Product Line Manager


Adecco is assisting a local customer in Meriden, CT who is search for a Product Line Manager. 
 JOB DUTIES for this permanent position are:
The Manager  is responsible to keep the pipeline of new opportunities full through intimate customer/market knowledge, defining target markets & customers, initiating new projects, defining the product strategy and ensuring the solutions are delivered to the market in the timeframe requested by the customers. The job requires coordinating with Customer Solutions Management, Sales, Manufacturing and Engineering teams in order to bring winning solutions to market.
The Manager will co-ordinate with Marketing and Sales to create effective presentations, collaterals, promotion plan, customer value proposition and competitive analysis.
Additional Duties Include: Accountability for product line P&L including: revenue attainment, variable margin and operating income.
Supports sales and marketing efforts by leading research of market opportunities and competitors with existing product line in assigned markets, in order to increase market share. Provide market intelligence on the shifting trends within these unique markets.

Experience with Optical Fiber, DC cable, cable assemblies.

~30% or less in the United States and Canada and potentially international a 1-2 times a year

Bachelor's Degree in an engineering related field with six (6) plus years of product management or related experience. Experience with RF and Fiber Optics (antennas, cables, F/O assemblies, etc.) is a plus
MBA preferred.  

Analytical and problem solving skills.
Proven ability to effectively communicate with several types and levels of staff and external contacts, both in writing and verbally.
Must have effective presentation skills, which includes the creation of compelling technical / sales arguments to satisfy customer requirements
Ability to work simultaneously on many priorities, which change frequently.
Knowledge of financial components of product and marketing management, including product contribution margins, value analysis, profit and loss statements, budget processes and return on investment calculations.
Proficient Microsoft Office skills (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

Apply to or call 203-634-2229 for additional information. 





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