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Product Marketing Manager

AMETEK Programmable Power

San Diego, California 92124
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Headquartered in the ideal setting of San Diego, California, AMETEK Programmable Power is the global leader in programmable power supplies. We design, manufacture and market precision, AC and DC programmable power supplies, electronic loads, application specific power subsystems, and compliance test solutions for customers requiring & valuing differentiated power products and services. AMETEK Programmable Power boasts one of the industries’ broadest portfolios of programmable power products for the following market segments:


  • Commercial/Industrial Test & Measurement
  • Semiconductor Fabrication & Test
  • Government/Defense
  • Energy
  • Commercial Aerospace


  • The product manager works closely with sales, engineering and others to provide definition of new products including technical specifications, competitive analysis, specifics of markets served, expected multi-year sales forecast, return on investment and project justifications.
  • The product manager provides leadership of and participation in the new product development and launch process (NPDL). This includes primary authorship responsibilities for Concept Approval request (CA s) and marketing requirements documents (MRDs).
  • The product manager works cross functionally with engineering and operations and operations engineering personnel to achieve MRD defined goals and to ensure a successful launch of the product to the market.
  • The product manager is the architect of the product roadmap specifically assigned to his or her area of product responsibility. Responsibilities include the definition, creation and execution of his or her defined product area of responsibility.
  • A core capability to this role is commercial touch and business acumen where the product           manager will lead technical and commercial discussions with customers in the appropriate setting as it relates to new product engagement or “voice of the customer” market research.
  • The successful candidate should possess significant Program Management skills as it relates to driving new product introduction internally across other departmental disciplines.
  • The product manager provides marketing application support for assigned products. This may include the research and write up of application notes and marketing bulletins as well as participation with field sales personnel to determine cost effective solutions for customer challenges.
  • The product manager has primary responsibility for marketing launch activities for new or updated products. This includes, user manual generation support, ads, sales training, press releases, marketing collateral materials and other activities as defined in the launch plan.
  • The product manager supports departmental market research activities including assignments to become “resident expert” on assigned market segments. This would include market size, primary applications, technical requirements and trends affecting the use of AMETEK Programmable Power products.
  • The product manager has the responsibility to review assigned products pricing relative to margins and competitive products making price change recommendations to support product price list update schedule.
  • The product manager has responsibility to review modified standard product requests for technical and financial feasibility including return on investment criteria. The PM determines if there is a business case based on projected development cost, engineering opportunity costs, sales forecast of such special engineering request.


 BSEE (or other relevant technical degree, Electrical degree preferred)
• MBA with marketing emphasis desirable
• Minimum of 5-7 years of technical application, sales or product management experience (programmable DC and AC power supplies preferred)
• Engineering design experience very helpful 
• Excellent writing skills and experience with Windows Office tools
• Articulate verbal presentation skills
• A demonstrated ability to work in a self directed and independent manner, prioritizing work appropriately.
• A demonstrated ability to work effectively in an influential management role.
• Travel 25-30%.