Bedrijf Handicare Stairlifts B.V.
Geplaatst op 25/04/2024
Standplaats Heerhugowaard
Werklocatie Heerhugowaard
Provincie Noord-Holland
Aantal uren per week 40 uur
Dienstverband Vast
Carriereniveau Ervaren/Midcareer
Opleidingsniveau HBO


Commercial Product Manager

Savaria is a global leader in accessibility and patient care products, designing and building wheelchair lifts, stairlifts, elevators for home and commercial applications, medical beds, therapeutic surfaces, ceiling track lifts and patient slings. Savaria employs 2,300 valued associates globally and has 11+ manufacturing facilities to reach markets in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.

Position Summary
We are seeking a talented Product Manager to lead cross-functional teams in the management, creation, and development of products. The successful candidate will be responsible for understanding market needs, driving product planning, and ensuring our products drive high customer satisfaction and continued commercial growth. Reporting to the European President and overseeing a team of Product Managers, the Product Manager will manage a portfolio of existing products, optimize pricing strategies, and support sales teams to maximize revenue and profit performance across Europe and Asia.

Essential Duties

  • Guide cross-functional teams in the management, creation, and development of products.
  • Understand market needs and drive product planning to effectively meet these requirements.
  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements for prototyping and final development by engineering teams.
  • Use market, sales, and customer insights to ensure our products drive high customer satisfaction and continued commercial growth.
  • Regularly review product pricing and margin to deliver optimized contribution.
  • Create product strategy business cases, including high-level use data, technical requirements, revenue, and ROI.
  • Analyze market data to develop sales strategies and define product objectives for effective marketing, collaborating with the brand and communications team to translate this into communications.
  • Collaborate closely with engineering, production, marketing, and sales teams in the development, QA, and release of products, balancing resources to ensure success for the entire organization.
  • Work with the marketing and brand team to develop product positioning and messaging that differentiates products across primary market segments.
  • Ensure a high level of product knowledge within internal teams to drive brand ambassadorship and support high performance in all teams.

Mindset, Skills & Education

  • Strong experience in dynamic product management roles, spanning both B2B and B2C channels, preferably in the homelift, elevator and vertical platform lift industry.
  • Successful track record overseeing all elements of the product lifecycle.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to cultivate and maintain strong stakeholder relationships.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to communicate technical concepts effectively to non-technical colleagues.
  • Initiative-driven mindset to address issues, identify opportunities for improvement, and drive growth.
  • Highly motivated, with a resilient and energetic approach.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Manufacturing environment experience.
  • Proficiency in European Languages: fluent English, with professional-level proficiency in at least one other.

If you are a driven and experienced Product Manager ready to take on this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to Join us!