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Palfinger Product Manager - Service Cranes/PAL Pro in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Product Manager - Service Cranes/PAL Pro

15.07.2021

The PALFINGER values of People, Entrepreneurship, Respect and Learning, are more than words. We strive every day to create and support an atmosphere of collaboration, transparency, empowerment and customer focus so our greatest assets, our people, will be able to harness their passion, drive and motivations to make a big impact!

As an international group PALFINGER offers its customers around the world hydraulic lifting solutions at the interfaces of the transport chain. At the moment, PALFINGER operates business in 16 sectors: loader cranes, EPSILON timber and recycling cranes, marine cranes, davit systems, winches and offshore equipment, offshore cranes, boats, wind cranes, hooklifts, access platforms, tail lifts, passenger lifts, mobile cranes, truck bodies, railway systems, and truck mounted forklifts as well as attachments and equipment for increasing crane efficiency. As a member of the PALFINGER North America Region (https://www.palfinger.com/en-us ), PALFINGER continuously pursues our vision of being the preferred provider of truck equipment throughout North and Latin America.

PALFINGER is seeking a strong candidate familiar with product management principles and practices to join the team and work out of our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Council Bluffs, IA., or remotely from a metropolitan area. If you like contributing your talents, being rewarded for strong performance and enjoy the satisfaction of accomplishment, then we think you have found the right place to come and build a future. It is our belief that you will join a company with a strong heritage and more importantly, a strong future.

Job summary

We are looking for an experienced Product Manager who is passionate about building products that customers love. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to design, build and roll-out products that deliver the company’s vision and strategy.

Responsibilities

  • Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth

  • Create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners

  • Develop product pricing and positioning strategies

  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes

  • Scope and prioritize activities based on business and customer impact

  • Work closely with engineering teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources

  • Drive product launches including working with marketing and sales teams, executives, and other product management team members

  • Evaluate promotional plans to ensure that they are consistent with product line strategy and that the message is effectively conveyed

  • Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding

  • Represent the company by visiting customers to solicit feedback on company products and services

Qualifications

  • 8+ years proven work experience in product management or as an associate product manager

  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle

  • Proven ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management

  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in mechanical and hydraulic equipment

  • Strong problem solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job

  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • MS/BS degree in Engineering or equivalent preferred

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation and performance rewards

  • Comprehensive Benefits package with flexible options

  • Opportunity for continuous learning and career growth

  • Environment of Respect, Integrity, Openness, Inclusion and Support

Apply now

Carolyn WilcoxDirector, Recruiting

PALFINGER NORTH AMERICA REGION

c.wilcox@palfinger.com

Location

Council Bluffs, IA

OMAHA STANDARD PALFINGER

3501 South 11th Street Council Bluffs, IA | 51501United States

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