About the job
You’ll find Perstorp’s products everywhere, from your mobile phone to the local dairy farm, representing a complete chain of solutions in organic chemistry, process technology and application development leading high-growth niches such as powder and UV-cured coatings, plasticizers, synthetic lubricants, grain preservation and animal gut health.
To further building for growth in Resins & Coatings, one of the strategic segments for Perstorp, we are now looking for a Launch Manager who will, together with the Global Marketing Director and the Business Development Managers, take responsibility for how we successfully take new products and solutions to the market. As the product offering will be targeting a wide range of end-markets, the Launch Manager will be encouraged to evaluate and develop tactics to reach multiple stakeholders throughout the value chain in various industries.
Perstorp is a warm and friendly company where you will have many skilled coworkers around you. As a “Perstorper” you will experience a welcoming atmosphere and the opportunity to engage with colleagues all around the globe. Since we are a relatively small company you will truly have the opportunity, and is expected, to influence and your efforts will be recognized. If you have the right attitude and capacity there will be opportunities for you to advance your career within the company.
What you will do
A key responsibility is to drive and coordinate the last phase of the New Product Introduction (NPI) process - launching new/improved products and solutions. Here you ensure cross functional alignment & communication, tracking toward launch milestones, analyzing risks and dependencies, and overall readiness for product launches within Resins & Coatings. You will collaborate with R&D, Sales, Marketing Communications and Business development in order to develop a winning Go-to-market plan for new products or services. To implement the plan, you are supported by a project manager from Marketing Communications. You are responsible for following up and analyzing the results to improve future launches.
Your daily work will also include supporting the Global Marketing Director with Product Lifecycle Management, Systems Management and routine tasks, including:
- Gather, analyze and present market/customer insights
- Support with developing internal/agency briefs with clear core objectives
- Support the development of marketing processes - and internal training material
- Support with price analysis and price benchmarking
Who are you?
- Have a technical education (e.g. B.Sc. or M.Sc.)
- 2+ yrs relevant experience in Product Marketing, Product Management or similar
- Experience in Salesforce and/or other digital marketing platforms desirable but not necessary
- Genuine technical and commercial interest and ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences
As person you see yourself as ambitious and would enjoy navigating in a high phased global environment. You are a skilled communicator with excellent presentation and writing skills. You enjoy being empowered and can manage your projects and assignments without close supervision.
This position is based at our headquarter in Malmö, Sweden. Right now we are all working remote and we are planning to keep a high level of flexibility moving forward. As this is a role with global responsibility, travelling a few times per year can be expected.
If you have any questions regarding this position please contact Jenny Klevås, Director Global Marketing, [ Link removed ] .
Please send us your application no later than 2021-09-19.
Perstorp believes in improving everyday life – making it safer, more convenient and more environmentally sound for billions of people all over the world. As a world leading specialty chemicals company, our innovations provide essential properties for products used every day and everywhere. You’ll find us all the way from your car and mobile phone to towering wind turbines and the local dairy farm. Simply put, we work to make good products even better, with a clear sustainability agenda.
Founded in Sweden in 1881, Perstorp’s focused innovation builds on more than 135 years of experience, representing a complete chain of solutions in organic chemistry, process technology and application development. Perstorp has approximately 1,350 employees and manufacturing units in Asia, Europe and North America. Sales in 2020 amounted to 9.2 billion SEK.
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