Job description : ProductResponsibility for worldwide product portfolio management in close cooperation with the product managers at the respective sales companies range development / updatingDeveloping new product ideas in the product group supported and implementing these new product ideas in products / ranges ready for the marketProcurement of the data required for the product release of products of high to very high complexity and for FRE device purchasing, and effectuating a decision about product release in agreement with the product managers, sales companies and sales coordinatorsArranging the initial planning at the organizational units responsible as well as coordinating the device SOP for devices of high to very high complexity in cooperation with the organizational units affected and the supplierMonitoring the adherence to schedules, initiating corrective measures within the context of target agreements where difficulties occur and keeping target group managers informedCoordinating any complaints about the devices of high to very high complexity supported that could result in design changes, in agreement with the organizational units responsibleCoordinating the preparation of vehicle applications and carrying out or coordinating installation testsCarrying out range diversification, range updating and range deletion campaigns taking business management aspects into account, and specifying the resulting measures within the context of target agreements in agreement with the superior if necessaryDrafting or optimizing worldwide market-
oriented concepts in terms of range, conditions and distribution, taking the respective specialist departments into accountPreparing requirement specifications for the Special Original Equipment SOE and Independent Aftermarket product linesAgreeing relocation measures with all the specialist departments affected, defining the scope of relocation and evaluating future and SOE requirementsObserving, analyzing and processing the overseas markets with regard to the product range to be supportedCommunicationPreparing qualified product information and presenting the products of high to very high complexity to GH sales departments and sales companiesPreparing informative documents for trade fairs, conferences etc.
as well as coordinating and providing advice with catalogue preparationDrafting suitable marketing strategies as well as developing advertising and sales promotion measuresProviding technical advice during the preparation of advertising documents, press releases as well as making technical statements about type of packaging and the packaging itselfProviding advice and support for the sales departments and sales companies in all product-
specific questionsImplementation of product-specific training of the sales organizational unitsPreparing all measures for international trade fair presentationsRealizing and holding customer meetings with SOE customers PricePreparing and managing price and deposit meetings with suppliersChecking range success through the evaluation and analysis of brand success calculationsObserving and evaluating international markets with the objective of detecting market trends at an earlystage, and implementing them at an early stage in agreement with the product managers of the salescompanies and the sales coordinatorsD Distribution1 Involvement in the optimization of processes on the subjects of new parts and used parts goods flow as well as preparing and updating cross-
reference databasesHandle other tasks as well that relate to the jobincluding examining and evaluating suggestions for improvement, as well as complying with industrial safety and environmental protection measures pertaining to the scope of duties Qualifications : Grade with Engineering / Business studyMin 3 years working experience as a Product Coordinator / Product Manager Automotive backgroundWorking knowledge of SysproAdvanced Excel