Product Line Leader at Mueller Water Products in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in Other 24 days ago.

Job Description:

Brass, Gas and Service is a $250m business with three distinct product lines, Brass, Gas and Technology, specifically tied to Water Quality products. This position will have two direct reports, Brass Product Manager and NPD Program Manager. This position will also have and a dotted line reporting relationship with the Gas Product Manager.

The PLL must be able to lead collaborative, data-driven business planning efforts, be outstanding in relationship building, and manage stakeholder engagement. Other positive traits are to be entrepreneurial and enjoy working with technical teams & business functions. The PLL can easily determine which factors are important, is a self-directed learner and has a demonstrated passion for bringing new products and solutions to market.

  • Work to align product roadmap with our business strategy
  • Collaborate and drive internal stakeholders to consensus on what to build
  • Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Develop and champion a new product vision and product strategy, understanding and driving new products based on data, markets and competition
  • Make legacy product decisions based on data, metrics and the customer
  • Navigate and negotiate through complex business relationships
  • Make pricing decisions based on data, metrics, customer, and competition
  • Define and influence product designs and overall user experience
  • Serve as a thought leader within the team and the broader enterprise
  • Support VS GM on P/L, Operations, etc. to develop broader skill set

Education and Experience
  • Undergraduate business or technical degree is required; an advanced university degree is strongly preferred (MBA)
  • 10+years (depending on scope of role) or more years of related work experience - in the manufacturing industry (or technology) is a plus
  • Strong communication, presentation, and client management skills across a diverse group of stakeholders. Proven ability to influence at multiple levels of an organization

Preferred Profile:
  • Demonstrated experience managing and growing a team of product managers while providing development, mentorship, and excitement to exceed team and department goals
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong roadmaps and strategic plans as well as to provide execution details through product specifications
  • Superior data and analytical skills including the ability to define and decompose relevant metrics
  • Successful experience with establishing strategic direction, evaluating and coaching talent for success, and delivering sound operational decision-making skills

We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sexual orientation, race, color, age, disability, religion, national origin, citizenship status and creed.