that use GPS/GNSS technology. SECO
is based in Redding, CA, with an additional manufacturing facility
located in Tecate, Mexico.
The Product Manager is responsible for a group/portfolio
of SECO products -- managing the lifecycle and portfolio
effectively, and understanding customer needs to develop offerings
with compelling value propositions that can be taken to effective
launch plans. This critical position works in conjunction with
Engineering to define technical requirements and scope of new
Establish a Voice of Customer strategy and implementation
Stay centered on a clear definition of our customers and
their needs and use this to guide product design and development
Work with end-users, sales, support, and channel partners
to understand and prioritize unmet customer needs and ways to
maximize the value we deliver to the market.
Work with other Trimble divisions to develop a joint
strategy and solutions to customer problems, both technical and
Partner with stakeholders to ensure product decisions
align with the company’s strategic and operational goals and that
stakeholder needs are prioritized appropriately.
Responsible for a product portfolio, maintaining ownership
and accountability to develop and execute 1-5 year business
Define product requirements, features, functionality, and
Work closely with Engineering in the development and
sustaining of products -- defining technical
In-depth product familiarity, developed by spending
hands-on time in the field with your product as
Full product life cycle management, ensuring product
currency and appropriate obsolescence.
Monitor product success metrics (product performance,
quality, reliability, customer satisfaction), and regularly inform
key stakeholders of results; take appropriate actions if products
Gather information about competitive offerings to help
determine value-add product development opportunities.
Participate in industry trade association events,
technical working groups, seminars, etc. to stay abreast of
advancements and opportunities.
Contribute to the development of the business Long Range
Plan by writing and presenting data for review and
Travel domestically and internationally to drive global
success for product portfolio (~25%).
Skills, Education, and Experience:
Bachelor of Science degree in Business, Engineering,
Marketing, User Experience, or related field, or equivalent
combination of education and related experience.
Civil Engineering and/or Construction theoretical and
4+ years Product Management experience, preference to
experience with industrial/construction grade hard goods, tools or
Demonstrated success in delighting customers with new
Excellent communication skills (written, speaking, and
listening) and the ability to work across a diverse set of business
functions and teams.
The ideal candidate thrives in ambiguity; is a change
agent and enjoys driving innovation.
You lead from the front to rally the organization around
the success of our products.
You have an egoless confidence. You confidently share the
state of our products and the planned future while being open to
ideas, objections, and changing reality.
Strong research capabilities, with curiosity and
creativity to identify and integrate new information into
compelling actionable strategies.
You are clear and concise: clarity is (almost) everything.
You can synthesize information from multiple sources into clear and
clean ideas and messages.
Be concerned with the details and able to change context
regularly between strategy and in-depth implementation
Ability to inspire and influence cross-functional
Ability to manage long term projects and
Passion for solving customer problems.
Self-starter, self-motivated, enthusiastic, energetic and
Ability to travel domestically and
English-speaking, with Spanish as an additional ideal
Trimble is transforming the way the world works by
delivering products and services that connect the physical and
digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling,
connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve
productivity, quality, safety, and sustainability. From
purpose-built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble
software, hardware, and services are transforming a broad range of
industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and
transportation, and logistics. For more information about Trimble
(NASDAQ: TRMB), visit www.trimble.com
Trimble Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for
employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion,
national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation,
status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal,
state and local laws, or any other protected factor.
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