: Director, Floor Care Product Management
8 Crosby Drive Bedford
Bedford, MA 01730

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Introduction

As the leader in home robotics iRobot offers consumers robots than enable people to do more in taking care of their home with a global business footprint across North America, South America; Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. This role will lead the way in developing the global product commercial strategy for the Floor Care business which constitutes over 90% of iRobots revenue and includes the iRobot Roomba brand.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to take a holistic view of the iRobot business to develop plans that will fuel the short and long-term growth of iRobot. This role will have two key pillars. First, your role will be to deliver a product portfolio plan to achieve the next 12 months global financial goals. Second, you will be responsible for identifying the plans and scenarios that will deliver the long-term growth and profitability of iRobot. The right individual in this role needs to have the strong financial and business acumen while having a fluid understanding of consumer technology products.

What You Will Do:

  • Act as a key contributor in the development of the annual operating plan (market sizing, product line-up, pricing and cost of good) for Floor Care (currently Roomba and Braava brands)
  • Work directly with iRobots regional VP/General Managers on regional product offerings and commercialization plans that support growth and profitability targets
  • Lead resolution of top business issues on a day to day basis
  • Assess the effectiveness of commercial execution and product portfolio in delivering against targets and make timely interventions to fill gaps in growth and profitability
  • Develop the 3 to 5-year financial model for floor care enabling successful delivery on targets, anticipating potential gaps, and defining resolution plans.
  • Identify, test, and implement business model opportunities to enhance revenue management or accelerate penetration of iRobots Floor Care products.
  • Manage a team of 3 direct reports and extended product team in the regions
  • Both domestic and international travel will be required (<20%)

To Be Successful You Will Have:

  • Bachelors degree in technical field
  • Familiarity with e-commerce and tradition retail channels
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience spanning
    • Product management
    • Portfolio management
    • Management of others
  • Previous experience in consumer electronics products
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills
  • Ability to identify insights and actions from insights, data, and analysis
  • Ability to influence and collaborate to find win-win solutions
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment where both delegation and roll up sleeves to get work done is required
  • Proven capability to coach and mentor others while delivering results
Full-time

Employee Testimonials

Danielle Dean
Technical Director of Machine Learning

"I love how much iRobot emphasizes learning, risk-taking, and innovation, and gives me the opportunity to work with different people."

Eva Moscat
Manager, Software Engineering

"Every day I feel challenged – whether it’s technical problem solving, or getting my team up to speed on a new project and making sure they are happy, motivated, and developing in their careers."

Emiko Komori
Corporate Counsel

"Collaborating with people who are very passionate and dedicated to building products that bring joy and ‘wow!’ to customers is my favorite part of my job."

Brandon Rohrer
Principal Data Scientist

"iRobot is a wonderland for a data scientist. Our data helps us enhance our customers’ experiences by better understanding their needs and delivering new solutions to exceed their expectations."

Victoria Liceaga
Manager, Product Marketing

"The Global Marketing group is dynamic and lively. We are always moving fast to plan for new products, execute seasonal campaigns, and pivot based on changes in the market. We are so fortunate to be marketing products that our customers love as much as we do and that add real value to their lives."

Eric Burbank
Principal Mechanical Engineer

"The hardware engineering group at iRobot is incredibly innovative and fun to work with. We have a full range of engineers with many diversified talents. Everyone is incredibly willing to share their expertise and help out on challenges."

Evn Tomeny
Manager of Enterprise Collaboration

"The collaborative nature of the team is refreshing. Everyone works together to find interesting solutions to complicated problems, and contributions are appreciated from anywhere. Because of the diverse set of backgrounds and experiences, you’ll often find answers where you least expect them!"

Michelle Gattuso
VP Portfolio & Digital Product Management

"iRoboteers know that their contributions matter. They are always doing what they can to make things better and deliver great products that customers will love. We know we’ve had a hand in changing the world and it shows in our drive and determination to keep moving forward."

Lauren Stern
Principal Design Researcher

"Our team is unique because we have so many disciplines within the Design department. Owning and using a robot is a multi-faceted experience, and we all work together to create that experience for our users. The cross-discipline collaboration is really special. It’s a group of funny, enthusiastic, creative, kind people."

Sushmita Bawari
Director, Strategic Sourcing

"It’s great to have the opportunity to manage a global team and work with suppliers from all around the world. It really helps you appreciate how inter-connected everything is."