PRODUCT MANAGER II

 

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.

Consumer, network and datacenter applications change at an exponential pace and the Data and Devices business is at the heart of a continuously expanding connected life. Accordingly, we provide responsive, iterative and fundamentally agile capabilities and conceived, designed and manufactured to support today's demands. Our customers are building the devices and the infrastructure that is redefining what information technology means. Our products push markets and meet the ever changing need of the evolving, more connected, data-driven world. We are enhancing the way we do business, focusing on the most important things and staying agile and responsive to the needs of a faster, more connected world.

Job Overview

The Data and Devices business unit of TE Connectivity has an opportunity for an Associate Product Manager based out of Taiwan. The Associate Product Manager will be part of the Internal I/O product team.  The Associate Product Manager assists in making sure that their product lines meet or exceed all of the key performance indicators established during the annual strategic and operating planning processes. They will work across functions to manage all aspects of the product life cycle from strategic planning to day-to-day tactical activities, with an emphasis on supporting the tactical activities associated with running a product line.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Key Responsibilities:

Market Sensing & Strategy Development:

  • Research market trends, demand drivers, customer needs, industry trends, and competitive landscape
  • Conduct competitive analysis and benchmarking
  • Provide materials to support the 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 by providing product trend analysis to the lead PM(s)
     

    Develop Business Plan

  • Work cross functionally to achieve sales, technology and operations strategies and goals, in line with financial goals.
  • Implement pricing policy as defined by lead PM(s)
  • Assist in the development of the annual operating plan (Sales and gross or standard margin)
     

    New Product Development & Launch

  • Prepare financial analysis in support of new product launch
  • Provide product information and samples to customers and sales team in support of new product launches
  • Create RTS requests for new product development projects
  • Gather product specification and product attribute information for the development of marketing collateral, including e-catalog
  • Provide product demand forecast inputs to the S&OP process
     

    Post Launch Product Management

  • Perform pricing analysis in preparation of catalog price changes or in response to special pricing requests
  • Develop the sales forecast for the S&OP plan
  • Provide product information to customers, the sales team, customer service, field application engineering, etc.
  • Perform product cost and gross margin analysis
  • Respond to requests for proposals
  • Assist in championing the resolution of product issues, e.g. delivery, quality, inventory
  • Respond to requests for samples
  • Coordinate and implement product and applications training

    Key Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in sales, finance, engineering or applications engineering. Experience in product management a plus
  • Relevant product or industry experience desired
  • Experience in connectors, specifically card edge/HDD/SSD drive connectors, and/or experience in the server/storage industry highly preferred.
  • 4-year technical or business degree required, advanced degree preferred

    Additional Qualifications:

  • Strong business acumen with an ability to understand technically complex concepts
  • Creative and innovative thinker
  • Proven ability to multi-task and execute results in a dynamic, high paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal, planning, organization, and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally
  • Comfortable presenting complex concepts in a group setting

Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

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Location: 

Taipei, TPE, TW, 11070

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


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