Product Management executive

Location: Johor Bahru - Malaysia

Main goals of the job

Responsible for Product management – product category & assortment. Liaison and close cooperation with local management and with Teknos Group Product Management team.

​Daily tasks and responsibilities

  • Global products by Group/other subsidiaries – harmonization process and balancing product portfolio, introduce new/ strategic product launches locally.
  • Local manufactured products – plan for new product development and refine existing products with collaboration with colleagues from R&D, Technical Service and Sales.
  • Product launches/NPD, including product launch plans, timeline, develop sales tools/ sample kits that support the selling of products (if applicable), brochure/flyer, etc.
  • Conduct product marketing training to equip sales team with the necessary sales pitch based on TCG (target customer group), product USP/value propositions and systems to sell the products. Co-ordinate with Technical Service Manager for application training.
  • Managing product life cycle from formulate of product strategies (positioning, pricing, USP), to tactical activities (communication materials, promotion). Actively implement local non-slow mover focus and define local “clean-up” actions.
    Responsible for non and slow mover related activities and task.
    Product information management:
    • To coordinate product data implementation locally.
    • To implement changes in product names and monitor Global product name policy and trademarks locally.
    • To implement product related warranties using global templates locally.
    • Updating of local website (Products and Download pages only)
  • Product packaging: coordinate with Purchasing Dept in selection of package types in local production and locally purchased products from external suppliers in full compliance with Global package assortment definitions.
  • Build market intelligence on competitors and customers, analyze market trend
    To implement globally assigned actions locally.
    Any other marketing related tasks or projects assigned from time to time.

Qualifications

  • Possess at least degree, preferably in marketing/ business.
  • Min. 2 years of product management or product marketing experiences in B2B industry.
  • Experience from chemistry related industries would be preferred.​
  • Ability to exercise influence over people.
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills, including ability to conduct presentations/training in public.
  • The ability to grasp and translate technical capabilities into benefits are crucial.

Apply for the position to join Teknos family!

We look forward to get to know you better.

Please, send your application to juliana.dass@teknos.com by 18th of November 2019.

You can ask further information related to the position from HR Manager Juliana Dass, +6072515115, juliana.dass@teknos.com.