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PRODUCT MANAGER

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

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 Associate Product Manager assists the Product Manager in making sure that their product lines meet or exceed all of the key performance indicators established during the annual strategic and operating planning processes. They will work across functions to manage all aspects of the product life cycle from strategic planning to day-to-day tactical activities, with an emphasis on supporting the tactical activities associated with running a product line.
 

What your background should look like:

Duties and Responsibilities
Execution – Commercial Products
•    Perform pricing analysis as needed across the product lines
•    Develop and maintain the sales forecast for the S&OP plan 
•    Provide product informaton to customers, the sales team, customer service, field application engineering, etc.
•    Perform product cost and gross margin analysis
•    Analyze excess and obsolete inventory
•    Assist in championing the resolution of product issues, e.g. delivery, quality, inventory - Respond to requests for samples
•    Issue product change notices and material change orders
•    Coordinate and implement product and applications training
•    Maintain data and metrics related to 5 year strategy for growth and margin initiatives


Execution -- Product Development and Launches
•    Create new part numbers and esure proper product classification
•    Provide product information and samples to customers and sales team in support of new product launches 
•    Track execution and status of new product development programs
•    Issue material change orders
•    Gather product specification and product attribute information for the development of marketing collateral, including e-catalog

Develop Business Plan
•    Research market trends, demand drivers, customer needs, industry trends, and competitive landscape
•    Conduct competitive analysis and benchmarking
•    Conduct voice of the customer surveys in support of product line managers
•    Work with R&D and operations in the development of new products to meet current and future customer requirements
•    Work cross functionally to achieve sales, technology and operations strategies and goals, in line with financial goals.
•    Implement pricing policy as defined by lead PM(s) 
•    Assist in the development of the annual operating plan (Sales and gross or standard margin

Key Requirements 
•    Bachelors degree on engineering
•    English level of C1 desirable 
•    Relevant product or industry experience desired
•    4 year degree or relevant experience required
•    Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (especially Excel) required

Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
Location: 

Alajuela, A, CR, 20108

City:  Alajuela
State:  A
Country/Region:  CR
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  76119
Alternative Locations:  Zona Franca Flexipark
Function:  Sales & Marketing


Job Segment: Engineer, Manager, Product Manager, Strategic Planning, Application Engineering, Engineering, Management, Operations, Strategy

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