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Global Product Manager (m/f/d) Automation - Excitation System

Date: Jul 5, 2019

Location: Heidenheim, Baden-Württemberg, DE

Company: Voith Group



About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, the Voith Group sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 19,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.


The Voith Group | Division Hydro is looking for you as a

Global Product Manager (m/f/d) Automation - Excitation System 
Job ID 62308 | Possible locations Heidenheim, York, Sao Paulo or Västerås


Your new tasks

  • You are responsible for the development of the Excitation System product portfolio for hydropower generators in order to satisfy our customers worldwide.
  • To achieve this you define the upgrade options and target functionality, quality, price, costs and lead time based on market requirements.
  • In addition, the further development of the portfolio strategy, including long-term planning based on market opportunities, is part of your area of ​​responsibility.
  • You are part of strategy and product discussions with customers (in coordination with the sales / KAM) as well as conferences.
  • You are responsible for development planning and drive it through the Go2market process.
  • You manage the product life cycle process as part of the product strategy.
  • You are responsible for strategic pricing and positioning for existing and new products.
  • You also define standard technical products and services according to market requirements including delivery time.
  • Product marketing (definition of content and coordination of company marketing) and product sales training (USPs) are also your duties.
  • You conduct benchmarking and initiate improvement projects based on them.
  • Last but not least, you build up continuous know-how in sales and support in contract negotiations.

Your profile

  • You have completed your degree with a technical or business management focus and have appropriate professional experience.
  • Ideally, you have experience in the hydropower industry and a background in automation.
  • You have methodical competencies in product management.
  • Your English skills are excellent in spoken and written.
  • Personally, you are characterized by a self-responsible way of working as well as entrepreneurial thinking.
  • You have a confident appearence.
  • You have a willingness to travel internationally (about 30%).


Arbeiten bei Voith heißt, aktiv zukunftsfähige Technologien voranzutreiben. Wir bieten Ihnen eine verantwortungsvolle Tätigkeit in einem dynamischen Team in unserer  Division  Voith Hydro  mit herausfordernden Aufgaben und Freiräumen für Ihre Kreativität. Darüber hinaus zeichnet uns noch vieles mehr aus. Werden auch Sie Voithianer und gestalten mit uns die Zukunft unseres Unternehmens. Bewerben  Sie sich jetzt über unser Online-Portal mit Ihren ausführlichen Bewerbungsunterlagen (inkl. Zeugnissen).


Die Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co. KG freut sich auf Ihre Bewerbung!


Ihre persönliche Ansprechpartnerin

Voith Global Business Services EMEA GmbH

Recruiting Services • Heike Müller • Tel. +49 7321 37 9582

Job ID 62308