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Role Summary: The Senior Product Manager works cross functionally developing practical and innovative ways to meet goals fostering growth, innovation and customer centricity. Is responsible for work that is less defined in scope, has the understanding and experience to own, define and drive for Software, ATE & AGSE products: a product MGPP, a global business strategy, product campaigns and tactically offer technical and commercial support to customers, channel partners and the GE commercial organization.
Own the global ATE & AGSE product strategy supporting the annual pressure business strategic growth plan (Growth Playbook) in conjunction with region P&L leaders, other product managers, fulfilment organizations, marketing & engineering; aligning product features, price positioning & value proposition messaging with market conditions to achieve product line growth & profitability objectives.
Based in Leicester, UK with travel up to 40% of the time and international travel required
Own customer targeting and offering positioning strategies by analysing market data trends including: customer segments, market dynamics, competitive intelligence, and customer preferences by spending time in the field with regional sales teams and customers.
Partner with marketing & sales teams to develop internal/external messaging around commercialization of new product introduction & product applications.
Own product forecasting, product pricing, product contribution margin, product datasheets, product campaigns, product commercialization and product sales training.
Own, devise & manage the ATE & AGSE multi generation product plan (MGPP) and products from concept to fully obsolete; design, manufacture & service.
Own key product metrics such as new product introduction (NPI) deliverables, product sales and product cost out.
Responsible for the technical & commercial interface and support between customers and the product line functions
Drive innovative solutions by assessing opportunities for strategic partnerships with other businesses, customers or channel partners for inorganic growth.
Generate ideas for and assist in the execution of simplification and cost out initiatives
Masters or Bachelor degree in Engineering or science based discipline plus technical experience in instrumentation or equivalent knowledge & experience
An understanding and willingness to learn customer applications for the Druck range of ATE & AGSE products typically in the industrial manufacturing & test market, the aircraft manufacturing & maintenance market, the process market (O&G, Pwr Gen, Chem/Pharma, Food/Bev) and associated service sector market.
Proven success in a product management role
Able to handle queries regarding all aspects of product technical & commercial support
Work to deadlines and respond effectively to demanding customer & business requests
An understanding of calibration and uncertainty budget calculation
An understanding of aircraft pitot-static avionics
Fluent English with good communication skills and able to present to a group
Ability to produce a technical document and perform a technical presentation
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Demonstrated leadership & ability to influence in a cross-functional, matrix team environment
Strong oral and written communication skills, able to deliver executive level presentations
Strong organizational & facilitation ability
Strong commercial/business acumen
Proven analytical skill set & strategic mind-set
Must be a self-starter, able to work independently with high level of accuracy
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