Product Director, Rail Solutions (Mississauga, CA/Cedar Rapids, US)

Product Director, Rail Solutions (Mississauga, CA/Cedar Rapids, US)

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You will be a key member of the product management team responsible for setting and executing on the product vision, strategy and road-map. You will leverage your business acumen, industry expertise and market data to execute product strategies that sustain revenue growth and innovate for the future.

The Product Director will discover, analyze and solve rail market problems to produce product solutions that delight customers, use verified market data to produce highly successful product vision and strategies, communicate and evangelize your product vision and strategies to your customer and stakeholders, and execute those strategies to meet or exceed financial targets.

Job Description:


  • Aggressively identify market opportunities by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers
  • Conduct competitive analysis and develop a strong understanding of stakeholders to drive development decisions
  • Synthesize information gathered to develop a rail product strategy and manage its execution
  • Develop, communicate and execute a multi-year product strategy that goes far beyond today’s technology portfolio that is responsive to industry needs and surpasses competitors
  • Work collaboratively with other departments to drive bookings and revenue within company by ensuring solutions are responsive to clients’ needs and able to be launched, deployed and supported successfully and efficiently
  • Manage the product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
  • Act as product evangelist both internally and externally
  • Function as the central contact point. Address complaint and resolving problems
  • Balance long-term investments in enabling technology and vision with short-term product requirements; including when to build vs. buy vs partner, or change from one technology to another
  • Identify, analyze and manage technical debt with your product
  • Measure and manage product quality
  • Analyze key performance metrics to measure effectiveness and drive improvements
  • Lead quarterly holistic product overviews to manage and communicate current market analysis, strategy, product roadmap and current and forecasted product performance
  • Facilitate objective Win/Loss Analysis of deals
  • Analyzing potential partner relationships for the product
  • Analyze and keep abreast of technology trends
  • Maintain product and market knowledge, and keep abreast of market trends

About Trapeze:

Here at Trapeze, we strive to ensure that our employees succeed in all aspects of their career. Our culture provides individuals with the ability and opportunity to collaborate, learn and grow. We encourage our employees to openly contribute ideas, whether you are a student, graduate, or current member of the team. From day one, you will be assigned tasks that are meaningful to both the success of our business and your career development.

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