Product Management Intern
Location CA, Los Angeles
Department Marketing
Employment Type Temporary Full Time - Employee
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Job Title:  Product Management Intern                                                 

Location: Los Angeles                             

Reports To: Project Manager- Transportation

FLSA Status:  Hourly



Barksdale, founded in 1949, is a leading manufacturer of highly engineered control products. As a subsidiary of Crane Co., a $3B industrial conglomerate, Barksdale has a leading brand position in instrumentation, with focus on General Industrial, Oil & Gas and Transportation end markets. With proprietary technologies, Barksdale’s regulators, pressure switches and electronic instrumentation products have carved a niche for themselves in demanding applications. Supported by strong financial standing, the business is positioned to grow from $60M to $200M in revenue within the next three to five years.


The Product Management Intern will be a key contributor with the primarily responsibility of supporting the Transportation vertical market to build marketing analysis tools to drive process improvement of new product release. This intern will have the opportunity to learn Barksdale’s control product lines and work closely with our engineers and cross functional teams to enable growth and improve business performance (streamline processes and reduce waste).


These responsibilities including projects and other tasks assigned are subject for modifications, as we get closer to Summer 2020. 

  • Product Management Tool- Develop tools to enable revenue growth and improve quality for the Transportation vertical.
  • Create valve kit packages/cross reference table to gain Aftermarket share
  • Create/update “handle directory” to consolidate all information on existing handles to facilitate customization of new products, avoid duplication and to minimize cost
  • Build a configuration spreadsheet for a specific product that will enable our applications team to easily put together a preliminary bill of material based product feature and available components
  • Convert old/create assembly prints to current standard to minimize production build errors and improve our overall quality
  • Process Improvement Tool: Build analysis tools to drive process improvement that will grow profitability through pricing actions and inventory control
  • Build a forecast model based on customer forecast and historic trend analysis
  • develop a pricing analysis model/template based on historic cost, sales price and volume – to output recommendations based on select input by specific customer
  • create/update the current “costed bill of material” template using macros to interface with our ERP system to reduce time and improve costing/pricing accuracy for new part numbers for new business opportunities/projects


  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, preferably in Engineering, Business, Computer Science or related technical degree
  • Must possess a GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Proficient in Excel
  • High attention to detail
  • SolidWorks experience preferred
  • Ability to read and understand 2D engineering/technical drawings


The successful candidate will be paid a competitive hourly wage of $20.00 per hour.

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