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Product Manager - PLM

Company: Aviat Networks
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity working for a Global Technology Leader?

At Aviat Networks, we take great pride in hiring a workforce that is committed to supporting and strengthening our values and attributes. If you are a results-oriented, customer centric and innovative thinker who also takes pride in personal and professional integrity, Aviat Networks is the ideal next step in your career. We are looking for people who love to solve problems, enjoy change, and know how to have fun so come and join a dynamic team that strives to bring communications to the world.
Aviat Networks is the world's largest independent supplier of wireless transmission systems. We are recognized worldwide for cutting-edge 5G, backhaul, networking solutions and services. Customers in more than 135 countries depend on Aviat Networks to build, expand, and upgrade their voice, data, and video solutions.

We currently have an immediate need for a Product Line Manager based in North America

Home Office Position

Preferred work location: Austin, TX

PURPOSE
The Product Manager owns the comprehensive product management strategy for a given product line. They take overall responsibility for the success of the product line in growth, market share, sales revenue, and margin contribution.
The Product Manager functions as the central resource with Marketing, Engineering, Operations (NPI, Manufacturing & Quality) and Finance as the product(s) move from conception, design, development, release, and supply through to end-of-life. They take a leadership role in product and technology definition for the product line.
The Product Manager directs those involved in the design, modification, and evaluation of all phases of a specific product or group of products from product definition through production and release (i.e., Product Lifecycle Management). They will ensure the products shipped meet specification, cost, and quality goals. The Product Manager maintains a view of the overall market and technologies adopted by users and competitors. They will continuously promote use of new technologies and industry-leading trends to product management activities.

Generally, the ideal candidate is expected to have:
Strong Business Leadership
Experience in Product Management
Strong experience with customer inter-actions (product/solution presentation)
Good knowledge of Telecommunication Technologies (Microwave, IP/MPLS)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
PLM of Microwave Routing Products will be responsible for the entire Microwave Routing Product Line including:

Financial Metrics (Product Line P&L)
Portfolio Strategy
Pricing
Strategy for growth

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
A minimum of 5 years of Industry related experience. Experienced in driving product to financial success by pushing Sales and launch initiatives for growth.

COMPETENCIES
Strong experience owning/managing P&L for a product line.
Strong understanding of total cost of ownership (TCO) in assessing long-term value.
Strong experience improving customer engagement using voice of the customer (VOC) methodology.
Strong experience in product launch and market introduction including pricing, segmentation, and strategy for growth.
Understanding of telecommunications market and various market segments (public telephony, mobile service providers, ISP/WISP, private networks, public safety)
Understanding of IP networking technologies such as routing, MPLS, QoS, VLANs, Traffic Engineering, Carrier Ethernet, Pseudo-wires (PWE3), IEEE 1588v2, and Synchronous Ethernet
Understanding of microwave radio technology and industry
Good Accounting/Financial Skills
A genuine desire to drive product success and implement the goals of Aviat Networks.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT
This position may be based at any of Aviat's global offices in North America, New Zealand, or Slovenia. This role will require travel occasionally to various Aviat offices (head office in Austin, or other product development sites, or sales offices) or Customer sites around the world.

We encourage you to read our Candidate Privacy Notice. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. To do this you can email us at privacy@aviatnet.com.

Aviat Networks provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Company does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or military status, disability or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local law.

Aviat Networks offers a competitive benefits package. Apply NOW to learn more!

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