Danfoss Editron specializes in hybrid and electric powertrain systems for off-highway and marine markets and solutions for hydro power plants. As a business unit of Danfoss, it develops and manufactures high-performance power systems for heavy duty vehicles, machines and marine vessels and also generators for hydro power plants based on its unique synchronous reluctance assisted permanent magnet (SRPM) technology.
Based in Lappeenranta, Finland, Danfoss Editron has assembled an award-winning team to work on the technologies that will enable the world of tomorrow to do more with less. EDITRON is the new name for the complete electric drivetrain system developed by the company. It is controlled by powerful software that optimizes each individual component of the electric or hybrid drivetrain, leading to far more intelligent management of power distribution in order to deliver maximum efficiencies for the end user.
Danfoss is currently looking for a candidate for the position of a Product Manager, Electrical Machines for the Business Unit EDITRON. This position is located in Lappeenranta or Vantaa.
As our new Product Manager, Electrical Machines, you are entering into a rising industry which is still heavily technology development oriented and offers a true opportunity to influence the future markets.
In this position, you provide strategic direction for products in your area of responsibility. You formulate long-range plans, keeping the organization focused on the market needs. You will manage price positioning, promotion and placement of the products throughout their life cycle. You work in a tight co-operation with Sales & Marketing and Business Unit Sales and Engineering personnel to initiate and coordinate actions that grow and maintain a successful business. Furthermore, your areas of responsibility will be to:
- Develop a product portfolio for electrify mobile work machines or applications in marine and transportation
- Assess Business Units current product portfolio, develop product road maps and manage the product life cycle
- Drive and own the front-end (product portfolio) activities in a non-matured and highly-dynamic marketplace
- Compile market needs for new products using tools like QFDs, Panel of Experts and other Voice of the Customer methods
- Take care of the marketing and launch plan for new product developments, including the organization of literature, commercial product training, product promotions, and strategic pricing direction
- Use input from Voice of the Customer activities, internal product experts to champion the development of market specifications for new product developments including ownership of the market specification, the launch plan, and overall portfolio plan including phase out.
- Take care of new product price positioning, including new product option portfolio pricing
- Initiate product promotion with Market Communications, emphasizing the messages about the benefits of the product and the overall value proposition to be successful in every channel to the market
Your skills and experience
What we are looking for is a robust person with open-minded and flexible mindset to adapt to constantly changing market environments. You are naturally service-minded and placing the customer at the center of your attention. For you it is easy to communication and network externally and internally. You have the willingness and ability to find compromises between multiple interests. You are energetic and passionate towards your work and electrical systems.
Furthermore, you have M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and/or Business Administration. We are expecting +5 years of experience in electric systems in mobile, off-highway, marine or transportation industry. You might have already gained experience from similar tasks, but we appreciate also e.g. R&D, Project Management or Production Management experience. The most important is that you feel comfortable with electrical machines. We also see as an asset, if you have product manager experience in electric systems from other industry areas. You have good insights from the industry’s target markets and applications with a expertise of the sales process. You are familiar with the global team environment and naturally engage with the external customers and internal stakeholders. Your knowledge from the key IT tools (MS Office, SAP including BIW) are in good level.
The electrification disruption will happen only once, will you be part of it? If yes, please apply at your earliest convenience. We do not have an application deadline but accept applications as long as the job is posted. Please note that we will handle applications on a continuous basis, so do not hesitate to apply as soon as possible. The position will be closed down once we have found the right candidate.
For further information about the position and/or recruitment process, please contact Annukka Potka, Recruiter, tel. +358 40 8371 585.
We are Engineering Tomorrow
The world faces growing populations, booming urbanization and rapid climate change. At Danfoss, we engineer ready-to-use solutions to these challenges. We build energy-efficient solutions that reduce food loss and make cities cleaner – using digital technology to make systems smarter and more connected – and we engineer innovative new ways to save energy and transition to clean energy for the good of our climate.
Danfoss gives you unique opportunities to put your skills to good use, make an impact and shape an exciting career. We encourage employees to take charge, do extraordinary things and run the business like it was their own. Danfoss is a global market-leading technology company. We are respected around the world and across industries for our innovative, high-quality products and solutions. Join Danfoss to be part of a world-class team of over 27,000 people in 56 countries that engineer tomorrow and build a better future.
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