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Portfolio Manager (f/m/d)

22 October 2021

The departement „Platform Portfolio Management” is responsible to provide KUKA with a competetive and profitable portfolio and reports directly to the CEO. Within the team for mechatronic systems we are looking for a strong portfolio manager to drive the development of a segment of industrial robots.

Short Facts

  • KUKA
  • Permanent Employment
    Permanent Employment


  • Responsible for a profitable portfolio of a complete robot product segment
  • Define long term product strategy
  • Evaluate trends of technology and customer needs
  • Propose product candidates for the strategic roadmap planning
  • Definition and market introduction of new products
    • Market Analysis
    • Evaluate customer requirements
    • Involve stakeholders to define product requirements
    • Elaboration of the Value Proposition
    • Definitions of products/provision of product requirement specification
    • Provide Business Plan
    • Validation of product concepts with pilot customers
    • Validate product acceptance with pilot customers
    • Definition of market launch strategy including marketing storyline
    • Support key account and sales (Product training and sales documentation)
  • Monitor product performance (financial, functional, quality) and define measures to ensure market success
  • Product discontinuation

Application Requirements

  • Master degree in engineering, science or business engineering
  • more than 5 years experience in capital goods business and/or products requiring explanation with technical oriented task (favorable: R&D, engineering, sales, inside sales / preferred: product management)
  • 3-5 years experience in leadership (team or project)
  • Market Knowledge in Automation/Robotics favorable
  • Knowledge of Product Development Processes
  • Communication, presentation and moderation skills
  • Sales skills and marketing knowledge
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Traveling / mobility
  • Intercultural skills
  • Fluent in English

What we offer

Great working environment

Start date: Immediately

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