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Product Manager - Conveyance (BW Integrated Systems)

Company: Barry-Wehmiller Companies
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:
BW Integrated Systems is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of end-of-line packaging equipment solutions and packaging automation, as well as systems integration. With seven manufacturing facilities and more than 800 team members worldwide, BW Integrated Systems is a global partner for our customers and has installations in more than 50 countries around the world. Our products and service network provide differentiated technology and technical support for manufacturing companies in a variety of global market segments, including automotive, beer and beverage, wine, spirits, container manufacturing, food, household, personal care, dairy, paper, pharmaceutical, and consumer mailing and collating. BW Integrated Systems packaging professionals have decades of application experience in robotic solutions, packaging line design, integrated solutions, palletizers and depalletizers, automated can-end and product-handling equipment, case- and tray-packing, case- and tray-forming, advanced conveyance technology and controls, unwrappers, destrappers, feeders, coolers and pasteurizers.

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:

Job Summary: The Product Manager's primary responsibility is to ensure the growth, competitiveness, and profitability of their product line(s). A deep understanding of current and emerging trends in the marketplace, an understanding around the positioning of our products, the competitive landscape, and our customer's needs are all critical to the success of the Product Manager role. The Product Manager plays a key role in the innovation process and provides leadership and guidance in the maintenance and modernization of their respective product lines.


  • Create a focused strategy that drives the development of profitable, repeatable, best-in-class products.
  • Works closely with clients to understand market requirements and translates those market requirements into well-defined technical and commercial guidelines for our product development, engineering, and manufacturing teams.
  • Provide leadership in engineering to keep focus on establishing and reinforcing a "market-driven", "product first" approach.
  • Provide technical and commercial guidance for the successful application of their product line(s)
  • Participates in the applications reviews for complex or strategic opportunities and helps makes "go/no-go" decisions on whether to pursue projects outside of the current standard range and/or capabilities of their product lines.
  • Works with commercial and operational leaders, ensures that pricing strategies are consistent with divisional objectives and competitive realities.
  • Responsible for promoting product line revenue and gross margin goals.
  • Develop and deliver product training as appropriate.
  • Works closely with divisional and platform marketing team in the development of Product Marketing collateral (i.e. brochures, technical bulletins/spec sheets, PowerPoint presentations, social media campaigns, etc.)
  • Supports selling activities, as required (face to face, site visits, competitive intelligence, strategy development).
  • Lead Strategic Growth initiatives for your product line.
  • All other duties as assigned.

    Essential Qualifications:
    • A Bachelor's degree in an engineering or business discipline and/or 8 years related experience.
    • Ability to analyze & interpret data (market, sales, engineering, operations)
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Good organization, planning, and scheduling abilities.
    • Effective verbal communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Ability to work with all departments and levels within the BWIS organization.
    • Ability to travel approximately 25-40% of year, as required.

      Desirable Qualifications:
      • Experience working with a sophisticated CRM system.
      • Packaging Industry experience


        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.

        BW Integrated Systems

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