• Product Line Manager - Active Lifestyle and Outdoor

    Job Locations US-CO-Fort Collins
    Product Management
  • Overview

    Otter Products is currently recruiting for a Product Line Manager to join our Active Lifestyle and Outdoor team! This role will be based in Fort Collins, CO.

    As a Product Line Manager for the Active Lifestyle and Outdoor team, you will help to develop new, innovative products. This role will be collaborating with many different teams to review product portfolios and to foster excitement throughout the company on products. This position will also represent our company and products at tradeshows! Sound interesting? Keep reading to learn more about our company!


    *Position may be hired as Product Line Manager or Sr. Product Line Manager depending on candidate experience (see below).


    This position may travel up to 30% domestically and/or internationally.


    About Otter Products:

    From our founder’s garage in 1998 to the global technology leader we are today, Otter Products continues to drive growth through innovation. Our industry-leading brands, OtterBox and LifeProof lead the way to help people do more and go more places with technology in hand. Otter Products is a global company of more than 900 Otters (employees) with offices in Fort Collins, Colo., San Diego, Calif., Hong Kong, Munich, Germany and Cork, Ireland. Our mission is simple – We Grow to Give which comes to life by way of our charitable arm, the OtterCares Foundation. From innovation and engineering to community and culture – growing to give is at the heart of everything we do.


    For more information visit otterproducts.com.


    • Manage the development and launch of new products and/or series within a business segment to include P&L accountability.
    • Lead the management of categories within Active Lifestyle and Outdoor.
    • Maintain a solid understanding of the macro market, emerging trends, competitive landscape, channel requirements and consumer insights.
    • Analyze the market and lead the development of future customer offerings to meet and exceed segment goals.
    • Lead development of market requirements, value proposition, positioning and pricing strategy for new products and series.
    • Identify opportunities for innovation and evolution.
    • Promote products internally to gain alignment with internal stakeholders
    • Own the creation of market requirements documents) MRDs as a vehicle to communicate requirements to cross functional teams like engineering, marketing, sales and ensure they reflect winning product strategies.
    • Guide product development to meet strategic objectives and profitability goals.
    • Ensure voice of the customer feedback (end user and key channel partners) is integrated in to business and portfolio strategies and product development plans.
    • Attend tradeshows and customer meetings to effectively represent company and products
    • Other duties as required


    • Bachelor’s degree required. Degree in marketing, business or related field preferred. MBA or advanced degree preferred.
    • Minimum six years (minimum 10 years for Sr. Product Line Manager) of product management or product marketing experience including conceiving, developing and driving innovative products is required.
    • Experience in consumer goods preferred.
    • Previous experience managing or having responsibility of P&L preferred.


    Otter Products is an equal employment opportunity employer (EEO).


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