Job opportunity for Director, Product Management & Business Development (w/m)

Contrinex AG is an international manufacturer of sensors whose headquarter is located in Corminboeuf (Fribourg). By focusing firmly on innovation and technological progress, Contrinex regularly sets new standards in the sensor world. Our sensors and systems for factory automation, safety at work and RFID are constantly being adapted to the growing needs of leading industries.
To strengthen our Product Management department at our Headquarters, we seek to hire a

Director, Product Management & Business Development (w/m)


  • Lead the international product management team and drive the team in  accordance with the sales strategy and product roadmap
  • Manage the product portfolio and recommend new product ideas and concepts including pricing, sales and commercial strategies
  • Responsible for on-time new product launches and achievement of sales targets for the initial 24 months across sales channels
  • Identify and develop new sales channels and business opportunities for specific product ranges
  • Manage customer specific projects process and liaise with sales, R&D and supply chain teams to ensure on-time customer deliverables
  • Manage and develop technical product information, briefings, online technical training and other relevant technical material for continuous training of our sales team and customers
  • In charge of technical product exhibits and demo boards for trade fairs, participate in trade fairs
  • Formalize project proposals for new products and liaise with the R&D team for the timely and cost-effective development of projects
  • Adopt a deep understanding of the global- and regional market dynamics, competitive analysis and customer requirements
  • Regular travel to customers, sales meetings and exhibitions in all industrial markets


  • 5+ years’ experience as Product Manager or Business Development Manager
  • 2+ years of team management experience
  • Experience in industrial automation
  • Technical engineering degree or equivalent education
  • Experience in managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication and follow-up skills
  • Pro-active personality, enjoys taking initiative and interacting with stakeholders
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English, in addition to French and/or German


interesting work that uses your creativity within an international, innovative and dynamic company where the focus is on teamwork.

Are you ready for the challenge?

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