Global Product Line Manager – High Voltage Power Outlets

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Overview:

Casco is seeking a Global Product Line Manager for our High Voltage Power Outlet (HVPO) group. This group includes products such as Interior and Exterior High Voltage Outlets, including all global outlet standards, and other complex electromechanical interfaces for EV applications – all are key products in the fast-growing vehicle electrification market.  As one of four Casco Product Line Managers, the Product Line Manager is responsible for strategic growth, technology and product roadmaps, as well as the profitability of the High Voltage Power Outlet product line.   This position reports to the General Manager of Casco.

The Product Line Manager (PLM) develops and leads a growth-focused global sales, marketing and product strategy, ensuring our internal teams are focused on driving growth within the product line.  The PLM will monitor product line margins and work closely with global operations and engineering teams on margin improvement plans.  The PLM will assess resource staffing with engineering management to ensure projects are properly supported to enable growth.

In this position, you will be responsible for:

  • Product Management
    • Drive and develop the product line technology strategy and maintain product roadmaps
    • Work with management and sales team to develop commercial strategies
    • Gather VOC and translate into product plans and roadmaps
    • Work with engineering to ensure designs align with strategy
    • Develop knowledge and understanding of regional governmental requirements and act as an internal resource for educating others
    • Develop knowledge and understanding of system aspects of our product line and act as an internal resource for educating others
    • Create business cases for next generation technology needs – investment and timing
    • Support sales team to provide on-time quotations and required customer documentation
  • Developing New Business Opportunities
    • Lead initial customer technical meetings
    • Obtain competitive benchmark information
    • Identify future products and technology needs for automotive market and report to management/product team
    • Develop and review marketing and technical presentations and ensure they are kept up to date
  • Margin Control
    • Control profitability of product line
    • Review product line cost with engineering and sales for new business opportunities
    • Review pricing strategies to ensure profitable product line margin

Education/Experience and Skills Required:

  • BA/BS required – Engineering degree is preferred. Master’s degree in Engineering or MBA preferred.
  • At least 5 years of experience in automotive industry – project management, engineering or other relevant work, with successful track record of achieving results.
  • Ideal areas of expertise include: Product Management, Financial Analysis, Business Development, Strategic Planning
  • Strong leadership skills managing cross-functional teams to solve complex problems, effectively negotiating with stakeholders.
  • Electromechanical or power electronics product experience required
  • Excellent technical communication skills – verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Independent and results-oriented
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • Willingness to travel ~30% – US and International

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The Casco Sales and Engineering office, located in Novi, MI, supports all NA Automotive OEMs.  With close proximity to our customers we are able to actively manage projects from the concept stage through launch.  Our cross functional engineering team of electrical, software and mechanical engineers lead global technology development of our power electronics product line.

For further info visit our North America locations page

Regina Hawkins – HR Generalist – U.S. Locations

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  • Location 41180 Bridge St. Novi, MI 48375 USA
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