GE Appliances, a Haier company Product Manager – Connected Products in Louisville, Kentucky

Role Summary/Purpose: The Product Manager – Connected Products will have responsibility for developing product strategy and delivering growth and innovation in connected product.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for developing product strategy and delivering growth and innovation in connected product

  • Engage functional teams to develop strategy and execution plans to expand connected product capability, consumer usage, overall connection rate and new partnerships

  • Lead development of analytics of connected insight data to draw conclusions to improve ownership experience and enhance product capability and simply user interface.

  • Lead efforts to deliver required product attributes desired by consumer/customer through data analytics focused on user interface and controls.

  • Collaborate with GEA Commercial teams and customers to develop and execute sales strategy and marketing plans

  • Allocate funding and priorities for new app and integration developments

  • Lead cross-functional or cross-product teams including technology, product management and commercial to assure coordinated development and launch of new features

  • Engage with partners at a strategic level to advance integrations, deliver consumer value and develop new monetary revenue streams.

  • Collaborate with Insights team to do consumer research on required product attributes desired by consumer/customer

  • Support commercialization process as new features and capabilities go to market

  • Relocation assistance: Yes

About Us: GE Appliances, a Haier company and Affiliates (GEA), is more than a place to work. We imagine, design and build some of the world's best appliances. Our people strive to improve themselves, the company and the community—building challenging and rewarding careers along the way. We value diversity, teamwork, innovation and lean manufacturing. We work with some of the best people in the world who take pride in our products and thrive on challenges. More than a place to work, it is a place of opportunity, a place to grow and a place to develop your career . GEA employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. PRODU02429

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



  • Required

  • Bachelors


  • Required

  • Minimum of 5 years of product management or commercial experience in a business to consumer – type role

  • Prior Commercial, Manufacturing or Technology experience

  • Strong communication and influencing skills

  • Demonstrated ability to integrate, and drive action across multi-functional teams

  • Must be willing and able to travel, as needed to support commercial activities and partner integrations

  • Preferred

  • Cross-functional experience, particularly in commercial roles

  • Familiarization with NPI process, M-Reviews and Go-to-market approaches

  • Results oriented; ability to deliver on commitments and follow through

  • Strategic, with data oriented decision-making skills, analytical