Mgr. II Product Management - Hybrid

TE Connectivity

Location: Middletown, Pennsylvania

Job Type: Full time

Posted



At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

Job Overview

The Aerospace Defense and Marine (AD&M) business of TE Connectivity are leaders in the development and engineering of a comprehensive portfolio of connectors, fiber optics, wires, cables, antennas, circuit protectors and moldings for harsh environments. We have a global customer base with over 6,000 employees to deliver a broad range of solutions.

AD&M is seeking an experienced Product Manager located in Harrisburg, PA. The position will have responsibility for the profitable growth of several Connector product lines in the AD&M portfolio, running the portfolio as a mini-GM. This position will also manage another product manager. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of profitable revenue growth, effective profit & loss management, and successful new product development leadership. Key skill sets include product strategy/roadmap creation & execution, excellent communication skills, leadership through influence, and a strong desire to win.


Key Responsibilities

  • Formulate and execute plans to strategically grow existing product lines and launch new products.
  • 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 market –specific value propositions that beat the competition
  • Manage the P&L for a series of product lines (profit, loss, pricing, margin, etc.)
  • Champion new business development by translating market and customer insight into new business / product opportunities, focus on driving revenue growth at existing and new customer accounts, and driving opportunities for short and long-term revenue growth.
  • Formulate growth strategy for product sets.
  • Sets strategic vision for product line, build and maintain product roadmaps, and translate market / customer needs into product definitions and requirements
  • Manage life cycle of products from conception through end of life including: justification for prototype designs, working with development engineering and the customer to determine specs, product launch, product modifications, market positioning, pricing changes, delivery, manufacturing performance, end-of-life decisions
  • Use of VOC (Voice of Customer) tools to understand customers’ technology needs, map future needs, and translate them into a product plan
  • Knowledge and analysis of competitors and competitor products. Diagnose competitive landscape and formulates actions to out-perform competition
  • Equip sales teams through development and delivery of product training and sales promotions to increase revenues.
  • Forecast both market conditions and sales for manufacturing operations (S&OP)
  • Utilize product, market, and competitive knowledge to recommend / establish product pricing actions / strategy
  • Partnering with the sales organization, drive high levels of customer satisfaction by managing the customer relationship including quality, delivery and profitability;
  • Serve as Opportunity Champion for new development projects
  • Manages and develops other product managers

What your background should look like:

  • Due to ITAR regulations, US citizenship or US lawful permanent residency (green card) is required to apply for this position.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business required. MBA preferred
  • 5+ years of product management experience, preferably for an electronics product line in a related industry
  • Demonstrated experience in managing product line P&L and ensure adequate return on investment of capital and inventory
  • Experience managing a full product life cycle (i.e. setting strategic vision, building / maintaining product roadmaps, etc)
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate cross functionally and to influence without direct authority.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; can clearly articulate vision and collaborate across multiple global teams. Creates and delivers concise presentations for both internal and external audiences.
  • Strong track record of delivering results. Effectively plans and organizes activities and then meets commitments. Sets challenging goals, prioritizes tasks, overcomes obstacles, accepts accountability.
  • Proven ability in building and maintaining strong customer relationships.
  • Strong negotiation skills; experience in pricing or contract negotiations desirable
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required

Competencies

Motivating Others
Building Effective Teams
Managing and Measuring Work
Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets

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