Product Manager Bellows


Haag, St. Gallen, CH

Employment Type:  Permanent


Innovation, Efficiency and Ambition: this is what VAT has stood for over 50 years. With this passion, VAT has grown to become the leading international developer, manufacturer and supplier of high-performance high-end vacuum valves and vacuum sealing technology, employing over 2000 people worldwide. The headquarters are located in Haag (Switzerland), the production centers in Switzerland, Malaysia, Romania and Taiwan.


Our team in Haag, Switzerland is looking for you:


Product Manager for Bellows in BU ADV, m/w (100%)




  • Own the responsibility for VATs outstanding Bellows product series, work within the Business Unit ADV (Advanced industrial), serve solutions to a wide range of applications, from Vacuum applications incl. semiconductor, large R&D projects, synchrotons to medical to aerospace.
  • Manage your Bellows product life cycle during all phases (ideation, business case, product development, pricing, cost and supplier control, phase-in, training, marketing documentation, improvement, customization, phase-out).
  • Own the interface to sales teams and customers for all technical aspects in defined markets.
  • Coordinate simultaneous developments of multiple product solutions and values according to customer requests and product roadmap.
  • Monitor and optimize profitability of product lines and regions. Implement value propositions.
  • Cooperate with all BU’s of VAT to take advantage of synergies in product offering to ADV customers.
  • Identify market trends and technical roadmaps of customers to derive needs for adaptation of VAT’s product offering.
  • Support the sales entities of VAT group in product training, customer acquisition, product presentations and negotiations.
  • Establish technical customer documentation like manuals and product data sheets according to applicable regulatory requirements.





  • Degree in science or engineering. A good know how of mechanical and electrical systems and/or vacuum experience preferred.
  • Additional degree in economics and / or marketing or successful record of accomplishment in a commercial position.
  • Ability to drive x-functional teams from sales to engineering to supply chain.
  • Experience in product management within the vacuum industry is of advantage.
  • Strong Experience in managing international customers and projects on a global scale.
  • Strong entrepreneurship and strategic thinking.
  • Ability to identify market developments and derive requirements that influence the future valve business.
  • Fluent in English, ability to negotiate in speaking and writing. Fluency in German is of advantage.



Interested? We look forward to your online application.

You can expect a dynamic and successful company where innovation, courage, fairness, openness and transparency are encouraged and your ideas are welcome. We offer you challenging, rewarding and multi-faceted management position in an international environment and a dynamic and successful company. Your development according to your strengths and aspirations in your career is of great importance to us.