Senior Product Manager Aerial Work Platforms m/f/d

Senior Product Manager Aerial Work Platforms m/f/d
(Lifting Industry)

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Job Description

The Company

Our client is one of the largest manufacturers of construction machinery and offers a wide range of powerful machines. The focus is on hydraulic excavators, earthmoving machines, cranes and harbour handling equipment.

We are looking for an experienced Product Manager for the Aerial Working Platform business unit.

  • Sector: Mechanical Engineering
  • Location: Germany

Your Main Tasks

  • Setting up and leading an R&D team
  • Development and updating of the overall product development strategy
  • Coordinating and communicating centre/interface between the European AWP market (customers, dealers, sales, service) and the business unit in the manufacturing plant
  • Identifying product trends from markets, customers, industry applications and developing proposals for future action
  • Improving existing products, closing gaps in the product portfolio
  • Support the development of the dealer network and brand promotion
  • Carry out competitive comparisons and benchmark analyses (technical, commercial, application)
  • Monitor and analyse cost structure amd optimize with other departments

Your Profile

  • University Degree in Mechanical Engineering or comparable resp. similar. Alternatively, degree in business economics, or MBA, but need of engineering skills
  • Working experience in Europe within AWP Industry in marketing or similar functions
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Excellent communication skills to all levels
  • Cross cultural agility and sensivity
  • Professional English, both verbal and in writing
  • Team player with experience of directing and motivating team members and stake holders

The Role Offers

  • Challenging task in the international R&D sector
  • Efficiency through short decision-making processes
  • Extensive social benefits that you can expect from a progressive company
  • Very attractive salary package and company pension scheme

Contact

We are looking forward to receiving your online application preferably with a cover letter to our consultant Mr. Wolfgang Reim, stating your salary expectations or your current salary and your earliest possible starting date. Please have the most important documents ready as PDF files. We will contact you as soon as possible.