|In this role, the selected candidate spends quality time with customers, truly understanding their problems and needs, with a keen ability to grasp and communicate customer problems, and envision multiple creative ways to solve them. Senior Product ManagerThis is a direct hire role located in Chicago, IL. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background with experience in medium-voltageelectrical equipment. This role is responsible for the product strategy, planning, and execution throughout the product life-cycle. Responsibilities:Manage the product and solution offerings through their entire life-cycle.Accountable for long term product family and primary application strategies.Spends quality time with customers, truly understanding their problems and needs, with a keen ability to grasp and communicate customer problems, and envision multiple creative ways to solve them.Considers integration and harmonization of multiple products and how they interact to form a solution.Leads and responsible for developing and prioritizing new product support documentation.Drive all commercial aspects of new product development, championing the voice of the customer.Provide sales team with the necessary value propositions and technical expertise to enable them to meet sales goals.Responsibility to review competitive information and communicate key differences.Provide direction to Custom Engineering for alignment of custom offerings with product strategy.Develop key metrics and performance indicators to measure overall product performance.Attend, participate, and speak at industry associations, trade shows, and other venues of marketing.Mentors Product Managers and helps develop talent within the team.Skills and requirements:BS degree in Engineering, business, or related field. A Masters in BA is considered a plus.Strategic and visionary thinking.Ability to prepare business plans including value propositions and financial models.Ability to write and deliver training courses and materials.Strong capabilities to uncover, recognize and evaluate new solution opportunities.International experience is considered a plus.Must be willing to travel20%-30% of the time.