Product Development Manager to Technical Company in Gothenburg


For one of our customers in Gothenburg we are recruiting a Technical Product Development Manager.

As a Product Development Manager you will lead the product development team in Sweden. As a part of the global product development team, you are a key contributor to the strategy and the products’ positioning in the market and will be qualifying and prioritizing initiatives to fulfil strategic goals, as well as serving with fast customizations and continuously improving the design of the existing product portfolio. The position is located in the Gothenburg area and you will lead a team of mechanical design engineers and testing engineers.

Your day-to-day work

• Management and execution of development projects for new customer offers new market offers from request, ideation, detailed design, industrialization up to manufacturing start and market introduction
• Develop and lead the local product development team using Agile project management methods
• Work closely with our customers and sales in the Nordic area to create commercially successful products with a compelling value proposition
• Work with the PD teams globally to industrialize products utilizing our global manufacturing footprint
• Create digital enabled offers by combining mechanical solutions with smart controls, software functionalities and IoT connectivity
• Drive and support modularization and standardization of products and processes
• Plan Product Development activities for the department according to portfolio priorities
• Responsible to follow the product development process and to coordinate and execute business gates for local projects in the region
• Responsible for engineering, training and development, including performance reviews and development plans for your team
• Run operations according to the Quality Management System
• Work closely with Sales Management to ensure the qualified priority can be internally realized in terms of technical development and capacity

We expect you to have

• Engineering Degree MSc, Mechatronic or Mechanical education or equivalent experience
• High level of creativity and problem-solving skills
• Experience from a similar role is a must
• Leadership experience
• Proven track record in successful customer management
• Ability to create and conclude a solid Business Case, incl. financial calculations
• Understanding of what drives cost and the impact on cost calculation and pricing
• Good electromechanical understanding and an interest in new technologies
• Good understanding of automation and production flows
• Fluent in Swedish and English, both writing and speaking

Personal Profile
You are passionate about product development and creating customer value. You are creative, have excellent customer focus and a solid understanding of how to work with technical market demands. You need to be self-starting, analytical, hands-on and able to think of details as well as the big picture. It is also important that you possess communication skills and are able to discuss and challenge within your scope with key stakeholders and customers. You thrive when you get to meet customers and solve their problems.

Application & Contact
This recruitment is managed by Your Talent. If you find the role challenging and interesting, please apply through Interviews will be held continuously. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact recruitment consultant Johan Sjöberg 0761-709851,


  • Arbetsplats: Your Talent AB
  • 1 plats
  • Tillsvidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 8 april 2021
  • Ansök senast: 28 april 2021


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