Product Manager

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Product Manager

rechercher Act at the interface between markets and engineering Our client, ETEL SA, based in Môtiers, is the worldwide leader in the development and manufacturing of high performance motion control components and high-end mechatronic motion systems, and 100% dedicated to direct drive solutions. ETEL is the core brand for high precision and high dynamic motion technology within the HEIDENHAIN Group. The Swiss company proposes competitive, innovative and high performing products, solutions and services to a growing number of industries and markets. To strengthen further its market-driven approach, they are looking for a skilled, experienced, and passionate Product Manager In this position, you will join the product management team within the marketing department. Directly reporting to the Product Management Head, based on a solid technical background, you are the markets expert knowing their business characteristics, trends and dynamics. In line with the company strategy, you actively participate to the definition of new products development and you are involved in their entire product life cycles. Furthermore, you propose, develop and implement product roadmaps to maintain the leading position of the company in several industries. Main responsibilities Translate market needs into product technology requirements Remain at concept-level product definition when producing Marketing Requirements Documents Take deep dives into technical details when necessary until engineering independence is proven Own the product quality and drive improvements, acting as a bridge between international affiliates, sales and R&D in order to ensure that the products meet customer needs Understand markets and technology trends to ensure that the products are competitive and well positioned Be part of market analysis and consolidation in order to frame the new products definition while ensuring the profitability of the products Prepare product launches including technical requirement documents Manage technical and commercial data using a product lifecycle management tool Participate with R&D teams in engineering critical design reviews Define and follow the product cost in order to ensure the final product gross margin Participate to Intercompany product developments (within HEIDENHAIN group) Your profile Master degree in engineering or science (microtechnics, mechanics, electronics, materials, physics, chemistry, medtech) MBA an advantage Minimum 10 years experience in industrial B2B environment Prior experience as product manager, application engineer, service engineer, business analyst, key account sales or market specialist, ideally in the field of IoT/big data, Industry 4.0, software, photonics, robotics, automation, industrial vision, printing, semiconductor, medtech, pharma or other high-tech environment. Alternatively, 5 years experience in same-fields R&D with proven business attitude Knowledge of industrial machinery business (production, intralogistics, machine-tools, special machines, CNC) Experience and knowledge in direct drive technology as a plus Business-driven, result oriented, pragmatic while showing attention to details Strong organizational and negotiation skills, ability to work under pressure, ability to multitask Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills English oral and written is a must, French useful, any additional language is an asset If you are interested in taking this exciting challenge within a dynamic and innovative midsize employer proposing great working conditions in an international high-tech environment, do not hesitate to call me (+41 21 613 7000) for additional information or to apply by email ( ). Titre du job Product Manager Entreprise Machines / Mécanique / Automation Groupe professionnel Marketing / Vente / Product Management Région Neuchâtel / Jura Numéro d'identification 4140.VD Votre conseiller - Lausanne 18, avenue d'Ouchy CH-1006 Lausanne +41 21 613 70 00 Imprinter Lieux: Basel Steinenring 23 CH-4051 Basel Tel. +41 61 271 24 24 Bern Neuengasse 39 CH-3011 Bern Tel. +41 31 326 23 23 Lausanne 18, avenue d'Ouchy CH-1006 Lausanne Tel. +41 21 613 70 00 St. Gallen Talhofstrasse 9 CH-9000 St. Gallen Tel. +41 71 228 44 44 Zürich Rütistrasse 66 CH-8032 Zürich Tel. +41 44 266 13 13