PRODUCT MANAGER (M/F/D) VEHICLE SPECIFIC LIGHTING STRATEGY

Location Lippstadt, Germany

Pacesetting. Passionate. Together. Since 1899, HELLA, one of the top 40 automotive suppliers worldwide, has shaped the industry with innovative lighting systems and vehicle electronics. In addition, the company is one of the most important partners of the aftermarket and independent workshops. What motivates us: Shaping the mobility of tomorrow and fostering the central market trends such as autonomous driving, efficiency and electrification, connectivity and digitization as well as individualization. Every day, more than 40,000 employees worldwide are committed to this with passion, know-how and innovative strength.

YOUR TASKS

You develop the international product,- program-, and price strategies for your product family along the product life cycle by taking into account the company objectives.

  • You elaborate new product ideas, which you will convert into market-ready products and programs.
  • You are the central interface for all internal departments, such as Development, Marketing, Sales, Controlling and Legal.

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduated in business administration with technical focus or in business engineering
  • Years of experience in Product Management (IAM Automotive) in similar branch (at least 5 years)
  • Very good knowledge (and network) of IAM Automotive industry (incl. suppliers and customers)
  • Proven successes in Strategic Management of an IAM Automotive portfolio, also under challenging global conditions
  • Very great mobility, multi-lingual and intercultural competence

WHY THIS POSITION

  • Vehicle Specific Lighting is the largest and most important product group for the business unit Trading (door opener), exposed to creeping but dramatic market risks: OEMs do enter into the independent after market, the legal regulations facilitates the market access with copies, OE protects its design
  • Many IAM strategies (of each OEM) have to be analyzed and appropriate measures in order to secure and win market shares are to be defined
  • The technology change to LED leads to very high-end products requiring concepts for age-appropriate repairs
  • Consideration of the complex and new market requirements in the main growth market China (customers, competition and copies)
  • Ability to leave treaded paths and develop and implement new, future-oriented solutions

OUR OFFER

  • Extensive career and further training possibilities as well as flexible working hours
  • HELLA in motion – comprehensive sports and health program with the company's own fitness center
  • Support with reconciling work and family life: two HELLA daycare centers, KidsCamp during vacations, family service, and advice regarding caring for relatives
  • Company restaurants, employee benefits, and a laundry service
  • Company retirement provision with HELLA subsidy

Take the opportunity to reveal your potential within a global, family-run company that offers you the best possible conditions for progressing in your career.

Please send us your application through our careers portal, citing reference number 90063174.

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YOUR CONTACT

HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
Ms. Verena Bischof
Rixbecker Straße 75
59552 Lippstadt
  +49-2941-38-1303