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Product Lead for Insite


New Bremen, OH, US, 45869

Company Description:


Crown Equipment Corporation is a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment and technology. Crown brings the benefits of technology to material handling by connecting lift trucks, operators and facilities and collecting accurate, real-time information for better decision-making.


Job Responsibilities:


Lead or participate in the creation and ongoing development of product vision, strategy, and roadmap for company’s global fleet and service management products to keep customers operationally effective and efficient. Create consensus for product vision within Product Development and with key stakeholders.


  • Project Planning and Technical Review - Work with others, lead the definition and management of high quality product roadmaps in alignment with company strategic vision. Identify and resolve strategic issues which may impair the team’s ability to meet development goals. Participate in the balance of continuous improvement versus new product development for feature enhancements or new features. Participate in the prioritization and trade-offs among customer experience, performance, and operational support burden. Adhere to Engineering’s Product Development Processes which include intentional field testing.
  • Communication and Leadership - Communicate project and product status to interested parties up to and including senior executives. Work with the applicable developers, product leads, stakeholders, and others as applicable to generate product and project consensus. Provide corporate leadership by embracing company and department principals (e.g. “Right Selling, Install, and Onboarding”).
  • Product and Technology Champion - Perform field research to ensure industry awareness of products and services. Work closely with Insite Sales, Service, and Product Development to develop and refine product features. Engage in frequent customer visits to understand customer needs and consider new, innovative solutions. Work with Insite Business Analyst to capture detailed, crisp business requirements which can be turned into Agile user stories. Works in close collaboration with the development team(s) to ensure developed products meet functional business requirements.
  • Organizational and Employee Development / Miscellaneous - Continue to refine one’s own skills and knowledge. Contribute product and practice knowledge within other team members for the advancement of the department. Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Associate degree in Product Engineering, Business Administration, Management Information Systems, or related field
  • Five years of related experience
  • Good organizational, analytical, written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to occasionally travel with overnight stays
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience working effectively with stakeholders across many departments or functions.
  • Ability to create effective formal presentations.
  • Passionate about creating innovative solutions for customers and business objectives.
  • Knowledgeable about agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures.


Work Authorization:


Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

No agency calls please.


Compensation and Benefits:


Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

EO/AA Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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