Reference No: 5854
What's the role?
In this role, you step into the shoes of a Global Product Manager for innovative screw fasteners and inserts. You are involved in our strategy work and help to define the product portfolio that best fits our customer needs. Your ideas support us to sharpen our value proposition. Embedded in a cross-functional team you are in contact with our market organizations to define and implement marketing materials and initiatives targeted to build up product competence in our direct sales force for "your" products. We offer you Management exposure and a real job with real responsibility.
Who is (COMPANY NAME)?
If you're new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With 30.000 people in more than 120 countries, which we're looking to expand, we're a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
What does the role involve?
Your goal is to help us win more business in building envelope screw fastening applications using the tool-box of a Global Product Manager. You take over part of the operational and strategical responsibility for an entire portfolio of (COMPANY NAME) screw fastening products, like a real Product Manager. This require you to analyze customer needs and application requirements. Your learnings are translated into a portfolio strategy and a meaningful description of the value proposition towards the customer. The creation of marketing materials and the preparation of product trainings are in your hands as well as the collaboration with our market organizations in regard to your product portfolio.
Be prepared to be part of our strategy work, the definition of business development initiatives as well as the reporting of business results to the Top Management. You find yourself in a young and dynamic team, that
support you through-out your learning experience in the shoes of a Global Product Manager.
The Screw Fastening department has a strong record of outstanding results and people development. We think of ourselves rather as the speed-boat within our large global organization, where you personally can have a significant impact on our strategic direction and business results.
What do we offer?
Our culture of employee and performance orientation guarantees a unique working environment. Many of our employees tell us they felt immediately at home at (COMPANY NAME), even during their interview.
We will provide you with everything you need to develop and achieve success in your work, including one-to-one coaching and regular feedback. We challenge and promote our employees, and we are both daring and trusting.
We'll offer you plenty of opportunities to get to know our company: Do you want to work abroad? Are you interested in a cross-divisional post within the company, or would you prefer a specialist or management role in the technical segment? At (COMPANY NAME), you're guaranteed to find an exciting position that meets your personal objectives.
Why should you apply?
We are in need of your innovative ideas, entrepreneurial skills and your strong interest to create value. Gain a deep understanding of (COMPANY NAME)´s product offering of tools, inserts and screw fasteners. Apply for this challenging opportunity and shape (COMPANY NAME)'s future activities in the area of Screw Fastening solutions.
What you need is:
* Studying Business Administration, Industrial Engineering (Wi-MB, Wi-BI), Marketing/Sales or related fields
* Good skills in Microsoft, Office (Excel, Power Point, etc.)
* Entrepreneurial mind-set and good business acumen
* Affinity to the digital space and innovation
* The capability to work independently, a proactive approach and self-reliant personality
* Excellent communication skills, strong in English other languages (e.g. German) are a plus