Our central heating boilers are a household name in the Netherlands thanks to their energy efficiency and quality. But as one of the largest players in the European heating market, we also want to lead the way in the development of sustainable solutions. In this position you are responsible for further developing the 'controls' product group for customers such as construction companies, energy suppliers and end users.
The team consists of 17 colleagues with whom you work closely. You report to the Product & Innovation Manager. The product managers are the connecting link between R&D, suppliers, purchasing, sales and marketing. You work intensively with customers and sales to map out requirements and wishes. You draw up the correct product specifications together with R&D. Together with product marketers from neighboring countries, you draw up the product roadmap for the coming 3-5 years.
An important part of this position is also communicating in multidisciplinary project teams in which you have a leading role and draw up the specifications for new products. By discussing a lot with suppliers and customers, you keep in touch with developments in the market.
The energy market is constantly changing and we are happy to move along! This enables us to respond directly to developments. It also ensures that you write business plans for the most innovative products. You research what customers need by also talking to them, and translate this into attractive products. Your specifications are substantiated in detail and you ensure that your ideas fit within our mission and vision. You set the right path for the right teams, ensure support from important stakeholders and monitor progress and results. Ultimately you will achieve the highest satisfaction of customers and all partners in your network.
You are analytical and always aware of trends and developments in the market. You know how to translate this into new product concepts. You are able to form and propagate your own vision. You communicate clearly with all stakeholders and dare to take initiatives and make choices.
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The client company is in the Equipment Manufacturing Industry and the role is based out of Apeldoorn.