Te Connectivity Networks
TE Connectivity Ltd., is a\u00a0$13 billion\u00a0global 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\u00a0www.te.com\u00a0and on\u00a0LinkedIn,\u00a0Facebook,\u00a0WeChat\u00a0and\u00a0Twitter.
The Aerospace, Defense and Marine (AD&M) business unit of TE is part of the Industrial Solutions segment and is a world leader in the design of components and electrical interconnection solutions that are used for applications in extreme and rigorous environments. These interconnection solutions make possible applications of avionics, jet and propulsion engine management, flight controls, grounding systems and on-board entertainment (EAB) for today's \connected aircraft\. This capability is extended to military, marine, aviation, space, land and drone vehicles, as well as oil and gas exploration of open-ocean deposits. TE offers solutions for enhanced connectivity that work and resist in the most extreme environments on Earth, from the deepest oceans to the ends of space. In your relentless activities to save space and weight, improve data delivery and power, you will find that AD&M is ready to collaborate with your design team to help you present your product more quickly in the market with smarter and better interconnect solutions.
Location(s): United States (East Coast), United Kingdom
The Global Product Management Lead for Rugged Optic Fiber (RFO) will have P&L responsibility for RFO product families within our global footprint in the Aerospace Defense and Marine business unit. \u00a0This position is responsible for the overall product strategy and business leadership for Fiber product families in order to meet sales, profit and other financial goals.
The role will direct a team of geographically deployed, seasoned Product Managers. The successful candidate must have experience leading a diverse team and driving results by direct management as well as indirect influence in a matrix environment and have clear understanding of product P&L and levers.
The role is responsible for the long-term vision of all Fiber product families and the competitive landscape which will expand from a $18M USD product line into a $40M USD portfolio.
Responsibilities & Qualifications
\tDevelop the business strategy for TE Active and Passive Fiber Optic components and systems, identifying and translating market trends and customer needs to ensure profitable growth (2xmarket) is achieved or exceeded.
\tSynthesizes competitive analysis and market assessments to drive product strategy, prioritize investments, and establish go-to-market strategies that capitalize on customer and market trends
\tEstablishes a strategic roadmap for the portfolio, including New Product concepts, extensions of existing solutions, inorganic partnerships and M&A activities
\tClearly understands the competitive landscape\u00a0- competitor strategies, pricing, positioning, strengths and weaknesses
\tUnderstands the buying motive of customers and partners in relation to how they will use and apply our products\u00a0
\tMaintain sales forecast for assigned product lines and support the S&OP process
\tDrive white space innovation, product definition and mix management (custom to standard product)
\tDrive initiative to make the product management function the center of the business and the financial stewards of the RFO Portfolio
\tEstablish and maintain product line strategy and business plan with responsibility for profitability of all connector product lines
\tEstablish critical success metrics for product management and pricing strategy
\tWorking with the marketing communications team to develop product promotion plans
Skills & Experience
\tGenerally requires\u00a0Bachelor\u2019s degree\u00a0in appropriate field with\u00a0extensive proven experience in product management and managing Product Managers\u00a0
\tRelevant product or industry experience desired; Knowledge of Fiber preferred
\tAdvanced degree (MBA) or relevant P&L management experience preferred
\tExperience in complex, matrix organizations; knows how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network
\tDemonstrated leadership ability with cross-functional teams
\tAbility to effectively deal with moderate levels of ambiguity- can effectively cope with change, can shift gears comfortably, can decide and act without having the total picture, comfortably handles risk and uncertainty and has a strong growth mindset
\tExperience in a B2B environment
\tStrong English language skills is a must, both written and verbal
\tStrong business acumen (P&L management, understanding costs, strategy & business planning)
\tDemonstrated ability as product line leader
\tDemonstrated ability as problem solver in fast paced environment
\tAbility to travel approximately 50%
\tProficiency with Microsoft Windows software (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
\tDue to ITAR restrictions, must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident if role is based in the United States.
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At TE, we believe in unleashing people\u2019s potential. We have Employee Resource Groups (Women In Networking, ALIGN \u2013 LGBTQ, Young Professionals, etc.) to support and promote a diverse workplace and a culture of inclusion for the development of different perspectives, styles and ideas. By doing this, we are consistently recognized by Thomson Reuters, and now Clarivate Analytics, as one of the Top 100 Innovators, as well as deemed one of the world\u2019s most ethical companies by Ethisphere.
Te Connectivity Networks