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Manager Product Planning

Company: Emerson
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

If you are a PRODUCT PLANNING professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you!Based in our St. Louis location, you will serve as the primary leader for HVACR Motors' new product development (NPD) processes along with the Product Planning function. You must be able to create/execute product development and project management strategies, which enable HVACR Motors business partners to succeed in the marketplace and deliver enhanced value for Emerson through sales and profitability growth. Leading and developing the project management team member functional skills and competencies is critical to the success of this position.AS A MANAGER OF PRODUCT PLANNING, YOU WILL:

  • In conjunction with our internal partners, assess market segment expectations and requirements to develop long-term product platform roadmaps, including prioritization of technology projects needed for current and future NPD.
  • Develop strategies to ensure consistent execution of Emerson's New Product Development Phased-Gate and Project Management processes to improve time to market, project schedule adherence, and other product development metrics.
  • Prepare and present product planning overviews and executive summaries for key Motors, HVACR Technologies, ISE, and Corporate planning meetings.
  • Manage and maintain the Motors NPD funnel and project lists, and coordinate and lead Portfolio Reviews of NPD programs and critical projects to confirm and communicate ongoing project prioritization and progress of process improvements with a global cross-functional team.
  • Ensure NPD training materials, programs, best practices, and lessons learned are consistently documented, communicated, and exchanged with appropriate HVACR Technologies and ISE personnel - especially Motors Product Planners in Asia.
  • Support updates to product volume/mix forecasts, capacity plans, and cost/pricing estimates as needed for key NPD programs and projects.
  • Manage the planning of market intelligence operational activities across global departmental functions to support a comprehensive and sustained competitive intelligence process by assigning, directing, supervising, and tracking project activities and deliverables of direct and indirect reports.
  • Interface with Emerson inter-company business partner executive teams/contacts to select and prioritize competitive assessment candidates, coordinate motor sample teardown analyses/reports, and develop consensus on motor company research criteria.
  • Develop strategic competitive market assessments by consolidating project status updates prepared by team members for quarterly management business reviews and semi-annual report-outs to present to senior executives.
  • Train, develop, and manage the Product Planning team, ensuring internal cross-functional effectiveness and strong/consistent business partner engagement.
  • As needed, may be responsible for managing an NPD program or coordinating communication with an Emerson partner business (Residential AC, Europe, ISE, etc).REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, & SKILLS:
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Five to ten (5-10) years in a business role with Two (2)+ years of relevant and progressive leadership experience related to Project Management, Product Development, and/or Process Improvement, preferably within industrial products
    • Demonstrated leadership of cross-functional team(s)
    • Presenting key business issues, alternative solutions, and strategic recommendations to executive/senior company leadership
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States - Sponsorship will not be provided for this position.
    • Expertise in project management processes, tools, and/or software
    • Demonstrated leadership and teamwork skills
    • Strong process management ability
    • Excellent writing and verbal communication/presentation skillsPREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, & SKILLS:
      • Business or technical/Engineering preferred; MBA preferred
      • Background in HVACR industry or electrical motor development preferred
        WHY EMERSONOur Commitment to Our PeopleAcross the globe, we are united by a singular Purpose: We drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable.We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills, and competencies to bring this Purpose to life while competing and leading in a global economy.Our training programs focus on end-to-end development, from onboarding through senior leadership.Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities, and the world through our unwavering focus on environmental, social, and regulatory progress. Learn more about us!Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual/family needs: medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more. We also provide you flexible time-off plans, including paid parental leave, vacation, and holiday leave.Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & InclusionAt Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives - and that reflects the world around us. We believe a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.This philosophy is fundamental to living our company's values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Emerson .Work AuthorizationEmerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.Equal Opportunity EmployerEmerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, please contact: .ABOUT EMERSONEmerson is a leading global technology, software and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets.Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs.Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.We help customers in the world's most essential industries solve the biggest challenges of modern life.Every day, our global workforce fulfills our unified Purpose and lives out the Values we hold close as an organization: Integrity, Safety & Quality, Support Our People, Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement, Collaboration, and Innovation.Our Causes - Planet, Humanity, Champion, Inclusion and Future - shape, define and fuel Emerson's culture while inspiring our innovative spirit and driving our focus.Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or recently received your master's degree, you'll find opportunities with us. Join our team and start your journey today!No calls or agencies please.

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