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Associate Product Manager

Company: Koch Industries
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:


Molex is growing in the Optical Solutions Business Unit and is looking for a growth minded person to join our team as an Associate Product Manager. 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.

In this role you will have the opportunity to work with highly dedicated professionals at Molex and bring your experience and knowledge to be recognized as an Associate Product Manager within the Fiber Optic Connectivity Product Management Group. You will collaborate with the product development teams to develop and implement strategic marketing, commercialization, and promotional plans for product groups within the division. You will act as a focal point for specific product line responsibility and are responsible for driving customer engagement and adoption of products. This role includes engagement with the end customers, distribution partners and the Global Molex Sales team. In addition, proactively supporting product training, web initiatives, sales releases, and any other marketing activity which leads to meeting divisional revenue goals.

This person will work under the direction of the Group Product Manager for the Optical Connectivity Product Line Segment.
What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Partner with the Molex worldwide sales engineers who are working with OEMs and Molex franchised distributors to design in Molex connectors & assemblies
  • As needed, travel to meet with customers onsite to understand customer needs and ultimately design in products that meet & exceed customer requirements
  • Focus on the entire product development process including concept, prototyping, engineering, pricing, and manufacturing
  • Work with talented onsite design and process engineering teams to provide direction & input to successfully launch your products
  • Create & update product specifications and broad marketing collateral to promote products via website and direct customer engagements
  • Increase revenue and market share of assigned product line in support of Divisional objectives
  • Review price requests, maintain price system and elaborate price strategies for assigned product lines
  • Manages legacy product development activity associated with extending the life of key product lines
  • This role will require 20-35% Domestic travel
    The Experience You Will Bring

    • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, business, or related discipline
    • Demonstrated skills in preparing and delivering presentations
    • 2+ years' experience in engineering, sales, product development, marketing, or electrical components
      What Will Put You Ahead
      • Experience with Fiber Optic applications or products
      • Experience with customer engagements
      • Previous Product Management experience
      • Working with or supporting Distribution sales
        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:

Keywords: Koch Industries, Downers Grove , Associate Product Manager, Executive , Downers Grove, Illinois

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