At Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions, we deliver pioneering products and solutions to our global customers within the mining and construction segment. Part of our exciting business is the Surface Drilling Division, where our intelligent surface drill rigs bring the latest technology to surface mining and construction applications – we’d like to call it true power with absolute precision!
We are now looking for a proactive and customer-focused Product Manager for a permanent position in Tampere, Finland. This role reports directly to VP R&D and Product Management, Surface Drilling.
You work as Product Manager leading the product offering development by creating future offering strategy and vision. You translate long and short-term customer needs to technical requirements and work with the engineering team to develop solutions to meet those needs. As a business case owner and sponsor for new development projects in your area of responsibility you make sure new products meet set acceptance criteria before launch.
Your key responsibility areas include:
- Technical and business ownership of the products in your responsibility area, including both new product development and lifecycle management of existing products
- Competitor and market analysis
- Product specifications and pricing plans
- Developing and maintaining product & technology roadmaps with other product managers and key R&D personnel
- Creating value propositions for new and existing products and communication to sales organization through product brochures and other marketing material
Your background and what we find important
We are looking for someone with a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in engineering or other related field of study. You are interested in combining technical knowledge with business knowledge. You have several years’ experience working with mobile machinery, preferably in mining or construction industry. Drill rig knowledge is seen as a plus. Most importantly, you have the drive to continuously improve both products and the ways they are developed. You are a good team player and able to work in international multi-cultural environment. Fluent spoken and written English is expected.
What’s in it for you?
We offer you a chance to play an integral part in creating Surface Drilling’s long-term product vision and execution. 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. We have an inclusive company culture where our values are Innovation, Fair Play, Customer Focus and Passion to Win. You’ll have the opportunity to contribute on wide range of topics from how to products are defined & developed to how they are sold and marketed. Visit our stories hub, LinkedIn, Facebook and We Make the Shift - Advancing the World through Engineering to get to know us better.
For further information about this position, please contact:
Lauri Laihanen, Vice President R&D and Product Management, Surface Drilling Division +358 40 7292571.
For further information regarding the recruitment process please contact:
Sandvik’s HR Services, Finland, tel. +358 800 1 44444 (8:00-4:00 pm, EEST).
Want to join our team?
We will be reviewing applications and interviewing as per submitted, so send your application in English as soon as possible, no later than Sunday August 15th, 2021.
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Job ID: R0029769
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 quarrying. In 2020, sales were approximately 37 billion SEK with about 12,500 employees within continuing operations.