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(Junior-) Product Manager - Gateways

Welcome to one of the most successful solution providers and technology suppliers for communication solutions in industrial automation.

Our more than 300 employees in Germany, Europe, the US, and Asia work professionally and with enjoyment to ensure that our PC cards, gateways, OEM plug-in modules or ASICs are used by leading companies across the globe to communicate between automation devices and control systems. Due to our many years’ experience, great innovative strength and team spirit, with our portfolio of solutions for field buses and Real-Time Ethernet we are the world market leader. And it doesn’t stop there ... We offer unique solutions for IoT communication from the sensor up to the cloud thanks to our new Industry 4.0 / Industrial Internet product range.

Given our continued growth, we are always looking for talents to work with us to shape the future of industrial communication.

Do you have a passion for (automation) technology and innovation? Have you had a keen professional interest in product management for at least three years, and are you ready for the next step on the career ladder?

Then, enhance our team at the Hattersheim am Main site as a (Junior) Product Manager - Gateways (m/f/d).

Are we a match for you?

We are a dedicated and witty product management team, that presently consists of eight colleagues and is divided into four key topics – Communication, Semiconductors, Sensor to Cloud and Product Administration. With a clear business overview, we are currently in the process of designing Hilscher’s product management in such a way as to live up to the expectations of the future, and have, in recent months, already achieved a lot in that respect. The work that we do on a daily basis is exciting and diverse. Fast decision-making routes provide a high degree of flexibility for those who are innovation-minded and for entrepreneurial thinking.

Due to our constant growth and novel exciting technologies, such as TSN, OPCUA FLC or SPE, we are looking for a new team member who will continue to expand the gateway product range and is eager to join in, in order to help design the future of Hilscher. As a member of our Product Management Team, you, as Product Manager Gateways, will be responsible for the netTAP, netLINK, netHOST and netSWITCH product families.

Are you right for the job?

You are:

  • An organizer and driving force: Responsible for the entire product lifecycle from the stage of defining products to developing them and placing them on the market, as well as taking care of the technical and marketing sides of the products managed. Your proactive and structured method of working will assist you in the process, along with your propensity to want to take responsibility for your work results.
  • A pioneer and entrepreneur: When drawing up the product vision and roadmaps, as well as specific requirement profiles for the next few product generations, e.g. for Single-Pair-Ethernet, TSN Gigabit, OPC UA pub/sub and security technologies, you always keep one eye on the market and have a good feeling for the wishes and needs of our users.
  • A trend setter and analyst: You evaluate innovative technological trends and product ideas from all angles, and allow technical, as well as commercial and marketing, aspects to flow into your in-depth analyses and business cases. Ideally, you are assisted by your experience in the fields of industry, automation technology and (real-time) communication protocols.
  • A key contact: Your role includes many interfaces to other corporate departments. Along with the colleagues from the Marketing and Sales Department, you work on product-related marketing activities, as well as those from Development and Support, on technical solutions and features. Transparency and strong verbal and written communication form an important part of your work for us.
  • A representative and expert: As a representative of the ‘Gateways’ product group, you actively cooperate in trade fairs and get involved in industry events, assisting the Sales Department as an expert, with your product expertise. Internal and external product seminars and events round off your strong presence.
Is Hilscher right for you?
  • 0% boredom: We offer you exciting tasks in a young, technically-orientated and owner-run company.
  • 100% planning certainty: You are given a permanent employment contract by us, with attractive conditions.
  • Team spirit: A motivated team, consisting of experienced, open-minded and helpful colleagues, awaits you.
  • Further training: This is possible at any time (and desired!) – whether in the form of a training event, use of a library, a webinar or learning on the job from experienced colleagues.
  • Feeling at home: With our flextime regime and the opportunity to engage in hybrid working, we take care of your work/life balance. We moreover offer you a parking space and a good connection to the public transport system. Your physical well-being is likewise attended to, by way of a subsidized lunch, various shopping facilities in the direct vicinity, and free drinks. As it is important to us that you stay healthy, via our occupational health physician we offer you flu jabs, as well as discounted rates for the fitness studio.

Does that all sound good?

Then apply now and become part of our team!


Please let us have a personal statement or covering letter with your documents, as it is of great interest to us to learn what gives you reason to think that you are the perfect candidate for us and the job.

P.S.: We are not looking for career types, who prefer to work with their elbows, rather than their head, but colleagues who enjoy challenges, like to have a laugh from time to time, and join in with commitment.

Want to know more?
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Human Ressources

Your application and everything about working at Hilscher: our personnel department.

Phone: +49 (0) 6190 – 9907-0

E-Mail: recruiting@hilscher.com