Senior Product Line Manager, Datacom (Product Line Mgr 5) – Lumentum Operations LLC


(NASDAQ: LITE) is a market-leading manufacturer of innovative optical and

photonic products enabling optical networking and commercial laser customers

worldwide. Lumentum’s optical components and subsystems are part of

virtually every type of telecom, enterprise, and data center network. Lumentum’s

commercial lasers enable advanced manufacturing techniques and diverse

applications including next-generation 3D sensing capabilities. Lumentum

is headquartered in Milpitas, California with RD, manufacturing, and sales

offices worldwide. For more information, visit


Lumentum is an

Equal Opportunity Employer, EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability

Job Description

The Datacom Product Line

is seeking a Senior Product Line Manager add strength and depth to the PLM

team. The individual will manage an advanced Datacom transceiver product

line and report to a Director of PLM.

Position Summary – Job Description

The Senior PLM will

manage one of the optical transceiver lines in the growing Datacom portfolio to

support the global expansion of Lumentum’s Datacom business into new market and

product segments, leveraging existing and new core technologies to establish a

competitive advantage and position the company for long term growth:

Manages the PL and

product roadmap for the respective product line

Defines current and future

target markets and develops an in-depth understanding of target applications,

new product needs, and how to leverage existing and new core technologies to

gain competitive advantage

Targets, fosters and drives

a leadership position with key customers, both existing and new ones

Partners with the Leaders of

Product Development and with the Sales Organization in all regions (North

America, Asia Pacific and EMEA)

Strategically assesses

industry trends and developments for future business opportunities


Key Metrics


PL Responsibility for a specific product

line in Lumentum’s Datacom portfolio:

Revenue growth


Pricing strategies


Expansion of Served Available Markets


New customer engagements


Product Development Roadmap


Design wins and NRE agreements


Bachelor’s or Master’s

degree in Engineering or Technical Science, MBA a plus

Strong technical background

in optical communication systems and/or components

Working knowledge of the


Telecom Pluggable transceiver market, products and

customers, in particular NEM and Web 2.0 leaders

Minimum of 5+ years of

customer facing product marketing, product management and/or sales experience –

successful customer relationship builder

Datacenter/Datacom market experience


Strong leadership and

interpersonal skills to manage and lead cross-functional skills, ability to

effectively achieve objectives within a matrix organization

Experience interacting with

all levels of management

Excellent written and oral

communication skills

Strong computer and

analytical skills (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.)



20% domestically and internationally

Primary Location



Work Locations


Milpitas-HQ, CA USA

400 N McCarthy Blvd





Product Line Mgr







Employee Status



Job Type



Job Level


Individual Contributor



Yes, 20 % of the Time

Job Posting


Mar 1, 2017, 5:16:30 PM