CAREERS

Harvia employs over 500 sauna and spa professionals worldwide. Explore our open positions and opportunities.

Harvia is a global leader in the sauna and spa business. Established in 1950 by Tapani Harvia, the Finnish sauna heater manufacturer has grown into an internationally known brand. Our technologically advanced products are sold in more than 80 countries.

500 +
employees worldwide
74.1
million in revenue in 2019
1950
founded 70 years ago
80 +
countries

Harvia as an employer

Having skilled and motivated staff generates a significant competitive advantage in the market. As a pioneer in the global sauna and spa market and an ambitious growth company, we provide various career paths and opportunities for professional growth.

Harvia employs over 500 professionals in Finland, Austria, the United States, Germany, China, Romania, and Estonia. Harvia is headquartered in Muurame, Finland, where you’ll also find the world’s largest heater factory.

Together we are constantly developing our ways of working so that we can serve our customers better and better and continue our profitable growth. With us you will be an integral part of a committed, global business.

Want to join us?

We regularly need new talent on our teams, from heater manufacturing to R&D and from sauna design to sales. You can send us an open application via email to rekry@harvia.fi.

Career opportunity: Product Group Manager

Steam and Infrared Sauna portfolio

Product Group Manager, Steam and Infrared Saunas

We are now looking for

Product Group Manager, Steam and Infrared Saunas

to further advance Harvia Group’s position as the one stop shop of sauna and spa and drive new growth opportunities in steam and infrared sauna solutions. In this position you are responsible for defining, developing, and managing the portfolio of steam and infrared sauna solutions for both residential and professional markets. To be successful in this position, you possess both business and technical skills while being passionate about delivering trendsetting concepts and solutions and great customer experience. In this role, you will work closely with your colleagues in sales, marketing, R&D, and production. You will be part of the Harvia Group marketing team.

AN EXTENSIVE RESPONSIBILITY IN PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

In this position you will be responsible for the following:

  • Defining and owning the vision, strategy, and roadmap of Harvia’s steam and infrared sauna product portfolio
  • Creating innovative trendsetting concepts and solutions, leading new product development against a business plan and leading and overseeing global go-to-market strategy and its cross-functional implementation across the organization
  • Representing your product group in front of both internal and external customers, and clearly articulating unique selling points and product benefits
  • Performing market and competitive analysis and defining product differentiation strategies
  • Defining and owning product KPIs and ensuring a competitive and profitable performance of the product portfolio

The first short term objectives in your work are:

Identify the most interesting business opportunities for Harvia in the residential steam and infrared sauna markets.
Create together with the R&D team the first concepts and product prototypes and test them in the market.
Make a business plan and execute a market entry plan to introduce the chosen solutions in selected markets.

Who is an ideal candidate?

A COMMERCIAL PRODUCT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL
  • You have worked at least five years in international product management, product marketing, and/or business development positions for branded goods either in B2B or B2C markets.
  • You have experience of developing new concepts/products and taking them successfully to international markets.
  • You work naturally together with sales, product development and other stakeholder groups and you are good at balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders. You can clearly articulate decisions and tradeoffs.
  • You have the skill set to build business cases and analyze the performance of your product group.
  • You are a skilled communicator, both in written and verbally. Fluency in English is required in this position. Other language proficiencies such as Finnish, Swedish, German, or Russian are an advantage.
  • You enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and you can operate effectively in both tactical and strategic levels – and roll up your sleeves as needed.
  • You have excellent organization and project management skills.
  • Your location can be in Muurame (Finland), Vöcklabruck (Austria), Driedorf (Germany) or Holland or Renick in the US.

What does this job offer you?

We offer you an interesting and challenging role in a growth company. Harvia is a name that nearly everyone knows to connect with sauna. We are on a journey from a leading sauna heater company to an established player in the health and wellbeing business with solid focus in sauna and spa. In this position you will have the unique opportunity to drive growth and develop our steam and infrared sauna portfolio with new concepts and solutions. Via our market expansion, there will be plenty of opportunities and exciting challenges going forward. Seldom are such opportunities on offer, where you get to work on developing the offering of a market leader in an international market with high growth potential. If you want to conquer the world of sauna and spa with Harvia’s fabulous products, then this is your job.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Please write your application in English. The deadline for applications falls on December 31st, at 23:59 hrs. Please notice that we start interviewing candidates already during application period. Please, submit your application using the form Eezy Personnel website – NOT by email to the contact person.

Tip #1: Explain to us in your CV what your previous jobs have been comprised of. Just a job title doesn’t yet tell the content and expertise involved, or your accomplishments.

Tip #2: Remember to tell in your application why you would be suitable for exactly this position, by focusing on your future and your vision as Harvia’s Product Group Manager. From your CV we will see what you have done before.

 

More information about this position can be obtained from

 

Päivi Juolahti,

head of marketing and portfolio

(tel. +358 40 703 3480)

at the following times: 11.12.2020 at 8:00-10:00 EET and 14.12.2020 at 14.00-16.00 EET.

 

At other times you can contact

Hannu Järvimäki

Eezy Personnel’s recruitment consultant

hannu.jarvimaki(at)eezy.fi

telephone: +358 50 367 0862.

 

Apply between 1 December 2020 and 31 December 2020 23:59 (Europe/Helsinki)

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