Product Manager Automation

Founded in 1968, SKAN is a pioneer in cleanroom equipment and the development of isolators for the pharmaceutical industry. Innovative products, tailor-made solutions and an effective service organisation have made SKAN a market leader and a key partner to industry and research laboratories.


At SKAN, healthy growth is important to us. We are always looking for talented individuals to fill a wide range of roles. Apply now!


The 7-person product management team is responsible for the technical product maintenance of our isolator systems with aseptic, pharmaceutical processes as well as for the continuous development and improvement of the products. We are looking for a new team member with a focus on automation, especially with experience of Siemens and Allen Bradley controls.





  • Leading the product roadmap and strategy of automation projects in the product 
  • Collecting feedback from stakeholders to drive product improvements
  • Assisting in the identification, development and maintenance of programming-supporting applications 
  • Identifying and developing potential for standardisation and optimisation
  • Ensuring change management (product life cycle), scheduling software releases
  • Technical mediation between departments and development and implementation of a technical consensus 





  • At least five years of professional experience as an automation product manager
  • Engineer FH, HF with specialisation in electrical engineering or automation
  • Experience in PLC and automation systems (incl. Software, viszualisazion technology and digital solutions is an advantage)
  • Applicable knowlegde of Siemens (Step7/TIA) and Allen Bradley controllers, Zenon, Factory Talk and Viszual Basic
  • Confident handling of MS Office and EDP systems
  • Fluent in German and English





  • Good networking skills and a communicative personality
  • Clear, simple and unambiguous expression as well as strong assertiveness
  • Enthusiastic personality who can fully identify with our products
  • Enjoys working in a team, communicative personality
  • Structured, process-oriented way of working



We offer you


  • An open and collegial corporate culture
  • Freedom for ideas
  • Participation in sports and leisure activities
  • Support through further training, especially at our SKAN Academy Intensive and job-oriented induction training
  • Short decision-making processes and flat hierarchies
  • Open communication policy
  • 5 weeks of holidays and the possibility of additional holidays


For questions please contact Désirée Gallicchio