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Product Manager - Robotics & Automation

Company: Hyster-Yale Group
Location: Greenville
Posted on: August 13, 2019

Job Description:

Product Manager


Job Description

Put a LIFT in Your Career! Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. (HYG), a world-class manufacturer of industrial lift trucks, has an outstanding opportunity for an exceptional and talented Product Manager - Robotics & Automation at our facility located in Greenville, NC. HYG designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally under the Hyster and Yale brand names. We are one of the global leaders in the Material Handling industry and have been building relationships and partnering with our customers, suppliers, dealers and employees for over 80 years.

HYG is looking for an energetic Product Manager. As Product Manager - Robotics & Automation, you will lead cross functional teams made up of manufacturing, dealers, engineering, purchasing, sales and marketing to create, develop and implement new product ideas and marketing projects designed to gain significant market share. Working under the guidance of the Director Solutions, this position will research customer and application needs, develop new product and services concepts and manage them from development through launch and throughout the product's lifecycle. This position will provide regular performance updates on share, profit and industry/key customer penetration for the assigned products and develop plans to address any issues and further grow share. This position will project manage all key product launches and will prepare the preparation of all documents for the Review Gate process. This position will manage the preparation of all the information required for the option feature matrix, global worksheet, specifications sheets, sales sheets and other data as needed. This position is responsible for providing analytical, financial, market research, product development, and marketing support to the Director Product Strategy. This position will track key industry and technology trends and their implications for HYG and the assigned product lines. This position will also manage all marketing inventory for the assigned product areas.

The successful Product Manager- Robotics & Automation will have the following Key Accountabilities:

  • Product Management: Develop product strategies, roadmaps, positioning strategies and product concepts through extensive market and customer research. By collaborating with internal sales and dealer sales, seek to understand the reasons on why HYG's product market share is doing what it is doing, then proactively establish and execute strategies which improve our share position. Develop product specifications, product feature matrix, competitive analysis, net price forecasts; assist and provide inputs to PLSG. Attend tradeshows and visit customers on a regular basis to gauge what products/solutions are needed from the market and our customers.
  • Product Marketing: Track product share and profit performance, produce market segmentation analysis and market forecasts Develop plans to grow share and address competitive threats. Project manage all product launches. Monitor and report on the competitive market atmosphere in terms of product launches, sales and marketing campaigns, price increases, etc. Take the lead on coordinating competitive benchmarking exercises to support our product development and product marketing activities. Support product marketing activities by interacting directly with end users and dealers on a regular basis.
  • Product Development: Work closely with engineering, brand and dealer teams throughout development process to ensure initial goals are met and proper trade off decisions are made
  • Product Program Management: participate in project team meetings; update project technical and financial data; provide all marketing inputs for product programs; coordinate prototype and pilot reviews; track problem log issues; track and maintain project schedules; assist with product board / product advisory group.

    The successful Product Manager - Robotics & Automation will have the following Minimum Qualifications:

    • BS degree, technical/engineering, or related field required. MBA preferred.
    • Minimum 7 years relevant experience.
    • Excellent analytical skills, business acumen and product marketing skills. Proven ability to lead cross functional teams to design and implement high impact product ideas under high pressure deadlines
    • Project management skills
    • Excellent product, application and technical knowledge
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong computer skills


      • Competitive Healthcare Benefits - medical, vision, dental
      • Profit Sharing + 401K with company matching
      • PTO + Vacation + Paid Holidays
      • Education Assistance
      • Life Insurance
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • On-site Health Clinic
      • On site cafeteria

        Location Information:

        Greenville, NC is a vibrant city in Pitt County located just 85 miles east of Raleigh, NC and 85 miles west of the beaches of the Crystal Coast. It has a population of over 172,000 people in the greater metropolitan area and is ranked number six Best Small Places for Business and Careers by Forbes Magazine. Greenville, NC is the home of East Carolina University and friendly southern culture offering dining, arts, museums, festivals, and a variety of amenities and quick access to several water fronts and beaches for people who love the outdoors. For more information about Greenville, visit

        We are an equal opportunity employer with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k) and profit sharing.


        Job ID


        Job Title

        Product Manager - Robotics & Automation - Emerging Technology



        Relocation Assistance Available


        Work Hours

        Day Shift

        Employment Type

        Full Time

        Travel Required

        10% - 25%


        Greenville, NC (Americas Division Headquarters)


        1400 Sullivan Dr

        Zip Code


        Careers Website

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