Product Manager (m/f/d)

Date: Nov 12, 2021

Location: Kleinostheim, BY, DE, 63801

Company: Heraeus

Product Manager (m/f/d)
Location Kleinostheim
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work, while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 14,800 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.


The highly porous carbon additive Porocarb® from Heraeus Battery Technology increases the performance of Lithium-ion batteries. By improving the ionic pathways, it increases, for example, the performance of electric vehicles and power tools. After the successful product launch of our carbon additive Porocarb® for Li-ion batteries, we are now looking for a Product Manager (m/f/d) to further deepen our market penetration.


The following challenges await you:

  • As Product Manager (m/f/d) you will be responsible for the technical product placement of our carbon additive Porocarb® at the customer, the support of our commercial sales team and the technical design-in together with our Innovation team.
  • You maintain the technical relationship to the customer, e.g. you are responsible for presenting Porocarb® to the technical experts of the customer, the tailored material selection and the continuous support during design-in process.
  • You understand the technical needs of our customers and you are providing input (market insights) to our Innovation team for product development and application data development.
  • You are responsible for the product positioning of Porocarb®, the generation of application benefits and their communication to the customer.
  • You are responsible for the strategic planning and management of the product portfolio along the product life cycle.
  • You collaborate with commercial sales on setting-up meetings as well as other marketing & sales activities (such as trade shows, websites, articles, posts).


Your profile:

  • Master's Degree in Electro Chemistry or similar, PhD would be a plus with topic connected to energy storage applications, like Li-ion batteries
  • Familiar with the qualification of new materials for Li-ion batteries, including carbon additives
  • Knowledge in cell design, cell performance testing, material analysis and cell performance modelling
  • Excellent software skills in Microsoft Office
  • Expert in preparing and giving presentations to various internal and external audiences
  • Entrepreneur mentality who wants to move projects and driving for results with high flexibility in mind and willingness to learn
  • Fluent in English and Chinese as well as German with good communication skills
  • Travel requirement up to 50%