Product Line Manager,
Narrow Vein & Low Profile
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is a business area in the Sandvik Group and leading supplier of equipment and tools, service, support and technical solutions for the mining industry and niches such as quarrying, tunneling, demolition, dimensional stone, recycling and civil engineering industry. The offering covers drilling and mechanical cutting, loading and hauling, crushing and screening, demolition and recycling and various solutions to increase automation. Annual sales 2015 amounted to about SEK 30 971 M, with approximately 14 000 employees.
Product Area Load & Haul’s Turku plant is a global technology and manufacturing center for loading & hauling equipment for mining and construction industries. We are now looking for an active and experienced Product Line Manager, Narrow Vein & Low Profile. The position is located in Turku, Finland.
Key performance areas
As Product Line Manager, you are responsible for Sandvik Load and Haul products developed for narrow vein and low profile mining methods. You are required to manage the Narrow Vein & Low Profile product line over the complete life cycle of the product, working in co-operation with various key stakeholders such as Sales & Marketing, Parts & Services, Project Management, Engineering, Production, Sourcing and Supply.
Your main responsibilities are as follows:
  • Track product success and define needed actions to maximise sales and increase profitability.
  • Create and maintain a product roadmap to communicate future product direction, create consensus across key stakeholders, capture customer feedback and prioritise new product development.
  • Monitor the creation and development of new products. Understand the needs of the customer and provide direction to various key stakeholders during the product development process.
  • Analyses competitor’s offering, follow up on off road vehicle technology development, mining markets and business intelligence.
  • Control the Narrow Vein & Low Profile offering in terms on pricing, specification, available features, engineering changes, production cost structures and customers’ special option requests.
  • Monitor feedback and safety cases and drive the resolution of product related issues to completion.
  • Provide marketing strategy input and sales training.
  • Co-ordinate with product line managers in other Sandvik product areas to ensure a complete customer solution for Narrow Vein and Low Profile mining.
Your profile
You have a suitable educational background in Engineering or Science (B.E., B.Sc. or M.Sc.), completion of further business studies in Business Administration or Mining Engineering would be advantageous. You have a minimum of five years’ experience in product management or engineering. Experience in a mining environment would be regarded as a merit. You have strong people management, communication, presentation and analytical skills. You have sound understanding of mining or heavy industry risk management and safety requirements. You can easily manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups or activities, as well as make effective judgments as to prioritization and time allocation. The job requires also fluent English language skills, PC literate and willingness to travel.
We offer
We offer you excellent opportunities to further develop your expertise with our top quality, high-tech products and to acquire international work experience in a global environment.
Contact information
For further information regarding the recruitment process please contact Sandvik’s HR Services, tel. +358 (0)800 1 44 444.
Please send your application and CV including your salary request by March 12th, 2017.
Read about Sandvik and apply at www.sandvik.com/careers.
Job ID: 349566
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering advanced products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools for metal cutting, equipment and tools for the mining and construction industries, stainless materials, special alloys, metallic and ceramic resistance materials as well as process systems. In 2015, the Group had about 46,000 employees and sales of about 91 billion SEK in more than 150 countries.
Deadline: 12 Mar
Job-ID: 349566