(Sr.) Product Manager
KVERNELAND GROUP is a leading international company developing, producing and distributing agricultural machinery and services. Strong focus on innovation allows us to provide a unique and broad product range with high quality. Kverneland Group offers an extensive package aimed at the professional farming community, covering the areas of soil preparation, seeding, forage and bale equipment, spreading, spraying and electronic solutions for agricultural tractors and machinery for the brands Kverneland, Kubota and Vicon. The Group was founded in 1879 and has factories located in Norway, Denmark, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Italy, Russia and China. The Group has own sales companies for 17 countries and exports to another 60 countries.
Kverneland Group is part of the Kubota Corporation which has a strong ambition to support and solve problems in food, water, and the environment leading the way to a more sustainable world.
Kverneland Group Mechatronics BV is the competence centre for electronic controls and systems for agricultural implements within Kverneland Group. The corporate culture ensures we create opportunities for technological and innovative talent which acts as a driver for development in existing and new markets. At the facility, located in Nieuw-Vennep (NL), there is a workforce of over 80 people. For expansion of the team Product Management we are looking for a:
What will you do?
Within the team each Product Manager is responsible for a part of the market and product portfolio.
For your markets you are the dedicated person concerning product information, developing strategies, questions from the market, pricing deals, market introductions, campaigns etc. Furthermore you make sure you are up to speed with developments within the market and at our competitors.
You organize and coordinate projects within your department in cooperation with other departments. You have 3 direct reports.
What are your responsibilities?
- Determining market potential, creating programs from requirements, planning and cost control are central themes;
- Translating the information gathered from stakeholders in the market to specific product requirements which can then be developed into products in cooperation with our R&D department;
- Guarding en determining prices and margins, market introductions.
What are we looking for?
- You are a (precision) agricultural specialist with a Bachelor degree;
- You like working in an international environment and are willing to visit clients or expositions;
- You speak several languages and have a practical and commercial attitude;
- You are able to see trends and form a long-term vision;
- Creativity, hands-on, independent, enthusiastic and people-oriented are important characteristics for this role.
Why Kverneland Group?
Kverneland offers a challenging job within an international organization with enthusiastic employees. Working at Kverneland Group means that you are part of an innovating R&D environment, aspire to innovation and performance of Smart Farming. Yearly they organize social events for all employees. If you work for the Kverneland Group, you can count on a great benefits package and opportunities in terms of personal development. Besides an excellent salary we have a profit sharing scheme, 27 holiday days and 13 ATV days per year based on a fulltime employment.
You will also receive discounts on your health insurance with several providers and you have the opportunity to sign up for a collective accident insurance which is partly compensated for by Kverneland. As part of the employee health efforts you receive a contribution to a sports subscription and discounts for purchases at several web shops.
If you want more information, please do not hesitate to contact us at or +31 (0) 88 427 83 78. If you are interested and suited for the job, please apply with a CV and written motivation to .