Global Product Manager (w/m)

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Contrinex AG is an international manufacturer of sensors whose headquarter is located in Corminboeuf (Fribourg). By focusing firmly on innovation and technological progress, Contrinex regularly sets new standards in the sensor world. Our sensors and systems for factory automation, safety at work and RFID are constantly being adapted to the growing needs of leading industries.

We are looking for a smart Engineer with sales and marketing skills, experience in industry automation and willing to develop further in Product Management. He will build relationships and drive projects with R&D, Sales, Operations and customers. He will execute our strategy to gain new markets with sensors for general automation and Industry 4.0 applications.

Global Product Manager (w/m)

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSABILITIES

Market analysis and technology watch  

  • Analysis of competitors’ portfolio, market prices and trends
  • Identify new segments to target and propose portfolio adaptations
  • Technology watch

Product families definition and development   

  • Write specifications, define costs, sales forecasts and pricing
  • Project proposal redaction and project follow-up
  • Maintain product data/documentation

New products launch and follow-up   

  • Preparation of marketing material with Marketing team
  • Communication to Sales team and subsidiaries
  • Definition of prices and discounts for subsidiaries
  • Manage products lifecycle (launch, upgrade, phase-out))

Sales support and business development   

  • Coordinate product customization projects for customers, with Sales and R&D
  • Create content for application cases, success stories and give trainings to Sales
  • Products and roadmap presentations in Sales meetings
  • Push the PM’s products into the sales organization
  • Visit fairs and customers globally, to build product and application knowledge

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • BSc/MSc in industrial technologies, electrical/electronics engineering, microengineering, or equivalent
  • 3+ yrs experience as Product Manager, Technical Support, Marketing Engineer, or equivalent
  • Industry experience in automation, sensors or software
  • Experience in managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Passion for technology, with customer focus mindset
  • Strong communication and follow-up skills, enjoys taking initiative and interacting with stakeholders
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, French and/or German

WE OFFER

interesting work that uses your creativity within an international, innovative and dynamic company where the focus is on teamwork.

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