Head of Product Management / R&D and Quality Asia Pacific


Chonburi, TH, 20110 Mumbai, IN, 400021 Frankfurt am Main, DE, 60549

Job Requisition ID:  18230


Schaeffler is a dynamic global technology company and its success has been a result of its entrepreneurial spirit and long history of private ownership. Does that sound interesting to you? As a partner to all of the major automobile manufacturers, as well as key players in the aerospace and industrial sectors, we offer you many development opportunities. 


Goal of Position

  • To set up, coordinate, facilitate and develop PGM and Quality activities for Automotive Aftermarket Asia 
  • Pacific in order to create and maintain a profitable and competitive product portfolio and support business development for all markets in the region

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for creation and implementing a strategy for the business growth of Schaeffler AAM product 
  • lines (Chassis, Transmission, Engine, SNAP, & EV) and service portfolio. Identification of new product lines for new business generation. Roll out and expand service offer via Repxpert.
  • Achieve KPIs defined by Management and as per AAM Management Handbook for area of responsibility 
  • Portfolio Management : Maintaining profitable and competitive product portfolio for AAM and OES in the region , Steer the PPSF and PROC process in the region together with Sales 
  • Collaboration with ATech Business units and plants to secure necessary production capacities, new product developments and cost/portfolio optimization measures
  • Analyze competitor information/products to create USP for the Schaeffler product portfolio  
  • Prioritize PGM activities according to market needs and Return on Investment
  • Responsible for range extension of products in coordination with sales , ATech BUs and purchasing department 
  • Purchase relevant car parc data and maintain data base 
  • Central point of contact to all fields of Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket in terms of product coverage, 
  • potential products, product development and technical market intelligence  
  • Identifying , prioritizing and Implementing product development projects to increase competitiveness in the market, Tracking business cases of new projects to ensure ROI. 
  • Constant reporting to management on market situation and in-house situation from product point of view  
  • Developing employees to perform according to business needs 
  • Constant monitoring and review of portfolio prices versus competitor  
  • Responsible to ensure quality management standards in the region for AAM 
  • Control of operative quality topics 
  • Develop regional quality organization 
  • Increase quality awareness and quality skills in the region

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or Business Administration 
  • 8 years experience in market intelligence, business development, product management and project 
  • management or R&D 
  • At least 5 years in leadership experience in similar role 
  • Very good spoken and written English 
  • Any Asian and/or German language appreciated. 
  • Good MS Office knowledge in particular MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Teams 
  • Cost Center Control in SAP 
  • Strong technical knowledge in Automotive Products (production process, materials, design, testing, supplier management). Technically and economically minded. Knowledge in Schaeffler products and production processes appreciated. 
  • Analytical and conceptional thinking, high organizational skills, experience in working under 
  • pressure, very good communication skills, self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, willing to 
  • travel within and outside Asia Pacific, able to work within complex matrix organizations.

As a global company with employees around the world, it is important to us that we treat each other with respect and value all ideas and perspectives. By appreciating our differences, we inspire creativity and drive innovation. In this way, we contribute to sustainable value creation for our stakeholders and society as a whole. Together, we advance how the world moves.


Exciting assignments and outstanding development opportunities await you because we impact the future with innovation. We look forward to your application.




Your Contact

Schaeffler Manufacturing 

Hong Xun Bryan Kheh 



For technical questions, please contact this email address: technical-recruiting-support-AP@schaeffler.com 


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