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Director Power Grid Automation

Company: G&W Electric Co
Location: Bolingbrook
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Job Description:

The Director, Power Grid Automation is responsible for developing and executing G&W’s global strategy for the Sensors, Relays & Controls, and Power Grid Automation businesses enabling G&W to be an industry leader in these segments.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities:

  • Direct strategic planning, business development, and key initiatives for the Sensors, Relays & Controls, and Power Grid Automation products utilizing resources from Product Management, Marketing, and Sales.
  • Lead, develop and partner with cross-functional leaders in Power Grid Automation, Product Line Management, Sales, and Technology Research.
  • Develop synergies between these product lines to leverage G&W technologies into solutions-based offerings.
  • Develop & integrate consistency across multiple dimensions of Sensors, Relays & Controls, and Power Grid Automation product strategies.
  • Lead competitive assessments to identify regional and global market trends for development and monitoring competitive landscape.
  • Leverage market research to create and capitalize on global competitive advantages.
  • Develop and recommend strategic countermeasures to overcome competitive threats.
  • Develop a comprehensive customer segmentation model that drives how we bring value to different customer segments.
  • Develop the product vision, product roadmap, identify key areas of improvement, and identify new products for development that align with market trends and business objectives.
  • Champion innovation in our go-to-market approach beyond existing solutions.
  • Identify partnerships, or acquisition opportunities to fill gaps in our solutions offerings.

Required Qualifications: 

  • 15+ years in a Sales or Product Marketing role specific to Power Grid Automation and Sensor products or a closely aligned product space, with at least 7 years in a Product Marketing role with progressive leadership experience.  
  • Demonstrated ability and proven history of strategic product development with consistent sales and market share growth.
  • Proven history of commercially successful product innovation.
  • Strong strategic skills with ability and vision to map out "future state" business processes.

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Knowledge of Utility and Commercial/Industrial markets and customers.
  • Substantial international experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Utility and Commercial/Industrial markets and customers.
  • Substantial international experience.

Physical Demands / Working Conditions:

  • General Office Environment, PC use.

Other

  • Ability to travel globally up to 35%

Keywords: G&W Electric Co, Bolingbrook , Director Power Grid Automation, Other , Bolingbrook, Illinois

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