Product Line Manager (PLM)

Molex   •  

Fremont, CA

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 43 days ago

Job Description

Position Overview:
Oplink Communications, LLC a Molex company, is a leading provider of optical communication components, intelligent modules and subsystems. We are currently looking for a talented Product Line Manager to join our team. If you are looking for a way to accelerate your career and be part of a great company, this may be the opportunity for you.

Essential Functions:

  • Managing optical transceiver product lines, such as 100G DWDM, in Molex Optoelectronics business unit. Responsible for the product lines’ profit and loss by driving both top line growth and cost optimizations.
  • Define product requirements and be the expert of the product in the company. Understand the market, customer application, and applicable industry standards.
  • Lead product life cycle management process to ensure product-marketing objectives.
  • Direct multinational and cross functional, such as engineering, operations, sales/marketing, team and set priorities in product development, new product introduction (NPI), or sustaining phases.
  • Lead & identify new opportunities to position the company’s products. Support sales/marketing team to win new design or qualification sockets including direct customer engagements for roadmap or specific product application discussions.
  • Develop product roadmap, key partnership, and technology platforms aligned with company business strategy.

Position Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Engineering or Physical Science
  • 5+ years experience in Optical Communication component industry or application support in Optical transmission protocols

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or Optics
  • 5+ years experience with product management
  • Hands-on experience in DWDM systems development/testing

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must demonstrate a blend of business and technical acumen, ability to make sound independent business and financial judgement, and the drive to make big picture vision a reality
  • Extensive product management and technical expertise in optical network passive modules subsystems
  • Ability to lead and drive cross-functional teams to deliver the right product and strategy amid established competition
  • Capable of managing product lifecycles from initial business case through customer engagement to the final release to customers
  • Possess the ability to build consensus among multi-disciplinary teams having different interests
  • Solid technical background and capable of working with other teams actively on solving technical problems