Innovation Management Professional (m/f/d) 

LOCATION: Munich / Germany | COMPANY: Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Schienenfahrzeuge GmbH | REQUISITION ID: 2441 | Full-time Regular 




  • Ensure effectiveness and efficiency of new product developments (worldwide) by implementing and further developing the Innovation Management of the Rail Vehicle Division
  • Global market and technology monitoring of the rail vehicle industry, derivation of relevant trends and scenarios
  • Deriving innovation strategies and concrete recommendations for action
  • Preparation of decision papers/presentations for the management with clear structure and high in-formation condensation
  • Generation of ideas based on trends, scenarios and strategies, together with development- and sales-departments
  • Forming of a central interface between market/sales and development
  • Identification of optimization potentials in the global portfolio of innovation projects 
  • Examination of the commercial feasibility of development projects
  • Support for project prioritization and resource allocation



  • University degree with business and / or technical background
  • Several years of experience in the field of innovation management, R&D, sales, business development, market intelligence, project management or similar
  • Strong teamwork, moderation, and networking skills
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to summarize, present and communicate complex topics
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Proactive and independent working style, persuasiveness, intercultural competence
  • Experience in management consulting desirable


Come and join our team!

Let’s shape the future of mobility together!

Who are we? Some 30,500 team players around the world, hard at work in over 100 locations across more than 30 countries. As a force for progress on road and rail, we prioritize technical excellence, sustainable business practices and social responsibility. At the last count, our global revenues totaled EUR 6.7 billion. Join us, and you can expect exciting, varied work in an international environment with attractive working conditions – including flexible working hours, sabbaticals and remote work. In addition, you can work up to twenty days a year from abroad in the EU. A broad selection of continuing education programs offers you plenty of opportunities to develop both professionally and personally. And you can look forward to many other benefits, such as sports and healthcare programs, corporate volunteering, JobRad bicycle leasing, subsidized public transit options, and a state-of-the-art workplace with a rich choice of in-house catering options.