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PRODUCT MANAGER V


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 position manages all aspects of a global product line or portfolio, from driving new product development to manufacturing to marketing and sales. Responsible for overall product strategy, business leadership, and capacity plans in order to meet sales revenue and gross margin targets.


Job Duties:

Market Sensing & Strategy Development 
•    Articulate market trends, demand drivers, customer needs, industry trends and competitive landscape.
•    Conduct market segmentation exercises to develop market segment-specific strategies. 
•    Conduct competitive analysis and benchmarking.
•    Define segment – specific value propositions that beat the competition.
•    Develop product roadmaps that align with business strategy.
•    Design go to market strategy, inclusive of channel strategy and partnerships.
•    Work with R&D and operations in the development of new products to meet current and future customer requirements.
•    Manage the product lifecycle.

Develop Business Plan
•    Define resource requirements necessary to execute the product roadmap. 
•    Work cross functionally to define sales, technology and operations strategies and goals, in line with financial goals.  Build consensus on specific tasks. 
•    Establish pricing policy.
•    Develop the annual operating plan (Sales and gross or standard margin). 

Execution – New Product Development & Launch
•    Be the opportunity champion for PAC projects. 
•    Plans product launches including the development of marketing and sales plans. 
•    Provides demand forecast inputs to S&OP. 
•    Attend customer meetings in support of winning new business. 
•    Exercise through leadership. 
•    Provide inputs to Marcom for the development of collateral, including e-commerce. 

Execution – Post Launch Product Management 
•    Manage the P&L (sales and gross or standard margin) for the assigned portfolio. 
•    Deliver sustained profitable growth. 
•    Enable sales to promote product line via training and the development of collateral materials that help articulate the value proposition. 
•    Manage special price requests. 
•    Track progress to the business plan and facilitate resolution to gaps.
•    Be the champion for resolution of product issues (e.g., quality, delivery, etc.). 

Key Success Factors
Meet AOP targets on the following KPI’s

•    Sales Revenue 
•    Gross Margin $ and GM %
•    Inventory turns
•    Delivery (STR)
•    Customer Complaints 
•    Manage NPI new product introductions on time and within budget
•    Cost reduction targets
•    Forecast accuracy 

What your background should look like:


•    5+ years or above of product management or sales / field application experience
•    3+ years or above of managing direct reports experience
•    MBA is a plus
•    Strong relevant products (connector) or industry experience desired
•    Strong commercial and technical skills background
•    Highly engaged team members, capabilities of dealing with challenges 

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

 

What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.

Location: 

Middletown, PA, US, 17057

City:  Middletown
State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  74945
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Sales & Marketing


Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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