Lennox Product Manager in Richardson, Texas

Company Overview

Lennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets.

Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers.

We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Job Description

  • Responsible for a brand, product or product line including development, launch, line management, and sunsets.

  • Develops strategic product plans to maximize profitability and share.

  • Subject matter expert for brand or product line on all internal projects.

  • Owns the product development and launch process, ensuring for a smooth introduction.

  • Trains internal teams as-needed on product line.

  • Develop specifications of future products based on defined customer and business needs.

  • Conducts comparative analysis against competitors and provides strategic planning of product direction and features.

  • Evaluate industry trends and consumer research to meet customer needs.

  • Capture and analyze customer feedback via in-person meetings, phone, survey, etc.

  • Align with key stakeholders on new product specification.

  • Accurately and regularly communicate specification to global engineering and manufacturing teams to develop products.

  • Create plans to drive the marketing and sale of the product.

  • Develops and maintains tools and materials such technical and marketing literature, cutsheets, videos or other digital collateral, selection software, training, etc.

  • Lead for product on major marketing efforts such as AHR Expo, internal Sales Meeting, and other similar events.

  • Monitors sales, production and inventory trends on product line; determine appropriate pricing levels.

  • Participate in and often lead cross-functional teams to support product or brand.

  • Travel is required for customer visits, special events, and product development meetings. Estimated 25%. Majority domestic travel, some international travel may be required.

Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Requires at least 5 years related experience.

  • Requires full understanding of approaches to assessing and improving the customer value proposition.

  • Must be able to adapt skillset to customers of varying types (ex: Owner, Contractor, Architect, Engineer).

  • Must be able to creatively apply strong marketing knowledge including branding, product life-cycle, competitive positioning and communications.

  • Requires strong cross-functional leadership abilities.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and presentation skills.

  • Excellent time-management skills.

Requisition # 2018-14276

Category Marketing

Shift / Hours Regular

Lennox International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Applicants with Disabilities

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting us at Recruitment@Lennoxintl.com

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