Global Product Manager (Hybrid)

| Milwaukee, WI
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Job Description

Company Overview:

Brady Corporation is an international manufacturer and marketer of complete solutions that identify and protect people, products and places. Brady's products help customers increase safety, security, productivity and performance and include high-performance labels, signs, safety devices, printing systems and software. Founded in 1914, the Company has a diverse customer base in electronics, telecommunications, manufacturing, electrical, construction, medical, aerospace and a variety of other industries. Brady is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and as of July 31, 2021, employed approximately 5,700 people in its worldwide businesses. Brady's fiscal 2021 sales were approximately $1.14 billion. Brady stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BRC. More information is available on the Internet at www.bradyid.com.

Brady offers a hybrid work option that allows for both personal flexibility and in person collaboration to deliver the greatest outcomes for our people and customers. This option is a mix of in the office and one or two offsite days which are pre-determined based on role and function.

Position Summary:

The Product Manager is responsible for developing and implementing marketing and sales strategies for a specific product group. This person works closely with engineering, operations, strategic sourcing and channel management to define, develop, implement and maintain the value proposition around the product line incorporating product lifecycle management and marketing requirements to meet customer expectations. This person will also work with research and development to define, build and launch new products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages product category strategy and P L to achieve established revenue, margin and profit goals
  • Owns product lifecycle strategy for product offering
  • Develops and implements new product roadmap supported through voice of customer and market research
  • Develops and executes pricing strategy for both list and off-book pricing
  • Maintains market position of products through competitive review
  • Develops a comprehensive knowledge base of major market segments and competitive environment that drives action to Sales, Marketing and R D
  • Works with Engineering, Operations and Strategic Sourcing to identify and execute cost out initiatives to maintain market competitiveness
  • Partners with Marketing Communications on marketing materials, press releases and launch plans consistent with established value proposition
  • Collaborates with channel management to drive product positioning for core customers via web and traditional print platforms
  • Responsible for training both internal and external partners on product line to drive growth
  • Success is measured by organic growth, increasing gross margins and operating income, and a strong pipeline of new products


Required Knowledge, Skills Abilities

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Sciences or relevant field
  • Minimum of 4 years of product management experience
  • Demonstrated technical expertise and experience with safety products and programs
  • Proficient in written and oral communication
  • Ability to interact with both internal stakeholders and external customers
  • Up to 20% travel, international and domestic


Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Master's Degree in a technical field or business
  • Significant product management experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience creating and executing strategies
  • Decision making skills to determine the most important initiatives and the drive to push them to completion
  • Sufficient technical depth to fully understand product development trade-offs and next best alternatives
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication and influencing others
More Information on Brady Corporation
Brady Corporation operates in the Security industry. The company is located in Milwaukee, WI. Brady Corporation was founded in 1914. It has 5700 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 49 open jobs at Brady Corporation, click here.
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