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Title:  Platform Product Manager *

Location: 

Kassel, DE




"We were the first company to introduce PV inverters to the residential market in Japan that can withstand the harsh climate there — products that make change happen. And we were part of it."

Joanna Marienhagen, head of product Management at SMA

ENERGY THAT CHANGES: Innovative and sustainable key technologies are prerequisites for renewable energy supply. More than 3,000 employees from 18 countries work to ensure that SMA is actively helping to promote the production and development of PV system technology worldwide.

Would you like to play a part in shaping the energy supply of the future? Welcome to SMA.

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Platform Product Manager *

As Platform Manager * you will play a crucial role within the Power Conversion product group, which is part of our Large Scale Projects & Solutions business unit. "With great power comes great responsibility" - rarely has this phrase been as true as it is here. The ability to manage customer needs, enable sales to serve our customers, and translate all that input into the right priorities and product roadmap is critical to success in this role. 

 

Your contribution to the “big picture”

 

  • As Platform Product Manager * you will be responsible for the central and string inverter platforms and drive profitable product plans in close collaboration with the product managers.
  • You will develop new business cases taking into account all necessary information such as market research, policy studies, customer and competitor analysis
  • You will get the existing business cases on track by developing an attractive pricing strategy
  • You will also be responsible for release projects, working closely with product managers to determine which new features to include in the project, taking into account available budget and resources
  • You will determine the scope, size and key locations of the launch and promotion of the newly launched products and be responsible for the marketing campaign and its coordination
  • You will decide which technologies to further qualify for product development and drive innovation
  • You play a key role in the exchange between service, sales, R&D, engineering, project management, procurement, production, etc.
  • You are the point of contact for all sales colleagues when it comes to promoting the understanding of the USP of the products

 

Your skills are needed

 

  • You preferably have a degree in engineering or industrial engineering 
  • You have at least 10 years of professional experience in engineering and at least 5 years of professional experience in product management.
  • Through this professional experience you have a sound technical knowledge combined with an excellent commercial understanding
  • Your English skills are excellent
  • You are able to work effectively in a matrix organization with colleagues from all levels of the company to develop mutually agreeable solutions to unexpected challenges
  • You can point to projects in which you have successfully applied your structured approach and high sense of responsibility
  • You enjoy working under pressure and uncertainty without losing sight of the goal
  • You have the ability to understand complex and contradictory issues and break them down into simple blocks
  • You have no problems familiarizing yourself with digital tools or IT platforms

 

 

#bethechange Wir freuen uns auf Deine Bewerbung!

Dein Kontakt ist Andrea Harbusch | HR Business Partner 

 

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ENERGY THAT CHANGES: Innovative and sustainable key technologies are prerequisites for renewable energy supply. More than 3,000 employees from 18 countries work to ensure that SMA is actively helping to promote the production and development of PV system technology worldwide.

Would you like to play a part in shaping the energy supply of the future? Welcome to SMA.

be energy. Your energy can thrive with us. Respond to changes in an active, bold and targeted way.
#equalopportunities#developmentopportunities#talentmanagement

be flexible. Conditions can change, so our work schedule models offer you a solution.
#flexibleworkinghours#remoteworking#parttimeopportunities

be family. A sense of community and camaraderie is important to us. We offer work-life-balance.
#vacationcare#familyservices#emergencychildcare

be in charge. Leadership Fundamentals – our common base.
#collaboration #customer centricity #entrepreneurship #evolution #diversity 

For more information click here: https://www.SMA.de/en/career/