Manager II, Product Management

TE Connectivity

Location: Wilsonville, Oregon

Job Type: Full time


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Job Overview

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. Runs the portfolio as a “mini” GM. This role is for our Interconnect group.

Market Sensing & Strategy Development
➢ Articulate market trends, demand drivers, customer needs, industry trends, and competitive landscape for Polymer tubing (thermoplastics, Heat Shrink, HP polymers, balloons)
➢ 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 digital platforms, social media, channel strategy and partnerships
 Work with the Devices PBU to understand the interco complexities, pricing and overall benefit to Medical and lay out a roadmap for interco and trade business that gives TE the most value add.
➢ Work with R&D and operations in the development of new products to meet current and future customer requirements.

Develop Business Plan (Achieve cross-functional alignment to the plan)
➢ Define resource requirements necessary to execute the tubing / polymer 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)

Product Development & Launch
➢ Be the opportunity champion for PAC projects.
➢ Plan product launches, including the development of marketing and sales plans.
➢ Provide demand forecast inputs to S&OP. (IBP)
➢ 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. Would need engineering input on this
➢ Manage sand approval of special price
➢ Track progress to the business plan and facilitate resolution to gaps.
➢ Be the champion for resolution of product issues (e.g., quality, delivery, etc.); Be the frontline support and liaison between engineering (NPI and Sustaining), operations, customer service, pricing team, and sales for PTFE/Extrusions/HS/FEP products
➢ Oversee Interco Tubing/Polymer sales; ensure best pricing; training for teams for ease of RFQs/orders
➢ Drive a healthy NPI Funnel
➢ E-commerce: drive the project to get high performing polymers (HS, FEP, PTFE etc) and Thermoplastics on
➢ Understand/maintain resources for tubing questions on pecs/products/PNs/pricing/compliance/quality—be the control tower for issues/questions.

What your background should look like:

➢ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business with a minimum 5+ years of product management or sales experience; if Engineering, must also have relevant P&L management experience
➢ Related product or medical device industry experience, preferred
➢ Experience managing a team via influence and collaboration
➢ Advanced degree (MBA) or relevant P&L management experience, preferred


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