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Product Manager Job

Job Classification:  Remote

We Light the Way!

 

Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 12,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.  

About this Location:

This team is located in a renovated Innovation center in Decatur, GA, which houses state of the art design validation equipment and facilities. The onsite café, game room, indoor/outdoor exercise facilities, and flexible time in office to offer competitive work-life balance opportunities to achieve the collective business and personal goals.

About this Team:

The Acuity Brands Outdoor Product Team’s goal is to provide the right product solutions to meet the needs of a wide variety of customers and end users. We work collaboratively on all aspects of bringing new lighting product solutions, that meet the requirements for residential and lite commercial applications, to market. The responsibilities of the team include the profit and loss management for a wide portfolio of products.

How you will contribute:

The Outdoor Product Manager lights the way through their responsibility for all aspects of product life cycle management for an assigned product or collection of products, brand or set of brands, or vertical. This leader will own their business segment, work cross-functionally throughout the matrix, and drive strategic value to ensure key performance indicators (KPIs) are driven through the group and organization. This role will drive accountability for all facets of product life cycle management, including understanding market demands, technology trends, and the competitive landscape. This role is responsible for managing the strategic product roadmap, development, and launch. Leading through influence and collaboration with the appropriate partners on marketing and sales strategy. Must be highly creative and comfortable working with a wide degree of independence and latitude. Must be highly effective at relationship building and maintenance. May lead and influence the work of other team members, internal matrix partners or external business associates.


Business Execution (15%)

  • Achieving business goals and key performance indicators (KPI); includes accountability for measurements quality, delivery, cost, inventory (QDCI)
  • Understanding and executing the product strategy
  • Engaging and supporting internal and external customers
     

Business Strategy (15%)

  • Driving alignment within product portfolio and Acuity Brands Lighting (ABL) operations and strategy
  • Aligning product roadmap with business strategy and priorities
  • Gathering inputs to assist in creation of strategy (i.e. situational analysis, market landscape, baseline for roadmap, etc.)
  • Implementing the strategy to drive product decisions within group
     

New Product Development (30%)

  • Developing business cases
  • Establishing and creating customer experience matrix (CEM)
  • Participating in conceptual and detail design event (CDE/DDE)
  • Developing marketing and communications strategy for the product
  • Leading commercialization/validation of product and technology through supply chain
  • Leading post launch support efforts (training, etc.)
     

Life Cycle Management (20%)

  • Phase in/ phase out (PIPO) decisions for all product development
  • Conducting sales and market trend analysis
  • Setting price and managing margin based on market, trends, price bands, etc. 
     

Matrix Connectivity (20%)

  • Enabling and supporting matrix partner needs 
  • Developing strong partnerships with key stakeholders
  • Conducting product and technical training for internal and external teams (tradeshows, customer presentations, etc.)
  • Engaging focus factory (PIPO, capacity analysis, inventory mgmt, etc.)

Qualified Applicants will have:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum three years of applicable experience required; Outdoor lighting experience preferred
  • Demonstrated successful development and launch of multiple products
  • Navigated strategic changes to product roadmaps and product families
  • Ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Ability to travel approximately 25% of the time
  • Physical ability to lift up to 25 lbs

 

We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!

 

Please utilize the internal career site to apply if you are a current employee at Acuity Brands. 

 

We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 

 

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Acuity Brands will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor, but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.

Req ID:  2704


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Product Manager, Marketing Manager, Marketing, Management, Operations

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