VAT Vakuumventile AG
Wir entwickeln und produzieren Vakuumventile und sind mit einem Marktanteil von 40 % Weltmarktführer. Für die Herstellung von Hightech-Produkten ist heute immer öfter eine gute Vakuumumgebung erforderlich, und wir liefern Komponenten dazu. Vakuumtechnik wird vor allem in folgenden Bereichen eingesetzt: Halbleiterherstellung, Flachbildschirme, Beschichtungen, ...

Die VAT-Vision: Dank Innovation, Effizienz und Zielstrebigkeit unsere weltweite Marktführerschaft verteidigen und ausbauen. Mitglied des VAT-Teams zu sein heisst, seine Fähigkeiten in einem dynamischen High-Tech Unternehmen ein- und umzusetzen. 
Ein Team von Leadern. 
Der Zukunft verpflichtet.

Stellentyp: Vollzeit
2019-02-05

Product Manager (100%)

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.

Your responsibilities:

  • 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.

You will need:

  • 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

Arbeitsort
9469 Haag (Schweiz, Rheintal)
Haag (Schweiz, Rheintal)
9469
Haag (Schweiz, Rheintal)

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