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Product Manager - Northamptonshire

Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Location: Northamptonshire
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Electronics
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Product Manager


£70,000 to £85,000


As a Product Line Manager you will be responsible for managing the lifecycle of a very high visibility product profile of 100G+ integrated optical components for communications applications from concept through to design, development, delivery and end-of-life for existing and new products offered in the company's portfolio. You will be responsible for driving overall product profitability and financial performance.

Role and Responsibilities:

+ Management of product portfolio through all stages of product lifecycle (PLC) from business justification to end of life.

+ Ensuring the development of the right products on time at a cost that ensures profitability

+ Responsible for product and/or portfolio P&L drivers including revenue, costs, margin and capacity investment.

+ Driving increased market share through targeted and prioritized design win activity working closely with sales and applications engineering team.

+ Provides product definition required to meet customer and market requirements

  • Product Specifications
  • Product cost requirements and evolution
  • Market entry timing and opportunity
  • Overall product business case

+ Responsible for developing pricing strategy and direct pricing for current product(s) in line with business unit profitability targets including setting pricing guidelines/price lists for sales and driving commercial strategies and customer price negotiations

+ Ownership of the product forecast and volume / capacity requirements.

+ Driving design-related cost reduction plans in order to meet product(s) gross-margin targets

Skills and Experience:

+Degree in optics, electronics, electrical engineering, semiconductors or equivalent technical discipline from an accredited college or university.

+ Extensive experience in a related position. At least one year working in a similar role and/or training, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

+ Advanced technical degree and/or commercial degree (i.e. MBA) an advantage.

+ Expert understanding of optical communication systems, optical networking and/or of optical components/devices and their design.

Product Manager


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