elero GmbH Antriebstechnik

Maybachstr. 30
73278 Schlierbach

Phone: +49 7021 9539-0
Fax: 49 7021 9539-212
E-Mail: info@elero.de

This is about your professional career!

elero GmbH - with its headquarters in the Stuttgart metropolitan region - is one of the world's leading manufacturers of drive and control technology in the field of roller shutters, sun protection and building automation with around 400 employees at two locations in Germany and numerous international branches. By moving into the new production facility in 2017, we laid the foundation for further sustainable growth.

With immediate effect we are looking for a committed and assertive employee at our location in Schlierbach (near Stuttgart)

Product Manager (f/m/d)


  • Combining decades of tradition with innovation

  • Work very dynamically and appreciatively in flat hierarchies with each other

  • Value the internal development opportunities of our employees

  • Promoting talented employees

  • Offer an exciting and rapidly expanding international matrix structure

  • Respect for values and good interpersonal relations

  • Appreciate the open and direct contact with each other

  • Are working in a very attractive newly built and modern ambience

  • Offer, in addition to a performance-related salary structure and flexible working time models, 
    further benefits such as a company pension programme, corporate benefits, accident insurance, 
    various catering options, JobRad (company bike), company events and much more

Your Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the definition of the concept, features, positioning and product lifecycle of the product lines
  • Utilize the product and new product fact sheet to summarize the relevant information on products as well as markets and
    develop new product proposals based on modular concept
  • Define the 3 Year company group product roadmap for the business lines and respect the deadlines 
  • Be the link between market´s, customers´, sales forces´ product needs and R&D
  • Coordinate the product managers of company group’s subsidiaries and different brands and
    build a coordinated company group product roadmap
  • Interact daily with R&D for proposing new product concepts, check the technical feasibility,
    product/sourcing cost, time of development
  • Prepare the new product request documents for approval
  • Daily contact within company group with product managers to collect market and product info
  • In charge of the commercial product training for sales forces and subsidiaries
  • Coordinate the voice of customers activities
  • Cooperate with other marketing functions to analyse data, inform on new product introduction,
    define the communication content of new products
  • Support the drafting of product descriptions

Skills and attributes

  • Completed technical studies, ideally with a focus on electrical engineering 
  • Experience in drive and control technology, ideally in the field of roller shutters, sun protection and building automation
  • Several years of experience in product management
  • Good knowledge and handling of methods and techniques of product, project and program management
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures
  • The ability to find innovative ways to solve problems
  • Ability to cooperate positively with the wide range of people involved in product management
  • International thinking, strong focus on service and customer-oriented action
  • Knowledge of LEAN methodology
  • Enjoy international interaction with people and strong communication skills 
  • Commitment, independent action and organizational skills
  • Precise and results-oriented working method
  • Technical affinity, technical understanding and imagination
  • Very good written and spoken German, and English, French appreciated
  • Experience with international cultures 
  • Readiness to travel
  • Class B driving license

Are you interested?

Please send your complete application documents, stating your salary expectations and earliest availability to 

elero GmbH
Human Resources
Maybachstr. 30
73278 Schlierbach