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Leica Camera AG stands for the finest arts of German precision engineering – and a special culture of visual expression. For more than a century, we have been developing precision optical instruments that provide unique visual experiences and continue to set new standards of technology. We constantly search for highly motivated personnel for our innovative development projects and to assist us in the fulfillment of the ongoing strong demand for our latest products. We can offer you challenging and satisfying tasks and ideal opportunities for the advancement of your professional career.

For our headquarters in Wetzlar, we currently have an immediate opening for a:

 

Product Manager Camera (m/f/d)

 

Your tasks:

Ensure product attractiveness and profitability:

  • Identify and understand customer requirements and translate them into product features
  • Merging requirements from different disciplines, stakeholders and departments
  • Independent creation of product specifications taking into account the above-mentioned results
  • Preparation of profitability calculations and value analyses
  • Management of OEM partners
  • Participation in product development projects
  • Planning of market launch, product positioning, development of communication content, etc.

 

Development of product strategy decisions:

  • Research and permanent observation of trends and tendencies on the international market
  • Carrying out market studies and competitive analyses to determine market potential
  • Derivation of strategic and operational goals in line with corporate objectives
  • Further development and maintenance of a product roadmap in a cross-functional team, including sales planning

 

Management of running products:

  • Track revenue, sales, cost and earnings development of product lines / products
  • Define measures in terms of lifecycle management
  • Sales planning and inventory management on the basis of the Monthly Forecast and Group Stock Report
  • Market observation, execution of technical competitor analyses
  • Analyze product problems, define measures, accompany implementation by R&D

 

Further:

  • Description and optimization of process flows in the area of product management
  • Visits to trade fairs, exhibitions, events
  • Support and technical consulting of dealers, distributors and end customers in special cases

Your profile:

  • Completed studies in business administration, industrial engineering, photographic engineering or media technology or comparable
  • Professional experience in product management, product marketing or project management in the field of consumer electronics
  • Distinct understanding of business administration, affinity for numbers
  • Very good technical understanding and knowledge of photographic practice
  • Strong interest in digital trends, new technologies and products
  • High affinity for photography and high quality products
  • Methodological knowledge in the collection and preparation of market and competitive data
  • Strong general understanding of brands
  • Very good English skills are a prerequisite, other foreign languages desirable
  • Good communication skills, negotiation skills and confident appearance
  • Structured, goal-oriented approach and a high degree of initiative
  • Willingness to travel internationally

 

If we have piqued your interest, please apply only online using the link below.

 

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