Product Manager Avionics

Vacancies 11 March 2019

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

Closing date

02-Apr-2019

Location

Huskvarna, Järfälla

Contact

Fredrik Levander, recruiting manager +46 10 2168463
Josefin Andersson, HR-specialist recruitment +46 10 2156097
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What you will be a part of

Avionics Systems develops and manufactures qualified electronics, mechanics and software for demanding applications in aircraft and helicopters. Most of our projects are carried out in an international environment and we supply products to some the world’s largest aircraft manufacturers.

Your role

As Product Manager Avionics you will work within the Strategy and Portfolio team, reporting to Head of Strategy and Portfolio (S&P). Besides responsibility for overall Business Strategy and Portfolio Management, the S&P-team also have responsibility for Innovation Management.

Your main task will be to define market driven Avionics product offers within our current and future product segments. Your focus area will be solutions aimed at reducing pilot workload and increased pilot situational awareness, such as Enhanced Flight Vision Systems, Head-up Displays, Synthetic Vision Systems, Aeronautical Databases and Sensors.
You will work close to our Business Development Marketing and Sales function in preparing market value based pricing strategies, high-level technical solutions as well as performing technical customer marketing. You will also work close to our Avionics development function with product planning and product strategies in order to optimize our customer offer.

Your skills and experience

We are looking for an experienced person with a wide avionics product and market domain knowledge and technical understanding of avionics solutions, preferably from Civil Aviation. Meriting if you have experience from working with pilot aiding avionics at another established Avionics supplier or Aircraft OEM. You are interested in transferring your knowledge about avionics market need and customer value into well-positioned product offerings. You like to work in the interface between market and product development function. As a Product Manager Avionics Solutions you will demonstrate good communicative skills combined with business understanding in order to create commitment and energy.

Qualifications:
• Appropriate professional or postgraduate qualification in a business oriented or technical discipline
• Experience of working with defining product offers, preferably within avionics domain
• Strong business understanding and customer focus, preferably within avionics domain
• Understanding and ability to work in an international environment close to the customer
• Skills to combine strategic thinking with operational actions
• Ability and interest in leading, developing and challenging the organization
• Strong drive, perseverance and ability to generate energy

We expect you to be fluent in both written and spoken English. Knowledge of Swedish would be an advantage.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 15,500 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

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