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Emerson Product Manager, Software Solutions in Elyria, Ohio

Product Manager, Software Solutions

Requisition ID : ( 22000539 )

Primary Location : United States-Ohio-Elyria

Other Locations : United States-Illinois-Rockford

Job Function : Product Management

Job Posting Date : Jan 14, 2022, 5:29:58 PM

If you are a PRODUCT MANAGER looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you! Based in our ELYRIA, OHIO location, you will have product management responsibility for the Professional Tools best-in-class software platforms and applications. In this role, you will guide a team that is charged with developing a unified connected experience and will build solutions, features, and applications from existing ideas, as well as help, develops new ideas based on industry experience and user insights. This role will partner with internal and external stakeholders to create an ecosystem of software products that deliver on customer and user needs and will require a unique blend of business and technical savvy. You will be responsible for the development of product strategy, roadmap, product definition, positioning, and product lifecycle management. You will possess a passion for emerging technologies and a strong bias for action and collaboration ensuring programs are delivered on time with desired results.


  • Define our software product roadmap based on a deep understanding of our customer and industry needs

  • Lead the development and execution of short and long-term marketing strategies and plans to increase revenue, maximize profit and grow market share

  • Specify market requirements for current and future software features and platforms by conducting market research supported by ongoing user research to support a multi-year product roadmap

  • Create user stories for software functionality enabling the development teams to implement the features and improvements that fulfill the acceptance criteria

  • Serve as product owner, prioritizing execution of product features, accepting or rejecting completed user stories as the development team completes work on each story

  • Drive efforts for continual improvements in the products, including bug fixes and enhancements

  • Identify and analyze market trends and competitive strategy

  • Identify opportunities for increasing customer and business value through product differentiation

  • Work closely with sales leaders to ensure strong collaboration on the execution of the Software Solutions Business Plan, including the launch of new products, programs, pricing, promotions, target account execution, and other business initiatives

  • Identify and create innovative sales programs that will yield more opportunities for the sales team


You identify and seize new opportunities. You build and deliver solutions that meet customer expectations. You create teamwork allowing others across the organization to achieve shared objectives. You encourage diverse thinking to promote and nurture innovation. You acquire data from multiple and diverse sources when solving problems. You adjust communication to fit the audience and the message.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university

  • Academic focus in marketing or similar subject matter

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a product management or product development role with responsibility for software and applications or equivalent business experience

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, and presentation skills including interactions with sales, senior leadership, and customer personnel

  • Strong analytical, quantitative skills and financial acumen

  • Proven track record of managing complex projects to successful completion

  • Ability to travel 25-30% of the time

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States - Sponsorship will not be provided for this role


  • Industry-related experience – strong software background


Our Commitment to Our People

Across the globe, we are united by a singular Purpose: We drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable. We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills, and competencies to bring this Purpose to life while competing and leading in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development, from onboarding through senior leadership.

Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities, and the world through our unwavering focus on environmental, social, and regulatory progress. Learn more about us! (

Flexible Work Schedule – Remote Work Option and Core Hours

This role has the flexibility of a remote work option up to three days a week and a core hour schedule. You can choose to flex your start and stop times given you are working during the core hours of 9:00am – 3:00pm. Our teams work together to ensure our chosen work schedules enable our creativity and productivity as we serve the needs of our customers.


Emerson places a high value on ensuring that employees have a good work-life balance. We provide access to a competitive benefits package, including the following: medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401k participation with a competitive immediate match, fitness center, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, Holiday Bonus, and an online wellness rewards program. Immediate vacation and holiday leave available. Employee resource groups, including Diversity and Inclusion committee, Women In Stem, LGBTQ Allies, and our Veterans Group, ensure that the Emerson values are incorporated into everyday employee life.

Why Work in the Greater Cleveland Area

This role is located in our World HQ in Elyria (just a little west of Cleveland), Ohio USA.

Our facility is located in Elyria, OH ( which is conveniently located within driving distance to Cleveland ( . The area’s generally low costs of living, excellent school systems, and low crime rates create a family-friendly environment. The area is home to several growing communities with restaurants, festivals, shopping, and arts scenes that make them exciting places to live and work.

About our Location

Since the invention of the modern pipe wrench in 1923, the 25-acre RIDGID world headquarters in Elyria, Ohio has been developing tools that help trade professionals tackle jobs faster, safer, and more accurately. Today, more than 600 employees work in 734K sq. ft. of office and manufacturing space. The campus is also home to a factory tool service center and a state-of-the-art “School House” training center that educates and trains hundreds of tradespersons annually. In addition to the iconic wrench, the campus manufactures RIDGID battery hydraulic tools, pipe and electrical tools, and drain cleaning components, as well as Greenlee step bits and knock out tools. Emerson’s Professional Tools business provides the industry’s broadest portfolio of advanced, reliable tools and technologies for the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing trades.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives – and that reflects the world around us. We believe a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers. This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values ( and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Emerson .

Work Authorization

Emerson 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 such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Emerson is a leading global technology, software and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets.

Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

We help customers in the world’s most essential industries solve the biggest challenges of modern life. Every day, our global workforce fulfills our unified Purpose and lives out the Values we hold close as an organization: Integrity, Safety & Quality, Support Our People, Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement, Collaboration, and Innovation.

Our Causes – Planet, Humanity, Champion, Inclusion and Future – shape, define and fuel Emerson’s culture while inspiring our innovative spirit and driving our focus.

Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or recently received your MBA degree, you’ll find opportunities with us. Join our team and start your journey today!

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Req ID: 22000539