Product Line Manager

Sales & Marketing · Ottawa, Ontario
Department Sales & Marketing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor
Compensation Per Experience

GaN Power Semiconductor Product Line Manager

About GaN Systems

GaN Systems is changing how the world designs and uses power in ways that make systems smaller and more energy efficient. The company is a leading supplier of GaN-based solutions, offering the most comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient power transistors. The company's products help engineers solve their unique design challenges in automotive, computing, consumer, industrial, and renewable energy applications.

In this role, the Product Manager is the “owner” of all aspects of the product from concept to end-of-life. This leader defines new product ideas using their knowledge of market dynamics, customer needs and technology readiness to define the right products to meet business objectives. If you passionate about the transformation in the power electronics industry bring your skills and ambition to GaN Systems.


  • Identify market needs and translate them to specific product requirements for new product and platform development with prioritized features, corresponding justification, target market applications and business plans
  • Ownership of new product strategy and roadmap for understanding and initial product definition, definition of formal product plan through qual and launch
  • Align with R&D, NPI engineering, Production/Operation and Applications to build and sustain product line
  • Awareness of market trends and directions from voice of customer, competition activity and publication review
  • Be an expert on competitor’s capabilities and product positioning in the market
  • Generation of product-specific and market segment collateral and tools
  • Work with Marketing and Sales for special business opportunities
  • Understand cost models to support product pricing strategies & business cases
  • Work with the Applications teams to generate and distribute sales tools, application notes and/or technical guidelines
  • Generate field and customer training, establish communication methodology and process
  • Global role with domestic and international travel (0-25%)

Required Skills and Experience:

  • BSEE or related engineering field experience, MBA or financial analytics exposure
  • 4-10 years of experience in product management for technical products with examples of products that have gone through definition, development and production release
  • Good general knowledge of both power industry sales, markets and customer base
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Strong verbal, written & presentation communications skills
  • Willingness to travel, including internationally (as necessary)
  • Self-motivated with strong drive to achieve business objectives
  • Ability to blend the technical and commercial to deliver a balanced approach to problem solving
  • Strong analytical skills and experience

GaN Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We strive to select the best qualified applicant for any opening and to reward employees based on their skills, experience and performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, gender, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Department
    Sales & Marketing
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Per Experience