Product Manager Focus "Competition, Sustainability, Projects" (m/f/d)


Product management is the interface between sales and development. The team takes care of obtaining customer requirements, defining and implementing projects, providing documentation and the market launch. The product manager is responsible for the entire product life cycle for his area.


Role & Task

Strategic (approx. 30 %)

  • Observing and evaluating global and regional competitors
  • Patron for the theme "Sustainability
  • Contributing to the further development and maintenance of the product portfolio and a product roadmap
  • Preparation of decision papers for the management

Operational (approx. 50 %)

  • Projects: Sparingspartner of the product development
  • (Partial) project manager for market launches
  • Development of product positioning and elaboration of sales arguments for marketing and sales
  • Maintenance of data in systems
  • Creation of or assistance with product documentation

Support (approx. 20 %)

  • 3rd level support for enquiries from the market
  • Preparation for country-specific approvals



  • Professional experience in the field of product development or product management, preferably of capital goods
  • Structured, reliable and precise way of working
  • Independent, results-oriented and able to work under pressure
  • Organisational talent with strong communication skills
  • Open personality who feels comfortable in an intercultural environment
  • Technical understanding and interest in the industry
  • Very good MS Office knowledge, SAP and JIRA advantageous
  • Very good German and English knowledge, ideally: French basic knowledge


Our offer

  • International environment
  • Large, experienced team of product managers
  • Opportunity to make things happen, take initiative and rise above thanks to challenges
  • Recognition for the work done
  • Continuously growing company with opportunities for further development
  • Modern workplace in a production and office building to be completed from mid-2023 with a new company restaurant
  • Good supplementary health insurance
  • Profit sharing as of the second year of membership
  • Free fruits


We are the world market leader, a family-run company and at home on the international stage of the food industry. After almost 50 years, it is still our claim to offer our customers the best tools for cooking. For us, tradition and innovation are not opposites, but rather mutually reinforcing values for the sustainable development of our company.


We have about 2,300 employees worldwide and are growing continuously.


The iVario product group is based at the Wittenheim site with around 130 employees. This is where the innovative appliances for cooking, frying and deep-frying are planned, developed and built. We do not see ourselves purely as a machine builder, but as an innovative solution provider who inspires its customers time and again.



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