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Grayson Parker
XXXX XXXX XX, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Professional Summary
Experienced leader in Product Management and Engineering with a proven track record of developing products, customer relationships, growth and profitability.
  • P&L management
  • Project management
  • Personnel management
  • Risk management
  • Customer needs assessment
  • Business and requirements analysis
  • Recruitment and talent development
  • Performance tracking and evaluation
  • Strategic planning
  • New product introductions
Sr Manager Engineering Apr 2012Feb 2013 TE Connectivity Harrisburg, PA Managed the Engineering Departments in the DataComm Business Unit devoted to cable assembly products for US based customers.
  • Improved resource allocation resulting in the reduction of expenses in direct engineering cost.
  • Employed cross-functional expertise in the collaboration with Manufacturing Development and Signal Integrity to achieve the launch of new high speed interconnects.
  • Developed client-specific solutions for customers such as IBM, EMC, Cisco, HP, Lucent,and others resulting in increased market share and growth during a declining market.
Director, Global Cable Assembly Engineering Mar 2010Apr 2012 TE Connectivity Harrisburg, PA Managed cable assembly engineering teams in the US, Europe and Asia to service our strategic global customers in Data, Communications, Networking, Industrial, and Medical industries.
  • Shifted resources amongst all locations to reduce direct engineering cost.
  • Developed a career growth plan and executed in China to take on increased development activity.
  • Developed a full portfolio of high speed cable assembly interconnects.
Director, Cable Systems Business Dec 2006Mar 2010 TE Connectivity Harrisburg, PA Directed the Cable Assembly Business of the DataComm Business Unit for North American customers.
  • Had the functional managers of Product Management, Product Engineering, Development Engineering, Quality Engineering, Pricing and Finance reporting to me.
  • Grew the business in each year despite the financial downturn.
  • Gave direction to Operations globally on how to service the business.
  • Led annual reviews of cost and price to maximize profit. this led to an increase in gross margin each year.
  • Worked with Sales to develop detailed account reviews of opportunities and required action plans to close.
Director, Customer Development Teams Jan 2002Dec 2006 TE Connectivity Harrisburg, PA Directed the Product Management and Engineering teams for dedicated focused accounts.
  • Created reports and tracking vehicles to monitor and assess progress of growth and profitability.
  • Prepared detailed account reviews to increase market share by focusing on key opportunities.
  • Reviewed large bid packages and provided input to the Product Managers to help them think strategically.
  • Assessed resource needs and managed the engineering team to address critical tasks.
Director, New Business Development Mar 2001Jan 2002 TE Connectivity Harrisburg, PA Directed the Product Management and Development Engineering for the creation of new high speed products.
  • Brought 2 and 4 GB/s products to market faster than competition to allow the development of new accounts.
  • Worked integrally with connector development teams to drive the design of products for manufacturablity and performance.
  • Developed state of the art test platforms for production.
Director, Global Cable Assembly Engineering Apr 1999Mar 2001 TE Connectivity Harrisburg, PA Managed engineering teams in the US and Europe for the Communications Business Unit focused on Telecom and Networking customers.
  • Shifted engineering responsibility from product based to customer based to increase focus. Our engineers became an extension of the customer and provided a service,not just a product.
  • Started up a Greenfield engineering team in Shanghai.
  • Streamlined the engineering releases processes for new products.
  • Participated with Product Management and Operations to revamp our manufacturing footprint to better leverage low cost regions.
Director,New Business Development Sep 1998Apr 1999 AMP Incorporated Harrisburg, PA Directed the engineering team for new product development across all industries for North American customers.
  • Managed the launch of highly customized consumer oriented products for Iomega's storage drives.
  • Developed high speed interconnects for the computer and network industry.
Director, Technology Marketing Oct 1997Sep 1998 AMP Incorporated Harrisburg, PA
  • Worked in the offices of the Corporate Technology Officer.
  • Provided business case analysis on potential and ongoing projects to gauge commercial viability.
  • Engaged with customers and business units to create technology roadmaps.
  • Created Marketing collateral for all Technology projects.
  • Managed the Corporate Technology Library.
Manager, Development Engineering Jan 1991Oct 1997 AMP Incorporated Harrisburg, PA Managed the engineering resources assigned to the Cable Assembly Business Unit.
  • Developed the first 1 GB connector interface and cable assembly in the industry.
  • Developed cable assembly products for some of the first generations of cell phones.
  • Developed first generation differential interconnects and cables as the data industry moved from single ended logic to digital logic.
Sr Development Engineer Aug 1987Jan 1991 AMP Incorporated Harrisburg, PA
  • Developed various RF connectors.
  • Lead Engineer on the largest coaxial cable assembly project to date for the company.
Various Product Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering assignments May 1981Aug 1987 AMP Incorporated Harrisburg, PA
Bachelor of Science : Mechanical Engineering Apr 1981 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA
High School Diploma : College Prep Jun 1976 Mechanicsburg Area High School Mechanicsburg, PA
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Previous Companies:

  • TE Connectivity
  • AMP Incorporated

Previous Job Positions:

  • Sr Manager Engineering
  • Director
  • Global Cable Assembly Engineering
  • Cable Systems Business
  • Customer Development Teams


  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Mechanicsburg Area High School

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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