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Trane Technologies Product Management Leader - Aftermarket Parts in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Product Management Leader - Aftermarket Parts

Minneapolis MN 314 W 90th St, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Product Management

Requisition # 2102501

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The Company

AtTrane Technologies® we Challenge Possible. Our brands – includingTrane®andThermo King® - create access to cooling and comfort in buildings and homes, transport and protect food and perishables, connect customers to elevated performance with less environmental impact, dramatically reduce energy demands and carbon emissions, and innovate with a better world in mind. We boldly challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world.

Thermo King was founded in 1938 and leads the world in manufacturing and innovating transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications, including trailers, truck bodies, buses, shipboard containers and rail cars. Thermo King currently has nine plants in six countries and a global network of over 300 dealers.

The Role

Thermo King Americas has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to lead our Aftermarket Product Management team. This person will lead a team of Product Managers tasked with setting the strategic direction of our service parts and accessory categories. As a key member of the Aftermarket Leadership Team, this person will be responsible for refining and executing the growth strategy and will provide coaching in standard work, process improvements and best practices for life-cycle management. We are looking for someone with an in-depth understanding in Product Management, solid business and financial acumen and effective people leadership capability to help us meet organic revenue growth targets and increase market share and contribution margins.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Lead and ensure all categories of parts are being managed throughout the product lifecycle

  • Define opportunities for VAVE and localization and coordinate efforts with appropriate functional leads to execute

  • Work closely with the regional sales and marketing teams to ensure that their needs are understood and clearly represented in the parts growth strategy

  • Support product managers to clearly define the market segments that we currently participate in and the value that we offer customers in those segments

  • Identify new segments to help drive profitable growth

  • Define the competitive landscape and develop data to clearly articulate the category value propositions

  • Develop and present new business opportunities

  • Participate as a senior leader in monthly phase gate reviews to drive consistency in the NPD process and in monthly Quality & Reliability reviews to ensure that our products continue to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations

Candidate Profile

Professional Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field

  • 3+ years product management experience, 7+ years of related experience

  • Leadership experience highly preferred.

  • Demonstrated success developing product strategies and defining and launching products

  • Strong overall business and financial acumen

  • Experience managing people and/or influencing cross-functional teams

  • Compelling written and verbal communication skills

  • Passion for process improvement and change agent abilities

  • Ability to collaborate, aligning external customer needs and Thermo King goals

  • Up to 15% Travel Required

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional and personal lives. We are proud of our winning culture which is inclusive and respectful at its core. We share passion for serving customers, caring for others, and boldly challenging what’s possible for a sustainable world.

We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.

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