Product Manager - Sustainability

Uster Technologies AG

Uster Technologies AG

Key information

  • Publication date:

    18 June 2024
  • Workload:

  • Contract type:

    Unlimited employment
  • Language:

    English (Intermediate), German (Intermediate)
I can make an important contribution here.
I'm proud to tell others that I work here.
I can take time off if I feel the need to.

90% of our employees agreed with these statements in the last employee
survey. Just the international working environment you've been looking for?

Then support our team of over 300 employees at the Uster location as
Your task
Exploring new ideas and run fast experiments to check desirability, viability, feasibility and usability
Create the vision, business plan and requirements for new opportunities based on business
value for targeted segments
  • Having the business acumen to identify the right opportunities
  • Preparing functional requirements for segment specific products, based on the market- and customers-business problems
  • Shape and steer new product development together with R&D in line with vision and specifications
  • Understand the customers' business problem: Customer business problem analysis including business cases
  • Develop and implement effective sales tools and marketing campaigns for promotion
  • Work closely with global market organization to understand needs, train, and support sales force. 
  • Monitoring global competition and positioning and define effective counter strategies
  • Supporting the management in developing strategies, operational and long-term planning
  • Manage product lifecycle from vision to launch to phase-out
  • Up to 30% business travel
Your backpack
  • Graduate engineer in textile manufacturing or related industries
  • Experience in textile recycling, processing of new "sustainable" fibers, traceability, waste reduction in textile processing
  • Experience in the business aspect of textile recycling highly desirable 
  • Experience in building circular economy businesses, especially with sensor and software technologies is a plus
  • Experience in exploring/discovery phases of modern innovation processes
  • Confident communicator in English. German would be an advantage

Are you passionate about accelerating sustainability in textile manufacturing and contributing to a better planet? Do you believe that business success AND making sustainable products are both necessary and possible?

With your ambition, knowledge in textile recycling and manufacturing processes, combined with business and technology awareness, you can lead shaping of solutions that help us build a better future for the industry together with partners.

Your benefits
  • A perfect work-life balance through flexible working hours and home office
  • Above-average social benefits and an excellent pension scheme
  • Generous support for your further training and education
  • Top floor recreation room with catering refrigerator
  • Table tennis, an in-house bar (the 'Cotton Club') and fun team events
Your future environment
As the global leader in textile electronics, quality is our main focus. We only achieve a high degree of quality through team spirit and feeling good during our work. This is why we believe in flat hierarchies, rely on independent teams and foster a collegial tone. You'll fit right into the Uster family if you like to take on responsibility and enjoy a vibrant international environment.

Are you interested? Then we look forward to receiving your online application.