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Group Product Manager



Molex is seeking a Group Product Manager located in Lisle, IL. This individual will be responsible for leading a team and providing support to product managers to create and implement the strategic direction for an assigned group of product families in support of business unit goals. The Group Product Manager acts as a focal point for market knowledge, profitability, commercialization, and planning for released products.

Molex brings together innovation and technology to deliver electronic solutions to customers worldwide. With a presence in more than 40 countries, Molex offers a full suite of solutions and services for many markets, including data communications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, commercial vehicle and medical

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Lead a team of product managers that will focus on released product lines.
  • Implement strategy to provide profitable returns on existing, released product lines with new and existing customers.
  • Support product managers in:
    • Developing and implementing strategic product and annual business plans targeting markets, industries, and customers.

    • Increasing sales and market share of assigned product line in support of business unit objectives.

    • Improving profit and return on investment of product lines. Tracks progress to plan for revenue, profit, and backlog. Undertakes and leads cost reduction, capacity planning, and quality improvement projects.
    • Developing pricing strategies for existing products.
    • Developing product promotion and commercialization plans including; sales tools, literature, distribution, stocking, training, and sampling.

  • Will have direct and/or indirect supervisory responsibility for lower level marketing professionals and/or support staff. May plan for necessary training, scheduling workload, and evaluating performance of employees. May participate in interviewing and recruitment activities and may recommend or provide input on promotions, salary changes, disciplinary action, etc.

  • Supports Molex TQM program by following approved policies and procedures.

      The Experience You Will Bring


      • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Technical area of study
      • 7 + years product marketing or sales experience in related industry
      • Leadership Experience
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office 
      • Travel 25-40%

      What Will Put You Ahead

      • 7+ years product marketing experience in connector industry
      • SAP Experience
      • Experience with P&L within a product line
      • Experience working with a global team.

      Additional Skills

      Organizational skills to anticipate, plan, prioritize and self-monitor workload. Effective written and oral communication skills that demonstrate the ability to express ideas, exchange information clearly and concisely, and deliver concise and effective presentations to customers and Molex personnel. Interpersonal skills to effectively work with co-workers and external contacts to respond positively to situations. Must be self-motivated and goal oriented. The candidate/incumbent must be proactive rather than reactive and must be able to demonstrate personal initiative. Travel to customers as needed.

      Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

      At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

      Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
      Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
      This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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