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Product Manager

iRobot
8 Crosby Drive
Bedford, MA 01730

Teamwork, not just tech work. We are tech futurists and business geniuses. Together, we solve problems to make daily life easier. We are looking for a few more great minds to join our team as we continue to grow one of the world's leading consumer robot companies.

 

Together, we empower people to do more.

Responsibilities:

  • Inspire cross-functional teams to make the best possible product experience for our consumers
  • Collaborate with and influence cross-functional partners including Engineering, Program Management, Manufacturing, Sales, Customer Service, Product Marketing, and Channel Marketing to ensure alignment through all aspects of the launch and lifecycle process
  • Create and maintain Product Requirements documents for robotic systems, and then work side-by-side with cross-functional peers to convert requirements into product
  • Identify and understand complex technical, business, and user experience trade-offs; working collaboratively with highly technical product development teams to solve challenging problems
  • Track product sales trends, monitor online reviews, follow industry articles, and lead consumer research activities with iRobot’s panel of Braava users to synthesize high level themes that can guide future product development efforts
  • Analyze competitive product offerings to generate competitive assessments, points of differentiation, and competitive response strategies
  • As a strong advocate for the customer, work with engineering, quality and manufacturing to understand, prioritize and resolve product quality issues on fielded products
  • Some domestic and international travel required

 

Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience in technology and/or consumer products industry
  • 3-5 years Product Management experience with a consumer product or service
  • BS degree in engineering or robotics, with minor or coursework in marketing or business (or vice versa); MBA preferred
  • Passion for understanding consumers’ needs, behaviors, and underlying motivations
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and proficiency in evaluating qualitative and quantitative data
  • Ability to effectively probe and negotiate with technical counterparts on highly complex product issues, leveraging an understanding of technical trade-offs and risks
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Technical understanding of (or strong interest in) consumer electronics, robotics, and technology
  • Highly organized with superior written and verbal communication skills
Category: Product Management
Full-time

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iRobot, the leading global consumer robot company, designs and builds robots that empower people to do more.

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