Product Manager- Controls – Keystone Technologies

*This is a hybrid position. Please note this position would require working onsite at our office in Lansdale, PA for onboarding and training, and then once a week (every Tuesday) after the training period is completed. Please do not apply unless you are able to work onsite at our office in Lansdale on Tuesdays after the training period.*

The Opportunity:The Product Development Team maintains Keystone’s core values and supports business goals by creating new products and improving the performance, cost, and/or quality of existing products.The Product Manager serves as an integral part of the Product Development team and is crucial in perpetuating our Light Made Easy promise. This position manages Keystone’s “Controls” offering and works with global engineering, production, and sales teams to design, produce, and bring quality lighting products to the market.

Who we are:

Founded in 1945, Keystone Technologies is a third-generation, family-owned business headquartered in the Greater Philadelphia area.

A national leader in the commercial and industrial lighting industry, Keystone reaches customers across the U.S. with its mission of “Light Made Easy.” We are an engaged and collaborative team where individuals are supported to reach their full potential.

Keystone’s core values:

  1. We are a customer-service-obsessed company.
  2. We earn the trust of our co-workers, customers, and partners by acting with honesty and integrity.
  3. We bring a positive, can-do attitude to all our efforts.
  4. We are a company that is easy to do business in every aspect.
  5. We treat all associates, both internal and external, with respect and professionalism.
  6. We operate with efficiency and continue to find better methods for conducting business.
  7. We share our ideas, thoughts, responsibilities, and accountability to succeed as a unified team.

What we offer:

We offer a flexible work environment, and our benefits include medical, dental, vision, voluntary life insurance, employer-paid group life insurance, short-term disability, a 401k plan with company match, paid time off, and philanthropic opportunities.

Your Impact:

  • Managing and growing Keystone’s “Controls” offering of products including: Standard Sensors (PIR, Microwave, Ultrasonic), Wireless Control Platform, DMX Control Solutions, and 3rd party Control hardware integration projects and opportunities
  • Working to optimize field commissioning initiatives for wireless control platform sales
  • Leading efforts to continually improve UX for wireless control platform sales, coordinating with internal and external software and engineering resources to achieve results
  • Working with global engineering, production, and sales teams to design, produce, and bring new high-quality lighting products to the market
  • Ensuring our product offering remains optimized in terms of cost, lead times, and manufacturing efficiency
  • Determining customers’ needs and desires by specifying and leading the research needed to obtain market information
  • Working with sales personnel to assess the market competition
  • Supporting customers with technical difficulties or queries
  • Interpreting product details from engineering and producing user-friendly materials for customers
  • Collaborating with the Marketing team to provide technical guidance for proper sales enablement functions, assist with packaging design, and proofreading technical content for all customer-facing print and digital marketing collateral
  • Coordinating product safety certifications
  • Soliciting feedback from the sales team for new product offering opportunities and working with internal product development resources to determine feasibility and options
  • Providing technical feature competitive analysis on new product offerings to inform marketing and sales teams
  • Creating selling tools, defining product features and benefits, differentiators, how to counter objections, applications of use, etc., to support the sales team and manufacturing reps in the field
  • Assisting in content creation of technical documentation for product spec sheets (not content for marketing collateral)

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or related field
  • 3 years in field or related work experience in commercial lighting and controls market
  • Software experience a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Applications, specifically Outlook, Teams, Word, and Excel
  • Able to be a positive team player
  • Capable of communicating with multiple departments throughout the day
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and task prioritization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong understanding of lighting industry and lighting products required
  • Comfortable with occasional travel: approximately 15%

Please note that we do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.