Job location : Toulouse, France
: 09/02/2021 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 04772
Define, articulate and implement a product /mineral strategy (Product Roadmap) to align capacities with organic growth ambition and challenges and optimize profit pool within the Business Area Performance Minerals EMEA
Be the product champion, ensure its product growth across markets, applications and geographies
Implement adequate routines and review to ensure above objectives
Lead main cross-functional projects related to the “Product”, incl. support smooth ramp-up of new products from pilot to industrial phase; inventory optimization, product strategy etc.
Alongside Marketing: assess product rationalization opportunities to drive profitable growth or optimize profit pool. Develop competitive landscape and market share
Articulate costs structure and key capacity requirements for industrial / process initiatives aiming at enabling the “Product” roadmap.
Assess profitability of key production circuits and assets. Propose Profit optimization actions.
Act as first “arbitrage body” of S&OP processes, in case of misalignment. Escalate mismatches to upper management level above a materiality threshold.
Ensure efficient sharing of information between Operations and Segments within the Business Area and across Imerys Business Areas on critical issues for “Product” growth and profitability: new product development, Capex, Quality, Regulatory
Play a key role in translating mine / plant balance issues in business opportunities and risks.
Support sourcing strategy for the Product in coordination with Geology and / or Purchasing.
Responsible for regulatory watch and for maintaining all documentation related to the Products.
Lead risk mitigation projects as identified via S&OP process.
Conduct financial, product, market, operational research / analysis to support the function
Build strong partnerships with Marketing, Innovation, Supply Chain, Operations, Purchasing and Finance.
Title, position in the organization & grading
Title : Product Manager
Reporting to : Business Development, Strategy & Product Management Vice President
Direct reports: None
Location : Toulouse preferred
Competencies & Experience
Strong Project management Skills and self-starter
Strong analytical skills and strategic understanding
Ability to positively influence teams w/o direct reporting lines
Others: strategic thinking, result-oriented, concern for impact, good interpersonal skills
Ideal background/ experience
Master Degree or equivalent
Very good level of English, any additional language is a plus
>10 years experience in Product Management or in Operations Management or Sales Management in a similar industrial environment ; 5+ years experience in cross functional roles
Strategy / Development Manager or Product Manager
Technical Sales Manager or Senior Application Engineer
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