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Product Manager for Mail Solutions Technology

Company: Barry Wehmiller
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:Winkler + D--nnebier GmbH (W+D) offers a wide range of highly efficient, integrated system solutions for the mail and postal industry, as well as for the tissue and hygiene industry. With more than 100 years of industry-shaping innovations, W+D has core competence in the converting and processing of thin and in-homogeneous materials-such as paper, tissue and nonwovens-at high speeds and tight tolerances. With innovative and tailor-made system solutions and services, W+D focuses on the entire internal value chain for our customers. Part of the Barry-Wehmiller family, W+D has production and distribution sites in Germany, the Netherlands, Malaysia and the United States, with sales and service support around the world.Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $3 billion organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.Job Description:The Global Product Leader will create, maintain, and oversee long-term global product line development for mailing solutions products for envelope converting, mail inserting & overprinting portfolios.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Conduct a comprehensive Product Life Cycle analysis focused on driving new product development to include, but not limited to, advances in technology, competitor analysis, voice of customer, market positioning, pricing, cost, and trend analysis.Plan and facilitate Market Research Events.Create, maintain, and take ownership of product development roadmaps.Organize and prioritize engineering development needs and new ideas to address market requirements.Follow structured product development & delivery methodology for new product development and manage the pipeline of projects at all stages of development from idea generation to product launch.Plan and facilitate internal activities to support new product introductions, to included but not limited to product training, marketing launch support plans and marketing conditioning.Seek input and support from cross-functional leaders.Oversee execution of new development projects including aligning resources, facilitating design reviews, building and testing.Creation, forecasting and management of the overall development financial budget and individual project budgets.Partner with Project Management to facilitate and execute manufacturing and testing of new development projects.Work with sales leaders and marketing teams to develop strategies and materials to support and promote new products.Perform other duties as assigned.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:Bachelor's degree in engineering or a technical field or a two-year post high school diploma/certificate and four years of related experience.At least five years of experience supporting the designated product line.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:Demonstrated knowledge of product line features, functions, competitors, and market trends.Working knowledge of systems including Infor CRM/CPQ, XA, and SolidWorks.Working knowledge of standard engineering standards and procedures.Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.Ability to travel 40%Experience with PLCM and SWOT analysis are preferred.COMPETENCESCustomer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.Instills Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.Communicates Effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.Optimizes Work Processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.Ensures Accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.Collaborates - Building partnerships and collaborating with others to meet shared objectives.Decision Quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.Balances Stakeholders - Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders.Plans and aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDSTypically sits, grasps items and performs keyboarding for frequent operation of a computerStand, walk, bend, reach or otherwise move about occasionallyLift, move or otherwise transfer items up to 30 lbs. occasionallyOccasional exposure to typical machine shop physical hazardsTravel by air or car occasionallyThis job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by team members within this classification.It's not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills, and is subject to change at any time.At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work-therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process. Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.Company:Winkler+Dunnebier

Keywords: Barry Wehmiller, Kansas City , Product Manager for Mail Solutions Technology, IT / Software / Systems , Kansas City, Kansas

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