TE Connectivity's Product Management Teams manage all aspects of a product, from driving new product development to manufacturing to marketing.
They are responsible for overall product strategy, business leadership and capacity plans in order to meet sales and profit targets.
The Data and Devices business unit of TE Connectivity has an opportunity for a Product Manager for the Internal Interconnect product team.
The Product Manager will manage all aspects of a global product line or portfolio, from driving new product development to manufacturing to marketing and sales.
The Product Manager runs the portfolio as a mini GM and is responsible for overall product strategy, business leadership and capacity plans in order to meet sales and gross (or standard) margin targets.
Responsibilities & Qualifications
Key Responsibilities :
Market Sensing & Strategy Development :
Articulate market trends, demand drivers, customer needs, industry trends, and competitive landscape
Conduct market segmentation exercises to develop market segment-specific strategies.
Conduct competitive analysis and benchmarking
Define segment specific value propositions that beat the competition
Develop product roadmaps that aligns with business strategy
Design go to market strategy, inclusive of channel strategy and partnerships
Work with R&D and operations in the development of new products to meet current and future customer requirements
Manage the product lifecycle
Develop Business Plan
Define resource requirements necessary to execute the product roadmap
Work cross functionally to define sales, technology and operations strategies and goals, in line with financial goals. Build consensus on specific tasks
Establish pricing policy
Develop the annual operating plan (Sales and gross or standard margin)
Execution New Product Development & Launch
Be the opportunity champion for PAC projects
Plans product launches, including the development of marketing and sales plans
Provide demand forecast inputs to S&OP
Attend customer meetings in support of winning new business
Exercise thought leadership
Provide inputs to Marcom for the development of collateral, including e-commerce
Execution Post Launch Product Management
Manage the P&L (sales and gross or standard margin) for the assigned portfolio
Deliver sustained profitable growth
Enable sales to promote product line via training and the development of collateral materials that help articulate the value proposition
Manage special price requests
Track progress to the business plan and facilitate resolution to gaps
Be the champion for resolution of product issues (e.g., quality, delivery, etc.)
Key Qualifications :
8+ years of product management or sales experience
Relevant product or industry experience desired
4-year technical or business degree required
Advanced degree (MBA) or relevant P&L management experience preferred
Additional Qualifications :
Strong business acumen with an ability to understand technically complex concepts
Creative and innovative thinker able to provide input on the development of the product strategies and the relevant business plans with the ability to execute
Proven ability to multi-task and drive results in a dynamic, high paced environment
Strong interpersonal, planning, organization, and teamwork skills.
Experienced leader with an ability to influence cross functional teams and to build strong relationships both internally and externally
Advanced presentation skills with the ability to effectively communicate complex concepts to foster understanding and acknowledgement of critical information both up and down the organization.
Values : Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
Dealing with Ambiguity
Decision Making / Judgment
Drive for Results
Integrity / Ethics
Strategic Thinking / Management