National Product Manager

National Product Manager (f/m)

Reference number: 7101 

The National Product Manager collaborates closely with kitchen planners/consultants and provides technical information as well as trainings. He/she has a strong technical and sales competence in the kitchen environment, ideally in the kitchen planning. He/she is supporting Sales with his/her technical expertise and he/she is the contact person for strategic planning partners. In his/her function he/she is the main contact point for Corporate Product Management:


Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • International Planner Management
  • Contact person for local planers
  • Development of planer business in cooperation with sales and corporate planner/consultant manager
  • Plan and perform local planner/consultant events
  • Development /localization of training concepts and conduction of trainings
  • Support and independent processing of planner/consultant requests
  • Direct support of important strategic specialist planners/consultants
  • Technical Sales Support and local portfolio administration
  • Administration of the RATIONAL portfolio in the country / area in close corporation with product management in headquarter
  • Documentation, consolidation and analysis of market trends and studies of competition including performing of local benchmarks in conjunction with central Market Intelligence Team
  • Specification of product requirements based on customer and market requirements
  • Localization and introduction of sales documents with technical focus
  • Expansion of technical target-group-oriented communication in collaboration with Marketing
  • Conducting technical trainings for local sales force
  • Technical expert and supporter for local sales force and national key account managers


Your profile:  

  • long-term experience in product management
  • several years of international experience with kitchen planners
  • experience in working with products in need of explanation
  • good technical understanding for the planning of commercial kitchens
  • structured and target-oriented approach when working on projects
  • ideally knows about the market and the target groups with a network of experts in the commercial kitchen planning
  • strong in presentation and communication
  • has a profound technological knowledge and is able to discuss with developers on eye level
  • flexible and a willingness to travel
  • positive approach and believes in success



  • Master of Business and Engineering
  • Qualification in kitchen planning is advantageous


  • Very good Chinese Mandarin and English (written and spoken)




Our Offer
At RATIONAL you will find a dynamic company, extremely successful on an international level and is likely to grow even more – this makes your area of responsibility extremely exciting and multifaceted. We rely on a lean, process-oriented organization, where personal responsibility is not an empty word but actively promoted as well. In addition we offer our “entrepreneur within his enterprise” an attractive performance-based remuneration package.

Our Company
RATIONAL is the global market and technology leader for thermal preparation of meals. Thanks to the use of high-tech-solutions, for professional kitchens all over the globe, its growth and earnings strength is exceptional and sustainable. The turnover exceeds 770 Million Euro and our world market share has reached above 50%. Over 2.100 employees profit from this development. If you are as enthusiastic about these figures as we are, we look forward to receiving your online application.

So please apply via our portal, we are curious to hear what you have to say. Should you have any questions Petra Keller is more than happy to help.