As Product Manager you lead the team of product coordinators. You are responsible of the quality and evolution of our products designs and of the management of our innovation process. You insure the competitiveness of the different product lines by coordinating different processes such as but not limited to:
Collecting and sorting information on the competition;
Prioritizing and Implementing improvements in the design coming from feedback from customers and all departments;
Identifying and implementing cost saving opportunities;
Maintaining the safety compliance of our products;
Coordinating the technical knowledge development and training of our product coordinators.
Your technical knowledge is of an excellent level, allowing you to identify opportunities of improvements or innovation. You have very good communication and management skills to help you involve the right people to create the correct technical solutions to issues related to performance, costs or safety of our equipment. Highly connected with our sales force, you are constantly looking for opportunities to help growing the business by making our products better, more reliable and easier to use.
As a manager of team members, the Product Manager is responsible to create a safe and healthy work environment as stipulated by our H&S Guidelines and you manage your team in a way that promotes collaboration and the expression of Values.
Main Tasks and Responsibilities
Coordinate and manage the engineering service
Develop and implement methods and tools to improve the business products;
Participate in defining and implementing organizational structure changes;
Develop and refine service approaches and procedures to facilitate the work efficiency and collaboration with the other departments;
Analyze the requests received from other teams relating to products improvements;
Consult and advise the management team on products performance issues encountered;
Identify opportunities and creates the innovation requests and manages the investments needed to maintain the competitivity of existing products or development of new product lines;
Identifying the needed engineering resources, in collaboration with the Engineering Manager, to solve problems encountered by customers and to implement the corrective measure in the design of the equipment.
Management of the team of Product Coordinators
Establish and facilitate relations between the different departments;
Act as a resource person for the planning and execution of sold projects;
Ensure the right tools are in place to ease the sales support process;
Collaborate in building the annual innovation definition and investment program;
Follow up on projects activities, costs (hours) and deadlines;
Support team members in their work and career development;
Assess the technical level of his team members and identify the right development strategies for each one of them.
Over het bedrijf
Our client is a global supplier of choice for vacuum, air, auger and impeller valve bag fillers. To support its valve bag fillers, our client also develops different configurations of empty bag applicators, robotic bag handling systems, ultrasonic sealers and bag closers. Equipment features include modular design, lean product architecture and ATEX construction. For the valve bagging product line, we are looking for a fulltime product coordinator
Bachelor’s degree in engineering;
5 years and more of relevant experience, preferably in the industrial packaging industry;
Experience in managing a team of engineers;
Excellent communication skills in English and Dutch
The company offers a varied and interesting job in an international and leading company in the industrial segment. They offer attractive salary and fringe benefits .
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