Freudenberg Home and Cleaning Solutions is a business group of the Freudenberg Group, a global technology company with about 49.000 employees in about 60 countries, which develops leading-edge technologies, excellent products, solutions and services for more than 40 market segments. Freudenberg Home and Cleaning Solutions is the leading name for branded mechanical household products for private as well as professional customers.

The company’s portfolio includes Vileda®, Vileda Professional®, Gimi®, Marigold®, O'Cedar®, Wettex® and Gala®. Our company culture is innovative and multicultural, built and based on trust and integrity, openness and mutual respect. In all areas, we count on highly talented, motivated and results-oriented employees, to continuously secure and expand our Vileda brand as the leader in the international markets.

You support our team in Weinheim as

Junior International Product Manager (m/f/d)
as of June 2020

Your tasks

  • You support our Global Marketing team in respect to innovation, product development and management of several product categories under the Vileda Professional brand.
  • You will be a member of interdisciplinary product development teams (R&D, Product Supply, Controlling and Production) following our stage/gate process.
  • In close cooperation with suppliers, production sites, R&D and local sales organizations, you assist with the management of the assigned product portfolio (e.g. cost optimization, decomplexing, improvements).
  • Based on market research, customer needs and analysis of net sales/profit of existing products, you contribute to product strategies.
  • Participating in the innovation pipeline - (both, market pull and technology push) from idea generation to launch phases and continuing throughout its life cycle - is another exciting work task of this position.
  • In addition, you will prepare the communication package of new launches.

Our expectations

  • To be able to fulfill the mentioned tasks, we expect you to have professional experience in marketing, project management or technical sales in an international and multi-cultural environment.
  • Besides your first work experience, you hold a University degree in Marketing, Business Studies or Economics.
  • Your CV demonstrates your ability to work in an entrepreneurial, self-motivated manner.
  • Apart from that, you are self-confident with very good negotiation and communication skills.
  • As you collaborate with international/multi-cultural teams, your English needs to be excellent (written & spoken). Additional language skills would be beneficial.

Besides a position in a successful company with world-famous brands, we offer a profound onboarding program, exciting challenges and scope for individual work structure. Moreover, you can expect an adequate compensation package and social contribution. In our internal academy, you benefit from numerous individual training programs, based on your individual targets and career plans. Benefit from interdisciplinary and motivated teams in an international work environment and experience a long-term perspective and career opportunities in our global technology group.

Have we awakened your interest? Then apply directly online, indicating the earliest starting date and your desired salary.

Do you have any questions?

Freudenberg Home and Cleaning Solutions GmbH
Mareike Mayerhöffer ∙ HR ∙ Im Technologiepark 19 ∙ 69469 Weinheim ∙ +49 6201 8087
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