Product Manager (m/f/d) in Construction Equipment

Anonymous - Home Office


European span of control • construction machinery • family owned & crisis-proof company • Baumaschinen

European span of control • construction machinery • family owned & crisis-proof company • Baumaschinen

Unique and responsible Product Management opportunity with a maximum in flexibility granted and needed in a multinational machinery company in family hands.

Your responsibility

  • Manage the current and future product line in EMEA and align the products to support the customers needs in the mentioned areas (for example excavators or loaders).
  • Monitor and analyze company and market indicators to understand the competitive landscape & positioning and deflect demand & technology trends.
  • Lead the Product Development pipeline in collaboration with the appropriate departments and suppliers.
  • Visit distributors, suppliers, sales force and conduct a price-performance analysis and develop a positioning strategy.
  • Analyze and recommend on price positioning for new and existing products and options, execution against financial guidelines for investment during the product life cycle.
  • Define the launch strategy for new products in close collaboration with the sales and marketing department.
  • Contribute to the definition of market segmentation and the development of Marketing Mix in close collaboration with the sales and marketing department.

Your profile

  • Experience with construction equipment, or similar heavy machinery (like agriculture) is mandatory.
  • Successfully completed a Bachelor or University degree in technical studies, business administration, industrial engineering or equivalent.
  • Several years of Product Management expertise is key, hence you were responsible for the technical definition of product specifications with the customers and know how to define a mid term product pipeline.
  • Some experience in the field of Excavators or Loaders would be a plus.
  • Strong experience with Marketing tools (4P’s) and a very good understanding and interpretation of market researches.
  • You are business fluent in English and German.

The offer

  • This position is ideal for a versatile, self-driven and strategic personality and is characterized by a high grade of responsibility as well as broad scope of freedom (Home-Office contract), design but also ambiguity.
  • Due to your direct report to the Product Management Director EMEA, you will team up in the continuous growth of the company, the opportunity to create and implement new ideas and solutions and to shape future business as well as to participate and substantially contribute to the remarkable success story.
  • You take on a role at an international market leader in family hands, hence deal with a long term strategy, an employer with first-class products, a technically oriented environment, a high level of customer orientation and a global mindset.
  • A highly attractive remuneration package, including an home office contract and a company car, also for private usage, complete the offer.
 

 

We look forward to meeting you!
Please apply with your CV and cover letter in English (including salary expectations and availability) in just a few steps using the apply button with the reference number DE-19380.

In case you have any specific questions before applying, Benedikt Börner is available to answer them via benedikt.borner@mercuriurval.com. (Please, due to data protection law, refrain from submitting your CV via Mail)

 

Mercuri Urval GmbH
Peter-Müller-Str. 26
40468 Düsseldorf

www.mercuriurval.com

 

We guarantee all applicants strict confidentiality.

Das Unternehmen

Over more than 100 years, our client has grown into one of the world’s leading global manufacturers of highly advanced, efficient engine products and equipment. With around 20.000 employees and operating in over 130 countries they generate an annual turnover over 5 Billion Euro. Within the construction division, they have developed a full line-up of construction machinery, including 0-15t excavators, wheel loaders and carriers. They also develop, manufacture, sell and provide aftersales servicing for related products such as small generators, lighting towers, welding equipment.
In order to manage the current and future products for our client and to align the products to support their customers’ needs, we are looking for a motivated and experienced Product Manager EMEA (m/f/d) who will work primarily from the home office, but is willing to commute to a plant in the south of Germany every 1-2 weeks.