As a Product Manager at Minkels in Veghel you develop and manage a product portfolio that meets the needs in the market and controls the necessary supporting activities to deliver the product ready for sales. You will advise on and implement the Minkels market strategy.
After an approved business case, you write the Program of Demands, under the guidance of the Head of Product Management. During the development process you have a close cooperation with various internal and external stakeholders. These include Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain, Sales and customers. Clear communication is the key.
Is the development process complete? Then as Product Manager you will be responsible, in collaboration with Marketing, for doing everything possible to ensure that the product is well represented in the market. Think of pricing, commercial tools and product configuration. Pricing and analyses are very precise, so you work in a structured way and have strong analytical skills.
MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
You advise management on investments, operational management, and policy matters.
Managing the product portfolio, which includes:
• You will be drafting product roadmaps.
• Set up the Program of Demands regarding design, functionality, quality level, distribution method, service level, price, expected volume and expected lifetime of the product.
• Organizing product (concept) reviews.
• Advising on the market policy regarding sales price, product positioning, distribution method and service level.
• Align with the regional marketing teams on launch dates and communication of New Product Introductions.
Planning, carrying out and checking all steps in the life cycle of products (PLM).
You will continuously search for new opportunities in the market within the chosen company strategy.
Creating and screening ideas for new products and / or services.
Implement and coordinate market analyzes.
Monitor market developments by means of desk and field research.
Ensure optimal communication with the Legrand sales and marketing teams to determine the required product portfolio.
Bachelor Mechanical Engineering and/ or proven relevant professional experience. Relevant work experience in the field of Product Management is preferred. Structured, analytical, and disciplined. Good stakeholder management skills. Pragmatic and inventive. Mastery of modern languages, at least English.
Because the work activities are very diverse you will experience a lot of variety and challenge in your work. You have many contacts with clients (both internal and external) which makes the job very dynamic. Flexible starting and ending times. This is a full-time position. 25 vacation days and 13 ADV days on a fulltime basis. Salary depending on knowledge and experience.
Send your CV and motivation by email to Patricia Voogd, Corporate Recruiter email@example.com.
Contact Bas Jacobs, Head of Product Management Tel: +31 (0)413 311143 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
JUNE 30th 2021
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