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Product Marketing Manager (m/f/x)

Our client, globally successful in designing and manufacturing mechanical components for industries such as transportation, mining, energy, food & beverage and aerospace, is hiring for the site near Siegen the Product Marketing Manager (m/f/x)

Your Tasks:

  • Secure and maintain excellent internal relationships with all functions across EMEA but especially with Sales, Marketing Management, Product Management and Customer Service
  • Provide any further support to both the Sales and Marketing function as required to drive overall Sales and Orders performance against budget and forecast
  • Assist in collecting Market Intelligence as input for Marketing and Strategic Planning
  • Conduct annual Voice-of-Customer surveys (customer satisfaction surveys)
  • Define Pricing Policy for the Process sector (differentiated for the various portfolio’s and segmented customer groups)
  • Collect Market Intelligence as input for target price setting
  • Define target pricing by product range including boundaries by customer type
  • Manage product quotations against product target prices in close collaboration with customer care
  • Manage pricing requests so that Sales and customer requirements and SLA’s are met
  • Monitor HIT-rate and overall feedback to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Define ‘price’ targets and monitor progress against those targets while meeting ‘volume’ commitments
  • Collect competitive pricing strategies and product price positioning and feed back to Marketing
  • Regularly conduct competitive price benchmark studies in close cooperation with Marketing Management
  • Conduct and lead the annual Price book review
  • Manage and periodically review the internal Price Approval Matrix in accordance with SOX-regulations
  • Manage, control and archive customer rebate agreements
  • Manage annual price increases including internal and external communication
  • Stay closely aligned with Global Commercial Operations to allow for global price management
  • Register and maintain price agreements with sales and customers in SAP
  • Provide standard as well as ad-hoc reporting on key performance indicators (KPI’s) like Quotes, Orders, Sales, Pricing and Profitability
  • Provide weekly and monthly order forecast for the region
  • Define those commercial processes that are key to success within the region
  • Map all key commercial processes and align x-vertically with Commercial Operations for those processes that are relevant across multiple verticals
  • Secure clear internal communication on processes and procedures to follow
  • Drive continuous improvement for all defined key commercial processes using RBS-methodologies and in close cooperation with the regional RBS Manager
  • Mitwirkung an Projekten (z. B. gesetzliche Neuregelung, Prozessoptimierung)

Your Profile:

  • Minimum education at Bachelor level
  • 7-10 years relevant work experience in a B2B Marketing position
  • The ideal candidate is energetic, well organized self-managed, commercially minded, flexible, team-oriented and possesses strong integrity and professionalism
  • Ability to evaluate market opportunities, distil clear messages, and develop business strategies
  • Sense of accountability for sales and profitability
  • Strong relevant technical background
  • Excellent analytical insight and good with figures & numbers
  • Entrepreneurial and practical attitude
  • Good knowledge of modern languages (English is must, additional languages is nice to have)
  • Self starter and pro active independent worker, but also able to work in a participative team environment
  • Objective critical thinking capabilities
  • Effective negotiator
  • Good quantitative and analytical skills
  • Excellent communicator both in writing and verbally
  • Excellent presentation skills

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