PRODUCT MANAGER, Location: Cluj-Napoca

02 Apr 2018, Cluj-Napoca

Consultant: Somesan Oana

Our client is a European producer of raw materials, building materials and ceramic tiles. Clearly structured into the three divisions Ceramics, Minerals and Building Materials, not only the local domestic markets but also many international markets.


Main responsibilities:

  • Directs and oversees product development process, objectives, and initiatives by identifying product ideas to industrialize in our own production facility or to outsource
  • Conducts market research, solicits consumer insights, and completes competitor analysis to develop proposals for new products to bring the highest gross margin value to the organization
  • Reviews changes to the marketplace and industry and adjusts product plan accordingly
  • Perform annual forecasts of products
  • Coordinates the development of new products by defining costs, technical and aesthetic features, the performance and production technologies
  • Responsible for development and distribution of each Product Catalogue
  • Responsible for development of Product Development and Management budgets and quantifying the cost effectiveness
  • Collaborate with own and suppliers’ R&D departments throughout entire product development process



  • Knowledge in: Product Management, People Management, Understanding the Customer, Product Development, Requirements Analysis, Pricing, Planning, Competitive Analysis, Sales Planning, Inventory Control, Financial Planning and Strategy
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing represents an advantage
  • Languages skills: advanced English
  • 5-10 years of similar experience
  • Experience in the tile, floor coverings, building materials, home furnishings, home fashion-related industries, or other construction required
  • Computer skills: advanced Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Project, Internet
  • Excellent analytical skill and should be able to convert data into reports
  • Excellent communicator both verbally and in writing
  • Organized and methodical
  • Excellent business acumen required
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with multiple new product introductions
  • Flexibility to travel approximately 30%


*All applicants will be saved in our internal databases. Only eligible candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest!