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INNOVATE Talent Program: Product Manager (m/f/d) Smart Products and Services

Date: Jul 1, 2021

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, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

The Voith Group | Division Paper is looking for candidates (m/f/d) with potential for our INNOVATE Talent Program. This program offers graduates a 18 months development journey, to build-up on their talent, in preparation for their future at Voith.

INNOVATE Talent Program: Product Manager (m/f/d) Smart Products and Services  
Job ID 66622 | located in Heidenheim | starting October 2021


Detect your own aspiration! 


The program gives you the opportunity to find your individual way within our broad business set-up. We offer you a varying development journey for junior engineers or technical graduates. Your working areas relate to strategically important and current business issues, including high interaction with other departments and interdisciplinary approaches.
The program consists of an appropriate onboarding in your department, including functional and personal trainings dependent on your individual requirements. According to the job set-up and your interests, job rotations and a short-term international trips may be included. You additionally benefit from an experienced mentor, who will ensure a well-suited introduction into Voith as a company.
Find more details about our INNOVATE Talent Program 


Your tasks
Unite the worlds of strategic digitization, operational excellence and user-centric software development

  • Develop the vision, portfolio and roadmaps for digital and smart solutions focusing on the environment of rolls and clothing of a paper machine in the context of Industry 4.0.
  • The focus is on the intelligent use and integration of sensors in our product environment and the combination of these with the possibilities of technologies from Smart Products, Sensors & Data Analytics to product solutions with a clear added value over the life cycle for our customers.
  • Take end-to-end responsibility and perform customer, market and competitive analysis to define and specify requirements. Communicate and negotiate with internal stakeholders and external partners.  
  • Prepare and communicate decision bases.
  • Evaluate ideas considering their technical and economic feasibility. 
  • Support our development team in translating business requirements into technical requirements. 
  • Take responsibility for technology screening focusing on Industry 4.0 and suitable automation and sensor technologies. 


Your profile

  • Excellent master’s degree in engineering and initial work experience in product management related to digitalization.  
  • Professional experience in the management of digital projects (end-2-end) from traditional mechanical engineering or in IT/strategy consulting companies in relevant areas (Industry 4.0, digitalization, sensor technology & data analysis) is desirable. 
  • Practical knowledge in translating business requirements into technical requirements is an advantage.   
  • You combine a strategic, agile and operational mindset for excellent planning, collaboration and implementation of digital products.
  • Very good German and English language skills (written and spoken).
  • Passion for digitalization and innovation, assertiveness as well as an agile and structured mindset for a successful implementation of projects. 


Become a Voithian and join us to shape the future of our company. Working at Voith means to actively promote future-oriented technologies. We offer you a responsible job in our division Paper with challenging tasks and scope for creativity. Furthermore there are a lot of other reasons working with Voith. Take your chance – at Voith

Got curious? Apply now via our web portal with your cover letter, resume and references.
Application deadline is Friday, July 30, 2021


The J. M. Voith SE & Co. KG | VPEZ is looking forward to your application!


Your personal contact
J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | VZS
Global Business Services HR EMEA
Recruiting Services • Sandra Diebold • phone +49 7321 37 6506
Job ID 66622