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Director Product Market 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.  

Position Description:

This position is for a Director of Product Management for our Demand Planning and Forecasting products. You will develop deep technology, business, and domain expertise in order to define and execute the long-term vision and strategy for your areas. This includes providing thought leadership, innovating on new opportunities, and identifying strategic objectives that align with the overall department and company goals. You will also partner with cross-functional teams of product managers, engineers, UX designers, data scientists, sales, marketing, supply chain and operations to identify opportunities, define requirements, and deliver features that will help Acuity Brands drive sales, acquisition, and retention

How you will contribute:

  • Become the domain expert for Demand Planning and Forecasting
  • Act with broad scope, autonomy, and a focus on delivering impact and outcomes
  • Seek out, research and evaluate areas of opportunity to drive productivity and optimization of inventory supporting customer demand. Articulate the problem(s) and socialize the proposed solution(s) to relevant stakeholders and colleagues
  • Apply structured thinking to your problems in the form of journey mapping, value stream mapping, domain-driven design, root cause analysis, and dependency mapping
  • Own the entire product lifecycle including discovery, analysis, test and learn goals, MVPs, user stories, sprint execution, launch, and iteration. Develop systemic feedback loops to drive clarity on product iteration
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders such as sales, marketing, distribution, other product managers, engineers, and operations across multiple offices and time zones
  • Champion a strategic product vision and plan that aligns with the overall ABL Tech and Acuity Brands strategy and vision, with a focus on behavior driven development. Communicate overall vision, iterative learnings, and results across all levels of the organization
  • Operate effectively in an all-remote environment with up to 10% travel as needed


  • 8+ years of experience in product management, industrial engineering, systems engineering, operations consulting, or structured problem solving in the context of technology
  • Demonstrated track record of establishing product strategy, using data and analysis to support strategy and prioritization, and day to day product execution
  • Strong user experience, analytics, and technical acumen
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work well with highly cross-functional teams
  • Intellectually curious with a data driven mindset. Experience shipping and iterating based on data
  • Strong communication skills in both written and verbal forms
  • Preferred Experience: MBA with technical orientation or Industrial and Systems Engineering with a digital product management orientation or a Data Science and Machine Learning orientation

Travel Requirements

  • 1-20%


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


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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Req ID:  3370

Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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