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Product Manager

  • Current & GE Lighting
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/6/2017 4:50:35 AM
  • 3018205
  • Job Function: Product Management
  • Business Segment: Current & Lighting GE Lighting
Location(s): Hungary; Budapest


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
Manage the involved product categories under the supervision of the Product General Manager to maximise short and mid-term profitability, maintain or possibly increase market share for the Specialty and Entertainment category and drive fast growth for the involved LED products. Also he/she will be responsible to lead all necessary actions that ensures competitive and compliant product portfolio to the EMEA market.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Managing the above product ranges for the whole Europe and MEAT region and contribute to establish the right product strategy
  • Collect New Product needs, identify products critical for our portfolio, work with Technology team to manage NPI program and product introduction to the market
  • Working with Commercial and Marketing teams to maximize sales and margin opportunities, understand customer needs and market trends
  • Managing the Price / Margin equation to maximize SM
  • Ensure that product ranges meet relevant regulatory requirements both technical and packaging standpoint
  • Working with manufacturing, technology and sourcing teams to identify actions
    in order to improve product cost and profitability
  • Identify range simplification opportunities and reduce excess inventory
  • Lead the cross functional product team to meet all key business targets – Sales, SM, Price, Mix, Quality, Excess inventory, range rationalization
  • Working closely with the Sourcing and Supply Chain team to deliver inventory, fill rate and service levels


Qualifications/Requirements:

  • University Diploma, Degree in Electrical engineering or related discipline with good lighting or related technical knowledge and /or University Degree in Economics
  • Fluent English is a must, other European language is an advantage
  • Hungarian laguage is an advantage
  • Able to lead cross functional teams in the pursuit of common business
    goals
  • Strong communication, presentation and influencing skills
  • Experience and knowledge of sales/marketing practices
  • Able to make decisive and action orientated decisions
  • Excellent analytical skills (ability and willing to get into the detail)
  • Ability to work in cross-country and cross-functional teams effectively
  • Able to understand and communicate technical data to sales people and customers
  • Good interpersonal,communicational; negotiation skills
  • Energetic, outgoing personality
  • Creative thinking and good problem solving skills
  • Technical knowledge is preferred though not essential
  • Has the ability to get things done, in a tenacious/assertive manner yet is
    team-driven


Locations: Hungary; Budapest

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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