Product Manager - Emerging Data Connectivity / Infotainment

Function:  SALES & MKTG - PRODUCT MANAGEMENT / PRICING
Requisition ID:  15922
Location:  Fremont, CA, US, 94555
Alternative Locations: 
Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Employment Experience:  3-5 years
Travel:  10% to 25%

Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

When every connection counts, TE’s Industrial & Commercial Transportation (ICT) business unit delivers reliable connectivity products designed to withstand harsh environmental conditions for on and off-highway vehicles and recreational transportation. As a world leader in rough and rugged connectivity, depend on TE’s ICT to provide innovative solutions for field applications where failure is not an option. Some of our key technologies include terminals and connectors, custom cable assemblies, relays and switching modules, inductive systems, and wire and cable.

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.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Key Responsibilities:

Market Sensing & Strategy Development

  • Research market trends, demand drivers, customer needs, industry trends, and competitive landscape for Infotainment, Hybrid Electric Mobility, and Advanced connector products from an adjacent segment perspective
  • Conduct competitive analysis and benchmarking
  • Work with marketing to provide content to support the go to market strategy, inclusive of channel strategy and partnerships
  • Work with R&D, sales and operations teams in the development of new products to meet current and future customer requirements.
  • Manage the product lifecycle by providing product trend analysis to the lead PM(s)

Develop Business Plan

  • 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)

Execution – New Product Development & Launch

  • Prepare financial analysis in support of new product launch
  • Create new part numbers - Provide product information and samples to customers and sales team in support of new product launches
  • Issue material change orders
  • Create RTS requests for new product development projects
  • Gather product specification and product attribute information for the development of marketing collateral, including e-catalog
  • Provide product demand forecast inputs to the S&OP process

Execution – Post Launch Product Management

  • Perform pricing analysis in preparation of catalog price changes or in response to special pricing requests
  • Develop the sales forecast for the S&OP plan
  • Provide product information to customers, the sales team, customer service, field application engineering, etc.
  • Perform product cost and gross margin analysis
  • Responding to requests for proposals
  • 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
  • Issue RTS notices for new stock requests
  • Coordinate and implement product and applications training

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in sales, finance, engineering or applications engineering
  • Relevant product or industry experience desired
  • 4-year degree required; Electrical & Electronics Engineering preferred
  • Advanced degree (MBA) experience preferred

Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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