Product Manager – Position #3

We are seeking a Product Manager to join our Global Connectivity Business Unit.

The Product Manager is responsible for management and performance of the Company’s OSP Copper Carrier product line(s). Business growth is driven by identifying, specifying, and validating product and market opportunities of new or existing products within OSP Copper Carrier Products focused on FTTN (Fiber-to-the-Node) broadband applications.

Responsibilities will include the following:
Participate in development of Business Plans and Long Range Strategic Plans to a business growing at double-digit rates.
Grow market share at new and existing customers.
Lead new product development.
Participate in the production and implementation of pricing strategies, forecast models, and product life cycle strategies.
Manage day to day profitability of your assigned product line
Provide direction toward creation of product promotion plans, technical ordering guides, and user documentation.
Lead industry-pricing research, and internal cost reduction teams to improve the P&L of your assigned product line(s).
Exercise good judgment by operating within broadly defined guidelines as you complete tasks consistent with obtaining product line results and support of the day-to-day operations of the business.
Work to become the subject matter expert for your product line through development and delivery of technical presentations and sales staff training.

Bachelors of Science in Business or Engineering
Masters preferred.
25% domestic travel required
Highly developed analytical skills and organizational skills.
Ability to work in an unstructured environment and able to multi-task.
Strong communication and leadership skills.
Ability to understand technical products.
Desired Experience:
4+ years in product management or related function preferred.
Previous business experience and OSP (outside plant) experience a plus.
Previous Telecommunications experience a plus.