Chauvet Is HIRING – And they might want you!

October 27, 2011 by Mobile Beat

Job title: Product Manager Club/DJ
Job location: Sunrise, FL 33351
Classification: Fulltime, Exempt, Salaried
Reports to: Sr. Product Manager

The primary objective of this position is to direct the new product development process from conception to launch. Oversee and manage product coordinator and/or specialist.

Job Requirements: include the following essential duties and responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned.

Execute product development strategy for a specific product category including coordination of strategic product map, pricing, and identifying & capitalizing on competitive advantage. Responsible for launching new products on-time and on-cost. Lead new product development process from conception to launch. Lead prototype/sample evaluation process for products within category, organize and maintain reports from product engineers and product specialist on products in development for feedback to manufacturing partners. Maintain product launch calendar. Work with Product Engineering Supervisor to help establish schedule for Technical Writers.

Write specifications for new products and communicates these to marketing and sales. Work with marketing team to create product positioning statement, product names and logos. Articulate applications of fixtures to marketing and Product Marketing Manager to assist with development of marketing materials including (but not limited to) PPS, Video, webpage, and catalog & catalog specs. Take an active role and provide feedback on product photography, packaging, videos, product web pages and other marketing communications. Responsible for internal and external training on new and existing products.

Lead trade show planning, design and execution. Manage selection and availability of new product samples for trade shows, and work with marketing and sales to ensure that category products are represented effectively. Work with quality control, marketing, sales, service and purchasing to reduce/eliminate product quality issues and to identify cost reduction and value improvement opportunities.

Act as a product champion; monitor market and competitor products before and after product launch via YouTube, lighting forums and other mediums. Supervise setup & programming of category specific products in showroom. Maintain relationships with key partners (customer and vendors).

Coach, develop and mentor product coordinator and/or specialist. Provide timely development and performance feedback. Produce and submit regular performance monitoring and assessment reports, including one (1) annual and one (1) semiannual review for each direct report.

Overnight travel required

Education and/or Experience:

Associate’s Degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering and 2-3 years supervisory experience; 1-2 years experience and/or training in prototype/sample evaluation and teardown/reassembly of lighting, small electronics or technical products prototype or equivalent combination of education, experience, and supervisory skills. Proficiency in use of major PC applications including Microsoft Office. Expertise in Production/Installation Lighting technology and applications.

Ability to interpret technical instructions in diagram form, follow established procedures, and keep accurate records. Attention to detail. Excellent communication and time management skills with the ability to work independently with minimal direction in a fast-paced environment. Ability to lift up to 50lbs unassisted

For more information please contact:

Melanie Levy

Human Resources Assistant

CHAUVET® | 5200 NW 108th Ave., Sunrise, FL 33351

Direct: +1.954.577.4462 | Main Office: +1.954.577.4455 x 1201 | Fax: +1.954.678.3042

mlevy@chauvetlighting.com | www.chauvetlighting.com

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