Associate Product Manager - Backflow Prevention

PVI Industries

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North Andover, MA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Watts is looking for an innovative Associate Product Manager that will provide daily and ongoing product and project support to the Product Management team including monthly and quarterly financial sales, margin tracking, analysis, new product development interdepartmental project interface, customer support and quotation assistance, sales group assistance as it relates to product issues, and field support at trade shows and where needed to support product lines. Requires a personality that can effectively work in cross functional, matrix organization and able to influence across business.


  • Support / lead teams in new products launches using Stage Gate Process Manage projects with Engineering and Product Development ensuring product launch is on time and on budget.
  • Updating databases, collecting requests for product requirements, and creating foundations for business cases. Develop dashboards for Product Team to manage analytics, providing “deep dives” into data, becoming the “PowerBi Expert”.
  • Provide product training to the sales reps, distribution personnel as well as customers and end users.
  • Educate manufacturer reps on product and applications.
  • Create product documentation and sales collateral for sales and technical presentations.
  • Travel required for learning and understanding the Voice of the Customer (VOC).
  • Develop relationships with all manufacturer’s representatives and specialized distributors in the region.
  • Communicate company messaging to representatives, engineers, distributors, and contractors.
  • Attend tradeshows and industry events as required.


  • Bachelor Degree is not required but Watts is accepting candidates with or without a college degree with applicable experience.
  • Master of Science or MBA a plus.


  • 2+ years of experience in preferably technical business. Experience with Backflow prevention assembly product manufacturing or product management a plus.
  • Good comprehension of MS office such as excel, PowerPoint. Working knowledge of PowerBI, SAP, Tableau or other similar data base analytics will be highly advantageous.
  • Knowledge of ASME, ANSI, and specific piping industry codes and standards preferred.
  • Project Management skill set.
  • Understanding of general business practices with willingness to learn
  • Travel up to 25%


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, talk, and/or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.


  • Work in office/manufacturing environment.
  • May occasionally be required to perform job duties outside the typical office setting.

*As required by the Americans Disabilities Act (ADA)

Watts is committed to equal employment opportunity. We follow a policy of administering all employment decisions and personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic disposition or carrier status, marital status, military or veteran status, minorities, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the obligations of state and federal law, Watts will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Any employee who needs a reasonable accommodation should contact Human Resources.