Product Manager Innovation – Dishcare
Product Line
Full Time
Porcia, Italy
2019-03-29

Product Manager Innovation – Dishcare

At Electrolux Major Appliances, Europe we are on a journey to provide our consumers with a simply outstanding experience in Taste, Care and Wellbeing.  The Product Line organization is probably the most exciting part of the business where you will be at the core of what we do - drive business results with the ultimate goal to deliver outstanding consumer experiences. This is where you come into picture! We are now reinforcing our Dish Care team with an exciting position of Product  Manager –Innovation. The overall objective of this role is to create business value growth by successfully contributing within Category Innovation Triangle (R&D/Marketing/Design) and deliver new products incorporating outstanding consumer experiences following the Generation Plan that delivers on the overall Category business objectives.  

Your role
You will coordinate Dishcare Innovation projects from idea generation to market launch.

Key responsibilities
• Support the European Category Manager -Innovation in developing and executing the category generation plan to deliver the strategic business objectives
• Identify new opportunities by a deep understanding of consumer insight, market trends and competitive gaps
• Participate actively in the development of new consumer experience ideas
• Translate ideas into product concepts based on relevant consumer insights
• Collaborate with R&D and Design to drive the product development process through its different phases
• Build the base model catalogue for new products
• Prepare product specification documents and input them in the respective systems, ensuring timely sharing of new product information 
• Collaborate with Product Marketing to ensure timely and effective development of marketing assets to support the commercial launch

Who you are
Team player. In this role cross-functional collaboration is everything, so you should be comfortable in dealing with people with different backgrounds and responsibility. 
International. You enjoy to work in a truly global environment and you like to deliver in cross-functional teams;       
• Good listener and communicator. You have great communication skills and you have the ability to convince, influence and bring stakeholders, peers, and colleagues together towards the same goal; 
Proactive. You are keen one new experiences, responsibility and accountability. You are self-driven, problem-solver, results-oriented with a positive outlook; 
Business acumen. You strive to get a strong business understanding and you are able to evaluate risks and opportunities in a professional manner. 
Curious. You have an endless desire to always improve projects and to get better at what you do.
Creative. You are not afraid to explore new ways of thinking.
Details oriented. Without losing the helicopter view you are able to manage a complex amount of details ensuring the product development process and related documentation is kept at highest quality.
Sense of urgency. You are fully aware how your daily work contributes to the business result and strives for excellence to maximize the PL Cold P&L.

Education & Experience 
• Academic degree in business and/or technical field
• 3-5 years of experience in business and commercial areas;
• Experience across product development, market analysis, consumer insight, ranging and pricing is highly preferred;
• Profit & loss understanding
• Project management skills, able to plan and focus on strategic priorities;