Segment Manager in Sweet Home, AR at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 2/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

SUMMARY

Responsible for developing product line strategy, driving growth, and providing leadership for the assigned Segment, Product Lines and Customer base.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Responsible for leading the Product Management function (for assigned segment), which plans, organizes, and controls assigned product lines from concept through end of life, including the following:
* Customer Relations -- Drive and support the management of healthy long-term customer relationships and development of new customers in collaboration with Sales
* New Product Development -- Supervise and coordinate successful introduction of new products -- both customer and internally driven -- to meet technical, financial, and regulatory requirements
* Profit -- Optimize profits by managing pricing and cost structures from development throughout product life cycle
* Costs -- Drive and coordinate cost structure strategies and decisions with other functions as appropriate, including design, sourcing, manufacturing location, etc.
* Forecasting -- Work with Sales and Customer Service to provide strategic Forecast input, manage and negotiate forecast strategies, and plan for NPD and end of life transitions

* Product Strategy -- Manage the overall product line strategy and facilitate research and development, development, manufacturing and engineering coordination for expanded and new products, technologies, and capabilities
* Technology Roadmap -- Analyze market and industry trends, customer needs, Voice of the Customer, and the competitive landscape to identify and prioritize new product and capability goals. Translates this information into Playing to Win business strategies and technology roadmaps for new products, key initiatives, and acquisitions targets

* Marketing -- Coordinate with Sales and Marketing functions to create product/capability positioning strategies, develop marketing collateral, and build brand identity and awareness
* Physical Demands: Described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to

successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to

enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

*Other duties may be assigned*



SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES

N/A



WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies.



TRAVEL

25-50%

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.



EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

* Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university required. Advanced degree (MBA or MS) or relevant experience preferred.
* 8+ years of relevant experience, preferably in industry.



LANGUAGE SKILLS

* Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations.
* Has an ability to write reports, business correspondence, and high level financial proposals.
* Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.



MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Employee should have the ability to understand and apply required financial calculations.



JOB SKILLS/TYPE OF PERSON

* Must be experienced with PC's using Windows, MS Office (Word, Excel, Sharepoint), Microsoft Project and ERP/MRP software system such as SAP.
* Must be self-motivated and aggressive in the pursuit of developing the product line and target market to achieve sales growth.
* Must be able to function effectively in a very busy environment and willing to work hours (travel) that are outside the norm.
* Must have exceptional work ethic, and the ability to manage and maximize time and company resources (sales and engineering).
* Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
* Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

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