Ozone Product Manager M/F

SUEZ - Zürich, ZH3.6



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With operations in 130 countries and employing over 10,000 people worldwide, SUEZ’s water technologies & solutions leverages our innovation, expertise and global capabilities to solve our customers’ toughest water, wastewater and process challenges wherever they occur.

We have a comprehensive set of chemical, equipment and digital enabled services and products. These help our customers optimize water resources and overcome process challenges. We work with customers across all industries, including food & beverage, metals and mining, power, chemicals & pharma, oil & gas downstream and petrochemicals, upstream oil & gas, pulp and paper, and utilities. To find out more: visit www.suezwatertechnologies.com and www.suez.com.

Ozone Product Manager M/F - Zurich

The Ozone Product Manager is directly responsible for the overall profitability and growth of the Ozone Product Line, owns the Multi-Generation Product Plan (MGPP), and develops short and long range revenue growth plans and competitive strategies for the product line on a global basis.

  • Oversee the total product life cycle for the Ozone product line utilizing a multi-generational product plan interacting with Technology, Regulatory, Manufacturing, Engineering (ITO and OTR), Q&R, Sourcing, Sales and Marketing to drive product platform improvements, differentiation, penetration and market expansion
  • Develop growth and competitive strategies for the product on a global basis. Build, align and develop Ozone commercial capabilities; Work with Commercial Engineering and Sales to execute strategy
  • Develop concepts for new products by analyzing internal and external customer feedback, market research, emerging technology, and competitive trends; Directly own the product portfolio and drive the process of New Product Initiatives (NPI) and their final launch into the marketplace; maintain in-depth understanding of market sizing, segmentation, and shares, the specificities of each segment, and constantly track changes and trends
  • Work to develop and execute launch plans to bring NPIs to the market by working closely with the Commercial, Marketing, Technology and Supply Chain teams
  • Track the technical and commercial performance of existing and new products relative to plans, and introduce necessary improvements
  • Establish and deliver short and long term sales growth and profitability improvement targets for Ozone and applicable service products; Develop and coordinate execution plans to drive improvement; Track material cost, revenue, fulfillment and CM rates by product, product family, market segment and by geographic region
  • Work closely with the Commercial Engineering teams to ensure appropriate high quality sales training, support to Direct, Indirect, and 3rd Party partners, Win/Loss evaluations, installation lists, case studies, sales literature, etc are provided
  • Determine pricing structure and implement pricing strategies; Work closely with EAP and Commercial Engineering teams to develop pricing/costing tools, price exception levels of authority, costing standards and execution of product line pricing policy
  • Develop, manage and implement product demand forecasts; work closely with PSI and Manufacturing to plan production capacities, and manage production and inventory levels
  • Stay closely connected with Technology, Sales and Marketing to maintain a deep knowledge of current product and market developments, in addition to identifying opportunities for new market penetration; Continually evolve product line related Growth Playbook segments
  • Work closely with Supply Chain (manufacturing, sourcing), Engineering, and Technology to eliminate low use or high cost products, consolidate product line offering, and substitute lower cost raw materials

Qualifications/Desired Characteristics
  • B.S. degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Environmental Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years of broad experience covering Technology, product development, process engineering and commercial
  • Minimum 10 years of water treatment experience
  • Knowledge of Ozone products
  • Experience directly managing a product line
  • Experience working with diverse, global teams
  • Demonstrated ability to create a vision, a strategy around this vision and drive a plan to execute
  • Strong process and project management skills with ability to drive projects and meet deadlines
  • Proven success in developing and leveraging cross-functional and cross-business relationships
  • Strong analytical and computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written