• Product Manager - Variables Product Line

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-2227
    City
    US-TX-Carrollton
    Country
    United States
    Seniority Level
    Mid-Senior level
    Job Function
    Product Management
    Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Estimated Travel Required
    20 - 50%
  • Company Overview

    Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 5000 colleagues we operate from 28 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.

     

    TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.

     

    Our Carrollton, TX facility is an innovative leader in the optoelectronics and lighting industries. Equipped to meet the needs of our worldwide customers, our Carrollton, TX products can be found in office equipment, industrial applications, encoders, military and high-reliability applications, medical diagnostic equipment, automotive and lighting applications. With over 40 years of mounting, bonding, and packaging experience, our engineering teams have the skills and expertise to deliver optoelectronic solutions for the most demanding environments.

    Role Overview and Responsibilities

    Introduction

    The Product Manager is responsible for establishing the business growth strategy and managing business performance for the product portfolio consisting of potentiometers, trimmers, position sensors, and electronic steering sensors. This product leadership role is responsible for the Growth and Profitability of the product family.

     

     

    Key Responsibilities

    • Product line business performance. 
      • Develop annual business plan (revenue/operating income and investment requirements)
      • Drive business execution to meet or exceed annual revenue and operating income targets 
      • Manage P&L by leading growth initiatives (NBOs) and controlling/managing costs (support, selling, R&D, etc.) 
      • Provide guidance, strategies and support to Sales team to ensure sales objectives are met
      • Report business status in reviews and monthly reports 
      • Work with Operations and Quality to maximize productivity, inventory, quality and delivery metrics through appropriate management and key initiatives
      • Update forecast and work with Operations/Supply Chain Management to manage on-going demand and supply plan
    • Develop product portfolio growth strategy. 
      • Plan and implement five year growth plan for product line, including investment requirements 
      • Evaluate competition, customers, and opportunities. 
      • Build relationships with strategic customers 
      • Develop appropriate market initiatives, targeting high-value growth opportunities
      • eUnderstand market requirements and develop product line roadmap to drive revenue and market growth.
      • Guide new product development, including product derivatives, product line extensions, and identification of new platform development opportunities
      • Drive product positioning strategies and develop relationships with key channel partners
      • Drive pricing strategy
      • Develop portfolio rationalization strategy 

    Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

    Core Requirements

    • 5+ years product management experience 
      • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Field 
      • MBA Preferred
      • Significant experience with distribution sales/positioning preferred.
      • Travel (30%) including global travel

     

    Desireable Skills and Experience

    • Personal Attributes: High-energy, creative and resourceful self-starter who demonstrates leadership skills and instincts. In terms of personal competencies, must be hands-on with a combination of strategic thinking and drive to achieve tangible business results. In addition, they should possess the following competencies:
      • Ethics: Highest level of professional integrity and honesty. 
      • Leadership: Confidence and maturity with the ability to connect and inspire others. A proven track record of leading projects and teams that successfully achieve milestones and complete deliverables. 
      • Strategic Marketing Skills: Deep understanding and experience with the ability to apply practically.
      • Results-Oriented: A driver who possesses the ability to take actions and implement effective solutions in a timely manner
      • Problem Solver: A creative yet pragmatic problem solver. Methodical, hands-on and detail-oriented
      • Analytical Thinking and Decision-Making: An ability to synthesize market trends/issues and integrate into product line strategies. 
      • Excellent planning, execution and project-management skills. 
      • Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills: A team player who is receptive to ideas from others, shares information, and works well with others. Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to interact successfully with all levels of management as well as a diverse work force. 

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