Product Manager, Robotic Torches, Robotic Product Business, Frankfurt, Germany

Location
Frankfurt Germany
Post Date
14 Dec 2018
Employment Type
Permanent
Job Number
7988
Line of Business
Management & executive
Production, manufacturing and operations
Sales & marketing
Consultant
Lea Boehnel

The purpose of this role is to develop and execute a growth strategy for our client, a highly profitable robotic product business. This includes developing commercial programmes and working with R&D, Sales, Supply Chain and numerous other functions to ensure the company increases market share in the robotic product segment.

 

Product Manager Job Responsibilities:

• Develop and oversee the execution of a strategy that drives increase of market share of robotic products
• Work alongside the Equipment Product Management teams to ensure that torch development is in line with
power source development efforts
• Utilise value selling tools to drive commercial programmes
• Develop global and regional specific marketing and promotional programmes.
• Maximise profitability of wears and drive pricing and standardised pricing and discounts model to maximise
profitability
• Drive end of life on torches to rationalise portfolio and drive margin expansion
• Develop retrofit packages to extend product life cycle and retain accounts
• Develop Inside sales to maximise sales and retention
• Work with Operations to ensure complete torches, spares and wares are manufactured in best cost locations
and drive cost down to maximise margins
• Work with Supply Chain and Product Manager Spares to ensure torches, spares and wears are stocked and
OTS is in line with company’s expectation
• Work with Quality to ensure highest and consistent quality of torches, spares and wears performance
Skills, Experience and Qualification

Profile:

• Analytical and capable of developing and executing sound strategic plans and initiatives
• Strong financial skills
• All-rounder, capable of developing processes and standard work and working with others to execute and
tailor these regionally.
• Possess a strong technical background and hands on approach to quickly resolve complex technical and
logistics issues
• The ability to build and motivate teams
• BSc in related degree or equivalent experience. MBA a plus
• In depth knowledge of welding industry
• Direct previous experience in sales and/or marketing
• Track record of leadership and management and influencing
• Previous experience in driving a wears (razor blade/ink cartridges) type business
• Highly customer focused and drive for results
• Highly motivated
• Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills

To apply for this challenging position, please send an updated CV to Marcus at marcus@renaix.com or telephone him for more details on +44 20 75536 332.