One-Key Product Manager in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 8/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Marketing
Date Posted: 8/13/2020

Job Description

Milwaukee Tools is looking for a Product Manager who can advocate for our users to develop, design, and launch new products/features that will help to improve the overall One-Key experience. This opportunity requires a product leader with a proven track record of creating and executing a shared vision by building consensus on roadmap priorities that help us meet our organizational goals. An ideal candidate is data-driven as well as an excellent communicator who can work well across different functions of business, from engineering to marketing. Consistently keeping the user at the center of all decisions is critical for this role.


Essential Responsibilities

Your primary responsibility will be the development and execution of new One-Key Platform features. You will be creating technology that helps us drive the industry forward.

  • Responsible for driving software initiatives from inception to execution and iteration
  • Work closely with engineering and product design, building viable products that can scale while delighting our customers.
  • Define clear problem and market opportunities that lead to product features and capabilities with strong emphasis on delivering measurable customer usability, productivity benefits, and business value in support of our program strategy.
  • Seek out users of One-Key, planning and taking research trips to meet them on their turf, understand their needs and applications, and serve as the voice of the customer for our development team.
  • Own your category by acting as the internal and external focal point for the resolution of product issues within the product lineup
  • Conduct market research and competitive analysis through data collection from numerous sources including the web, competitive literature, trade journals, trade associations and industry data, internal sales data and financial reports
  • Support events such as hardware shows, trade shows, and user consultations, serving as our voice to communicate the vision and benefit of our program.
  • Develop and implement go-to-market strategies, overseeing interdepartmental activities to execute plans.
  • Prepare, maintain, and evangelize the product roadmap which defines products enhancements for short- and long-term releases.
  • Develop and deliver concise and meaningful presentations to promote the product and/or the One-Key Platform to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Act as a liaison between Sales, Marketing, Support, and Technology teams to support product positioning and create customer demand for new product development.
  • Act as a Product Champion within the organization
  • Analyze potential partner relationships
  • Be a subject matter expert in the product market and provide vision and leadership to your product team.
  • Assist in the on-boarding of new end-users.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • A minimum of 5-7 years' experience in software product management or product leadership with demonstrated success in new product launches and lifecycle campaigns.
  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related area, MS/MBA or equivalent desired.
  • Expert Level PC skills including MS Office (ideally PowerPoint and Excel).
  • Possessing a strong analytical mindset; able to understand and communicate large data sets to a variety of audiences.
  • Experience within the Construction Industry and/or Construction Technology preferred.
  • Experience in Agile software development.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills required with the demonstrated ability to balance competing demands.
  • Position requires excellent, written, verbal, and interpersonal skills as well as having demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Willingness to travel up to 30%.
 
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