Product Manager

Are you a detail oriented, process driven and highly motivated individual who has a passion for Product Management? Do you enjoy working cross functionally to deliver results that affect the bottom line? As a Product Manager, you are joining a team of entrepreneurs who are passionate about understanding our markets, customers, competitors and the products we need to implement to win.

What you will be doing...

As a Member of the Product Management Team, you will manage all aspects of a product (Entrelec - Terminal Blocks), 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.

Main activities include: product development, market launch, pricing, profitability, market penetration strategy and promotion.

As a Product Manager, a typical day may include:

 

Market Situation Analysis:

  • Leads market intelligence analysis.
  • Understands and defines current market segmentation and related product/system/service positioning. Identifies potential gaps in portfolio, both against competition and new market opportunity.
  • Coordinates analysis to evaluate market and contribute to marketing plan development.

Profitability:

  • Responsible for the profitability and life cycle of one product/system/service line/group by defining product/system/service pricing guidelines and market position.
  • Ensures technical and commercial support to Sales force for critical or special negotiations.

Marketing Plan & Communications:

  • Collaborates with internal Marketing and Sales teams to define the marketing plan, including marketing communication activities, training activities and sales initiatives.
  • Initiates and drives product market communication strategy, including product launch planning and implementation.
  • Manages different channel to market scenarios in coordination with channel partners and Marketing & Sales to ensure best market coverage.

New Product Development:

  • Defines new product/system/service plans, sets technical, price, cost and capital expenditure targets.
  • Contributes to development of new portfolios by leading customer need and value analysis, planning the roadmap to create maximum value, follow-up of product/system/service portfolio performance.
  • Prioritizes new product/system/service development projects with responsibility for achievement of targets (product characteristics, time, costs, capital expenditure, pay-back) and coordinating cross-functional teams.
  • Works with Research & Development (R&D) to propose and evaluate product feasibility projects and roadmaps for new products/system/service and variants.
  • Owns and approves defined product/system/service development process stage gates.

Existing Products:

  • Owns the technical and market specification for the product/system/service and determines a product/system/service business plan that supports sustainable growth.
  • Leads life cycle management process, analyses current product/system/service, defines and tracks performance metrics, plans appropriate measures (e.g. enhancements, cost reductions, phase-outs) and makes decisions on product/system/service obsolescence and end-of life to ensure current and future market requirements are met and maximize profitability.

 

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What your background should look like…

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or business required.  Master’s degree preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in Sales, Engineering or Application Engineering
  • Relevant low voltage connector product knowledge and power or automation industry experience desired

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.

  • Healthcare for associates and their families, including eligible domestic partners
  • Paid time off, including vacations and holidays
  • Life insurance and disability protection
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement benefits (401k matching) and more…

 

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.

Work Location:

This position is located in our Middletown, PA office.

Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

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.

As one of the largest business units of TE Connectivity, TE Industrial is a leading global solutions provider with a broad portfolio of components and system solutions for clients in various industries. The growing demand for personalized products, a never-ending stream of new market requirements, the need for consistently high product quality, and an increasing interconnectedness make the use of highly advanced production systems a must. TE’s Industrial solutions provide the basis for this flexible production — by helping our customers to become more connected, addressing Smart Factory needs, connect and transmit vast amounts of data quickly, enable connectivity in harsh environments, increase productivity, meet localized manufacturing needs, and realize energy efficiency requirements. Industrial’s primary goals include enabling smarter automation, enabling smarter rail transportation, and empowering intelligent buildings.

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Location: 

Middletown, PA, US, 17057

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Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Travel:  10% to 25%


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