Director Product Management - RF/Fiber

Location: Lawrence, MA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $160,000.00 - $170,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 11/12/2018
Job ID: 02618697
Job Description
Director of Product Management (Electronic Components and Subassemblies)
The company is expanding their electronics brands (components, subassemblies, interconnects, fiber optics, avionics, RF, PolyPhaser, etc.). verticals and markets where most of the manufacturing efforts are private label. Product Managers drive this company and you will manage an essential part of growing the business.
The Director will be responsible for product strategy, vision, planning and execution from inception to pricing and product positioning. You will own the product strategy and achieving the financial goals of the product line organization. You will also help to identify, manage and grow a supplier network for fiber optic connectivity solutions. This will involve you identifying market trends and needs. You and your team will work closely with sales to develop new strategies, and work with supplier partners. You will also help develop product collateral.
Management wise you will have a geographically distributed team of Product Managers reporting in to you. This is a people management role so we are looking for someone who has managed a team of Product Managers and successfully launched new product.
The Director should have a strong Financial acumen and be comfortable working with financial and profitability concepts and models. You will own the financial goals of the product line organization.
For this role we are looking for an Engineering degree and several years working around such things as RF, Microwave, photonics, wireless, fiber optics, interconnects, subassemblies and components, optical communication, data center, telecom, etc. This Director should have specific experience bringing new product to market, as well as a solid comfort level with NPD, NPI and NPA product development and such.
This is an extremely visible role and you will be noticed.