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Product Manager - High Voltage Terminals and Connectors

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.


This position is for Product Manager for Automotive High Voltage Terminals and Connectors within the Hybrid and Electric Mobility Solutions (HEMS) team. The Product Manager will manage all aspects of a product line, from driving new product development to manufacturing to pricing to marketing and sales. Responsible for overall product strategy, roadmap, business leadership and capacity plans in order to meet sales and gross (or standard) margin targets.


Job Responsibilities

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 aligns with business strategy

- Working with Global Team (regional product managers as well as Global Lead) on multi-regional quotations and opportunities

- 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)


Product Development & Launch:

- Be the opportunity champion for New product development (PAC) projects.

- Plans product launches, including the development of marketing and sales plans.

- Provide demand forecast inputs to S&OP.

- Attend customer meetings in support of winning new business

- Exercise thought leadership.

- Working with operations to create a capital efficient manufacturing plan

- Managing make vs buy, in-house and outsourced production to maximize operating income

- 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.)

- Collaborate with Global community to execute product strategy


What your background should look like:

  • 5+ years of product management or sales experience, additional MBA preferred
  • Relevant product or industry experience desired especially in High-Voltage Terminals and Connectors.
  • 4-year technical or business degree required
  • Advanced degree (MBA) or relevant P&L management experience preferred
  • Strong business acumen, good commercial and process understanding


Particular Skills & Abilities Required

  • Demonstrate entrepreneurship thinking
  • Clear, strategic thinker with the ability to execute on priorities
  • Excellent relationship and communication skills & building effective teams
  • Ability to work deadlines and challenging targets
  • 10% domestic and international travel
  • Candidate can be located in the Troy, MI market or San Francisco Bay Area


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

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.



TROY, MI, US, 48084

City:  TROY
State:  MI
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  70230
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Sales & Marketing

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Manager, Product Manager, PLM, MBA, Automotive, Management, Operations

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