Product Manager (100%)

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Dominik Schädler

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Dominik Schädler

Head of BU Transfer Valves
+41 81 722 44 21

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Unsere Ziele:

You are responsible for managing transfer valves required by OEM’s throughout the product life cycle including development project management, market introduction, continuous improvement activities, cost down programs, supporting product relocation activities as well as product replacement and phase out.

  • Owning interface with defined SEMI OEM customers in regards to all technical aspects
  • Owning dedicated product series and manages the product life cycle during all phases (product development, phase in, CIP’s, Customization, phase out, pricing, training, marketing documentation)
  • Identification OEM technical roadmaps and drive actual and future product requirements in order to protect and increase the share of wallet for VAT group worldwide
  • Monitoring profitability of the OEM account and derive measures in order to sustain and increase the profitability.
  • Conducting and managing CIP and value engineering projects of customer products including efforts to achieve the required annual cost down targets
  • Supporting the sales entities of VAT group in customer acquisition and negotiations
  • Providing input for marketing material
  • Training sales engineers and customers
  • Establishing technical customer documentation like manuals, product data sheets according to European machinery directive
  • Defining the product requirements for the product development in order to drive pro-actively and realize the growth initiatives together with sales and the growth initiative leaders
  • Supporting and pro-actively driving the VAT strategies, such as global footprint, growth initiatives, etc.
  • Coordinating customer specific requirements across the VAT group business units and legal entities for implementation into engineering and operational processes.

Sie bringen mit:

  • Bachelor degree in mechanical or electric/electronic engineering, master degree is advantageous.
  • Additional degree in economics and / or marketing or successful track record in a commercial position.
  • Experience in product management within the vacuum industry.
  • Profound experience of the sales process (mechanisms) of high tech components in a highly consolidated market environment on a global scale.
  • Fluent English, ability to negotiate in speaking and writing.
  • Strong entrepreneurship and strategic thinking.
  • Know-how of Semiconductor market and the relevant processes.
  • Solid knowledge about electronics (hard- and software)
  • Solid experience in managing international customers and projects
  • High focus and awareness for just-in-time delivery and quality
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization
  • Good listening and negotiation skills
  • Monitor market developments and requirements which influence the future valve business


For questions you can contact Dominik Schädler (d.schaedler@vat.ch, 081 772 44 21)

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