Reporting to the Sr. Dir Data Connectivity, in the TE Global Automotive Business Unit, the Director of Product for Automotive Data Connectivity Connection Systems will be responsible for product revenue, standard cost and OI as well as product portfolio management, resource allocation, and project management overseeing the specific applications with all customer stake holders
Re-balancing the portfolio and focus on technologically differentiated and higher growth products aligned to mega-trends.
Define technology platforms to leverage scale and minimize engineering utilization and operations complexity.
Build out product roadmaps to align with key accounts and create differentiation in target applications.
Develop strong relationships with key accounts and align with other product lines and BU’s to create cross selling synergies.
Assist in the optimization of the manufacturing footprint
Guide, and focus the Product Management team on Productivity, VAVE, and strategic portfolio management
Understand macroeconomic, market trends, competition, and disruptor technologies which will impact the business. Anticipate actions to evolve and adapt the business model to external environment.
Manage strategic choices to ensure organic growth and profitability objectives are being met. Includes driving strategy to grow above market.
Develop clear strategic plan and lead team execution of the plan.
Develop mid to long term product strategy & roadmaps including technology platform strategy aligned to target applications.
Develop go-to-market strategy for key accounts and fragmented parts of the business.
Identify gaps in the organization structure and core competencies and build up plans to bridge the gaps.
Translate product group strategy and roadmap into tactical plans and drive execution to achieve business objectives including revenue, standard cost, gross margin, and OI.
Keep close contact with strategic customers, market mega-trends, industry standards, to understand and influence technology trends and requirements to form product roadmap and drive competitive advantage.
Generate technology platform concept with engineering to build solid product foundation and more stable NPI launches.
In partnership with Global Sales and Marketing influence go-to-market strategy and enhance technical competency of the Sales, PM and distribution channel;
grow share with key customer and fully leverage alternative channels to m. Enable the digital transformation and increase of sales via digital platforms.
Create differentiation with product development, including advance technology development; address supply chain priorities for the product lines, including lead time and localization.
Build culture of continuous improvement, which leverages best practice processes and metrics to drive year-over-year improvements in key project management metrics.
Promote a culture that reflects TE Connectivity’s values. Set strength goals creating outstanding performance, promotes an inclusive environment and strengthen global team spirit within and across other business units.
Reward productivity as part of an ongoing process to establish TE as an employer of choice.
Take business decisions as an enterprise leader, always aiming the best for TE Connectivity.
Embrace growth mindset to mentor, lead, guide and direct talent of the global team, becoming a TE talent developer.
What your background should look like :
Minimum 10 years’ experience combining several experiences in Product Management, Sales, Project Management, Sales and at least 5 years as a Team Leader, in Industry (Sensors, Semiconductor, Electrical / Mechanical Components & Systems).
Minimum of 4-year EE or ME (or equivalent technical degree required) with a preference for advanced degree (MS, MBA)
Proven commercial and leadership track record to drive global growth, including sales, marketing, and technical teams with significant customer exposure at senior executive level in a fast paced and changing environment with the ability to work to tight deadlines.
Experience leading global teams in a matrixed environment; demonstrable success in creating a global strategy and driving implementation.
Knowledge of Automotive Industry
Knowledge of Radio Frequency and Data Integrity concepts is a plus
Ability to effectively work under pressure and to meet challenging targets.
Clear, strategic thinker with vision and the ability to execute on priorities.
Demonstrated commercial / entrepreneurial / strategic / innovative mindset.
Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, with the ability to build credible relationships with multiple functions.
Competencies Building Effective TeamsManaging and Measuring WorkMotivating OthersValues : Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, InnovationSET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers) About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $13 billion 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 nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS.
Learn more at and on , , and . What TE Connectivity offers : We offer competitive rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.
Competitive Salary Package
Performance-Based Bonus Plans
Health and Wellness Incentives
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
Employee Resource Groups
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