Reference : 571771

Product Manager

  • Marketing
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 09/06/2019

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – Our key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Product Manager opportunity. 

This role is working with Saint Gobain Tape Solutions.  They offer taping solutions for bonding, protection and insulation to the automotive, aerospace, energy, construction, electronics, medical and host of general industry sectors.   With a proud heritage of R&D and production innovation they create solutions that enhance performance in the most extreme environments.

How you will utilise your experience?

As Product Manager you will report directly EMEA Marking Manager.  You will be based at our Corby site in Northamptonshire, with some European travel every few weeks.   You will be an integral part of the product team, working closely with your European Sales colleagues, providing them with product support, pricing and quotations.

The role is varied and your day to day duties will include; 

• Evaluate a customer request from feasibility (process, production, packaging, …) to costing, pricing and profitability.

• Working closely with new product and innovation teams to support in the introduction of new products – you will be involved in market analysis through development, production to promotion and sales.

• Manage content of literature and marketing material for the product range

• Recommend and implement methods to increase the quality of products and/or services to the customer

• Operating as the link between Technical Services to monitor the progress of technical enquires and coordination effective communication with internal/external customer’s to achieve objectives and targets.

What kind of person are we looking for? 

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you? 
• Bachelor or higher degree in engineering or related field
• Production experience and/or general understanding of manufacturing
• French or German speaking preferred. Additional languages are a plus.
• Analytical, and project management skills
• Able to travel in Europe as required
• IT Literate

Who are Saint-Gobain?
Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale. We have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions. 
You are applying to work with Saint Gobain Tape Solutions, this is one of more than 30 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.
Our Ambition as a business?
At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change. 
Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.

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