Product Manager

Carlisle® Construction Materials BV – part of CCM Europe – is a producer of, among other things, waterproof EPDM solutions for flat roofs and facades, pond liner and professional sealing tapes. The head office (with production location) is located in Kampen, but there is also a production location in Weesp.  CCM Europe is part of the American Carlisle Companies Inc. concern. With 14,000 employees worldwide, spread over more than 75 branches, you will be part of an international organization.                                                                                                                                                       

For our locations in Kampen and Weesp we are looking for an enthusiastic:

 

Product Manager Europe (M/V)

Support the company goal to roughly doubling sales in order to meet our growth ambition as defined in our Vision 2025 by introducing new products and new systems, increasing sales by introducing existing products in new markets. Enable the regional commercial teams to reach our targets by supporting excellent product management skills.

 

Responsibilities

  • Taking own responsibility for a product group or single defined products out of our product portfolio
  • Development and execution of product launches for responsible product group or products
  • Project responsibility for product launches and steering project team
  • Definition of positioning- and go-to-market strategies based on market-, customer- and competitive analysis
  • Preparing product Go-Live packages with project teams, including complete product marketing mix (pricing, product positioning, logistics, specifications, labelling, channels, etc.)
  • Responsible for product assortment within a product group
  • Continuous development of a defined product group or single product along the product lifecycle in strong relation to the product development team
  • Track commercial product economics (target for budgeted volumes and margins) within the different markets
  • Continuous analysing of product KPIs for responsible product line or product (market share, pricing, contribution margins, volumes, product costs, raw materials prices) and adjusting products in coordination with the regional commercial directors
  • Coordination of projects with Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations
  • Monitoring and taking care of licences, certificates for existing products for all markets
  • Support Sales and training of sales team
  • Manage certifications within the product management team for all products of CCM EU in alignment with R&D
  • Enable Commercial teams with tools to sell products that the PM is responsible for, aligning propositioning of products together with the Head of PM and Regional Commercial Directors
  • Develop products towards systems and solutions for our target groups
  • Execute product launches for new products or existing products in new markets
  • Successful product launches in new markets (Reaching volumes, margins)
  • Increase EU Net Sales with in launching new products and existing products to new markets

 

Experienced in

  • Product Management
  • Flat Roofing or building material industry
  • Project Management
  • Synthetic materials (helpful) and EPDM is a pre

 

Skills

  • Project management skills
  • Able to work within a matrix and a functional organization
  • Customer orientation and Market understanding
  • Languages: Dutch, English & (German is a plus)
  • Technical background
  • Good in presentation
  • Good networker and teamplayer in an European organization

 

What do we offer?

  • A competitive salary, 8% holiday allowance and a 13th month
  • 25 days of leave and 13 ATV days and extra hours of leave if you are 54 years or older
  • A varied, full-time position  with possible progression to permanent employment
  • Opportunities to develop yourself further

Enthousiast?

Please send your motivation and resume to hr.nl@ccm-europe.com