Product Manager (Global), Sandvik Mining and Rock SolutionsSandvik Mining and Construction Oy
We are now looking for an innovative and customer focused Product Manager to lead us to the next level within our journey towards more intelligent drilling automation, digitalized product offering and safer and more sustainable future via electrification. This is a global position with unique possibility to set your fingerprint to the technological industry standards and best practices in underground mining. The recruitment process is handled by Barona Engineering and the employment contract will be signed directly with Sandvik.
Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier of equipment and tools, parts, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. Application areas include rock drilling, rock cutting, loading and hauling, tunneling and related digital offering solutions. In 2021, our sales were approximately 41 billion SEK with about 15,500 employees within continuing operations.
Underground Drilling Division within Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is an industry leading global provider of various drilling solutions for underground mining and construction tunneling industries with focus on technology development and future innovative solutions to enable sustainable operations for our customers.
You lead our offering development within selected product line through setting a product vision and execution strategy. You are responsible for technology and product offering roadmaps including overall business and profitability ownership of your products from market introduction to a product ramp down. One of your key focus areas is to anticipate customer and market needs in both short- and long- term and convert them into practical product and offering requirements for our engineering and technology development organizations. You will also act as a business case owner and project sponsor for all new product and system development activities within your product line.
Your main responsibilities include
• Technical and commercial ownership of corresponding product line offering
• Customer segments definition including value proposition and key selection criteria of the products
• Create, develop and maintain the product portfolio and profitability including pricing and the lifecycle perspectives.
• Technical and commercial support for selected strategic customer sales opportunities
• Competitor monitoring and analysis of the competitive landscape for given product line
• Ensure product specifications, options and pricing are aligned throughout the offering
• Initiate, define requirements and sponsoring of new product development projects of the product line.
Your background and what we find important
We are looking for innovative and customer focused person with previous experience in driving the product offering development forward. You have experience in team, project or other stakeholder management roles. You enjoy working in an international business environment and have solid- hands on capabilities to work with different stakeholders, such as customers / product end users, sales & marketing, R&D and engineering and supply chain.
You have a university degree (Msc. / Bsc.) preferably within the area of technical or business studies.
Energetic personality with a positive mindset along with good presentation and communication skills will help you to succeed in this position. Previous experience in working within mining and/or construction tunneling industries is considered beneficial but not mandatory. Travelling is a natural part of your job.
What is in it for you?
We offer you a challenging and interesting role in a truly international environment with great opportunities for your professional development and growth. In addition, we offer good employee benefits and inclusive corporate culture focused on sustainable development, with values such as Innovation, Fair Play, Customer Focus and Passion to Win. At Sandvik, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better environment for our employees, our business and, thereby, our customers. Visit our Solid Ground stories hub, LinkedIn or Facebook to get to know us better.
For further information about this position, please contact: Johannes Välivaara, Vice President, R&D and Product Line, Underground drilling, Sandvik, +358 40 7582909.
For further information about recruitment process, please contact: Kristiina Vormala, Recruitment Manager, Barona Engineering, +35840 8374019.