Do you enjoy working in a creative fast-growing entrepreneurial environment? With indie you´ll never walk alone! We place high value on our teams and pursue excellence for our employees and customers!
indie is an Autotech solutions innovator. We focus on edge sensors spanning multiple modalities including LiDAR, radar, ultrasound and vision for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicles, connected car, user experience and electrification applications.
The Senior Product Line Manager at indie manages all aspects of the respective product segment(s) with PnL responsibility.
Product Line responsibilities include product portfolio and lifecycle management, new product roadmaps, product development and program management, NPI, GTM as well as Sales and Customer enabling. Supply chain and cost management is a key success factor collaborating closely with indie’s sourcing and operations team.
The Product Line Manager builds close relationships with lead customers and relevant ecosystem partners on executive level to grow indie’s business and secure and exceed Product Line goals. Close cooperation with sales, central functions and other product lines is required to maximize indie’s rapid growth through cross leveraging.
The Product Line Manager drives strategic planning and achieves management approvals for rolling 5-year PnLs within indie’s planning process, then leads the product line to execute to plan. Product Lines within indie consist of direct and indirect (matrixed) headcount and functions. The Product Line Manager organizes and hires or influences to hire in central functions to meet the specific needs of the segment within the framework of the approved PnL, plan and guidelines.
indie is rapidly growing in terms of organization and business; processes, tools and methods are constantly evolving to support indie’s growth and scaling. The Product Line Manager is expected to contribute to the overall success of indie by helping and leading to establish or scale processes across product lines and central functions.
This role is key for indie’s success by exceeding profitable growth expectations and helping indie scale.
Segment PnL, business plan and execution responsibilities
Strategic planning including defining roadmaps and business direction
Interacting effectively with customers on senior and executive level
Setting up effective matrixed organizations and lead by example
Driving account strategies for strategic customers
With us, you must love being part of an organization where everyone makes a difference and contributes to the company's success. Creativity, Ownership and Excellence are what we value.
These are the skills and know how an ideal candidate would bring. We understand that nobody is perfect! After all, your new job should challenge you and you should have the possibilities to grow.
MS in Electrical Engineering or related engineering field; MBA is a plus
At least 15 years of experience in semiconductors (specific automotive experience is a plus)
Strong sense of customer orientation and effectiveness
Experience with PnLs and managing to PnL targets
Demonstrated organizational leadership in a matrixed environment
Relevant semiconductor market exposure, demonstrated skills to interact with executive management
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to confront difficult problems and drive solutions
Willingness to travel ~25% of the time (travel activities are gradually resuming)
Experience in IC design, analog, mixed-signal as well as microcontroller and embedded system understanding preferred
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