Product manager - Technical consumables - EMEIA

Ghent Permanent

Updated on 24/11/2021

  • Excited to dive into a complex product portfolio?
  • Looking for a challenge within an international company?

About Our Client

Our client is a household name within their niche, i.e. industrial chemicals. Their products are used in a wide array of different sectors, e.g. food & beverage, automotive… In order to establish a solid foundation for future growth, they are looking for a Product manager - Technical consumables - EMEIA.

AKA Ghent, Belgium, Antwerp, Bruges, Kortrijk, Hasselt, Brussels, Manufacturing and Production

Job Description

As Product manager - Technical consumables - EMEIA you take following responsibilities (non-exhaustive list):

  • You optimize (a part of) the product portfolio (> 3.000products, e.g.lubricants,corrosionprotectionandcoatings…):
    • You rationalize and harmonize the existing product range.
    • You analyze which gaps might exist and you help introduce new products.
  • You work on a long-term vision and plan for your assigned portfolio, in line with the overall strategy of the company.
  • You are responsible for pricing and profitability of your portfolio.
  • You work closely together with sales, marketing and your international counterparts.
  • You train and inform the sales team about your products.
  • You interact with key accounts.
  • You analyze the actions and products of the competition.

The Successful Applicant

As Product manager - Technical consumables - EMEIA you check following boxes:

  • You preferably have a master's degree, e.g. economic studies, or your knowledge is equivalent thanks to previous experience.
  • You have at least seven years of relevant professional experience, e.g. a combination of sales and technical product management - consumables.
  • You are familiar with complex product portfolios.
  • You have strong analytical skills.
  • Taking the initiative is your second nature.
  • You know how to combine an autonomous way of working with being a team player.
  • You work in a disciplined way. You know how to structure your day and workload.
  • You have a positive mindset and you are a go-getter.
  • You have excellent presentation and verbal communication skills.
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English. Any other language is a plus.

What's on Offer

As Product manager - Technical consumables - EMEIA you get:

  • A chance to put your mark on the growth of this company, together with a group of ambitious and competent colleagues.
  • A competitive salary package based on your skills and experience.
Julie Maenhout
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