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Senior Product Manager
Posted date [08/20/17] (ID: 421)

OutBack Power Technologies, a member of the Alpha Group, seeks a Senior Product Manager for its facility in Arlington, WA. This person will lead the development and evolution of Outback Power's next-generation renewable energy storage platforms and related product lines.



• Create an exceptionally positive experience for installers and end-users who interact with Outback Power's new products

• Participate with senior management in the development of near and long-term product strategy and roadmap

• Create and refine product definitions that clearly connect new products to ready customer segments - ensure each product has the right features at the right price

• Assemble and lead cross-functional product development projects with engineering, manufacturing and sales

• Plan and lead product launches

• Develop and refine product pricing and positioning strategies, including product transitions and end-of-life plans

• Drive creation and continuous improvement of product sales tools and materials, including printed collateral, online presence, and representation at events and trade shows

• Drive creation and continuous improvement of product installation and maintenance resources, including training resources, manuals, and related tools

• Create and maintain worldwide competitive cross references

• Conduct ongoing research and customer direct feedback for identifying new product ideas

• Cultivate and build awareness and understanding of product line


Additional responsibilities may include reporting monthly product launch status to executive management.


Requirements and Skills:

Education: Bachelor Degree or equivalent military training in engineering or other technical field

Experience: 6 - 8 years in product development or management, electrical design or solar power system design

• Excellent attendance record

• Ability to speak/read/write English

• Detail oriented with strong organizational skills

• Work well under pressure

• Current driver’s license and acceptable driving record

• Sufficient credit line for business expenses

• Available weekends and after hours when on call

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Proven ability to deliver results in a complex multi-channel marketing environment

• Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams

• Demonstrated ability to build and execute product-centric business plans


PC Application Skills:

Basic level: Project, Visio

Intermediate level: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook


Travel Requirements: Expected 10 - 25%



• Renewable energy experience

• Experience with advanced energy storage and/or related "Grid-Edge" technologies

• Familiarity with energy management systems and concepts


No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer


To Apply: E-mail resume to: opportunities(at)alpha.com or fax resume to: 360-392-2148.

For more info on OutBack Power visit www.outbackpower.com or The Alpha Group www.alpha.com


The Alpha Group offers a competitive package of employee benefits, including:

• A comprehensive healthcare plan with dental, prescription and vision exam coverage

• Company paid group life/AD&D insurance, an Employee Assistance Program and a voluntary life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability program

• Flexible spending plans for Healthcare Reimbursement and Dependent Care, including a substantial company contribution available toward annual licensed childcare costs

• A robust 401(k) plan with varied investment options. Alpha contributes matching dollars annually at the discretion of its trustees

• An annual tuition reimbursement program to encourage learning and growth

• Eight paid holidays each year

• Up to two weeks of vacation time accrued annually at the start of employment and sick time


About OutBack Power Technologies:

OutBack is part of The Alpha Group, a global alliance of independent companies, creating world-class power solutions. As a member of The Alpha Group, OutBack shares a common philosophy: create best-in-class powering solutions for communications, commercial, industrial and renewable energy applications. Alpha Technologies is a pioneer in the concept of reliable, uninterruptible power for communications and broadband networks and has a 40-year legacy of delivering visionary, market-driven power solutions. It is one of the largest private employers in the Bellingham, Washington area, with over $600 million in sales and 1,000 employees worldwide. OutBack Power leads Alpha’s renewable energy business growth strategy.

Post Details
Job Title Senior Product Manager
Location Bellingham
Industry Program / Project Management
Job Type Full-Time
Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
Compensation DOE
Application Deadline
Posted By Alpha Technologies Inc.
Email opportunities(at)alpha.com
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