Product Manager Devon £70,000 to £85,000 Optoelectronics As a Product Line Manager you will be responsible for managing the lifecycle of a very high visibility product profile of 100G integrated optical components for communications applications from concept through to design, development, delivery and end-of-life for existing and new products offered in the company's portfolio. You will be responsible for driving overall product profitability and financial performance. Role and Responsibilities: Management of product portfolio through all stages of product lifecycle (PLC) from business justification to end of life. Ensuring the development of the right products on time at a cost that ensures profitability Responsible for product and/or portfolio P&L drivers including revenue, costs, margin and capacity investment. Driving increased market share through targeted and prioritized design win activity working closely with sales and applications engineering team. Provides product definition required to meet customer and market requirements - Product Specifications - Product cost requirements and evolution - Market entry timing and opportunity - Overall product business case Responsible for developing pricing strategy and direct pricing for current product(s) in line with business unit profitability targets including setting pricing guidelines/price lists for sales and driving commercial strategies and customer price negotiations Ownership of the product forecast and volume / capacity requirements. Driving design-related cost reduction plans in order to meet product(s) gross-margin targets Skills and Experience: Degree in optics, electronics, electrical engineering, semiconductors or equivalent technical discipline from an accredited college or university. Extensive experience in a related position. At least one year working in a similar role and/or training, or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced technical degree and/or commercial degree (i.e. MBA) an advantage. Expert understanding of optical communication systems, optical networking and/or of optical components/devices and their design.