EMEA Marketing Manager - Automotive Segment
PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is an award winning workplace, we value our people and their contributions through recognition programs, competitive pay, community involvement, and opportunities to grow professionally and personally. We have a proven track record of promoting from within by providing professional development opportunities. We are a 3.4 billion-dollar world class global provider of polymer solutions with our materials used in products ranging from the colors in sports equipment to the polymers in the latest automobiles. With more than 7,600 global associates and 80+ facilities around the world, we outperform our competitors with our innovative products and services.
If you like to be challenged in a fast-paced, team environment and collaborate with top, innovative talent, then PolyOne is the ideal company for you to build a career.
We are looking to extend our Global Marketing team in Europe with a:
EMEA Marketing Manager – Automotive m/f
The incumbent provides global leadership in strategic and tactical marketing (market penetration, segmentation, and commercialization and launch packages) and platform/product definition for PolyOne’s products and positioning in the automotive market segment (OEM and Tier 1 segment). This individual will collaborate with the business development and commercial sales teams and will interact globally to achieve business objectives.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
•Innovation and Profitable Growth: Drives profitable growth in key market segments through Voice of the Customer and Phased Offering Launch processes. Conducts market research and analysis to track future marketplace trends, customer needs, and competitive data.
•Commercialization and marketing communication: Takes customer and market trends, feedback, and opportunities to create technology focus and set direction for PolyOne growth initiatives. Develops and drives marketing campaigns in support of new product launches as well as translations from other regions or applications with measurable financial results. Responsible for OEM and Tier 1 material approval process.
•Strategic Planning: Supports development of the strategic plan, annual operating plan and marketing communications plan. Implements the strategic marketing direction and uses Porter’s Five Forces assessments with plans to address industry trends, competitive positions and specialization strategy.
•Market and Competitive Intelligence: Drives measurement and tracking of market trends and competitive activities including market size, market share, and competitive strengths and weaknesses.
•Market Segmentation and Value Proposition: Creates value proposition for the various segments / applications from the customer perspective and ensuring product and positioning / message consistency.
•Profitability Analysis and Margin Management: Monitors business results. Responsible for portfolio profitability and overall gross margins for growth component of market segments.
•Sales and Customer Support and Training: Develops effective sales tools and ensures commercial team receives continuous support in the form of up-to-date market application information, training, and problem solving. Supports the development of business unit and corporate marketing training programs.
•Personal and Product Safety: Works closely with Product Management and Environmental Health & Safety to ensure products meet local, state, and federal/country regulations
Required Skills & Experience:
•Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in (electrical) engineering or related field with automotive, coupled with a degree related to business, management, marketing. MBA is a strong a plus.
•Minimum of 3-5 years of marketing experience with proven time/project management and priority management skills. Proven experience in automotive segment – especially related with electrical vehicle - is mandatory.
•Strong analytical and multi-tasking skills
•Demonstrated influencing skills
•German and English Fluent
•Advanced knowledge of the following software applications
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