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Global Product Manager - Ranpak

Geplaatst 24 mei. 2024
0 tot 7 jaar
Full-time / part-time
Soort opleiding
Engels (Vloeiend)

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As a Global Product Manager, your primary responsibility is to lead innovation through the development of new machinery and optimization of the product portfolio. This is done in collaboration with regional Product Marketing Managers and the Global Marketing team. Working closely with both internal and external stakeholders, you will implement the Ranpak strategy to achieve profitable growth and increase market share. The main objective is to position Ranpak as a market leader in the packaging industry, with a specific focus on sustainable solutions for paper packaging. You will be responsible for creating the product roadmap and coordinating the development of new product lines from the concept phase to market implementation. This includes taking into account the diverse needs and expectations of global market regions.
The organizationRanpak, established in 1972, is a globally listed organization that specializes in packaging solutions. With around 900 employees, the company operates in America, Europe, and Asia, with its EMEA regional headquarters situated in Eygelshoven, South Limburg.

Ranpak offers sustainable and cutting-edge packaging materials and systems to businesses worldwide, focusing on Protect Packaging Solutions (PPS) and Automated Solutions. Their product range includes paper filling materials and protective packaging solutions that ensure product safety during transit and storage. They cater to various sectors such as e-commerce, logistics, and retail.

What distinguishes Ranpak is not only their dedication to quality and also their strong commitment to sustainability. Their products are not only efficient but also completely recyclable, sustainable, and biodegradable.

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Position within the organizationThe Global Product Manager reports to the VP of Marketing PPS and has peers in the various regions (NOAM/APAC/EMEA) responsible for Product Marketing.The headquarter is located in Eygelshoven (South Limburg).Job content

Develop and introduce new products

  • Research Ranpak and competitor performance, customer and reseller needs, trends etc.;
  • Identify market trends, needs and segments and prepare / present business cases as input for roadmap and NPI prioritization;
  • Manage NPI (New product Innovation process (Stage / Gate innovation process) process and coordinate alpha testing. You have a close cooperation with Engineering to define specifications functionality and cost targets;
  • Enable the regional product marketing managers for product launch.

Manage existing product portfolio

  • Initiate improvements to maximize customer satisfaction;
  • Coordinate changes of existing products with sales, engineering and customers;
  • Track and analyze competitor activities and develop adequate strategies and tactics for local counter measures;
  • Provide yearly budgetary input for existing products (Capex) and new product introductions (Capex and papersales). You manage the product life cycle of conveyers.

As a Global Product Manager, you are part of a dynamic and growing company. Innovation, digitalization, and process optimization are keywords at Ranpak. Emphasis is placed on proactivity, assertiveness, and steadfastness.

In addition, you identify with the following points:

  • Master level in marketing, business and/or engineering;
  • Proven and solid Product Management experience in global context and technical (electronic/Mechanical) products;
  • Technical affinity – preferably an engineering degree;
  • Financial affinity – for financial (margin / cost analysis) & business case preparation;
  • Assertive, communicative and outgoing, dynamic and curious;
  • High cognitive ability;
  • Innovative attitude and active contributor in developments;
  • Proven skills as project leader;
  • Good presentation skills;
  • Pro-active and hands-on mentality;
  • Open, honest and sincere;
  • Result driven;
  • Good communication skills at all levels (horizontal and vertical);
  • English proficiency (Mandarin or other Asian languages are a plus);
  • Willingness to travel regularly.

Above all, you possess excellent communication skills and the ability to drive and lead changes and growth within the organization.

Ranpak not only provides a stimulating and innovative work environment but also offers attractive employment conditions. This is a full-time position within a flexible work culture with remote work possibilities.

The employment conditions include:

  • Gross annual salary within a range of €80.000 and €95.000;
  • 30 vacation days;
  • Pension allowance;
  • Bonus with a maximum achievable payout of 11%;
  • Remote work allowance;
  • Fitness contribution.

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