Global Product Manager (full-time)

Do you want to take part in the development of innovative premium kitchen appliances in an international environment?

Your mission

In your role as Global Product Manager you are responsible for managing the product strategy and road map for high-end kitchen appliances which are sold worldwide under the ASKO and ATAG brand. Your activities include: Innovative product development, product range definition, create product briefings and business cases, and set up customer surveys and Go-to- Market plans.

You are part of the Premium Product Brand Management team, consisting of Product Management, Design and Marketing and you report to the Director Product Brand Management (based in Duiven, The Netherlands)

Responsibilities

As Global Product manager you monitor and steer the positioning and range of products and provide the right tools in order to achieve the targets from the strategic business plan.

You are responsible for:

• Developing and managing product strategy, specifications and design of kitchen appliances.
• Creating short, middle and long-term product road maps
• Monitoring price positioning and budget and setting up product line ups and benchmarks.
• Creating business cases and identifying and analyzing market developments and trends for new projects and product concepts.
• Briefing and informing project managers and engineers about the premium strategy, products and projects.
• Briefing and informing Marketing and Communication to launch products successfully in different markets.
• Informing local markets about new product launches and project planning.
• Manage a small team with a project leader and product trainer.

As Global Product Manager you work closely together with Research & Development, Marketing, Category Management and your own department. In addition, you frequently contact the various countries in which our premium ASKO and ATAG products are sold.

Qualifications

• Bachelor or Master degree in Mechanical Engineering, Integrated Product Design, Business Administration or similar.
• At least several years of experience working in international and multidisciplinary teams. Experience in the field of consumer products or white goods is an advantage.
• Excellent analytical skills, strong business and commercial sense.
• Affinity with technology and innovation.
• Excellent in English both orally and in writing. Basic Dutch knowledge is preferred.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated candidate with great communication skills. You are a passionate team player who focuses on results. An entrepreneur and planner who is pro-active and well organized. You don’t get scared of working on several projects at the same time in a dynamic environment. You have a hands-on mentality and a feel for kitchen appliances.    

You understand that this international position demands frequent traveling (25%).


ATAG Nederland

ATAG Nederland is a leading supplier of kitchen appliances and part of the international Hisense Group. We develop kitchen appliances for our Dutch brands: ATAG, Pelgrim, ETNA, and our international brand, ASKO. Within the Hisense Group we are competence center for hoods and gas hobs.

Are you interested in this position and do you feel at home in a working environment in which responsibility, teamwork and a pleasant atmosphere are key principles? Please send us your application letter and CV to ATAG Nederland, attn. HRM department.

If you have questions about this position, please contact Wouter Ditters, Director Premium Product Brand Manager at 0031-621243473.
   
Find out more about our ATAG and ASKO products on www.atag.nl and www.asko.com

 Agency or sales calls are not appreciated.


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