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Product Manager (m/f/d) - Heat Shrink Tubing -Automotive


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.


As a Product Manager (m/w/d) you will report to the Global Product Manager Tubing in the TE Automotive Business Unit, the Product Manag-er will be responsible for identifying, developing and executing new and unique Heat Shrink Tubing applica-tions for the Automotive industry. He/She ensures that TE stays ahead of competition and expands the TE product portfolio by offering value to our customers.


  • Expanding the portfolio and focus on technologically differentiated and higher growth products aligned to mega-trends.
  • Design product roadmaps to align with key accounts and create differentiation in target applications.
  • Develop strong relationships with key accounts and align with other product lines and BU’s to create cross selling synergies globally.


Your key responsibilities:




  • Analyze industry trends, customer requirements, support innovation and drive long-term growth 
  • Identify, prioritize, structure, and manage complex issues that drive product priorities and demonstrate bottom line results including long term pricing and commercialization strategies
  • Evaluate blind spots in existing TE product portfolio and development of specific product roadmaps for Heat Shrink Technology to increase market penetration
  • Develop new ideas and constructively challenge existing ones, for the organization to refine its “where to play” and “how to win” choices to drive growth, and sustain competitive advantage
  • Develop opportunities that break new ground and expand total addressable market


  • Interface between the Product Management team and the cross regional internal (Product Engineer-ing, Sales) and external (Customers) functions.
  • Support on strategic or cross-regional projects, and bring timely and useful insight, perspective and analytical support
  • Acquire new projects to fill revenue pipeline
  • Translate product group strategy and roadmap into operational plans and drive execution to achieve business objectives including development of new applications
  • Keep close contact with strategic customers to understand and influence technology trends and re-quirements to form product roadmap and drive competitive advantage. 
  • Build culture of continuous improvement, which leverages best practice processes and metrics to drive year-over-year improvements in key project management metrics. 



  • Engage, motivate and challenge cross-functional as well as cross-regional teams for innovation
  • Create and foster a strong team spirit and takes on the role of “product champion”
  • Create meaning and accountability, building teamworking and managing changes
  • Promote a culture that reflects TE Connectivity’s values. 
  • Take business decisions as an enterprise leader, always aiming the best for TE Connectivity. 
  • Ensure all activities are aligned with TE Connectivity’s position on regulatory and compliance guidelines within appropriate international, national, local and industry standards regulations.




What your background should look like:


  • University degree in mechanical or chemical engineering or natural sciences or equivalent 
  • 7 years’ and experience in Automotive industry combining several experiences in Product Management, R&D, Project Management or Sales
  • Very good English skills 
  • Good German skills beneficial 
  • Proven innovation track record to drive global growth with significant customer exposure in a fast paced and changing environment with the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Clear, strategic thinker with vision and the ability to execute on priorities
  • Demonstrated commercial / entrepreneurial / strategic / innovative mindset
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, with the ability to build credible relationships with multiple functions


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Bensheim, HE, DE, 64625

City:  Bensheim
State:  HE
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  74871
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Sales & Marketing

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