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Director Product Management & Custom Solutions in Selmsdorf, Germany at Alltec FOBA

Date Posted: 2/14/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: ALL002691

About Us

Alltec FOBA is one of the international market & technology leaders in the field of development and manufacture of innovative laser marking systems. Since 2004, the company is a technology center for the laser marking part of the Product Identification Platform of Danaher Corporation. Designed and manufactured in the Alltec FOBA products are put through a global network of distribution partners in the market, where they are sold to the key markets of transportation (i.e. automotive and aerospace), medical devices and numerous other industries. As a company with international development and production facilities, ALLTEC Laser Business Unit will continue to expand its leading market position in the future. ALLTEC produces laser marking systems that are sold through the Videojet

channel and has own solutions that are sold through the FOBA brand.


Core Responsibilities

• Plan, develop, and ensure global product portfolio success and sustainable

  growth in key markets

• Further develop, refine, and execute the business strategy as member of the

  management team; ensure alignment with global company goals and

  execution against strategy.

• Provide leadership to the four direct reporting managers and teams

• Partner with peers and the other departments (e.g. Sales, Marketing, Service,

  R&D, Operations) to grow long-term profitability

• Further build the organization and processes, recruit and develop talent

• Manage current and develop future product portfolio. Realize timely delivery of

  customer specific modifications. 

• Increase sales growth by product attractiveness while improving operating

   margins. Take action to remain within stated revenue and profitability


• Provide strategic leadership on product differentiation and USP-based value

  selling. Strengthen the positioning as premium player

• Identify and drive breakthrough performance and innovation

• Director Product Management & Engineering is a key player in the

  management team of 8 directors, reports to the Managing Director

Job Requirements


Experiences and Personal Characteristics

• Multiple years of product management, business development and operational

  leadership experience in a dynamic B2B industry with complex products, e.g.

  responsibility for a small-sized business unit

• Successful track record in tollgate-structured product and

  project management, innovation, R&D roadmaps, and strategies for profitable

  growth for technical premium B2B products

• Profound familiarity with customer centric organizations, data driven

  systematic market research and customer needs analysis, active marketing

  approaches, and strong sales orientation

• Open minded, authentic personality with strong listening skills and ability to

  personally connect quickly with people at all levels in the organization

• Superior intellectual horsepower and strong analytical thinker to operate

  effectively ahead of the curve, experienced in conceptual thinking and thriving

  in process oriented, KPI-driven environments

• Exceptional team building through common objectives and purpose. A strong

  team leader who inspires and motivates his/her reports and colleagues to

  achieve superior results


The successful candidate’s educational background will include a graduate degree in Industrial Engineering, Business or Engineering. An advanced degree (e.g. MBA) is ideal. Fluency in English and at least advanced language skills in German.


Luebeck (North of Germany, near Baltic Sea), within commuting-distance from Hamburg, Wismar or Schwerin, international travelling required (Europe, North America, China).

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
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