Product Manager

ABC Consultants Private Ltd.
  • Govandi
  • 16-24 lakh
  • 5-6 years
  • Views
  • 06 Jun 2017

  • Sales & Marketing

  • Chemicals/ Fertilizer/ Pesticides
Job Description

Main Purpose
This role will be responsible to manage Refinish Product Portfolio, that include new launches at right positioning for premium as well as economy segment,product lifecycle management & complexity management.

Major Accountabilities

• Work with Sales and Marketing Team to identify opportunities for new products
- Develop business case for new or improved products
- Lead cross functional teams to execute improvements using gated development process
• Work with regional Product Team and technology team to:
- Evaluate product requirements for refinish segments/ Conduct Benchmarking for competitive products in targeted market segments
- Translating market needs to product attribute list and co-ordinate with technology team in product development.
- Test product and lead for successful launch.
• Strategic Product Plans:
- Understand changing customer needs and provide product solution, being ahead of competition.
- Keep close track of environmental regulations.
• Variable margin improvement:
- Identify opportunities and work with Tech/ operations to realize cost improvement, while ensuring no customer impact.
• Manage Product simplification
• Lead Product reviews and feed inputs to regional reviews and "new products master plan"
• Pricing strategy:  Benchmarking with competition and give recommendation on pricing strategy.
• Troubleshoot product in use at customer facilities and train sales technical resources in the troubleshooting process.
• Be a role model for the core operating principles of Our Client.

Skills & Knowledge
> 10 years’ experience in paints industry, preferably in refinish, else in OEM/ industrial, in Product Management/ Technology or Technical service function.
Coatings Technical background (B.Tech or MSc Chemistry or similar)
Project Management skills
A team player - who can work with a diverse group of people
The ideal candidate would have R&D and Product Management experience
Even Technical service+Product Management exp would do
Refinish experience is must either in current/previous roles
Refinish knowledge+ currently working in allieg segment also would do
Communication skills has to be excellent

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About Organisation

ABC Consultants Private Ltd.