Productline Manager

Our client has a footprint of over 90 years and is specialized in innovative pest control and garden care products to a global customer base. The organization employs over 400 people across fifteen sites in the UK, mainland Europe, USA and China. Their international team offer customer service, sales and accounts support in over 14 languages, alongside market leading technical and specification advice.On their site based in Barneveld, they have teams specialized in Research and Development, Chemical synthesis and Formulation.Their brands are for consumers and professionals, available through a variety of channels. Customer insight is at the heart of their product innovation program, allowing them to develop world class products designed with serviceability, design and quality in mind. Close working relationships with customers is key to the product development ethos, giving insight into the needs of our customers and consumers.


The purpose of the Product Line Manager is to manage, and coordinate development of the new and existing products produced in the Barneveld production location. The main goal is to work with all functions within the Insecticides & Toll Manufacturing business unit to manage the existing product life cycle and launch new products. The activities must be in line with customer and market driven requirements, and in alignment with the Group product strategy.

-Research and analyze market trends
-Identify key competitors and consumer trends
-Create a detailed specification of product solutions to meet customer needs
-Managing the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
-Ensure appropriate specifications of toll-manufacturing products are developed
-Work in close cooperation with the Sales, Customer Service, New Product Development, Regulatory, Purchasing and Manufacturing teams
-Make sure product (launch) details are appropriately communicated across the business
-Translate market requirements into product positioning
-Develop and implement a company-wide go-to-market plan, working with all departments to execute
-Maximize the commercial success of solutions by motivating other disciplines to execute the agreed upon (launch) plans


-Min BSc Degree, with preference in either engineering or science
-Fluent in Dutch and English
-Minimal 5 year experience in Product Management
-Minimal 3 year experience in a manufacturing environment
-Experience in successfully managing new products launches
-Skilled in Excel and other MS office programs

-Customer oriented
-Analytical skills
-Stakeholder Management
-Project management
-Decision making: able to gather input and insights to form decisions and solve problems in a swift and constrictive manner
-Persistent self-starter
-Mature & Independent
-Detail and Task oriented

Productline Manager

  • Ref:NL002555
  • Fonction : Marketing
  • Secteur : Industry
  • Lieu : Netherlands