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Product Manager Automation (m/f/d)

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Date: Nov 23, 2022

Location: Gothenburg, SE Plewiska, PL Rastatt, DE Halmstad, SE Vaxjo, SE

Company: Getinge



At Getinge we have the passion to perform


Join our diverse teams of passionate people and a career that allows you to develop both personally and professionally. At Getinge, our passion is to secure that every person and community have access to the best possible care, offering hospitals and life science institutions products and solutions that aim to improve clinical results and optimize workflows. Every day we collaborate to make a true difference for our customers – and to save more lives.

Are you looking for an inspiring career? You just found it.


Join Getinge as a


Product Manager Automation (m/f/d)


In this position, you are responsible for implementing Getinge´s strategy for the Product Line Automation. You will be a member of the Infection Control Healthcare Team. This position gives you the opportunity to join a winning team, helping to continue our growth in market leading and life-saving products of high quality. You will interface with a wide variety of stakeholders, from BA, external suppliers and Sales regions to Supply Chain.


Your responsibilities


  • Work on the long term strategy of Getinge Automation Portfolio reflecting the market needs in alignment with R&D capabilities to get an efficient product portfolio offering covering the global health care customer need (5 year out)
  • Develop and own the lifecycle of the product portfolio
  • Drive the pre-study of our products; Leading the development of market requirement, business cases and presentations needed for successful project approval
  • Represent the business development and market interest in the ongoing requirement adjustment during the product development projects
  • Work with 3rd party suppliers to find complementary products to our portfolio
  • Identify Key Customer Values and translate to Market Requirement Specification
  • Work with Getinge Sales Units and Customers to develop solutions for new customer projects
  • Drive the creation of the original marketing collaterals and sales training elements; Ensure the timely delivery of the relevant market deliverables in ongoing projects
  • Drive the realization of the initial product launch of new products
  • Interact and communicate with global stakeholders in order to build and maintain constructive relationships with all relevant internal and external parties, suppliers, opinion leaders and customers
  • Drive the development of post market surveillance information


Who you are:  


At Getinge, we are looking for passionate individuals, who are agile, resilient, take responsibility for their development and focus on achieving excellence. They never compromise on quality and always act responsibly remembering that our customers always come first. They enjoy collaboration and working in diverse and international teams, and embrace the future. If you love change, we can make sure that you stay that way! 


The ideal candidate


  • Academic degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering or similar
  • More than 5 years of experience from a Product Management, Business Development, Automation Project Management or Automation System Engineering role, ideally in the medical device or logistic automation industry
  • Experience with market analysis and customer research
  • Competence in leading projects involving cross-functional teams and global markets
  • Willingness and ability to undertake international travel
  • Fluent proficiency in English, other languages are beneficial
  • Enthusiastic and self-propelled team player
  • Driving results and taking responsibilities
  • Strong sense of business acumen and influencing skills
  • Customer orientation and ability to handle many different global stake holders and to communicate efficiently with a wide range of people in all functions
  • Strategic mind-set and excellent problem-solving skills


Your preferred location is at one of our sites in Vaxjö, Getinge, Rastatt and Poznan but for the right candidate location can also be in any other Getinge office.


About us 


Getinge is on an exciting transformation journey constantly looking for new ways to innovate together with our customers to meet the healthcare challenges of the future. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and to sustainability with a goal to be CO2 neutral by 2025. We believe in giving our employees the flexibility they need and make every effort to foster a learning culture that supports their personal development and creativity. Our passionate people hold our brand promise ‘Passion for Life’ close to heart. 

If you share our passion and believe that saving lives is the greatest job in the world, then we look forward to receiving your application and resume. We hope you will join us on our journey to become the world’s most respected and trusted medtech company.


Are you interested in this challenge? Then we look forward to receiving your application.


We will be happy to answer any questions you may have! You are welcome to contact Thomas Bitterwolf, Director Getinge Hospital Engineering, at +49 177 4623300.


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