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Product Manager/in (m/w/d) - Technical Doors

Date: 07-Jun-2022

Location: Oettingen, DE, 86732

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

OUR COMPANY

JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

 

 

 

 

Role Summary and Purpose

Managing the technical door product portfolio in Germany, supporting creation and execution of the product line strategy and delivering growth above market

 

Critical Performance Objectives

  • Supporting the Product Line Manager in creation and delivery of product line strategy for technical doors
  • Implementing and delivering category product plans through close collaboration with local cross-functional teams
  • Managing the product portfolio throughout the lifecycle, focusing on delivery of both revenue and profitability goals

 

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • To live by the JELD-WEN Values and lead by the JELD-WEN Leadership Model, to build businesses ethically and safely, to invest in people, to inspire customers through innovations, to deliver on our promises and to improve every day.
  • To ensure adherence with all compliance standards and operate with integrity at all times.
  • Support the Product Line Manager in creation of product line strategy and annual budgets
  • Identify opportunities for new products & solutions, develop outline value propositions and champion new projects through Gate 0
  • Manage the process of product retirement, including exit plans, stock & SKU management
  • Define the price & service offer for all new products
  • Identify and implement actions to optimise contribution margin through the lifecycle
  • Lead the product launch process, ensuring effective delivery of internal training, external marketing activities and product setup in all necessary systems
  • Understand legal & regulatory requirements and their impact on the product offering
  • Monitor and report on competitor and market activities to provide actionable insights
  • Provide timely and relevant product reporting for senior management
  • Support and ensure adherence to relevant business processes, such as Tollgate & IBP
  • Perform other duties assigned

 

 

Experience / Knowledge

  • Previous experience of Product Management, ideally in the building materials or interior design industries
  • Experience of working in a multi-national, matrix organisation
  • Experience of working with certified or regulated products
  • Strong communication skills

 

Education / Qualifications

  • Degree in business or a related technical field

 

Language Skills

  • Must have professional working proficiency in both written and spoken English and German

 

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JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services