Product Lifecycle Manager
Hunter Select
Assen, NL
6 dagen geleden

Product Lifecycle Manager

Company profile

Bekaert ( is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies.

They pursue to be the preferred supplier for steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to customers worldwide.

Bekaert (Euronext Brussels : BEKB) is a global company with almost 28.000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.

3 billion in combined revenue (2019).

Bekaert Combustion Technology Heating is part of Bekaert and specializes in the development and production of environmentally friendly and sustainable gas burners and custom-made heat exchangers for residential, commercial, and industrial applications.

With its broad range of premium-quality technical products and services, Bekaert Combustion Technology offers enormous added value to its customers across the globe.

Innovation, technological leadership, premium quality products and entrepreneurship define the organization. BCT Heating employs around 400 people worldwide and has plants in Assen (The Netherlands), Taicang (China), Ploiesti (Romania) and Marietta (USA).

We are currently looking for a Product Lifecycle Manager to support the long term growth strategy of Bekaert Combustion Technology Heating.

Job profile

The purpose of the job Product Lifecycle Manager is to develop a product strategy and execute life cycle management. You will be the connecting factor between the market and the R&D capabilities.

Furthermore, the Product Lifecycle manager is responsible for maximum acceptance of the newly developed products and together with the commercial team for the commercial success of the product.

Responsibilities Product manager

  • You will be responsible for products or solutions during the entire life cycle;
  • You identify market needs and develop a product road map accordingly;
  • You determine product requirements (Market Requirement Specification) with input from the commercial & R&D departments;
  • You will prepare and develop the business plan for market needs;
  • You are responsible for the determination of the price structure of the new developed products;
  • You will be responsible for creating marketing content for the newly developed products;
  • You Analyze of product successes (from a requirements and economic point of view);
  • Create and maintain a database with product regulations of all the main markets;
  • You will develop a product phase out strategy for current & new products;
  • You will identify the current supply obligations towards customer and create / maintain a product database that contains this information.
  • Competition analyses

  • Perform product-specific market analyses;
  • Perform product-specific competition analyses.
  • Job requirements

    Essential Skills & Competencies

  • Bachelor or Master Degree, preferably in Business economics;
  • Min 5 year experience in a comparable position;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Good technical understanding;
  • Is able to drive, motivate and challenge the team members;
  • Contributes to effective teamwork;
  • You are willing to travel abroad;
  • Networking, strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Dynamic personality : performance / result driven;
  • Has a strong out-side in orientation, shows sufficient technical know-how to be a good communication partner for customer;
  • Good knowledge of the Dutch and English language. Knowledge of the German language is an advantage.
  • Our client offers

  • An innovative and successful organization;
  • The opportunity to contribute to the further growth of the organization;
  • An informal company culture and pleasant working atmosphere;
  • Excellent training- and development opportunities;
  • A broad and responsible position;
  • Good primary and secondary conditions of employment.
  • Conditions of employment

  • Good primary and secondary conditions of employment.
  • Application

    Do you recognize yourself in the profile outlined above, Hunter Select invites you to apply! In addition to the possibility to apply via the button below, you can also send your resume (and motivation) by e-mail to Hunter Select regarding Ruth Stapert, h.

    r.stapert or Nancy de Vries, n.devries Of course, confidential treatment of your data is guaranteed.

    For further information, please contact Ruth Stapert or Nancy de Vries, 050-3115882.

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