Global Product Manager - Power Tools and Accessories
What's the role?
As a Global Product Manager, you will play a key part in our dynamic, international team as you define and manage your product portfolio for the global market according to Hilti’s strategy and priorities. To accomplish this, you will interact daily with development, supply, quality management, logistics, as well as our markets around the world to bring our differentiated products and services to life for our customers.
Who is Hilti?
If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.
With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
What does the role involve?
In this role you will have global impact in driving a product portfolio to achieve product market leadership. You are considered the business owner of your portfolio. You will evaluate the market to identify market potential always having the customers’ needs in mind. You will work closely with local marketing organizations to define business opportunities and prioritize according to the global strategy. Also, you will monitor and evaluate competition within your portfolio. You will be instrumental in defining the product roadmap within your portfolio and the necessary develop business cases to support product development projects. You are the voice of and the voice to our market organization for the Business Unit and therewith ensure we achieve the Business Unit goals.
What do we offer?
Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.
We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally.
Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, these may include day care for your kids or a free in-house gym.
Why should you apply?
If you like working in a global team and driving a global business in a hands-on and performance oriented culture you will enjoy the job. If you believe working with colleagues from different backgrounds and interaction across all hierarchical and functional levels will be enriching – join the team!
What you need is:
- At least 5 years of professional marketing or sales experience in a B2B environment
- Technical degree (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil) with business know-how (MBA is a plus)
- Hands-on personality, ability to inspire and motivate others
- You are a team player who is ready and willing to work in a matrix organization
- You have outstanding analytical skills linked with conceptual thinking capabilities.
- You have a hands-on personality, ability to inspire and motivate others
- Regular international business travel is required based on project timeline and targets
- International mobility is preferred
- You are fluent in English (verbally and written) with excellent communication skills. Additional languages are a plus.
Hilti is an equal opportunity employer and stands up for the integration of persons with disabilities. Hiring decisions are only based on the qualification for the position, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age and disability.
“There’s a real family spirit and you can literally knock on any director’s door at any time. Also your line manager will work very hard to help you develop your skills, both professionally and personally.”