Productmanager Tata Steel Packaging

Vacancy information

Disciplines:Techniek & Engineering
Career level:Mid-career (3-5 jaar)
Final apply:28-02-2019
As Product Manager at Tata Steel Packaging you have a pivotal, central role working across many functions in both the MLE and UK supply chains.

What's your job?

You are responsible for continuous improvement of the Packaging products aligned to customer demands:

  • Perform capability analyses across the Packaging sites to improve and align capability and ensure compliance to relevant standard or customer norms
  • Proactively initiating and driving product improvements, technical developments, and cost reductions within the current product portfolio through quality improvement and product extension projects to improve the capability of Packaging’s product range
  • Improving the Packaging product mix by, in conjunction with Marketing, finding the optimal balance between technical feasibility and commercial attractiveness finding the sweet spots)
  • Developing and implementing product policies and where relevant initiating required (installation or process) developments
  • Realisation of change based on personal drive, commitment, independent thinking, and influence.

These results can only be achieved through alignment and cooperation across the functions of Production, Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, Finance, and other departments within the Technical function such as Customer Technical Services and New Product Development.

To improve the Packaging product mix it is necessary to have a through-chain view of the production routes, both in MLE and in the UK.

Your reporting line is into the Manager Product Management.

Is this you?

  • University degree in a relevant technical discipline
  • Experience with statistical capability analysis, e.g. 6-sigma green belt or higher
  • Excellent communication skills, from shop floor to senior management
  • Command of both English and Dutch, written and verbal
  • Influence, Customer Focus, Initiative, Self-Starting, Flexible
  • Preferable knowledge of Packaging products, systems, production routes and installations

What do we offer?

An unique role at a global player in the industry. A job where you will find everything to make your work as Product Manager interesting.

You can also expect: 

  • one-year contract with a prospective of permanent contract
  • a role  in which you can be a company expert by bringing forth technological insights based on detailed research analyses. These insights are utilized in  innovative process and product development projects.
  • plenty of growth opportunities within Tata Steel
  • variable bonus, fixed end of the year bonus of 2% and 8% holiday allowance.
  • minimum of 26 vacation days and 11.5 days ADV. 
  • excellent benefits including average salary scheme pension.

What's your department?

Your team:

Product Management is a fast-growing group within the Packaging Technical Department. Product Management is responsible for the active management of the product portfolio to generate maximum value and revenue for the company. Both the current and future product portfolios must be well aligned with the requirements and capabilities of Sales, Marketing, and Manufacturing.

Your department

Tata Steel Packaging (TSP) produces thin gauge steels with coatings  of Tin, Chrome and Polymer for the Packaging Industry. We offer Packaging solutions for the food, drink, paint and other high quality packaging markets. Our Head Office is situated in IJmuiden with manufacturing sites in The Netherlands (Ijmuiden), South Wales (Trostre) and Belgium (Duffel). 

Apply or learn more?

Are you excited about this job? Apply via the application button and do not forget to include your motivational letter. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Jerrol Spier, Corporate Recruiter, phone 0251-490000.

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Application process

1. Apply

Good choice, you have applied! We are going to review your application and contact you as soon as possible.

2. First interview

We already know a lot about you, but we would also like to know you personally and hear from you why you think you are fit with us.

3. Follow-up interview(s)

There are more colleagues who would like to get to know you. We would also like to take this opportunity to show you more about us.

4. Contract proposal

Nice, you are just ahead of the start of a new challenge. Because of our own Tata Steel cao we offer you a good employment package, which we would like to explain in a personal conversation.

5. Employed

Congratulations, we have become colleagues! Getting acquainted with the special world of steel production can start now.

More information?

Jerrol Spier
T: +31 (0) 251 494685

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