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Product Manager II (Remote)

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.

The Product Manager assists the Global Product Manager 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.    

 

 

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

Develop Business Plan and Data Analysis

•    Work cross functionally to achieve sales, technology and operations strategies and goals, in line with financial goals. 
•    Regular data analysis to understand the trends, customer and region segmentation.
•    Assist GPM to take necessary actions based on the data analysis results
•    Implement pricing policy as defined by GPM
•    Assist in the development of the annual operating plan (Sales and gross or standard margin) 

Execution - New Product Development & Launch


•    Prepare financial analysis in support of new product launch 
•    Create new part numbers
•    Provide product information and samples to customers and sales team in support of new product launches
•    Issue material change orders
•    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

Execution - 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
•    Responding to requests for proposals
•    Analyze excess and obsolete inventory 
•    Assist in championing the resolution of product issues, e.g. delivery, quality, inventory 
•    Respond to requests for samples
•    Issue product change notices and material change orders
•    Issue RTS notices for new stock requests
•    Coordinate and implement product and applications training

Key Competencies & Success Factors


•    Meet AOP targets on the following KPI’s:
•    Sales
•    Market Share
•    Gross (or standard) Margin $ and %
•    Inventory ($ and turns)
•    Customer Complaints
•    Manage new product introductions on time and within budget
•    Cost reduction targets
•    Forecast accuracy
•    Sales of new products 1 and 3 years post launch
 

What your background should look like:

•    4-year technical or business degree required
•    Advanced degree (MBA) experience preferred
 

Location and Travel

Position is 100% Remote Based. Travel is 10% - 25% Domestically & Internationally.

Competencies

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.

COMPENSATION
•    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $68,900 – $86,100 (subject to change dependent on physical location)
•    Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
•    Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits
BENEFITS
•    A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets

Location: 

berwyn, PA, US, 19312

City:  berwyn
State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  87706
Alternative Locations:  remote
Function:  Sales & Marketing


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: PLM, Product Manager, Strategic Planning, MBA, Management, Operations, Strategy, Customer Service

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