Product Manager 80-100%

Uster, Zürich
25.09.2019 | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 80% – 100%

Product Manager 80-100%

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

PMA has been developing, producing, and marketing premium-quality polyamide cable protection systems since 1975. Offering a range of high-end products designed in Switzerland, we have rapidly evolved into a market leader of global repute. Encompassing more than 6,500 products, our portfolio is revered within the international rail, shipbuilding, and mechanical engineering industries. At the same time, PMA products are highly valued by customers operating within the area of automation and building installations as well as in those fields in which the reliable protection of energy and data lines is essential.

Your responsibilities

  • Manage new product/system/service launch and life cycle from phase-in to phase-out, including coordination of product road map and definition/execution of recovery plans where required
  • Manage profitability and life cycle of specific product/system/service line or group by defining product/system/service pricing guidelines and market position
  • Oversee inventory levels and sales volumes on a regular basis to ensure ability to fulfill customer orders, in addition to tracking and analyzing product/system/service performance and trends in respect of volume and profitability
  • Coordinate analyses to evaluate market situation and contribute to development of compelling marketing plans
  • Ensure effective provision of technical and commercial support for sales force with regard to critical or high-end negotiations
  • Maintain close dialogue with R&D for the purpose of proposing and evaluating product feasibility projects and road maps for new products/systems/services and variants
  • Collaborate with internal Marketing and Sales teams to define marketing plans, including marketing communication campaigns, training activities, and sales initiatives
  • Ensure that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed, skilled, and directed

Your background

  • Qualified engineer with broad background in design and electromechanical engineering
  • Proven track record in project and product management
  • Excellent knowledge of market and business environment
  • Demonstrable experience in leadership and people management/development
  • Well-developed communication and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think systematically as well as the capacity to influence at all levels
  • Fluent command of English at a business level

Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties, 80% – 100%


ABB Schweiz AG
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