CommScope, Inc. Manager, Product in Shanghai, China

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Manager, Product

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Product Line Manager

1.Translates the global strategy for the product line and drives regional execution:

·Understands strengths and weaknesses of competitive products

·Creates the CommScope value proposition

·Defines the roadmap for the regional products

·Provides input into the global product roadmap

2. Owns the P&L (Sales and Margin) for the product line within the region:

·Drives continuous cost reduction for his product lines

·Rationalizes (80/20) product lines and optimizes business processes to:

oreduce the support costs in R&D and Operations

oreach the required service levels while optimizing cost and working capital

·Sets prices and discount levels for the region

·Participates in the Demand Planning process

3.Drives the development and improvement of the regional products across their lifecycles

·Develops the business case for the project and defends it to senior management

·Defines product requirements

·Works with Solutions, Sales, R&D and Operations to create and execute the integrated project plan (incl. activities, milestones, dependencies, people and financial resources, risk management)

4.Support commercial and operations teams in the region

·Prepares marketing literature (presentations, data sheets, brochures, web)

·Presents to internal / external customers, participates in customer meetings and negotiations

·Provides product training to Field Application Engineers (FAE´s)

·Works with FAE and Sales to respond to tenders (product configuration, compliance, pricing, commercial conditions, profitability) Education and requirements:

-Good strategic thinking, strong analytical skills

-Strong entrepreneurial drive to grow a business

-Business experience in a similar business environment is a plus

-Strong communication skills

-Strong learning “on the fly” capabilities

-Strong team player, “natural” team leader

-Pragmatic: keeps feet on the ground, can implement

-Education:Master(preferably) engineering degree, business degree is a plus

-Prepared to travel up to 25% of his/her time

-Fluent in English

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