Head of Mobile Automation – Product & Requirement Management (m/w/d)

For our department, Mobile Automation, which is the worldwide KION automation sector, we are looking for our base in Aschaffenburg for a

Head of Mobile Automation – Product & Requirement Management (m/w/d)

Your responsibilities:

  • Set up, manage and coach a globally aligned and high performing team to support KION Operating Unit sales and product management
  • Develop and steer the overall Mobile Automation product pipeline and strategy, such as the product roadmap, ensuring the integration of Operating Unit product requirements
  • Fostering knowledge on Mobile Automation products by building up a training center, especially for sales and service representatives
  • Work with the Mobile Automation Management team to shape the strategy for Mobile Automation, develop strategic alliances and identify acquisition targets to enhance our customer solutions
  • Be active at customer and Operating Unit events to build a strong understanding of the customer’s needs and build strong relationships

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Master degree with a technical or business focus (MBA)
  • Fluent English language skills (German or French language skills are additionally desirable)
  • At least five years of relevant management experience with a strong technical focus, preferably with Mobile Automation and Automated Material Handling Solutions and understanding of project business
  • Team player with exceptional interpersonal skills, such as communication skills and the ability to build a high performing team
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and experience to evaluate risks and take adequate decisions
  • Willingness to go the extra mile to anticipate, understand and respond to customer’s needs

We offer:

  • Comprehensive training in your field of duties
  • Collaboration with a dedicated team
  • A modern, comfortable working space
  • Performance related pay
  • Additional social benefits


If this interesting and varied position excites you, we look forward to receiving your application (with an indication of your earliest possible start date and expected salary), which you can submit online via our application link (at www.kiongroup.com). Your contact person is Christine Wallauer (Tel. +49 (0) 69 20110 7433).

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