Product Manager / Program Manager (m/f/d) in electrical engineering

  • Minimax Viking Research & Development GmbH
  • Bad Oldesloe
  • Junior, Career start
  • Senior, very experienced
  • Research, development, teaching
  • Full/part time
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A job that protects both lives and values? Take a closer look at what we offer! Minimax Viking Group, and therefore Minimax Viking Research & Development GmbH, is a market leader in fire protection and is known throughout the global industry for innovative technologies and outstanding research. As Program Manager, you will be responsible for the Detection product development program in regard to budget, product portfolio and product strategy as well as for the project portfolio and execution. Together with your team colleagues at our headquarters in Bad Oldesloe, you will also play your part in ensuring that our fire extinguishing systems function flawlessly in an emergency. Join us in our commitment to make the world a safer place. Get started now!

Your job as Program Manager in Research & Development:

  • You will be responsible for the technology roadmap and the design and development program for industrial fire detectors and associated devices.
  • You will manage development projects from planning to the launch of products for the global market – working glove in hand with an intercultural team of different specialists. 
  • Tailored to the needs of our customers, you will drive the design and development of innovative products and solutions.
  • You will coordinate the introduction of bought-in products to supplement our product portfolio.
  • You will be responsible for steering R&D processes for risk reduction and for effective program implementation.

Your skills:

  • You have mastered the basics of electrical engineering, e.g., due to your university education (in industrial engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, physics, etc.) or comparable qualification as a trained technician or master craftsman or similar.
  • You are an important "interface" between R&D and our customers in the Group.
  • Regardless of whether you are a career starter with first professional experience or a seasoned professional with many years of experience – we are looking for someone who fits in on a personal level.
  • Relevant knowledge of the market for fire detectors and the pertinent regulations such as UL, FM, VdS and ATEX will be an advantage.
  • Experience as a product manager / from product management is desirable.
  • You are both a driver and an initiator who enjoys mastering new topics and fields of work and has a good feel for communicating with different target groups in the company.
  • You can communicate securely in both English and German. 
If you are also a proactive worker, who enjoys contributing to the successful launch and implementation of development projects, then take a look at what we have to offer.

What you may expect:

  • We will prepare you for your new job through in-house training courses and development opportunities, e.g., thanks to the Minimax Viking Academy.
  • You will receive a performance-related remuneration and attractive social benefits from a crisis-proof corporation, e.g., special payments, special leave, subsidization of an occupational pension scheme and much more.
  • You will be working for one of the industry’s leading companies, with a permanent team, modern fleet of pool vehicles, a smartphone and notebook,
  • moreover, with the option of mobile working.
  • Besides a subsidized company canteen at our headquarters in Bad Oldesloe, we offer free employee parking places as well as the HVV job ticket.
  • We look after your health, e.g., via an IAS company doctor, our health portal, vaccinations, and hygiene concepts.
  • Like sun and sand? Our company holiday apartments on the Baltic are also available to you on preferential terms.
As far as fire pro­tec­tion is con­cerned, every­one plays a part. We rely on personal responsibility, teamwork, commitment, and a spirit of innovation. Because fire protection depends on every single individual.

Do you need more details?

At www.mit-sicherheit-minimax.de, you will find all details about Minimax as an employer, our locations, benefits and your future colleagues - and you can also submit a job application there. Become part of our worldwide Minimax fire protection team! We look forward to your application.

Minimax Viking Research & Development GmbH is part of the global Minimax Viking Group with currently more than 9,500 employees and most recently an annual turnover of more than €1.9 billion. Headquartered in Bad Oldesloe, Germany, the group of companies is one of the largest fire protection companies in the world and operates several of its own research, design and development and production facilities.

This job advertisement is aimed at all persons (m/f/d), regardless of social or ethnic origin, gender, religion or belief, age or sexual identity and orientation, who would like to become part of the Minimax Viking family.

Minimax Viking Research & Development GmbH | c/o Minimax GmbH | Industriestrasse 10/12 | 23843 Bad Oldesloe | www.minimax-viking.com

Do you still have questions? We will be happy to assist you!
  • Magdalena Wübbelt
  • +49 4531 803 0