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Product Manager - Fiber Optics


Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 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 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

The Aerospace, Defense and Marine (AD&M) business unit of TE is part of the Industrial Solutions segment -- a world leader in the design of components and electrical interconnection solutions that are used for applications in extreme and harsh environments. These interconnect solutions make possible applications like avionics, jet engine management, flight controls, grounding systems and harness assemblies, in-flight entertainment (IFE) and cabin systems for today's "connected aircraft". Vertical markets served include commercial and military aviation, space, military ground vehicles, unmanned / drone vehicles, as well as marine offshore oil and gas (MOG) development. TE offers solutions for enhanced connectivity in extreme environments, from the deepest oceans, to deep space exploration. In your relentless need to save space and weight, improve data delivery and power management, you will find that AD&M is ready to collaborate with your design team to help you get your product to the market faster with smarter, better interconnect solutions.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Product Management Teams manage all aspects of a product line and are responsible for overall product strategy, business leadership and capacity plans in order to meet sales and profit targets.

The Product Manager Position for Fiber Optics will be a key member of the global TE AD&M Business Unit organization, actively leading and driving projects for physical contact product lines, primarily focusing on Deutsch connectivity and harness solutions. The Product Manager will work closely with the functional experts throughout the company to deliver immediate business impact through recommendations based on critical evaluation of analytical data obtained from a range of sources. The Product Manager reports into the RFO manager of Product Management.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Key Tasks:

  • Annual revenue, margin, capex budget settings for managed product lines
  • Developing PL vision, key objectives and business strategies for growth, GTM plans
  • Developing and managing/reviewing product pricing, costs, fully owning P&L
  • With engineering and senior management developing product/technology roadmaps, and evaluating and closing product gaps to ensure product lines’ health and growth
  • Managing product life cycles
  • Establishing/maintaining close relationships with operations, supply chain and plant personnel to enable on-time deliveries by forecasting demand, safe stocking, etc.
  • Frequently reviewing progress towards annual goals, B&B, on-time deliveries, realigning
  • Owning, maintaining and growing key customer list and keeping close relationships with them, ensuring 100% customer satisfaction
  • Befriending, training and supporting sales organization, advocating their needs within organization
  • Travelling as needed to see key customers, standard committees, exhibitions, etc. necessary to product lines’ growth
  • Aligning across different functions across organization – engineering, S&M, operations, finances to ensure delivery on targets


Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in technical field required. Advanced degree in business, finances, or similar would be a plus.
  • Experience in connectivity and/or fibre optics
  • Exposure to aerospace and defence markets strongly preferred
  • P&L management experience and financial acumen strongly preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, planning, organization, and teamwork skills
  • Ability to travel – anticipate 30% travel (primarily EMEA)
  • Proven ability to multi-task and drive results in a fast-paced environment
  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Middletown, PA, US, 17057

Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  44805
Alternative Locations: 

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

Job Segment: Engineer, Electrical, Developer, Supply Chain Manager, Product Manager, Engineering, Technology, Operations

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