**Application Engineer-Product Manager (Commercial Air Conditioning)**
Location **Alpharetta, Georgia**
Department (Org 2) **AS CAC S20212**
Job Requisition **23339**
**LG Electronics U.S. (LGEUS)**
At LG we make products and services that make lives better, easier and happier through increased functionality and fun. Put simply, we offer the latest innovations to make “Life Good” – from home appliances, consumer electronics, vehicle components and mobile communications to business innovations in digital signage, air conditioning, solar and LED lighting. As a global leader, we strive for greatness in product leadership, market leadership and people leadership to realize our growth strategies.
**Talk about a mantra. Life’s Good with LG!**
We offer an environment that enables colleagues to demonstrate their capabilities, focus on their work and create value. At LG, you're encouraged to take a creative and individual approach to challenges with strong emphasis placed on performance and skill—and equal, merit-based opportunities across the board. We want our colleagues to grow with our global business. That's why we deliver sure rewards for exceptional performance and offer industry-leading benefits. Come join the team!
We are currently seeking an **Applications Engineer (Product Management)** to join our dynamic team in Alpharetta, GA as part of the Engineering Team!
+ Product Applications Engineering: field applications support, design requirements, and strategic direction/application
+ Identify strategic product needs, evaluate feasibility of product concepts, develop requirements, and develop presentation of concepts, applications, and requirements to enter into product planning roadmap
+ Define product/feature requirements and effectively communicate with the factory through product/feature development process
+ Work closely with factory R&D teams to understand existing and new product features and operation to create strategic direction for proper product applications and competitively advantaging LG products.
+ Support proper product application to field projects through creating product applications materials, providing product/applications training to sales and reps, and working with sales and reps on specific applications challenges
+ Transfer knowledge of new and existing products to Service team
+ Analyze, build, and maintain competitive product application strategies for existing and new competitive products in the market
+ Provide support to other teams in creation and review of catalogs, brochures, submittals, guide specifications, engineering manuals, etc.
+ Track industry direction and developments in ASHRAE and other standards and develop strategies for product development accordingly
+ Work with sales team to identify opportunities to develop strategies that promote sales
+ Bachelor of Science in ME, EE or equivalent required
+ 5+ yrs experience in US applied commercial air conditioning industry including experience in technical product applications support required
+ Successful history of interaction with factory R&D teams
+ New Product Information(NPI): product definition, product/feature prioritization, product details/operation, strategic application and positioning
+ Global applied commercial air conditioning industry experience a plus
+ Experience with VRF (variable refrigerant flow) or Ductless mini-split HVAC (heating, ventilation & air conditioning) systems a plus
+ Experience in Product Management a plus
+ PM Certification a plus
+ HVAC background and experience in the commercial and institutional categories is crucial.
+ Direct and attributable HVAC experience required.
+ Comfortable presenting to and engaging with a technical audience including engineers, consultants and owners.
+ Adaptable to the management style and process methods of foreign colleagues to achieve common goals.
+ Ability to read and interpret mechanical, electrical and architectural blueprints, specifications and HVAC equipment submittal data.
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LG Electronics, USA Inc.; LG Mobilecomm USA, Inc., LG Mobile Research USA LLC, and Zenith Electronics LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the Company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics.