Product Manager (m/f/d) Stacking Machines in the field of Future Battery Technologies

Job description

At our headquarters in Reutlingen, Germany, we are seeking a Product Manager (m/f/d) Stacking Machines for the market-driven development of new production lines for the battery market of the future.

Your responsibilities

  • Carrying out market and competition analyses and defining market requirements for future developments in production technology with a particular focus on the stacking process for pouch and prismatic battery cells for the e-mobility sector, especially in the automotive industry
  • Determination of customer specific requirements and derivation of KPI’s for the innovative further development of the next generation(s) of our production equipment in coordination with the sales department
  • Development and implementation of a modular product roadmap, including creation of product specifications, in interdisciplinary collaboration with the existing engineering infrastructure as well as involving external resources if necessary
  • Responsible for meeting quality, schedule and budget targets for your product lines
  • Ensuring the continuous success of your product lines, e.g. through appropriate marketing, training and sales activities

Your profile

  • Successfully completed technical studies in the field of automation technology, mechanical engineering or a comparable technical degree
  • Sound knowledge of automation technology, ideally in the field of battery production and assembly
  • Very good technical understanding, ideally in one or more subject areas such as laser processing, automation, roll-to-roll technology or in other processes relevant to battery production
  • Professional experience in the automotive environment, ideally for an OEM, automotive supplier or for a mechanical engineering company active in this field
  • Experience in product management desirable
  • Committed and team-oriented personality with strong communication skills and experienced in dealing with customers
  • Enthusiasm and open-mindedness for "out-of-the-box" ideas
  • Strategic and entrepreneurial mindset with a keen sense for market trends
  • Holistic and structured approach with persuasive power
  • Willingness to travel and business fluent English complete your profile