Product Manager for Vulcanized Seals


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. 



  • Supporting VAT sales & service organization with regards to all technical & commercial & operational aspects of vulcanized products
  • Developing service product & customer strategies based on market and competitive intelligence
  • Deriving business plans from the growth strategy and directing market introduction plans
  • Identifying customer technical roadmaps and drive corresponding product development
  • Monitoring the market to address evolving needs and trends, and defend VAT’s market position
  • Managing sales and profitability targets for the dedicated product family



  • Bachelor/Master's degree in sciences / engineering or equivalent education, preferably chemical engineering
  • Additional degree in economics and / or marketing or successful record of accomplishment in a commercial position
  • Background or experience in material sciences, preferably within the elastomer & polymer field
  • Experience in product management within a high tech international environment, preferably in the vacuum industry or
       critical component B2B business
  • Fluent business English skills in written and spoken
  • Strong business acumen, strategic thinking and know-how to further build our customer’s trust and loyalty
  • Ability to provide fact-driven solutions and to translate the market requirements into growth strategies with related execution plans
  • Strong interpersonal, time management, analytical and communication skills
  • Willingness to travel internationally (20-30%)



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 flexible options for hybrid working models. Your development according to your strengths and aspirations in your career is of great importance to us.