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Compressor Controls Corporation Turbomachinery Applications Product Director in Des Moines, Iowa

  • Engineering * TURBO09736 Full-Time CCC - HQ Des Moines, IA, USA ### Description DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Listed in order of relevance: * The Product Director will provide leadership in the identification, management, and commercial success of new turbomachinery application products and service offerings that deliver customer value. * The Product Director will guide internal teams regarding product requirements, functionality, features and decision prioritization with the overall responsibility for product development success, including overall development cost, schedule, and meeting NPV goals through the utilization of CCC’s stage-gate and AGILE development processes. * Translate market and customer needs into Product Requirement Documents (PRD) in accordance with CCC product development methodology and provide ongoing product pricing analysis during product development and early phases of rollout. * Interact with different functions in the organization to provide regular updates and communications as part of the solution design review process. * Support Sales and Engineering efforts with customer presentations as well as product training as part of product commercialization and collaborate with Marketing and Sales on product launch packages and/ or contribute to the creation of campaign launch packages. * Obtain Voice of Customer, analyze market potential, and develop business case for new service and Hardware offerings. * Partner with software and hardware product managers to set requirements for new products within and beyond CCC core product portfolio. * Research, develop and launch new offerings, methodologies, and capabilities. * Develop tools and procedures for diagnostic selling, tailored to specific processes and machine services, including value-based service offering price. * Evangelize and launch new service offerings, including training and guiding marketing for deliverables. * Support the CCC product management and development processes (PD18 and PD19). * Negotiate third party tool license or contracts. * Develop and be accountable to the financial performance metrics for launched service offerings. * Respond to change productively and handle other duties as required. * Follow all company safety policies and procedures. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE * Advanced engineering, mathematics, or science degree: Master of Science, PhD, and/or MBA strongly preferred. * 10+ years of oil and gas, process controls knowledge or experience. * 5+ years of experience in commercial role (sales, marketing, business development, etc.) * 5+ years of advanced applications development and implementation, including turbomachinery controls, advanced process controls, adaptive controls, model predictive controls, numerical methods, statistics, fuzzy logic and/or neural networks and deep learning methods. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS * Leadership through influence: The successful candidate will be skilled in leading multiple functions of the organization to identify, develop, and release product and service offerings that meet customer needs and deliver customer benefits. High EQ combined with technical competence should be a winning skill set. * Curiosity: The successful candidate will have an authentic curiosity into what makes our customers and organization “tick.” An innate desire to understand our complex customer base and develop complex and simple solutions to their business needs. * Knowledge of control products and systems, embedded software application * Exceptional communication and presentation skills for internal and external audiences * Working knowledge of tools necessary to satisfy Marketing functions (primary and secondary research, exceptional communications skills, database, windows, presentation tools, etc.) to develop and lead the application of Customer Driven Marketing and Product Management into the organization. * Working knowledge of product development tollgate process, Waterfall, Agile, Lean start-up methods, and design thinking * High level knowledge of Agile for ability to create themes, epics, and stories * Ability to learn new products in a fast-paced development environment, meet deadlines * Ability to work across multiple departments and levels of expertise * Effective communication skills including public presentations * Ability to translate complex technical problems into business solutions. * Ability to read, speak, and write in English required. WORKING CONDITIONS The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Domestic and international travel will be required. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to manipulate computer input devices, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must have sufficient mobility to enable travel to industrial sites, offices, and facilities. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Disclaimer The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) Posted: June 18, 2021