Sandvik, Inc. Product Manager in Sweden
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BUSINESS ORIENTATED & TECH SAVVY? WE LIKE THAT ABOUT YOU
Sandvik Materials Technology (SMT) is a world-leading developer and manufacturer of products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys for the most demanding environments, as well as products and systems for industrial heating. Complete customer satisfaction is the ultimate goal for our way of doing business
The department Sales & Marketing within Tube EMEA, within Product Area (PA) Tube and Business Area (BA) Sandvik Materials Technology (SMT), is responsible for managing and developing the offering for the products included in the portfolio. We are also responsible for providing support in the offering process, all in accordance with strategy and targets set by the Business Unit (BU) Tube EMEA. We are now looking for a Product Manager for High Temperature products for a role that is both strategic and operational with significant influence on future development for this area. In other words, this position is a key role with high business influence, while being an opportunity to take ownership of a product portfolio and act in an international setting.
As Product Manager, you are responsible for the product portfolio, including product, price and promotion, all from a global perspective. You develop and execute a strategy for the products, in line with PA Tube’s strategic direction, and manage the global standardization of our High Temperature product offering and way of working. You also analyze and develop the long-term strategy and handle the breakdown of financial targets into product-specific targets. With respect to our standard product offerings and sales tools, you are responsible for design, structure, development and implementation, as well as for technical support. Furthermore, you handle new business opportunities and develop new processes for both applications and products. You monitor the competitive situation for this product area and are an active member of the portfolio team, in order to ensure flexibility and support a high level of service. To summarize; you pick up market trends and customer needs, and bring this back into the company in order to develop the portfolio of high temperature products to the next level.
This position involves extensive traveling within Europe, and frequent presence in Sandviken.
You have a relevant university degree, or solid knowledge obtained through work experience, and a proven track record from a relevant industry. You also have leadership experience and three to five years’ experience in a sales management position at an international company. Previous experience in leading global teams is an advantage. You have a strong technical background and good insight and understanding of industries and applications connected to high temperature products. You have knowledge in Sales & Marketing strategies, models and channels and also in pricing models and financial analysis. Your skills in English are excellent, both in writing and speaking, and skills in Swedish are advantageous.
We put great emphasis on your personal qualities. You have good analytical and negotiation skills and embrace change that is in line with the business strategy, and you have good coordination skills, in order to handle multiple projects simultaneously. You act with integrity and have both the interest and the ability to lead and motivate people in a virtual and global organization. You easily build trust and are an excellent networker, with good understanding of supplier and sales units’ needs. Also, with your strategic and holistic view, you are able to act on both short-term and long-term objectives.
We are a company with an open-minded culture, actively working to create a workplace that is characterized by diversity and inclusion.
For further information about this position, please contact:
Jane Eriksson, recruiting manager, +46 (0)26 263 212
Lars Carlborg, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)26 263 985 Kjell-Åke Klockervold, Ledarna, +46 (0)26 263 044 Mikael Larsson, Unionen, +46 (0)26 263 166
Send your application no later than March 20, 2018. Read more about Sandvik and apply at www.sandvik.com/career. Job ID:358730
For more information about the recruitment process, please contact:
André Söderholm, Recruitment Specialist, +46 (0)26 26 03 21
Sandvik Materials Technology is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a world-leading manufacturer of high value-added products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. The cutting-edge expertise is based on an integrated production platform and industry-leading metallurgy and R&D. In 2017, sales were approximately 14 billion SEK with about 6,500 employees.
Deadline: 20 Mar