Product Manager

Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
Full Time

About the Team

VIZIO is seeking Product Manager to join growing TV Product Management team and contribute to new feature research, specification, BOM cost analysis, product pricing, and product lifecycle management for expanding TV and accessory product line. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to research new features and contribute to product specifications, build technical feature specification documents, work on BOM cost and product price analysis, and draft test plans for qualitative testing for chipset vendors and ODMs that has a direct and measurable impact on the company’s product roadmap.  Strong initiative, communication, responsiveness, and follow-through are essential for this job. The ability to maintain confidentiality and to operate in the role with the highest of ethical standards and professionalism are required.


The Product Manager, based out of VIZIO’s Irvine headquarters, will report to the Director of Product Management - TV and provide support to the Product Management team.  


What You Will Do

  • Work with product teams to analyze competitive landscape, help define product specifications and create documentation for new and existing TV products.
  • Build product feature specifications and contribute feature PRDs with details for ODM RFPs and VQA testing process.
  • Work on product cost analysis including BOM and support Business Planning team to achieve effective cost and MSRP targets for success in the market.
  • Work with engineering and software teams to evaluate product features and help to define product behavior and performance goals.
  • Manage product life cycle successfully from concept to EOL working closely with all stakeholders, Program, Engineering, Software Product, Business Development, Business Planning, Marketing, Sales, QA, Customer Service teams and ODM partners.
  • Work with NPI teams, key technology partners and ODMs to ensure timely and smooth transition in each NPI milestones – Kick-Off, EVT, DVT, PVT, MP, FCS.
  • Contribute technical roadmaps for future product features and specifications.
  • Create and maintain technical documentation and presentation materials to support product roadmaps and specifications.
  • Research and learn new feature specifications in picture quality and video, as well audio, networking and other related categories for TV products.
  • Collaborate closely with ODMs and vendors to ensure understanding of our product feature requests and specifications and their capabilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

About You

  • You have a minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field.
  • You have +5 years of related engineering or technical work experience.
  • You have +5 years product management and consumer electronics product experience.
  • You enjoy being organized and possess a high attention to detail.
  • You possess good technical knowledge of spec and features of TV products, as well as other modern CE devices, which includes, but is not limited to WiFi, Bluetooth, streaming technologies, audio and video codecs, etc
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to tell complex stories simply and adapt to questions, rather than just presenting information
  • You have strong project management skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects and cross-functional stakeholders simultaneously to drive outcomes within often tight deadlines or quick turnaround times
  • You possess a high attention to detail.
  • You have expertise with PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.


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Headquartered in Irvine, California, VIZIO is a leading HDTV brand in America and the #1 Sound Bar Brand in America. VIZIO's mission is to deliver high performance, smarter products with the latest innovations at a significant savings that we can pass along to our consumers. Our loyal following and industry-wide praise continues to grow as we redefine what it means to be smart.


VIZIO, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. We will not pay fees to any third-party agency, outside recruiter or firm without a mutually agreed-upon contract and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.


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