Product Manager - Cable Assemblies/Electronic Connectors

Posted on Dec 10, 2018 by Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Lisle, IL 60532
Engineering
Immediate Start
$120k - $140k Annual
Full-Time

Product Manager

30% travel to Central US, Mexico and some South America. 5 plus years customer and commercial solutions in cable assemblies and solutions. Prefer knowledge of connections electronics PCB cable assemblies electronic connectors

The Product Manager acts as a focal point for market knowledge, profitability, forecasts, commercialization, and planning.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops and implements strategic product and annual business and marketing plans targeting markets, industries, and customers. Identifies product line trends and technologies. Leads long range product planning.
  • Increases sales and market share of assigned product line in support of objectives. Tracks progress to plan for revenue, profit, and backlog.
  • Improves profit and return on investment of assigned product line. Undertakes and leads cost reduction, capacity planning, and quality improvement projects.
  • Reviews and approves special price requests, maintains price bands and price lists, and develops pricing strategies for new and existing products.
  • Manages new development activity associated with extending and growing the life of assigned product line.
  • Develops product promotion and commercialization plans including: sales tools, literature, distribution, stocking, training, and sampling.
  • Leads a team of multiple disciplines (Engineering, marketing, sales) and drive's tactical execution, specific to project schedule performance through New Product Introduction (NPI) launch volume deployment, service and end of life strategy.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Technical area of study.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of product management/business development experience within the automotive market.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time
  • Experience of Product lines automotive industry, connectors

Reference: 598106348

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