Portfolio Manager, Emerging Technologies

Requisition ID:  26963
Job Location(s): 

Ames, IA, US Eden Prairie, MN, US

Job Description

We are looking for a Portfolio Manager to join our Hydrostatics Portfolio & Product Marketing team. The primary responsibility is to own the divisional go-to-market strategy for the Electrification of hydrostatic products in Off-Highway machinery. There exists opportunity to additionally have product line responsibilities in lieu of aforementioned primary responsibility. As Portfolio Manager, you will collect market needs and provide portfolio strategic direction and roadmap on emerging technologies to ensure short and long-term profitable growth. In addition, you will lead the divisional technology and business case development process. 

 

In this case, we talk about 3 specific locations. Neumunster (or Hamburg), Germany, Ames, Iowa and Eden Prairie, Minnesota. We may be willing to accommodate a home office if you are not located close to any of those mentioned locations. However, in any case, we do request you to travel to the office as required. 
 

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following. 

  • Identify and secure business opportunities and relationships with existing or prospective customers to materially grow the technology ideation funnel
  • Develop a leading market position in electrification in Off-Highway segments and applications
  • Seek, build and maintain customer front end relationships in order to deliver a sustainable pipeline of new projects and opportunities 
  • Lead the technology planning process in collaboration with broader Portfolio Team (including but not limited to Business Unit Sales, New Product Development teams and other Portfolio Managers) 
  • Lead the business case development of new technology or solution launches  
  • Actively contribute to the creation of technology line roadmaps 
  • This role requires ~10% of travel (globally) 

Background & Skills

The ideal candidate possesses these skills

Required (basic) qualifications

  • Bachelor or higher degree in Engineering, Physics, Economics, Business or another relevant technical discipline
  • Fluent in English language skills (oral and written)
  • Minimum of 5 years experience with Hydraulics or in an adjacent market/industry
    • Including experience with Electrification, low or high voltage systems or automotive market
  • Have a deep segment insight to Off-Highway machinery or applications experience

 

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience with electronics and software is a bonus
  • Poses a “go-do” attitude with strong competence in business strategy and development 
  • You can collaborate and inspire cross divisional and functional teams, story-tell and present to a broad range of audiences, technical and commercial
  • Experience with Danfoss Product Development Process (PDP), SAP, AIIMID, Salesforce

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines