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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.

Summary

 

  • Regional Product Champion for TE MV Cable Accs products. Support both Australia and New Zealand for product specification, sales, applications, reporting and marketing.
  • Assist in the analysis of daily managerial situations impacting the assigned product lines in ANZ. Examples include: 
  • Interpret customers' specifications, and provide technical product support.  Answer detailed customer questions on product including test data, product components, and manufacturing practices and processes
  • Train internal and external customers on product offering and applications via presentations in seminars, lunch & learns, conferences, hands-on instruction, and job site visits
  • Gathering product specification and product attribute information for the development of marketing collateral, including e-catalogue
  • Pricing analysis in preparation of new product launch, price changes, response to special pricing requests 
  • Performing product cost analysis 
  • Collaborate in assuring products meet applicable standards with cross-functional collaboration
  • Follow the creation of new part numbers 
  • Support in the development and implementation of product testing, inventory management, product rationalization, cost reduction, marketing, and advertising projects
  • Investigating shipping issues and production holds. Issuing product change notices and material change orders 

What your background should look like:

 

Responsibilities-

 

  • Support of CA Portfolio growth plan in ANZ region, as per business objectives
  • Develop business plans for region specific products and seek BU support for investment
  • Support in the development and implementation of product testing, inventory management, product rationalization, cost reduction, marketing, and advertising projects
  • Gather market commercial and technical information to justify product line additions or re-positioning, i.e. cable ranges, materials, installation time, application details, price, etc.
  • Develop specification and sales support materials including but not limited to installation instructions, brochures, catalogues, data sheets, cross references, etc.
  • Gather product-related customer feedback and ensuring customer satisfaction 
  • Maintain industry, technical, application knowledge and other skills to increase personal effectiveness
  • Willingness to travel 20-30% domestic and/or international – customer visits, association presentations, field training, etc.
  • Support in analyzing product performance returns for evaluation with engineering, generate written customer reports, and properly communicate findings to global product management
  • Coordinate prototypes for testing with engineering and provide technical assistance to design feasibility and make recommendations for necessary changes
  • Reporting tasks:
  • Responsible for keeping management informed of the progress, status and direction of assigned product lines. 
  • To drive monthly call with sales for Reporting progress: scorecards, project pipeline, backlog.
  • Attending the following monthly review and reporting processes (sometimes out of office hours): 
  • Scorecard reporting (monthly) 
  • Revenue, (booking, billing & backlog) 
  • Standard margin 
  • Pricing, volume, mix, erosion 
  • SFDC funnel, (as prescribed) 
  • TEBIT tracking and ideation. (monthly) 
  • PFO, slow moving inventory process. (monthly)  
  • PCN rationalisation (twice per year)

 

Qualifications-

 

  • Degree in Electrical or mechanical Engineering, preferable in MV & HV or power technology or 5 years relevant industry experience.  
  • Relevant product or industry experience desired 
  • Analytical competency and ability to work with data
  • Attention to detail
  • Work under pressure 
  • Drive for results
  • Action oriented
  • Financial analysis

Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
Location: 

Macquarie Park, NSW, AU, 2113

City:  Macquarie Park
State:  NSW
Country/Region:  AU
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  90539
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Sales & Marketing


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