Product Manager Seismic Services (Wireline Services) Houston, Texas in North America-United States-Texas-HOUSTON

at Baker Hughes
Location North America-United States-Texas-HOUSTON, United States
Date Posted August 12, 2019
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Product Manager within the Global Product Line Group is responsible for the
respective business and is designed to assure a high return on technology
investment, strengthening the brand equity of the company as a technical leader
and improve revenue and margin. The successful candidate will be responsible
for the overall success and health of their respective product & services
discipline, working alongside other functional disciplines in assuring
confidence on the part of our clients and operations, while continually
providing product & services quality and performance. The responsibilities
of this role include strategic product development and investment decisions,
creation of the product go-to-market strategy, development of product marketing
materials, development and maintenance of product catalogue, and support of
production-related processes.
Responsibilities & Accountabilities
Accountability for functional, business and financial
performance of the sub-product line/ product family Collaborates with commercial & marketing teams to gather
market research, voice of customer, market segments and competitor intelligence
to develop In consort with Marketing, develops and deploys a strategy
for both established and emerging markets based on the value proposition and
how it fits in each segment Delivers business growth through comprehensive life-cycle
strategy that optimizes/balances New Product Introduction Advanced Technology
development, Service and Productivity programs.Proactively identifies appropriate segmenting, targeting and
positioning of product/service in competitive landscape. Plans and designs platform strategies for short term / long
term product positioning and business impact based on market and technology
dynamics. Defines and leads the platform strategy that allows for speed
and flexibility of new product offerings, combined with operational
efficiencies derived from platform strategy. Creates winning product/service roadmaps that optimize
profitability while ensuring technology advancements are validated with
customers and regulatory agencies to optimize speed to marketAligns and leverages total supply base to influence product
line as well as market strategy. Leads initiatives which combine product development and
process improvement activities and ultimately result in quality and reliability
improvement Proactively drives end of life execution on products or
services before margin results are insufficient Assesses the technology of the business in a critical fashion
and relates it to the needs of the customers and the competitive positions
against competitors. Establishes and monitors the pricing and profitability
targets for the portfolio Plans and leads the NPI planning phase in coordination with
commercial, operations and technology stakeholders Delivers NPI commercial success in coordination with
commercial & sales operations Participate in Stage Gate product and technology development
teams, including documentation as required for gate meetings Assimilates and navigates the implications of any regulatory
trends and the rigors with all regulations. Represents the organization in outside discussions and
technical forums through presentations and authorship of relevant papers as
necessary Conduct all business activities in accordance with Baker
Hughes Health Safety and Environmental policies, Legal Compliance requirements
and Baker Hughes Core Values Essential
Qualifications / Requirements Bachelors Degree within appropriate Engineering/Science
discipline or Bachelors Degree and 8 years of cross-functional Project
Leadership experience or equivalent Minimum 5 years experience in sales, operations, technology
or technical support 8 years of experience in related field Proven technical and business acumen in Insert product
family names Product Line / Regional P&L; exposure Proven customer relationship skills Proven Business Development skills Proven leadership skills Proven project management experience Travel required (>25%) Strong written and oral communication skills Preferred
Qualifications / Requirements Masters degree in Engineering or equivalent (defined as 12
years progressive experience within engineering, product management,
operations, or related field, including 8 years project leadership experience
within operations, sales, technology or technical support) Proven experience in developing product strategies and
successful program execution Demonstrated experience driving variable cost productivity
(VCP) and Inventory management to enable optimized product margins Demonstrated problem solving ability and results orientation Demonstrated LEAN skills Familiarity with ISO, API and other regulatory standards Established internal network in sales, operations &
support functions

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