Associate Product Manager

Product Management Yellow Springs, Ohio


We’re Hiring for an Associate Product Manager


If you are excited and passionate about helping #LetsSolveWater, consider joining our team today!  Xylem, Inc. is a leading global water technology company servicing more than 150 countries and is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues.  We are looking for individuals to join our mission by exceeding customer expectations through smart sustainable solutions.  At Xylem, you will have the opportunity to solve water by participating in our paid Volunteer Program, Xylem Watermark!


THE ROLE: The Associate Product Manager will be responsible for working with the Environmental Solutions Segment team to support the strategy for the productsWe offer a full benefits package to include Flexible Time Off (FTO) for salaried positions, health, dental, vision, investment savings plan, and additional miscellaneous benefits.   


CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:  To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 


  • Support the Environmental Solutions Segment business and marketing plans.
  • Support business reporting on Key Performance Indicators and other business goals.
  • Provide monthly and quarterly reports on the status of programs and initiatives.
  • Full understanding of the product line capabilities, value proposition and technology to be able to clearly communicate that to our customers and selling partners.
  • Generate and assist with the development of technical marketing materials (content/sales tools) to support product launches, sales and marketing activities. Examples include: demonstration videos, web assets, webinars, presentations, application and technical notes, product literature such as catalogs, specification sheets and brochures.
  • Develop training materials and provide product training to customers, external teams and distribution partners
  • Assist with website management, including updating and maintaining web content based on Search Engine Optimization data
  • Technical writing, for example: manuals, quick start guides, sales enablement, user interface documents, blogs, etc
  • Assist with product, market, and competitive research  
  • Keep sales, marketing and other company personnel informed about the product line, competitive activity and potential new business opportunities.   
  • Maintain updated information in internal sales and marketing systems and selling partner systems. 
  • Create new sales opportunities through proactive efforts with major customers and continuous marketing intelligence gathering. Includes attending and participating (presenting) at conferences, tradeshows and industry events.
  • Participate in regular Voice of Customer exercises that will help identify, define and prioritize new product development projects that result in products with features that truly meet customers’ needs and solves their problems.
  • Provide a detailed review of products and features during development and clearly communicate feedback to the team.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be required based on organization needs




  • Four-year college degree in Science/Biology, Engineering or Business with a technical background.
  • Experience working in a technical, professional environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills – samples of high-quality writing may be submitted with application.
  • Comfortable using business technology
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Customer service oriented - Proven ability to work constructively with customers.
  • Strong business acumen
  • Persuasiveness - Ability to create enthusiasm around ideas.
  • Ability to interpret/analyze data and translate findings into strategic planning information.
  • Ability to perform as both a strategic thinker and tactical planner
  • Comfortable operating as part of a cross-functional team that includes marketing, technical, administrative and operations team members
  • Highly adaptable to change, as Xylem is a rapidly growing enterprise

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical training/experience in relevant applications is preferred
  • Experience selling or using scientific analytical instrumentation, with preference given to water quality and hydrology experience
  • The Candidate should bring an awareness of the global challenges we face regarding environmental water quality and be highly motivated to serve a customer base that takes these issues seriously.


At Xylem, we embrace diversity and strive to create avenues where employees feel valued and appreciated through our DE&I initiatives and Employee Resources Groups (ERG)Xylem is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action workplace.  Xylem prohibits discrimination, harassment of any kind and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, marital status, medical conditions or disability, genetic information, age, or other non-merit factors.


Join the global Xylem team today!  Xylem is a team creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges through developing new technologies and services that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities.


Disclaimer: The information listed within this job description is designed to indicate the general nature of work expected for this position and shall not be viewed as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required in this positionEmployees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job absent undue hardship.  Xylem reserves the right to modify this job description or assign other duties to this position as needed.