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Portfolio & Product R&D Manager

Job Title: Portfolio & Product R&D Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HT19777_1590033213
Contact Name: Choo Hui Ting
Contact Email: hchoo@profileasia.com
Job Published: May 21, 2020 11:53

Job Description

Our client is a Global Chemicals Manufacturing business. They are market leaders in the development and innovative production of a variety of customised products and solutions, and its reputable market position in maintaining high-quality product management for the Asia markets. The company takes pride in ensuring an optimized end-to-end portfolio and effective profitable optimization processes to achieve maximized customer satisfaction.

They are currently on an active lookout for a suitable candidate as a Portfolio & Product R&D Manager. He/she will be the main point of contact in terms of ensuring high standards of product offerings and indent flows from multiple global and regional plants to the APAC region. This role will essentially be in charge of driving strategic product redesign and new product innovation activities by working closely with global stakeholders.

Reporting to the Vice President, Business & Operations Management this position will be focusing on the below:

  • Lead discussions and decision-making processes to ensure effective propositions of business profit optimization initiatives, balancing complex production capacity against product growth and profitability
  • Active involvement in ensuring the smooth ramp-up of new products from initial design to prototype testing to implementation phases
  • Ensure maximum profitable outputs in terms of production capability by means of reviewing and improving existing rationalisation of product specification and any process changes (including packaging amendments where required)
  • Formulate and spearhead strategic and efficient regional Demand & Supply meetings as required, including overseeing proper raw material procurement workflow to optimise production assets in the APAC region and beyond


Candidate Profile
Singapore * Permanent

  • Bachelor's Degree with at least 7 - 9 years of relevant experience in end-to-end Chemicals Product Management role in a complex manufacturing environment
  • Acquired experiences in strategic portfolio management and production analytics
  • Proven track record in showcasing a solution-oriented mindset to deal with a senior leader in cross-function groups
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and change management skills to relay and/or drive process improvements across a global organisation to important stakeholders
  • Good understanding of different ERP systems are highly preferred

 

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