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Product Manager- Connectors

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

This is a high visibility position managing a $15M connector product portfolio in the Americas region with a broad scope of responsibilities including profit/loss and product life cycle management. The Product Manager is the commercial leader for the C&F Underground Connectors product line managing life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities. The position requires a strong technical background, project management, marketing and communication skills to lead initiatives that support and drive the growth of the C&F Underground product portfolio. The product manager works closely with sales, channel and operations to ensure product supply and demand are aligned to provide Extraordinary Customer Experience. 

•    Achieve revenue and profitability targets through new product development, go to market strategies, cost reduction, product rationalization and pricing initiatives.
•    Utilize market research, voice of the customer, and competitive analysis to manage the portfolio offering, position in the market and drive growth.
•    Support demand/supply management with sales forecasts and inventory management strategy to maximize turnover and minimize slow moving/obsolete inventory.
•    Perform analyses and report weekly on product sales performance to forecast and monthly review on growth, opportunity pipeline, margin improvement and cost out initiatives.
•    Work closely with engineering and operations on new product development, product line maintenance, and industry compliance testing.
•    Champion new product development initiatives using TE stage/gate process. 
•    Define and implement product marketing strategy with the marketing communications team to meet strategic objectives including developing marketing collateral and tradeshow support/attendance.
•    Conduct technical as well as sales-focused seminars and webinars for customers and sales team to support marketing initiatives.
•    Support sales with customer presentations and product demonstrations with focus on core product lines. 
•    Provide cross regional support to product management and sales for lines produced within region.
•    Develop/train product specialist(s) on the technical merits and product applications of existing and new products.

What your background should look like:

•    B.S in Electrical Engineering, B.S in Mechanical Engineering or related technical field is preferred. 
•    B.S in Business with applicable experience will also be considered.
•    Non-degreed specialist with significant related industry experience will also be considered.
•    5+ years of experience in product management, sales, or marketing related to medium voltage overhead power distribution utility market
•    Excellent communication skills. Spanish language is a plus.
•    Strong computer back ground in applications like MS Office. Salesforce and MS Project a plus.
•    Strong business acumen and leadership skills
•    Proven ability to multi-task and drive results in a dynamic, high paced environment
•    Ability to influence the business and build relationships both internally and externally
•    Creative, proactive, entrepreneur and innovative thinker
•    Ability to travel as required (20% to 50%)    


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  68410
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Sales & Marketing

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

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

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