A match Made in Heaven is a recipe for success.

Product Development Manager

Dovre produces high quality cast iron wood Stoves and Fireplaces; Ferleon offers high-end cast iron gas barbecues and cookware.

The job in a nutshell:

  • Full responsibility of products development, from concept until effective market availability, within the defined deadlines
  • Uncover and understand consumers/market’s needs and translate them into products requirements
  • Coordinate both external (ie design offices, contractors) & internal teams (engineers, purchase, quality assurance and operations)
  • Ensure requirements are fully understand development plans that match expectations and (international) mandatory standards
  • Follow competitors and conduct capability analysis regularly
  • Manage the product portfolio according to market needs
  • Provide training on how to use the products
  • Answer incoming questions about the products and their capabilities
  • Assess and address technical risks
  • Coordinate beta tests
  • Define success criteria for testing and product acceptance
  • Facilitate the creation and maintenance of proper product documentation

Your Profile:

·  You hold a master degree. An engineering degree is an asset

·   You have at least 10 years of professional experience, ideally as Project and Product Manager

·   You are very structured and can conduct multiple projects in parallel until their successful completion

·   You are analytical and can understand the “big picture” among numerous information

·   You are communicative, with an “intrapreneur” mindset

·   Chameleon and empathetic, you can adapt your language to your audience (technical, sales…)

·  You can lead internal as well as external teams to reach the company goals

·  Knowledge of 3D CAD/CAE tools in an asset

·  You speak Dutch and English – French and/or German is an asset

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