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Junior Product Manager (m/f/d)

  • Department: Product management
  • Country: Germany
  • City/Location: Winnenden


About the company

Techtronic Industries is a world-class leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of power tools, outdoor power equipment and floor care appliances for consumers, professional and industrial users in the DIY, repair and construction industries. Our unrelenting strategic focus on powerful brands, innovative products, operational excellence and exceptional people drives our culture. Our brands are red-hot – our growth leads the home improvement and construction industries, as we are totally committed to growing our portfolio of exceptional and powerful brands. We fuel our brands with a continuous stream of innovation, value-added, robust new products, which meet the specific needs of our customers.


About the role

Main Responsibilities:

  • Landscaping and market profiling to allow a clear understanding of professional end user requirements, as well as product & category trends across professional distribution points in Europe.
  • Defining product features & specifications required by the professional end user on future product launches.
  • Conduct independently core user research on jobsites across the main EMEA markets to collect, analyze, consolidate, report user needs and requirements into new product development projects.
  • Managing product launches through the business, with emphasis on;
    • Production dates & availability in the European warehouses
    • Product detail such as manuals, packaging, catalogues, online, etc
    • Pan-European price positioning to and back from the regions
  • Monitoring the performance of the product streams against given targets
  • Working the global product management and engineering teams to deliver the right product for the right target user groups at the right price point.
  • Working with the sales & marketing teams in region to deliver the necessary products for range, national promotions, as well as key account specific promotions.
  • Working with the Brand & Communication team on launch packs, merchandising & marketing materials to support the products.

Other tasks

  • Interaction with the European Sales Units and other departments such as Brand & Communications, Supply Chain, Quality, Compliance, Engineering, Finance, Sales & Customer services 
  • Briefing other colleagues in all areas of product function, features & performance.
  • International end-user and distribution visits to gain product development input and market knowledge.
  • Attendance at European product summits & dealer conferences
  • Working with our marketing team & outside agencies to develop product catalogues & literature.


Person Specification

  • 1-2 years of Product or Commercial background in professional power tools.
  • A good understanding of power tool users and the Milwaukee customers structure
  • A basic understanding of the basic commercial financial structure.
  • Clear communication, both verbal & written.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • The ability to interact at all levels of the business
  • A strong determination to achieve & to deliver commercial opportunities into the business.
  • A good team spirit, but critically, being a strong self-starter.
  • Fluent English language skills in word and writing are mandatory. A second European language, particularly German or others would be of benefit
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • A strong working knowledge of relevant software packages used in the office environment (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc)


How to apply

If this position sounds appealing to you and you would like to join our team, we are looking forward to your application. In case of relocation we may assist you with a financial package. Please submit your application indicating your earliest start date.

Techtronic Industries ELC GmbH
Human Resources – Silke Thoma · Max-Eyth-Stra├če 10 · 71364 Winnenden ·