Product Manager, Automotive Window Film (San Antonio, TX)
Since 1997 XPEL has been an unparalleled innovative force and world leader in the protective films industry. XPEL is seeking an experienced Product Manager for its Protective Films business. The Product Manager position is critical to the growth, expansion, and profitability of XPEL’s brands and products.
XPEL offers a casual, fast-paced environment in a growth-oriented company. We offer a very competitive “TOTAL REWARDS” package, including 401(k) matching contributions up to 4%, nearly 3 weeks of PTO, company-paid short and long-term disability and a comprehensive health & wellness package.
This individual will be managing the entire automotive window protection film product portfolio and help drive our market strategy, managing the proper introduction of new products to the market, the improvement of our existing product portfolio based on customer feedback and technological advancement as well as the phase-out of products. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. The ideal candidate for this position is a detail-oriented individual with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, capable of understanding our products and acknowledging with ease its strengths and limitations with the intent to steer the development and evolution of our solutions. The candidate also has very strong communication skills and manages to communicate with a variety of stakeholders within Xpel.
The preferred location for this role will be at out of our office in San Antonio, TX. However, remote candidates will also be considered. The Product Manager will report to the Director of Product Management.
Major Job Responsibilities:
Develop, own and execute product roadmap, communicate updates, achievements and
challenges to the leadership team.
Performs pricing and competitive analysis through customer and sales channel and recommend strategies to improve market position and improve quality costs.
Manage whole product lifecycle for Protective film products.
Identify new market expansion opportunities, collaborate with R&D and develop a unique product offering within the existing and market.
Maintain comprehensive knowledge of the specific market including “near neighbor” markets from a user and business perspective.
Develop and maintain product database with product specifications, warranty and other key product documentation.
Minimum 5+ years of relevant experience in Product Management, Product Development or Project/ Program management with professionally installed products.
Bachelor's degree required.
Strong communication, collaboration, and organization skills, particularly the ability to work with cross-functional stakeholders and balance multiple projects and prioritize backlogs.
Experience owning roadmap strategy and definition
Proven track record of influencing global stakeholders and gaining alignment on product vision
Ability to work independently, and work in a fast-paced environment with strict time constraints.
Proficient in MS Suite of products (Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
Strong analytical and presentation skills.
Outstanding organizational and follow-up skills.