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Product Manager Europe – Windows & Doors

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Who are we?

We are Deceuninck, the smartest choice for the most innovative window and door solutions. As an extremely reliable partner to our customers all over the world, we offer them environmentally friendly products that increase the comfort of homes and buildings in terms of insulation, safety, acoustics and air quality. Our goal is to provide solutions for a better world.

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What are your responsibilities?

  • Monitor and manage the product & project portfolio within the product group Windows & Doors:
    • Maintain the overview of the integration of the specific product group within the overall group strategy
    • Manage the product life cycle
    • Manage IP strategy within the product group
  • Analyze and translate input into new product applications or new product development projects:
    • Collect and analyze feedback from customers and stakeholders to shape requirements, features and end products, this in close collaboration with the Sales departments and the local product teams
    • Asses market needs/competitive landscape versus product offering/portfolio
    • Monitor and analyze market trends
    • Gather market intelligence via local organizations, customers and other market sources
  • Seek consensus to manage the existing product range, roll out the product road map and manage new product development projects:
    • Translate ideas into concrete project proposals in agreement with local/regional stakeholders
    • Define and agree the product/project specifications with all the stakeholders
    • Make a feasibility study and/or business case for the approved projects
    • Define proposals for the product roadmap in line with the assigned new tool budget
  • Take the project lead and support, up to the market launch of the product:
    • Execute the roll-out of the agreed road map through NPD projects in accordance with the stage gate process, this in close collaboration with Sales, R&D, Operations, Supply, Marketing and the management.
    • Support product launches and marketing activities in cooperation with the local product teams, Sales and Marketing
    • You support & advise large customer accounts and manage custom projects with the clients in order to deliver the best products & services.
    • Monitor the SKU lifecycle management and portfolio optimization.
    • You participate in national and international trade fairs, customer's events and market and competition observations.

In this role you report to the Product Director Europe

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Who are we looking for?

  • You have a Master’s degree or equivalent by experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a Product Management related function
  • You understand the ins and outs of a window & door production process
  • Good communication skills and a strong team player
  • Good analytical skills and creative minded
  • Result oriented and pragmatically
  • You work in a structured way
  • Strategic thinker, always able to maintain the helicopter view.
  • Proper knowledge of MS Office programs. Knowledge of SAP is an advantage.
  • Fluent in Dutch, French and English is mandatory. German is considered as a strong asset.

What do we offer?

  • A challenging job in an innovative, international company where you can feel at home and work with your colleagues to build a robust partnership with our clients, each from his role;
  • A function where, as a Product Manager Windows & Doors, you will have the opportunity to work with a professional team that you can build on in a pleasant collaboration across team boundaries;
  • Deceuninck is described as an entrepreneurial group with ambitious goals, a warm company where you are truly welcome and where you are given autonomy to excel in your job;
  • An attractive, competitive salary with numerous fringe benefits. And what's more, we take care of our employees as much as possible;
  • Care stands for attention to well-being, ironing service, flexibility in working hours and home working policy, working in a congestion-free environment. You can also get to know your colleagues better in a pleasant way at numerous activities, such as the Saint party, Summer - and afterwork drinks,...;
  • A company where the values of Trust, Top Performance and Entrepreneurship are central every day.



Call Sharon De Winter, Recruiter, on 0470 70 58 06.

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