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Product management

Product Manager Roadheader (m/f/x)

Are you passionate about working in the global mining and tunneling industry? We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced, and empowering future team member to join us as Product Manager Roadheader for our Mechanical Cutting Division, in particular the Underground Coal and Minerals Business Unit (UGCM). Be part of an exciting journey where you shape our future by taking our roadheader products to the next level and driving the technology development by setting new standards and creating innovative solutions. In this position you will be part of the Product Line Management team and you will become a member of a committed and enthusiastic team of Product Managers. This position is based in Zeltweg / Austria.

Your responsibilities

  • Manage products through their entire life cycle.
  • Capture the offering development information to develop draft business cases for new product development programs.
  • Take win / loss analysis from Sales Support and identify trends as well as derive required action plans for product corrections.
  • Prioritize feedback cases in coordination with Sales Area representatives and Product Engineers and drive these cases to completion.
  • Develop the Product Strategy and the Product Pricing Strategy.
  • Capture actual market intelligence (5-year horizon) to strengthen draft business cases.

Your profile

  • HTL / FH / UNI mechanical / mining / construction / geotechnical engineering or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years of experience with mining and/or tunneling equipment.
  • Basic mining and/or tunneling application/operation knowledge and a sound commercial understanding.
  • Strong communication skills and mastery of conversational and technical English.
  • Good PC user skills in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft 365 Apps for Business.
  • International travel will be required for this role (up to 30% of working time).
  • Adaptability and open mind in dealing with customers in different cultures.
  • High motivation and willingness to perform.
  • High ambition to work and to cooperate as a member of an expert team.

We are offering

  • Flexible working time models with home office option
  • Performance-related bonus system
  • Additional pension provision models
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing program
  • Health foundation & relief fund
  • Canteen with discounted meal prices
  • Good public transport connections
  • Career development in an international working environment
  • Individual training opportunities

The legal minimum salary according to Austrian collective agreement is € 4481.24 gross per month. The exact salary depends on your qualification and professional experience.


Would you like to help build the future of an international company where diversity and equal opportunities characterize the corporate culture? Please apply via our online tool by using the “Apply for this job” button (Job ID: R0066579). You can also send us your application by e-mail to hroffice@sandvik.com.

For further information about this position, please contact Human Resources at +43 664 9652990.

About Sandvik

Sandvik is a global, high-tech engineering group providing solutions that enhance productivity, profitability and sustainability for the manufacturing, mining and infrastructure industries. We are at the forefront of digitalization and focus on optimizing our customers’ processes. Our world-leading offering includes equipment, tools, services and digital solutions for machining, mining, rock excavation and rock processing.

In 2022 the Group had approximately 40,000 employees and revenues of about 112 billion SEK in about 150 countries within continuing operations.

Sandvik Mining and Construction G.m.b.H. in Zeltweg develops and produces tunneling and underground mining machinery for the mechanical cutting mining of minerals and ore deposits, as well as for the roadway development with typical products like Bolter Miner, Roadheader, Continuous Miner, Borer Miner, etc.

Read more about Sandvik at: home.sandvik

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