Global Product Specialist - Temporary

Global Product Specialist - Temporary

Our Electrification Products Division is looking for a Global Product Specialist who will support the Global Product Manager to optimize the product portfolio and return on investment and ensure ABB has a full understanding of market requirements in a specific area and is able to transform these requirements into product specifications and development activities.

Tasks:

Your main responsibilities: You will follow and understand global standards, market and customer requirements and their impact on the product portfolio and conduct valuations of market size and trends, conducts competitor analyses including identification of product gaps and evaluates the ABB position. You will ensure that technical solutions can be used across the Product Group’s product portfolio as far as is possible. You will manage the technical specification of product assigned and supports the Product Manager in developing the business case for product developments, maintenance and cost reduction and follow major warranty cases and quality cost drivers for assigned products and ensures a resolution. You will collect and analyse standards, market requirements, customer needs and values as an input for producing a product roadmap. You will support the Global Product Manager in creating the business case for product development projects or product transfers. You will prepare product market communication materials, including support for new product launches. You will clarify product positioning within the portfolio, with defined values per product line to address different segment needs. You will keep Product Group, Sales and channels informed on topics related to the product, such as new product availability, market, competition, quality, configuration, trends and limitations. You will provide sales support, participates in customer meetings and attends trade shows on request and support marketing programs. You will ensure appropriate training material is available for use both internally and externally. You will drive technical solutions across the product line and maintain and follow annual cycle of activities to govern product management for assigned products.

Requirements:

You hold a Master Degree in Mechanical /Electrical or Energy Engineering. A good command of MS Office tools (particularly Excel and Power Point) is required. Fluent English and Italian, both spoken and written are required, a knowledge of other languages will be considered as a plus. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, team-working skills, proactivity, flexibility, ability to adapt to change in a workplace will complete your profile

Additional information

Let’s write the future together.
We are looking for receiving your application via system.
For further information contact Alessia Albergoni, Integrated Talent Team.

Location:
Vittuone, Milan, Italy
Contract type:
Temporary
Business unit:
BU Building Products
Date posted:
2017-10-03
Job function:
Product Management
Publication ID:
IT62287299_E1

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 132,000 employees www.abb.com

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