IT Global Program Manager Product Design and Engineering (m/f/d)

This is how you WOW:


  • In this multifaceted and internationally oriented position, you will shape the strategic development of our IT program for Product Design & Engineering in collaboration with our development and project teams, departments, foreign subsidiaries and other partners.
  • You provide the decisive impetus for IT innovations and are the first contact person for this topic area (Idea to Market process).
  • You will evaluate and prioritize strategic initiatives in collaboration with the business units and our international subsidiaries, and create an inspiring program roadmap.
  • Working with chapter leads, you will plan the necessary resources and take budget responsibility for the successful execution of projects.
  • You plan the program and project budget and are responsible for the successful implementation of the project.
  • In close coordination with the business partners and the product owners, you ensure the implementation of the roadmap and react to dynamic conditions.
  • Finally, your enthusiasm for your diverse topics will shine through as you consistently communicate concepts and project progress to departments, committees, and international offices, effectively motivating the entire team.


It would be WOW if you would bring this in:


  • A successfully completed business degree (e.g., Business Administration, Economics, Business Informatics) or a comparable qualification.
  • Relevant experience around product lifecycle management, product data management, computer aided design, simulation, master data management and change management.
  • Affinity for further development of complex, grown system landscapes.
  • Experience with SAP PLM, PTC Windchill and Aras Innovator and other common engineering tools is a plus.
  • Proficiency and experience in agile project management methods (e.g., Scrum, Kanban).
  • Several years of leadership experience of interdisciplinary project teams.
  • High communication skills in English in order to operate at an international level, as well as good knowledge of German.
  • A confident demeanor and an agile, strategic mindset combined with the determination to "make a difference" and drive things forward.


Our Kärcher WOW-package:


  • Your everyday life requires flexibility? We offer trust-based working hours and the possibility to work remotely.
  • Enough time to see family, friends or the world: Up to 32 days of vacation. Christmas and New Year's Eve are days off - not only this year.
  • WOW = Job + Family: We support you in returning to work after parental leave, in caring for children and dependents - also with subsidies for childcare costs and many other options.
  • Mobility tailored to you: Travel allowance for public transport of 60%, attractive salary conversion models for leasing a bike or car, bonuses for cyclists.
  • We want you to look forward to a secure WOW future. That' s why we pay an annual contribution into the company pension scheme for all employees, which you can additionally increase with your own individual contributions.
  • The right people, at the right time, in the right place, with the right perspective: Sounds complicated? Not for us. We support you in your individual development with our talent management process and an extensive range of further training.


So: Wanna WOW with us?


Simply upload your resume online and leave your contact information. We look forward to getting to know you! We welcome applications from people with disabilities, as their integration is of special concern to us.


Together towards a clean world.


Sarah Limo Flores | Senior Recruiter | +49 (0) 7195 14 5558

Winnenden, DE, 71364

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Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG
Feb 11, 2024
Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG
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