Senior Product Manager in Brecksville at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 5/7/2022

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Job Description

The Curtiss-Wright Corporation is an American-based, global diversified product manufacturer and service provider for the commercial, industrial, defense, and energy markets.

Farris Engineering, a Curtiss Wright company, is a world leader in the design and production of a wide range of spring-loaded and pilot-operated pressure relief valves. Farris Engineering is headquartered in Brecksville, OH, a suburb South of Cleveland, OH. The Brecksville plant is home to sales, marketing, finance, valve manufacturing, test, engineering, quality and global supply chain functions. Farris Engineering serves the global Pressure Relief Valve market with additional locations in:

  • Brantford, Ontario, CA -- Manufacturing & Purchasing
  • Tianjin, China -- Manufacturing & China Sourcing / Purchasing
  • Corby, UK -- Assembly & regional sales
  • Sao Carlos, Brazil -- Assembly & regional sales

Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

Senior Product Manager

Responsible for the management of multiple specific product lines and their growth through strategic product planning and marketing, including the development of robust technology roadmaps. Authority to develop goals, budget and business plan for product line.

Location: Brecksville, OH

Your Challenge:

  • Works with engineering, manufacturing, and sales to develop new product specifications to address issues and enhance existing product(s) or product line(s).
  • Takes a lead role in building a consensus (with engineering and sales) technology roadmap and prioritizing future R&D investments. Assesses needs and opportunities for new products through research and feasibility analysis. Leads commercialization effort
  • Maintains market position of products by managing existing product lines and competitive market information. Participates in product modification, cost reduction, margin analysis, advertising and promotion, forecasting, product positioning and pricing strategies 
  • Develops goals, budget and strategic business plans for their product lines. Recommends ways to expand sales and profitability in specific markets.
  • Provides sales staff with comparative product analysis; feature and benefit summaries; supporting promotional material; target customers; and product marketing strategies.
  • Conducts product training sessions and manages relevant trade shows & digital engagements. Works with Technical Publications and Engineering to ensure high-quality production of product technical literature.

Your Expertise:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business or Technical or equivalent
  • 10-12 years of Product Management experience
  • Experienced with direct customer research to develop insights to product and service needs
  • Collaborative team approach able to engage across the functional disciplines to develop business cases for targeted initiatives and subsequent projects

This position may require exposure to information that is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.  #IND