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Product Manager, Advanced (SaaS Software Solutions)

Zebra Technologies

Zebra Technologies

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Lincolnshire, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024
Remote Work Hybrid
Overview
At Zebra, we extend the edge of possibility by shaping the future of work on the front line—reinventing how businesses run and moving society forward.
We are a community of changemakers, innovators and doers who come together to deliver a performance edge to the front line of business. We develop new technologies and create new solutions with partners to help organizations act with greater visibility, connectivity, and intelligence—delivering better experiences for workers and those they serve.
Being a part of Zebra means being seen, heard, valued, and respected as you define your path to a fulfilling career. Here, you'll have opportunities to learn and lead at a leading company, and you can channel your skills towards causes that you and the Zebra community care about, locally, and globally.
Together, we've only begun to define the edge of what's possible—for our people, our customers, and the world.
The Product Management team is responsible for determining Zebra’s product offerings and driving development, launch, and adoption of product to positively impact the customers’ experience and market share.
The Software Solutions Product Manager works autonomously to own product development and lifecycle management for assigned software-based product lines which includes product planning and product marketing support.
This is a great opportunity for someone to create the direction for our software products--concept all the way through the product lifecycle.
Come join us!
This is a hybrid position in our Lincolnshire, IL office.
Candidate must be able to commute 3-days a week to Zebra's Lincolnshire, IL office.
Responsibilities
  • Through comprehensive knowledge of market, competitive landscape, customer requirements, distribution channels and Zebra offerings, anticipates market and customer requirements for assigned product(s).
  • Works collaboratively with other functional leaders to develop and align on business objectives.
  • Owns development presentation of business case by completing supportive research, authoring slides, and delivering presentations to internal and external audiences, routinely including senior management.
  • Monitors and reports business metrics against plan. Recommends metrics to assess business performance. Develops documentation of product and market requirements. Fully accountable for integrated business plan inputs.
  • Owns product lifecycle management for assigned product lines of moderate to high complexity. including tactical execution, managing custom requirements, developing and driving end of life plans and execution of inventory objectives.
  • Responsible for complete product offer definitions, rallies teams to create the product offer following Zebra’s New Product Introduction (NPI), coordinates post launch activities such as sales support, bid and quote support, and customer presentations.
  • Sets pricing strategy. Establishes product price to maximize sales and profitability.
  • Recommends promotion strategy by working in collaboration with Product Marketing department.
  • Provides recommendations to influence distribution strategy to meet market needs. Supports product launch by providing a comprehensive understanding of the value proposition. Deliver product training to sales, sales engineers, technical support and other internal and external stakeholders.
  • Works closely with development teams and other key stakeholders to oversee new product development validating development is on spec. Identifies beta site targets, drafts, and implements plans.
  • Monitors financial performance of product lines and makes recommendations for pricing action against revenue and margin objectives.
  • Sets target product costs for new products. Evaluates cost reduction initiatives working in concert with sustaining engineering, finance, and other internal partners.

Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum 8+ years of experience.
  • Minimum 8+ years of product management or related experience required.
  • Experience with software development processes and Agile/SCRUM methodology and bringing software products to market required.
  • Understanding of SaaS commercial business models required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail / quality.
  • Strong process adherence.
  • Advanced level skills in Microsoft business applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Advanced P&L knowledge.
  • Advanced market knowledge in assigned category.
  • Customer services values / orientation.
  • Strong professional work behaviors (attendance, teamwork, time management, follow through).
  • Advanced analytical and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrates good judgement in decision making, applies knowledge and experience to guide decisions.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Strong communication skills (listening, providing clear and concise information, using proper language and grammar).
  • Advanced problem solving skills.

Zebra is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability and protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact us at workplace.accommodations@zebra.com. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
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Zebra is a federal contractor and is committed to an alcohol and drug free workplace. As a result, all U.S. based employees are subject to the Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy and Procedure.
Zebra Total Rewards includes more than just pay and is structured to meet the needs of our changing global business and evolving talent. We are committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is comprehensive and competitive – including healthcare, wellness, inclusion networks, and continued learning and development offerings. We offer community service days, in addition to the traditional insurances, compensation, parental leave, employee assistance program and paid time off offerings depending on the country where you work.
Salary USD 117700.00 - USD 176500.00 Yearly
Salary offered will vary depending on your location, job-related skills, knowledge, and experience.
Additionally, all Zebra roles are eligible for cash incentive programs. For example, sales roles have additional opportunity to earn substantial variable compensation tied to quota achievement. In most other roles, the Zebra annual cash incentive program links Company and individual performance together. Some roles may also be eligible for long-term incentive equity awards.
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