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Product Manager TLS

Last Updated Date:  Aug 7, 2022
Location: 

Pontchateau, E, FR

Company:  Bobcat France S.A.

Job Information

We've been engineering powerful machines and transforming how the world works for more than 60 years. 16 countries, 32 nationalities, almost 3,000 employees, 175 dealers in EMEA, and a top-notch Innovation Centre. That's us. Doosan Bobcat EMEA. 

Our heritage of innovative solutions and technological advancements, powered by our passionate people, place us as an industry leader. Our people are talented, smart and driven and work collaboratively to revolutionize how things get done. With us, you will be supported to be at your best and find career opportunities that will challenge, inspire, and reward you. 

Product Manager- Telehandlers

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Product Manager will be responsible for the management of the respective product portfolio they are responsible for, and for identifying growth opportunity outside the current range.

The product manager will be also responsible of the long term product strategy which he will carefully share and move forward with the management teams. The product manager will also have a possibility to propose solutions to cut product cost or improve manufacturing footprints.

 

Role & Responsibility

  • Voice of Customer: Lead the definition of the new product offerings following the VOC process. Be the link between the customer and the engineering department. Research the market needs and develop the product offer that meets customer requirements in coordination with the engineering department. 
  • Product Development: Lead the new product development via the NPD (New Product Development) process in coordination with Engineering, Operations, Quality, Sourcing and Service departments; ensure successful launches on time, on scope, on cost.
  • P&L: Be responsible for the “seed to flower” pricing in order to support the achievement of the Revenue, EBIT and market share objectives. Follow up of the P&L of the product category
  • Strategy: Define, in coordination with the Sales team, the overall strategy for the product (4 Ps: Product, Pricing, Promotion and Placement). Be an active part of the AOP and LRP processes where the medium and long term strategies are decided. Forecast the Industry and MS for each of his product segments.
  • Product knowledge: Ensure full understanding of product, competition, customer segments and pricing. Be the reference for the Sales team for the current product portfolio. Be the center of knowledge for the product and collaborate with the training department to deliver the required product information.
  • Marketing:  In coordination with the Marketing Communication department, drive all the necessary activities to ensure a successful and ‘on time’ product launch (technical information, internet, press, product presentations, brochures & leaflets, trainings) of each new product as well as the promotional activities (structural campaigns). The product manager will also have the possibility to propose business initiatives to improve the BU financials

 

Job Requirement

  • Education: Business Administration - Master’s Degree - Allow Equivalent
  • Technical product knowledge and experience ideally in Product Management
  • Strategic thinker with Business acumen
  • Language skills – English
  • Good communicator

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