International Product Manager (m/f/x) Application Tools – BU Automotive

  • Location: Norderstedt
  • Entry as: Permanent
  • Full-time

 

Introduction

 Welcome to tesa. We create adhesive solutions that improve the work, products and lives of our customers. In our domestic market, we are known by 98% of the people. Innovations and new technologies are the core of our success. Not only in homes and offices, but also in smartphones, displays, cars, airplanes or roof-mounted photovoltaic systems: One of tesa’s 7.000 products is probably sticking somewhere around you, often unnoticed, in a wide range of daily applications. tesa holds the world together. We are present in 42 countries with around 5.000 employees, operate 14 plants, production facilities and large technology centers in Europe, Asia and North America. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Beiersdorf AG, we are part of a group with a long tradition, strong values and a good corporate culture.  

Your Tasks

  • Management and development of the product assortment of application tools for the automotive industry
  • Identifying and steering international suppliers of automated application tools
  • Qualification of new business cases, leading product development projects and launches
  • Proactively managing the entire marketing mix
  • Creating pricing concepts and business models
  • Make or buy decisions
  • Total cost management
  • Market and competition analysis
  • Close cooperation with R&D, Application Process Engineers, Market Segment Management and Sales teams

Your Profile

  • Very good university degree in engineering and/or economics and marketing
  • At least 3-4 years of experience in product management for technical products or cooperation with technical suppliers and integrators, ideally in the automotive industry
  • Very good technical know-how about processes and applications in the automotive industry
  • Long-term experience in cross-functional, international and virtual teams
  • Very good communication skills, reasoning power and assertiveness
  • Advanced project management and presentation capabilities
  • Strategic foresight and very good analytical as well as conceptual skills
  • High level of personal initiative and responsibility
  • Structured way of working, solution-oriented mindset
  • Fluent written and spoken English and German

We offer

  • Attractive remuneration
  • Flexible working
  • Further education and development perspectives
  • Interdisciplinary and cross-departmental career opportunities
  • Occupational pension provision
  • Numerous offers for employees, such as health promotion, sports and leisure activities, employee discounts, and much more (including tesa Bike, the company's own fitness studio, prevention options)