Inbound Product Manager


The PALFINGER values of People, Entrepreneurship, Respect and Learning are more than words. We strive daily to create and support an atmosphere of collaboration, transparency, empowerment and customer focus so our greatest assets, our people, can harness their passion, drive and motivation to make a significant impact!

As a global company, PALFINGER offers its customers worldwide hydraulic lifting solutions and stands for the most innovative, reliable and efficient lifting, loading and handling solutions for use on commercial vehicles (PALFINGER Products). In North America, our product portfolio qualifies PALFINGER as a complete truck-equipment solution provider. Furthermore, as a PALFINGER North America Region member, PALFINGER continuously pursues our vision of being the preferred provider of truck equipment. 

Are you ready to help us lift anything and reach new heights in your career? Apply now. 


The Inbound Product Manager is an integrated member of the product development team and acts as the interface to the Outbound Product Manager responsible for the stakeholder requirements of the specified product. He is responsible to represent stakeholder requirements and leads the translation into a feasible product concept in close collaboration with the responsible lead system engineer. Together with the project manager and the lead system engineer the inbound product manager ensures balanced decision making and achieving the quality, cost, and time objectives.



Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participation in a global inbound product management team.
  • Understanding customer needs and translation into technical solution.
  • Provides feedback about the technical feasibility, risks, and opportunities of technical
  • solutions.
  • Optimizing product performance criteria and profitability across North American portfolios.
  • Synchronizing market analysis and requirements with outbound product management.
  • Gathers of other business requirements from other global and corporate functions.
  • Generates clear understanding about differences between competitive and PALFINGER products and services.
  • Support gate reviews and provides critical analysis as input at higher management decisions.
  • Creation and maintenance of absolute technological leadership in the field of lifting solutions.



  • Experienced Product Manager (two (2)-five (5) years in similar industry).
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering preferred or related field.
  • Technical background and ability to align sales/market demand with strategic objectives.
  • Rich knowledge about the industry and in a competitive product segment
  • Complete understanding of the customer application and requirements
  • Knowledge about requirement gathering and requirement management process.
  • Experience in advanced system and product development processes
  • Analytical capabilities to structure and visualize complex information.
  • Strategic mindset with excellent analytical and conceptual skills
  • Expertise in managing tasks in an intercultural environment.
  • Strong communication skills; building long-lasting relationships and alliances.
  • Must have the ability to travel up to 20%

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation.
  • 401(k) with Company match.
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and short- and long-term disability (depending upon state). Wellness program offered. 
  • Paid Company holidays and paid Personal Time Off (PTO).
  • Opportunity for continuous learning and career growth.

This job posting describes the general nature of work performed by employees within this classification. The information on this posting is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of all responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job. Other duties may be assigned.

PALFINGER is not utilizing any external recruiting agencies for this opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Whytne Yates

Sr. HR Business Partner
Equipment Technology LLC
341 NW 122nd Street | OK 73114 Oklahoma City | United States

Oklahoma City, OK

PALFINGER North America, LLC
341 NW 122nd St., Oklahoma City, OK 73114
United States
Palfinger Oklahoma City, OK

Location benefits

  • Job Ticket
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Mobile working
  • Food Allowances
  • Pension Plan
  • Health Measures
  • Fitness Programs
  • Company Doctor
  • Learning Opportunities
  • Parking facilities
  • Employee discounts
  • Company mobile phone
  • Employee participation
  • Health Insurance