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Global Product Manager Commercial Vehicles (CV)

Victor Paashuis, Group Director Product Strategy Eurasia:

“Power-Packer is the global market leader in cab-tilt systems, with over 7.5M systems on the road, all with major OEMs. To keep this position and enable sustainable growth, we are professionalizing in Product Management throughout our entire business. Do you want to lead making the difference?”

To support our ambitious global growth, we are searching for a strong:

Global Product Manager Commercial Vehicles (CV)

The position is responsible for product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle. You will deliver agreed revenue and profit targets, and gather and prioritize customer requirements with the world’s major OEM’s. Your market insights will define the future of the product and new product lines.

You will develop the product vision and roadmap, in close relationship with Engineering and other teams. With Sales and Marketing, you will work closely on outbound Product Marketing to develop and execute a successful go-to-market strategy.

Your main tasks and responsibilities are:

  • Be the recognized expert in the business on CV products, the market, relevant technology and the competition.
  • Support year-over-year global revenue growth and margin expansion.Manage the CV product line through its life cycle from concept to end-of-life, including Value Proposition, Winning Play, pricing, forecasting and Go-to-Market activities.
  • Find new markets and customers by market mapping, competitive analyses, customer visits and collection of Voice of the Customer (VOC) information.
  • Translate market information / VOC into realistic market opportunities.
  • Co-create CV strategies, technology roadmap and business plans. Write the business case for investments and gain internal approval.
  • Build strong relationships with Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Purchasing and Operations in order to provide input for New Product Development. Lead the virtual product team to ensure delivery of agreed objectives.
  • Develop core positioning and messaging and provide to Product Marketing.
  • Train and motivate our Sales staff so that they can successfully identify new opportunities and find new customers or markets.
  • Guide and challenge the Sales staff to align the hunt on market opportunities with the CV Product Management Plan.
  • Actively monitor and influence the Design Engineering activities according to the CV Product Management Plan.
  • Deliver regular progress tracking.

What do we expect from you?

  • Passionate about Product Management and the CV OEM market.
  • Relevant Master or Bachelor degree. Mid-career, 7+ years Product Management experience.
  • Highly experienced and knowledgeable in the CV OEM market.
  • Demonstrated success in defining growth and margin expansion.
  • Demonstrated track record in defining and introducing Product Management Plans.
  • You are able to understand and translate customer and market signals in a structured way and are able to represent Power-Packer on different global stakeholder levels. Commercial and customer focused.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills. You focus on medium term results and you are able to manage your planning and set priorities.
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial and vibrant personality willing to make the difference inside and outside the Power-Packer organization.
  • Strong negotiating and teamwork skills. Proven ability to motivate and drive cross-functional teams without formal authority.
  • Excellent communication skills (English verbal and written). German is a plus.
  • Ability to read, understand and communicate technical documentation.
  • Able to travel 30% of the time (as required).

Are you interested?



For more information please contact Mrs. Marjan van der Aa (HR Manager) at +31 541 584 540 or send your resume and motivation letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.

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