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Junior Product Manager

Company: Synergies Plus Resources
Location: Sterling Heights
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Junior Product Manager - Direct Position Create RV power products and leveling controlsThis position will be responsible for recreational vehicle - RV power electronics, and RV leveling controllers. The products will have hardware, electronics, firmware, and digital software components. The power products are for the 120 VAC and 12 VDC sides of the RV. The leveling controllers are for use with hydraulic and electrically actuated jacks and stabilizers. You will also develop other control and monitoring electronics which use various sensors. These devices will interface with on-RV controls, and with smart phones.ResponsibilitiesWorking with a senior product manager, you will carry the product from idea to launch. Your responsibilities will be:

  • Defining the user experience
  • Developing roadmaps with bi-monthly to quarterly milestones
  • Gathering evidence to define OEM and end-user needs
  • Building business cases for projects
  • Collaborating with salespeople and plants to create forecasts
  • Coordinating activities and deliverables across multiple sites such as meetings, tests, demonstrations, problem solvingQualifications
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, software engineering, technical sales, sales engineering, or product management
    • Minimum 1 year of experience considering user experience in product development with exposure to plastic housings, printed circuit board - PCB components, electronic controls, and software
    • Minimum 1 year of experience working with product and system requirements
    • Ability to calculate and communicate revenue, profit, costs, and investmentsUseful Skills
      • Can self-orientate themselves in an ambitious, rapidly growing organization
      • Ability to work on-site and remotely
      • Basic familiarity with RV construction
      • Basic familiarity with camping and campground amenities
      • Business skills
      • Ability to work in a wide, horizontal organization
      • Ability to work within business processes while developing products, e.g. Stage gate
      • Collaboration as part of multiple, large, multilocation teams (3 to 4 core teams of 10 to 15 people)
      • Communication of findings and recommendations
      • Ability to communicate ideas to industrial designers, user experience designers, and engineers
      • Understanding of quantitative and qualitative business case concepts
      • Technical skills
      • Working with systems requirements documents and deriving component requirements
      • Basic understanding of electronic communication types, e.g. CAN, Bluetooth, WIFI
      • Familiarity with ingress protection ratings
      • Software tools
      • Work with Atlassian collaboration tools - Jira and Confluence
      • Collaborate using Miro
      • Understand project plans created in SmartSheets
      • Work with Microsoft office tools
      • Word - creating headers, footers, selecting a heading style, using cross-references, insert hyperlinks
      • Excel - entering arithmetic formulas, formatting cells for appearance, creating tables and using sorting and filters
      • PowerPoint - Using a formatted template, add text, pictures, and tables. Organize slides into sections, insert hyperlinks

Keywords: Synergies Plus Resources, Detroit , Junior Product Manager, Executive , Sterling Heights, Michigan

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