Westermo is looking for a Product Manager who will be responsible for a portfolio of Industrial Cellular routers that provides secure and robust solutions to customers in power distribution, water & wastewater, transportation and other customers requiring resilient data communication.
Your will work to further develop and strengthen our Cellular router offering through a good understanding of the market environment and a close collaboration with our sales channels and R&D teams. A large part of the role also includes product launch activities, managing the portfolio through the different phases of the life cycle and work with the complete organization to continuously improve our offering.
Westermo recently acquired Virtual Access - a Dublin based technology company specialized in industrial cellular routers and gateways and managed connectivity services for customers mainly in the utility, traffic management and telecommunications sector. You will work in close collaboration with Virtual Access to build an enhanced Westermo product portfolio of Industrial Cellular routers.
- Market and customer analysis
Capture outside market situation (market, customers, competitors, trends, etc.),Understand customer drivers and needs, and translate these into product requirements to further strengthen our value proposition.
- Managing the portfolio of products
Continuously improve the portfolio through in-depth understanding of the products and its current situation. To manage the portfolio through the different stages in the product life cycle and take pro-active measures to maintain out strong brand equity and maximize short- and long-term profitability.
- Plan and oversee the development of new portfolio
Work with idea generation and innovation, capture market requirements, Create market requirement specifications for new product development activities.
- Successful go to market
Professional launch of new products to the market, work with sales and sales support to increase sales of existing products, pricing strategies, and continuously support market communication activities.
You will have a lot of internal and external contacts and be an important part of Westermo’s growth journey. The role includes travelling to our market channels all over the world. The job is based at our new Västerås office.
In this role, it is important that you possess great collaboration skills, a high level of energy and the ability to energize others. You are a driven person who takes ownership and enjoys working in a dynamic environment. Westermo is a dynamic company in a fast moving industry and we are looking for an innovative, structured and analytical person with a positive and winning attitude.
Skills and competences
- Master of Science in a relevant field of study
- At least 10 years of relevant working experience
- At least 3-5 years’ experience of product management in an industrial environment
- Good presentation and communication skills
- A good general understanding of industrial products, markets, customers and channels
- Product management, including;
- Market and customer analysis
- Creation and communication of value propositions
- Good understanding of pricing and profitability mechanisms
- Development of product strategies and product roadmaps
- Requirement specifications and prioritization
- Market product launch and market communication
- Data communication
- Cellular technologies, 4G/LTE, 5G
- TCP/IP, networking, routing and switching
- Previous experience in a customer-facing role
- Fluent in both Swedish and English
Employment type: Permanent
For further information please contact
VP Product Management & Marketing, Andreas Eriksson, email@example.com
Cell phone: +46 70 322 0036
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Westermo is a leading supplier of Industrial Data Communications equipment to the World market. Sales are conducted through our offices in key markets in Europe, North America, Australia and Asia, as well as through distributors and OEM customers worldwide. Development and manufacturing take place in Sweden. Westermo was founded in 1975 and has a turnover in excess of 580 MSEK. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Beijer Electronics Group AB.
As a rapidly growing international company, Westermo is thriving at the forefront of cutting edge technology, develops and manufactures advanced devices for industrial data communication, used in mission critical installations and harsh industrial environments. The very robust and secure communication networks built with our products provide a high value for our customers.
We are passionate about taking advantage of the growth opportunities in our market. The work environment is very dynamic with great loyalty and team spirit. It is expected to take initiative and our flat organization creates efficiency and provides the opportunity for those who are closest to the task of solving it.
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