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Teledyne Product Manager in Billerica, Massachusetts

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Teledyne Technologies Incorporated provides enabling technologies for industrial growth markets that require advanced technology and high reliability. These markets include aerospace and defense, factory automation, air and water quality environmental monitoring, electronics design and development, oceanographic research, deepwater oil and gas exploration and production, medical imaging and pharmaceutical research.​

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

Job Description

About Teledyne FLIR Defense

Join Teledyne FLIR Defense, where we're dedicated to safeguarding lives with cutting-edge sensing and threat detection technologies. Our arsenal includes advanced surveillance sensors, handheld devices, unmanned vehicles, lasers, and more solutions that increase operational effectiveness for warfighters, first responders, and search-and-rescue teams.

We're looking for passionate innovators eager to shape the future of the Defense industry. If you’re mission-driven to globally collaborate on life-saving solutions, we invite you to explore our current opportunities.


Job Summary:

Product Manager

The Product Manager will be accountable and direct a comprehensive product strategy from product conception and definition through end of life. Supporting BDS & marketing activities such as market penetration, competitive intelligence, product positioning and pricing. Functions as a central resource with design, manufacturing, quality, test, marketing and distribution as the product(s) move through their lifecycle. Directs those involved in the design, modification and evaluation of all phases of a specific product or group of products. Formulates and executes long-term plans for cost/profit control. Promotes use of new technologies and industry-leading trends. Accountable for the New Product Introduction (NPI) process involving design, development and management activities for a specific product or group of products from product definition and planning through production, release, and end of life. Involvement lasts throughout all stages of a product’s lifecycle including modifications, upgrades and maintenance of the product or product line.

The position responsibilities encompass multi-spectral surveillance systems primarily in the airborne domains. The position reports to the Senior Director, Product Management and involves cooperative development, engineering resource coordination, leading market analyses, and coordinated Business Development and Capture Management support to ensure new products are well positioned to win in the marketplace.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assess market trends, competitive intelligence and future operational requirements through market research, secondary reports, and customer contact.

  • Research budgetary documents, project justification, and general information from potential customers to determine direction of movement to drive product positioning and internal investments.

  • Make educated, fact-based recommendations to leadership to ensure internal research and development projects are moving surveillance products the right direction to provide customers what they need and support growth.

  • Assist and advise leadership on potential minority investments, mergers, acquisitions or other teaming agreements that can lead to further product differentiation and a more satisfied customer base.

  • Develop and maintain Product Roadmaps & Technology Management

  • Develop and own the product and portfolio vision by translating the business strategy into a product strategy.

  • Working closely with the engineering and business development teams, lead the development and alignment of product requirements for success.

  • Work closely with Teledyne vertical business segments to drive development of technology that feeds the needed capabilities into new products.

  • Accountable for the execution of the New Product Introduction (NPI) process through successful product launch gates.

  • Manage the life cycle of products within the portfolio, coordinate and communicate the sunset for legacy products.

  • Work with leadership and marketing to develop and define strategies for current and new products.

  • Coordinate pricing strategy and product positioning with fellow product managers, business development teams to ensure delivery of the best value for the capability.

  • Support business development team with presentations, marketing material, and direct customer engagements.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or a related field

  • Experience leading IRAD projects

  • Tenacity, dedication, inventiveness, and a strong self-motivation to drive the business to succeed.

  • Success in performing in a matrixed organization.

  • Exposure to robust system engineering methodology/terminology.

  • Experience in development of EOIR systems desirable.

  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience as a Program/Product Manager desired

  • Proven track record of managing programs with challenging technical, schedule, and cost requirements as well as complex customer and subcontractor relationships.

  • Strong knowledge of US Government procurement practices. Desirable to have certification from DAU or Project Management Institute (PMI) Project/Program Management Professional (PMP/PgMP)

  • Familiar with DOD/MIL standards and the military equipment acquisition and qualification process.

  • Superb analytical, project management and organizational skills with a keen attention to detail.

  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Experience in preparing & and delivering presentations to senior leaders in government, customers, or peers. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively to promote collaboration across the corporation

  • Demonstrated exceptional leadership and decision-making skills.

  • Excellent computer skills with a strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Microsoft Project as well as working knowledge of ERP systems.

  • Must be willing and able to travel internationally.

  • Must be able to obtain a US Government security clearance.

Applicants must be either a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, legal permanent resident, asylee, refugee or must be eligible to apply for and obtain the appropriate export control license from the U.S. Departments of State or Commerce.


Teledyne and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other characteristic or non-merit based factor made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. ​

You may not realize it, but Teledyne enables many of the products and services you use every day .

Teledyne provides enabling technologies to sense, transmit and analyze information for industrial growth markets, including aerospace and defense, factory automation, air and water quality environmental monitoring, electronics design and development, oceanographic research, energy, medical imaging and pharmaceutical research.