Universal Electronics: Product Manager Consumer Technology, Cypress, CA

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Universal Electronics

Do you have the vision for what business partners really need? Do you want the high visibility and full life-cycle product development opportunities a smaller company can offer? Then, join Universal Electronics! Founded in 1986, Universal Electronics is the global leader in wireless control technology for the connected home. We design, develop, and deliver innovative solutions that enable consumers to control entertainment devices, digital media, and home systems. You may not know about all the products we sell but, our products and technologies are touched by 250 million people every week. Read more at http://www.uei.com.
This position has product ownership for our consumer control products which includes defining and driving the product development/market strategy of innovative consumer remote control solutions offerings.
Functionally, will be responsible for product definition, pricing, positioning and distribution strategy. The selected candidate will form and communicate product strategy and lead cross-functional teams from Engineering, QA, Marketing, Operations and Sales to build, launch and deliver the product to the marketplace. More specifically, perform competitive analysis and market research in order to identify, specify and prioritize features and capabilities of the product; define and document market requirements; work with Engineering and Program Management to translate the product requirements into engineering specifications; and market the product releases to the consumer audience. The selected candidate will develop and implement product go-to-market strategies and work with various internal groups to define and drive potential partner relationships for the product.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in a technology-related field (an MBA or technical post-graduate degree is preferred) together with a minimum of 5 years of product management experience.
The candidate should possess a strong technical background with a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big picture vision and the drive to make that vision a reality; knowledge of digital media software, IP-based networking and emerging technologies to effectively lead and drive product roadmaps; and sharpened verbal and written communication skills to convey technical concepts and emerging technologies easily and understandably to the marketplace is necessary.
The ideal candidate would offer several years of consumer product ownership experience, ranging from working with retail distribution partners; understanding and managing retail business models; creating innovative product launch techniques; and product packaging, point of sale, promotion and co-marketing experience.
If you share our passion for technology and innovation, want a dynamic career and meet the profile described above, contact us today for immediate consideration. Email hr@ueic.com and enter PMMWJ in the Subject Line of your correspondence.
For more information about our organization visit our website and explore our benefits page to learn about our outstanding offerings that include major medical, dental and matching 401 (k). And, to find out more about our latest products and technologies, please feel free to visit our related links such as http://www.mynevo.comand http://www.mykameleon.com.
Also visit NASDAQ our ticker symbol is UEIC.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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