Product Manager - Technical

Expo Job Consultancy
  • Mumbai
  • Confidential
  • 8-10 years
  • 14 Jul 2015

  • Production/ Manufacturing/ Engineering

  • Electrical/ Electronics, Consumer Durables/ Semi Durables
Job Description

  • Product Development
  1. Based on the product brief and with the assistance of Design to develop the product.
  2. Detail out the materials required that will go into the product development which includes the external characteristics of the product as well as the internal.
  3. Outlining the cost of producing the product and methods to decrease the cost.
  4. Ensure that the product is developed as per customer convenience and offerings by other competitors
  5. Develop the aesthetics of the product in collaboration with the Design department.
  6. Work closely with the Product Manager-Customer facing to incorporate aspects that are defined at a marketing and customer level
  7. Evaluating competitor products and deciding how the product being made by the company will be different
  • Testing and Validation
  1. Ensuring that the product conforms to the norms which include domestic like ISI and international norms
  2. Ensure that the product conforms to safety norms.
  3. Product developed must be validated at an engineering level to test for electrical variables, heat, stress and other such parameters etc
  4. Conducting trials of the product to ensure 0 failure
  • Material and component development
  1. Identify vendors that will produce the products and check the quality norms and standards in consultation with Purchase
  2. Ensure that the components of the product are such that they are available easily and will not cause bottlenecks in production, this includes molds
  3. Determine the optimum price of these raw materials and negotiate with purchase department to ensure best rates.
  • Production
  1. Standardization of parts and components for better inventory control
  2. Mould and tool design review and development
  3. Developing & implementing systems, processes and procedures for new product to facilitate smooth functioning of overall production operations and enhancing operational efficiency.
  4. Guiding the production team on the production elements
  5. Ensuring that the product achieves the desired quality as per the stated standards.
  6. Consultation with the production team to ensure stabilization of the product
  • Knowledge
  1. Knowledge of appliances market and products
  2. Knowledge of plastics and polymer formulated products
  3. Engineering knowledge and design understanding
  4. Understanding of insulation systems and preferable if knowledge of thermodynamics and heat transfer engineering
  • Skills
  1. Product development at a technical level
  2. Ability to connect with vendors for product development both domestically and internationally
  3. Engineering understanding especially in electrical-AC/DC, SMPS system.
  4. LED and electrical circuits.
  • Abilities/Competencies
  1. Ownership and accountability
  2. Execution finesse and making things happen
  1. Must have worked as a technical manager in an appliances company
  2. DESIRABLE: Any other Co. in similar product Line/appliances company

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