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Application Engineer / Local Product Manager


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Foseco based in Borken is part of Vesuvius PLC, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Wherever liquid metals are used in the world, Vesuvius and Foseco guarantee top performance and efficiency. Without ceramic and metallurgical tools, the foundry and steel industries cannot meet the current requirements for cast iron and steel products. The group is represented with more than 10.000 employees worldwide. The automotive industry, modern energy production, shipbuilding and mechanical engineering form the core target markets.

For this successful and innovative organization, we are looking for an Application Engineer / Local Product Manager in Germany. The location is Borken, but you mainly work from home office and 60% of your time is spent visiting customs.

Functie omschrijving

The job holder will have primary responsibility for the development, deployment and implementation of Product LiNes (PLN) strategies to ensure competitive edge solutions that brings customer value. He is reporting to the European Product Manager.

Key Responsibilities
• Develop, deploy and delivering New Product Technologies and Service Concepts:
- interaction with international Marketing & Technology to implement Best Practice and application engineering requirements.
• Lead, manage and implement Product Launches:
       - lead or participating x/cultural product launch teams;
       - conducts application training and provides technical support in conjunction with product launches.
• Ensures Best Practice Transfer across Europe:
       - identification of Best Practice transfer opportunities;
       - active participation in European Ferrous Methoding Technical Meetings;
       - develops customer case histories.
• Ensures up to standard and appropriate European Application Capability:
       - provision- delivery of appropriate, internal training;
       - liaise with local operating units ensuring application capabilities are fulfilled, maintained and improved.
• Ensure sustainable Key Customer Interactions:
       - conducts capability and needs assessments;
       - provision of technical support, training, and Best Practice transfer.

Functie eisen

• formal education to bachelor’s level in an engineering discipline (metallurgical, mechanical, foundry) or equivalent experience;
• min. 5 years experience in foundry industry or technical/ industrial environment experience in techniques for linings in steel and iron foundries;
• basic knowledge of marketing principles and the ability to think strategically;
• experience in project management with the ability to manage and interact simultaneously as a member of different cross disciplinary, geographic and intercultural teams;
• experienced communicator with good interpersonal and people skills;
• good knowledge of English and German languages;
• understanding foundry production costs and ability to calculate and justify EVC;
• strong drive and goal orientated.

Our client offers:

A challenging varied position in an innovative and international company. It uses the latest technology.
Furthermore you will receive a competitive salary with, a company car, good benefits and on any necessary removal you can count on a contribution to the costs.




Hans Olthuis | 074-267 00 44 / 06-270 245 42 | info@profilconsultants.nl


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