Product Manager – Lighting & Electronics

Company Background and Location

Insight 2 Design is a unique, outdoor products company with big industry influence and market share. We invent, innovate, design, manufacture and market outdoor products for some of the world’s largest outdoor brands.

Growth has been consistent since our founding in 2012. Our work environment reflects this, as our team has a fast-paced “get stuff done” attitude with a casual work atmosphere.

Our office location offers great access to amenities like shops, restaurants, gyms, a running/biking trail and parks to support a healthy work-life balance.

Our team is passionate about creating exciting outdoor products to bring to the market.

Leaders and Staff

Insight 2 Design’s founders and senior leaders have been with the company for the majority of our existence. Successful candidates will be energized by hands-on learning, while being supported in your training with formal and ad-hoc mentoring from senior leadership. We’re equally excited about growing future business rockstars as we create amazing outdoor gear.

Our managers and staff are all used to hands-on learning and learned by experience.  We are a company that likes to throw new individuals into the action, allowing them to learn quickly with guidance so they don’t get lost along the way.

Position Description

Job Title / Type: : Product Manager – Lighting and Electronics

Location: Overland Park, KS

Direct Supervisor: Director of Product Development

Job Description:

The Lighting Product Manager will be an integral part of the product management team and is responsible for the overall direction and development of all forms of portable lighting and electronic products across camping, hardware, and automotive accessories retail categories. The Lighting Product Manager interacts directly with design, engineering, sales, finance, and brand management to grow the product category.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own and manage the new product development cycle for all customers

  • Prepare yearly product lines that deliver value to all customers (internal and external) on a rotating schedule to meet required development cycles

  • Identify new product opportunities and develop new, innovative products

  • Research existing market conditions and conduct feasibility studies to determine market demand for existing and new products

Additional Responsibilities:

  • With the help of the Assistant PM, manage pricing, packaging, line maintenance, and promotions to optimize category profit and growth

  • Collaborate with manufacturing partners daily via email, text, phone, and video calls as needed

  • Present to key customers with the business development team

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the competitive landscape both domestic and globally to include competitive pricing, features, and specifications

  • Work closely with marketing, sales, operations, and legal in the development of marketing plans

Values:

Successful candidates will demonstrate the following:

  • Entrepreneurial

  • Intellectually curious including ability to listen and learn new concepts, learn from others as well as by doing

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Self-motivated / self-starter with ability to stay on task with or without supervision

  • Competitive winning mentality

  • Efficient multi-tasker with ability to manage several projects concurrently

  • Ability to work with different personality types ranging from long boarders to business professionals

 

Requirements

In order to perform the responsibilities of this positions, candidates must fulfill the below requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the US

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Product Management or Development

  • A bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business

    • MBA preferred

  • Experience with electronics, outdoor products, sporting goods

  • Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • The willingness and ability to travel to perform the essential duties of this position. International travel required as covid travel restrictions ease

Pay and Benefits

Our benefits are some of the best that companies offer in the area.

  • ·    Competitive salary

  • ·    401k contribution (with or without employee contributions, paid annually)

  • ·    Annual bonus

  • ·    Highly subsidized medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • ·    Paid time off

  • ·    Paid holidays

  • ·    Opportunity to try and test new gear!

 

Job Type: Full-time

THIS IS NOT A REMOTE ROLE.

 

 

Email resumes and cover letters to jobs@insight2design.com.