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Start your apprenticeship at Semperit a global rubber company and become a highly qualified specialist. The product range extends from hydraulic and industrial hoses (Semperflex) and conveyor belts (Sempertrans) to moulded parts such as handrails (Semperform) and industrial profiles (Semperseal) through to examination, protective and surgical gloves (Sempermed). With our quality products, we have been well positioned for almost 200 years and distribute them in more than 100 countries.  

Technical Product and Application Support Manager (f/m/d)

Semperit is an internationally-oriented group that develops, produces and sells highly specialised rubber products with 5 different segments. With our quality products, we have been well positioned for almost 200 years and have distributions in more than 100 countries. This position belongs to our segment SEMPERFLEX, which develops, manufactures and markets hydraulic and industrial hoses worldwide. We are Europe's largest hose producer with plants in Austria and Czech Republic and our global sites in China and Thailand. Significant ongoing investments into R&D provide us with continually improving quality and products highly adapted for todays markets.


At our location in Wimpassing, we are currently recruiting:


Technical Product and Application Support Manager (f/m/d) 




         Key Responsibilities


  • Pro-active planning, steering and monitoring of the product portfolio group
  • Product controlling (evaluations, budgeting) and initiate needed measures
  • Market observation (trends, competition)
  • Competitive Intelligence (analyse of competitors, products, catalogues etc.)
  • Identification of new products and set up requirement specification
  • Fill the idea funnel and trigger new projects in cooperation with R&D
  • Support of the product development teams
  • Active monitoring of ongoing projects to ensure progress in time and quality
  • Preparation and implementation of the successful market launch (sales tool kit, data-sheets, internal trainings)
  • Ongoing product support (marketing plans, operational implementation, claim handling)
  • Operational support in the pricing process
  • Definition of stock-articles based on market demand
  • Technical and commercial know how based on university degree and more than 5 years’ experience in area Product Management, Industrial Engineering or similar business
  • Technical skills in rubber or plastics of benefit
  • Understanding of the value chain process
  • High level of personal responsibility with a strong ability to work in a team
  • Economic interest with cost awareness
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Professional MS-Office skills / basic knowledge in SAP
  • Excellent communication skills and intercultural competence
  • Structured way of working, accurate with high affinity to numbers
  • Willingness to travel on occasion
  • Advanced English spoken and written 
    We offer
  • an interesting challenge and attractive employment conditions in an international organisation with production sites in Europe (Austria, Germany, Italy, France, Hungary, Czech Republic and Poland), the USA, and Asia (Thailand, China, India, Malaysia), as well as further sales companies around the world.
  • Good opportunities for further development and comprehensive training are guaranteed.
    Gross monthly salary: from € 3.500.- (in accordance with the collective labour agreement); higher rates dependent on professional qualifications and experience
    Location: 2632 Wimpassing/Lower Austria (70km south of Vienna; company accommodation available on attractive terms)

    If you are interested, we request you to apply online.

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