Product Line Manager-Aerospace in Niles, IL at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 9/30/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Niles, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    5 to 7 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

JobID: 391944

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is teamed with a global leader in the aerospace market. Our client is seeking a talented Product Line Manager for high precision aerospace components. 


  • 5-7+ years of experience with Aerospace 'critical' components, and ideally including high reliability product line management.
  • Ideal areas of expertise include:  Contract negotiations, Product Management, Financial Analysis, Business Development, Strategic Selling, and Major Account Management.
  • Highly knowledgeable with aircraft components, including motors, sensors, magnet alternators, brakes, clutches, etc. for the large commercial/regional business jet/rotorcraft market, as well as the military/space markets (i.e. fixed wing, UAV, rotorcraft, Smart satellites, etc.).


  • Conduct market studies to define market potential of new products.
  • Responsible for the development, communication and execution of strategic plans aerospace products
  • Assess internal measurements of product lifecycle, quality, technical support, marketing programs and sales support. 
  • Drive research and development initiatives and projects.
  • Identify/create strategies for new products, and markets for growth.
  • Develop and grow relationships with key contacts at major accounts.
  • Responsible for product/system pricing.
  • Accountable for product evaluation and recommendation regarding product cost and profitability.  
  • Responsible for the development and execution of product launches.
  • Responsible for leadership with New Product Introduction, and lead/participate in the development of proposal strategies.
  • Participates in customer meetings to deliver technical presentations.
  • Attend trade shows to acquire competitive customer and market intelligence.
  • Identify business opportunities and coordinate with engineering teams with the development/presentation of white papers.
  • Participate in industry trade show.


  • BS Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (or a similar discipline) is required.
  • MS Degree in Mechanical Electrical Engineering (or a similar discipline) is a plus.
  • MBA is a plus.
  • Six Sigma certification. 

Duration: Direct Hire

Compensation: $117,500 - $176,500 salary, in addition to a lucrative annual bonus and benefits package

Location: Greater Chicago, Il area  

Relocation: Relocation package is available

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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