Especialista de Producto en Bombas - Región Latinoamérica

Product Management Don Torcuato, Buenos Aires


Description

The Product Specialist is responsible for developing and executing the strategic and product roadmap to drive profitable growth for all Xylem product portfolios included in your role. The role will cover the South of LATAM including the following countries: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia.
The product portfolio includes a whole range of pumping products such as borehole pumps, centrifugal pumps, peripheric pumps, boosters, vertical turbines, submersible pumps, and other products.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Manage the complete product portfolio, life cycle, and product road maps for the assigned product lines.
  • Achieve targeted growth and profitability for the product lines.
  • Provide technical product support, application assistance, and product training to the sales team.
  • Propose cost improvements and coordinate costing recommendations with Global Product Management Team.
  • Conduct annual pricing and product rationalization strategies.
  • In charge of conducting the new product launches and product presentations to sales personnel and customers.
  • Maintain and evaluate market research on competitors, markets and technology trends.
  • Support for product literature, case stories, promotional material, advertising and web-based efforts
  • Sales Support: provide support on key/large projects by collaborating with sales/channel on project bid development, customer meetings, etc.

Key Competencies/Attributes:

  • Analysis & synthesis
  • Inspiring accountability & Auto-efficacy
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Communication and interpersonal ability
  • Situational awareness
  • Customer focused
  • Teamwork capability
  • Market Intelligence & product strategy
  • Influence and service mindset

  • Sales enhancement & execution

Qualifications: Education & Experience:

Minimal education & experience, essential skills & abilities and required license/certification to perform this job.

  • B.S./B.A. degree with five years of field sales/product management, engineering/customer applications experience in the industrial business.
  • Degree in engineering, technology, science, electronics.
  • 5+ years of experience in water industry, preferably with pumping technologies serving the commercial, industrial and municipal markets. 
  • Financial Acumen to include basic knowledge of P&L and income/balance statements, organic business case development.
  • Advanced English skills, written and verbal.
  • CRM & Microsoft Office user.

Work Environment:

  • Office environment/Homme Office Remotely up to 50%.
  • Occasional Customer visits
  • Travel requirement: ~30%.