Product Manager (m/f) for Passive Components

This role operates within the European Product Marketing team with offices in Poing/Munich (Germany) and Maidenhead (UK). The Product Manager works in conjunction, and close collaboration, with the Asset, regional Technical Marketing and Sales teams.



  • Develop, agree, implement, communicate, execute and monitor Product Marketing strategies by evaluation of the supplier’s price, product range, and technology and market footprint.
  • To be main contact for the assigned suppliers and/or specific products at EMEA level and responsible for providing the required infrastructure with focus on our inventory profile
  • Creation and continued improvement of sales tools
  • Monitoring and identification of market trends to secure our long term growth and improvement of our market position.


  • Experience of Passive Components (ideally Capacitors) within a distributor, manufacturer or customer
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of market forces & conditions, and how we support customers to fulfill their needs, by utilizing best practice marketing, commercial & negotiation skills
  • Understanding of the principles of electronic design and application would be preferred
  • Ability to communicate professionally with customers, suppliers and colleagues and offer the highest levels of service and support
  • Preferably Degree educated with either a technical background and/or commercial training
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and manage multiple activities effectively
  • A team player who is prepared to take responsibility
  • Confident, decisive, pragmatic and flexible
  • Communicate effectively in English (written and oral), other additional languages will be beneficial
  • Good computer skills (MS Office, ERP-systems, SAP knowledge preferred)

If teamwork and enjoyment at work is important to you, if you value independence and responsibility, and if you are searching for diversified tasks in an international company you are exactly the right person for our team! Performance-related compensation is available. 

Phoenix, Arizona – based Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a fortune 500 company, is one of the world‘s largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded systems from leading manufacturers. Serving customers in 70 countries, Avnet markets, inventories and adds value to these products and provides world-class supply-chain management and engineering design services. Avnet Electronics Marketing, the electronic components division, serves the European electronics market through a variety of independently operating companies, which are supported by centralized functional departments. Avnet‘s website is located at:
Avnet EMG GmbH | Gruber Straße 60c - 60d | 85586 Poing | +49 8121 777-277