Technical Product Manager, Functional Safety

12 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
We not only have ambitious goals but also a clear agreement on how to achieve them: For us, the means are as important as the ends. Whatever your role at ABB, you can be sure you are helping to create a better world. From building sustainable power plants in remote corners of the world, or improving safety for workers in automotive factories, to developing new technologies to combat pollution, the work we do touches the lives of millions.

We are looking for a Technical Product Manager, Functional Safety at ABB Oy, Drives and Controls unit in Helsinki. You will be responsible for global product marketing and product management. In this position, you will contribute to developing the future in Drives based Functional Safety at ABB.

Your responsibilities
• Contributing to strategic planning, product positioning and roadmaps in collaboration with product groups
• Gathering Voice of customer (VOC) and feedback
• Performing technology reviews and accumulating market knowledge
• Identifying opportunities for growth and market share gain
• Collaborating actively on new and agile product development projects from requirements specification to launch
• Coordinating and developing global product marketing plans and messaging
• Developing user documentation and sales tools for local sales unit together with marketing communications
• Defining, developing and conducting product training (training events, materials and tools)
• Ensuring that pre and after sales support is on appropriate level
• Tracking product performance and developing appropriate response plans

Our offering
• A challenging position in an international working environment and global organization
• The opportunity for professional development in the field of functional safety
• The opportunity to participate in building a strongly growing IoTSP (Internet of Things, Services and People) and to get an in-depth view to all industry segments and applications within ABB Drives

• M.Sc. in a relevant field
• Several years of experience in key areas or a related field
• Experience of automation systems, machinery and functional safety, safety PLCs and electric drives and their applications
• Understanding of the legislation, directives and standards that apply to machinery and work equipment
• A practical, proactive and persistent way of working
• Good cooperation skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Fluent written and spoken English skills