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Global Product Manager, Connected Worker Gas Detection

Company: MSA, The Safety Company
Location: Cranberry
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

MSA, The Safety CompanyGlobal Product Manager, Connected Worker Gas DetectionUS-PA-Cranberry TwpRequisition ID: 2021-5129Type: Full-Time# of Openings: 1Category: MarketingOverviewFor more than 100 years, our passionate mission of safety empowers us to protect lives. MSA Safety is a global leader in the development of safety equipment and pioneering technology that helps protect people and facility infrastructures around the world. We are committed to providing the latest in innovative, best-in-class safety solutions that feature integrated systems capability and allow our customers to return safely to their families and friends. Every day our customers place their lives in our hands. In response, we provide them with protection they can trust. It is gratifying to lead the way as a source of inspiration. Would you like to join our team of more than 5,000 employees world-wide dedicated to this purpose? We hope so. At MSA, we're on a mission to pioneer the advent of tech-driven, safety and well-being products & services at scale. We're building the future of connected workers, worksites and workflows to drive outcomes that increase safety and well-being by an order of magnitude - setting a new bar in the modern world. With global reach as a $5.8B+ market-leader, 107 years of experience, a fast-paced corporate start-up culture and a mission focused only on health & safety, there's simply no one that can do it better. The safety industry is experiencing a period of rapid change in customer needs and expectations - with historically B2C tech, services & experiences quickly entering the B2B world. These nascent markets provide tremendous opportunity for MSA to make an impact in a revolutionary way. We're looking for an exceptional product line manager ready to make their own mark. As a product line manager in the portable gas detection space, you'll be working at the epicenter of on a small, nimble team managing a product line with global reach and scale - which means unlimited opportunity for you to make a massive impact. 5,000+ workers die on the job annually. It's the solutions we're building that will change that narrative for the better. If that's a story you'd love to write, we want to hear from you! ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities:

  • Deeply understand our customers, markets and competitors to produce valuable customer insight that can be turned into profitable features, products and services that our customers love
  • Build strategy that is robust, progressive, forward-thinking and drives accelerated business performance with sustainable competitive advantage, time-to-market and development efficiency
  • Own, build and drive the success of our product and services vision, strategy and roadmap
  • Develop and drive unique, differentiated business models that support our strategy and align with customer buying behavior
  • Work closely with our design team to drive human-centered design processes into the development process and come to life with amazing UX/UI experiences that hit at the heart of our customers' problems
  • Work methodically to tackle complex, difficult problems to deliver innovative solutions
  • Work cross-functionally across the business - engineering, design, operations, sales - to drive tangible business value and results and progressive approaches in a period of accelerated transformation
  • Drive ruthless prioritization & focus on features, products, services and efforts that deliver maximum business value to avoid organizational distractions
  • Disregard the status quo - and set expectations for performance that continually increases slope through exponential growth
  • Get things done - setting expectations for excellence and hitting key performance indicators that are aggressive & challenging
  • Domestic/international travel up to 25%QualificationsSpecial Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
    • A tremendous passion to change the face of worker and worksite safety in a technology-powered world
    • Proven ability to develop, shape and drive the success of products and/or services
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and successfully with engineering
    • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems and execute many tasks in parallel with minimal resources
    • Outstanding organization, communication, presentation and leadership through influence skills
    • Solid analytical and quantitative skills with a demonstrated data-driven mindset
    • Demonstrated ability to be highly adaptive to frequent change - you don't just accept it, it's when you do your best work
    • Proven ability to flatten your tech learning curve - no matter what tech it is
    • Demonstrated ability to identify, understand and implement outstanding design - from intuitive user interfaces to frictionless user experiences - with evidence to back it up
    • Solid understanding of technology development & product management best-practices (such as Agile, MVP, Scrum, OTA updates, Design Thinking, etc.)
    • Entrepreneurial mindset with a bias for action and the ability to work at high-speeds with incomplete informationEducation and Experience Required:
      • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Design or equivalent experience
      • This position is available at three different career levels based upon experience, education
        • Level one: 5 years of experience in marketing, sales or product development (engineering)
        • Level two: 7 years of experience in marketing, sales or product development (engineering)
        • Level three: 9 years of experience in marketing, sales or product development (engineering)
        • An MBA or related graduate degree may be substituted for up to 2 years of experienceEducation and Experience Preferred:
          • MBA
          • Experience in IoT or IIoT start-ups or at major tech companies
          • Experience working in a SaaS business #INDHP1#GlassdoorMSAMSA is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to providing a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. As such, it is MSA's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of the person's age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, race, religion, gender, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran's status, genetic information, political affiliation, disabling condition, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. MSA also makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform a job unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship.If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation to assist you in navigating this career site, let us know.Contact Us MSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Keywords: MSA, The Safety Company, Erie , Global Product Manager, Connected Worker Gas Detection, Executive , Cranberry, Pennsylvania

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