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Group Product Manager - Container

Location: Shanghai or Guangzhou, China or Copenhagen, Denmark
Deadline: 05.12.2017

Join Hempel’s Group Product & Portfolio Management team as responsible for the Container segment

Job profile:
As Group Product Manager for Container, you will be our product expert and sales support within the container segment product range. You will manage the container product portfolio and turn market insight into development and maintenance of a competitive product range.

You will refer to the Infrastructure Product Portfolio team, a part of the Group Product & Portfolio Management. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Product portfolio management for container
    • Positioning of products in portfolio, alignment of offerings across regions and ensure competitiveness
    • Monitor product range performance monthly
    • Develop product strategy (long and short term)
    • Manage product lifecycle of segment specific products in range including
      • Adjustments based on e.g. Health and Safety, legislation
      • Cost/optimisation activities
      • Phase in- and out of products
    • Link market insight (markets, customers, competitors, Healthy & Safety and legislation) to product portfolio
  • Manage product launches incl. internal and external launch activities
  • Project management of front loading activities as well as new product development projects
  • Global sales support on product portfolio
  • Support Product & Portfolio related strategic projects 

Qualifications and skills:

  • Degree in engineering or chemistry with a strong business acumen or business degree with very strong technical flair
  • 5+ years experienced in similar position, preferably in coatings industry or in relevant industry
  • International experience a must
  • Project Management experience
  • Product Management experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong drive
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to work conceptually and strategically
  • Ability to work very hands-on and drive projects and project teams
  • Analytical and fact based way of working
  • Understanding cultural differences

What we offer:
In Hempel we offer a variety of global career possibilities and many cross functional and cross cultural working relationships. We strive to create the right conditions for personal and professional development.

Further information:
If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Group Product Manager for Infrastructure, Monica Li Aviram at mola@hempel.com.


To apply for this position, please submit your application letter with CV in English