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Product Marketing Manager-Lighting Industry

Leotek Electronics USA LLC San Jose, CA

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Job Description

Product Marketing Manager - Lighting Industry

Job Summary:

USA division of a growing Global LED lighting company is seeking an experienced luminaire Product Marketing Manager responsible for LED lighting products. These products will serve the outdoor utility and commercial markets or street lighting in North American.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop and own segment strategy with focus on key growth areas and opportunity pipeline creation
  • Define value proposition and be the subject matter expert (SME) on segments and applications
  • Drive revenue growth and maximize gross margins within segment
  • Be the Voice-of-the-customer (VOC): Identify customer problem, needs and requirements for solutions
  • Provide communication management between Sales and Product Management
  • Identify market and customer needs; work with Product Management to drive business cases for new product development and roadmaps
  • Lead, manage and execute launch activities of new product introductions in close co-operation with Sales team and Product Management
  • Establish and drive key third-party partnerships and ecosystem to increase product portfolio value
  • Lead Marcom activities supporting our product portfolio, trade shows, customer engagements, and press releases
  • Develop and execute G2M strategies for segments
  • Drive product forecasts within assigned segments, both long-term potential and short-term demand outlook, and the opportunity funnel
  • Define and manage the sales channel for the market segment in cooperation with Sales team
  • Propose strategic alliances and major projects together with Sales Teams
  • Manage request of business enablers (eval kits, demos)

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher education
  • MBA preferred
  • Semiconductor, LED or engineering background required
  • 8+ years of Product Marketing and/or technical experience
  • Background in Lighting and/or Infra markets preferred
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills.
  • Proven Leadership track record with experience in managing cross-functional teams
  • Contract management/negotiation preferred
  • Problem solving methodologies and tools
  • Market/Application knowledge
  • Technical product knowledge

Competencies

  • Leadership skills
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Flexibility

Supervisor Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Travel

Occasional travel and evening/weekend work for customer events

Leotek Electronics USA LLC has work environment that promotes diversity, equal opportunity, embraces change, and provides leadership opportunities to its talents.

Company Description
Leotek Electronics USA LLC
Founded in 1992 in California’s Silicon Valley, Leotek is a leading global manufacturer of street, roadway, area and signal lighting products and solutions. Leotek streetlights were first designed and delivered in 2007 and the company now has more than 1.5 million installations across North America.

With ongoing research and development and a culture of continuous improvement, Leotek is committed to developing innovative new lighting products and solutions that are reliable, long-lasting, and energy efficient.

Leotek Founding
In 1992 a Stanford PhD graduate and Hewlett Packard Optoelectronics veteran recognized that light emitting diodes (LEDs) were the future of outdoor lighting because they could provide significant energy savings, reliability, and long life compared to existing technologies. This new technology could save customers money and improve quality of light. First with traffic signal lighting and followed by street, roadway, and area lighting, Leotek’s innovative engineering, efficient assembly processes, rigorous testing procedures, and excellent service have become the benchmark for others to follow.

Leotek – Built in the USA
In 2013 Leotek established a manufacturing facility in San Jose, California. This 70,000 sq. ft. ISO 9001-2015 facility includes state of the art manufacturing automation and testing systems. Leotek’s lighting products are subject to 100% 2-hour “burn-in” reliability testing and comprehensive performance testing prior to shipment. Unit-by-unit traceability allows each product to be tracked before, during, and after shipment.

Leotek Electronics USA LLC

Leotek Electronics USA LLC Founded in 1992 in California’s Silicon Valley, Leotek is a leading global manufacturer of street, roadway, area and signal lighting products and solutions. Leotek streetlights were first designed and delivered in 2007 and the company now has more than 1.5 million installations across North America. With ongoing research and development and a culture of continuous improvement, Leotek is committed to developing innovative new lighting products and solutions that are reliable, long-lasting, and energy efficient. Leotek Founding In 1992 a Stanford PhD graduate and Hewlett Packard Optoelectronics veteran recognized that light emitting diodes (LEDs) were the future of outdoor lighting because they could provide significant energy savings, reliability, and long life compared to existing technologies. This new technology could save customers money and improve quality of light. First with traffic signal lighting and followed by street, roadway, and area lighting, Leotek’s innovative engineering, efficient assembly processes, rigorous testing procedures, and excellent service have become the benchmark for others to follow. Leotek – Built in the USA In 2013 Leotek established a manufacturing facility in San Jose, California. This 70,000 sq. ft. ISO 9001-2015 facility includes state of the art manufacturing automation and testing systems. Leotek’s lighting products are subject to 100% 2-hour “burn-in” reliability testing and comprehensive performance testing prior to shipment. Unit-by-unit traceability allows each product to be tracked before, during, and after shipment.

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