Product Line Manager

  • Company: UTC Aerospace Systems
  • Location: Uniontown, Ohio
  • Posted: December 09, 2017
  • Reference ID: 57750BR
Every second a plane takes off with UTC Aerospace Systems equipment onboard. From space exploration and defense to today's more electric, more intelligent, more integrated aircraft - our systems make modern flight possible. And by "make it possible," we mean: we start it, power it, control it, ventilate it, quiet it, land it, stop it and monitor it. We have more than 41,000 employees across 150 countries working at the forefront of technological innovation. Thanks to their efforts, our global reach and our market-leading position, we do big things no one else can do.

As part of the Sensors & Integrated Systems (SIS) team, you'll help develop the next generation of more intelligent, more integrated and more reliable solutions that enhance aircraft safety and performance in the most rigorous flight conditions. We have 100 years of experience, a phenomenal product portfolio, state-of-the-art test labs and the resources to make your ideas shine. Come soar with us.
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs

Sensors & Integrated Systems, a business unit of UTC Aerospace Systems, is leading provider of cutting-edge sensors and sensor-based systems for the commercial aerospace and defense industries including electronic flight bags, air data systems, ice detection and protection systems, fuel measurement and management systems, guidance navigation and control systems, health and usage management systems, rescue hoists, mission data recorders and sensing suites for aircraft engines.

SIS is headquartered in Burnsville, MN and has 4 reporting segments:
•Air Data, MEMs and Flight Management Systems (AMFMS) with locations in MN and India
•Inertial, Control and Aircraft Management Systems (ICAMS) with locations in UK, CT and VT
•De-icing, Rescue and Specialty Systems (DRSS) with locations in CA, OH, WV and France
•Fire Protection Systems (FPS) with locations in NC, Germany, France and UK
The Ohio facility is seeking a Product Line Manager (PLM) to lead a cross functional integrated product team accountable for the overall health, execution, and growth of a given product line. The PLM responsibilities include the product line financials and strategy deployment. The PLM ensures alignment of the products, within a given product line, with all internal and external customer requirements, for the strategic plan period. The PLM will also provide assistance, as deemed appropriate, for market strategies, product positioning and customer support.
Level of Responsibility:
  • Accountable for the P&L, budget, staffing, and/or business/operational results of assigned product line(s)
  • Deploy and execute the Product Line strategy
  • Maintain knowledge of product qualities and functions and provide information to customers as required.
  • Monitor product life cycle and ensure successful implementation of product changes.
  • Lead an integrated product team to ensure optimal level of customer satisfaction
  • Ensure process implementation and robustness
  • Monitor work transfers
  • Accountable for production readiness for new products
  • Oversee value engineering assessment and implementation
  • Analyze all functions and features of existing and new products and optimize alignment with customer requirements
  • Manage other managers and/or senior individual contributors
  • Sales
  • Product line growth
  • Cost / Gross Margin
  • Customer Scorecard and Satisfaction measures

Qualification: 7-10+ years product management and/or operations experience
Possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy
Strategic leadership and execution
Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
Education: BA/BS degree w/10+ years experience
MA/MS degree w/7+ years experience
PhD degree w/4+ years experience
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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