Product Manager Coil & Extrusion

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Date: Mar 3, 2023

Location: Chonburi, TH

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

  • Manage and strengthen the segment product portfolio in line with the segment strategy and market trends
  • Ensures that the product group matches customer expectations and needs through the lifecycle, and supports the development of new or replacement products and manages their
  • launch into the market; manages the withdrawal of unwanted or obsolete products.
  • Owns the NPI roadmap
  • · Responsible for “unlock” at Region or PCU level; focal point of the “bowtie

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead the product line management and efforts in defining the strategy for new category/product opportunities.
  • Create business cases and strategies for new products, segments, countries. Develop,communicate, and implements strategic portfolio plans.
  • Gather and analyze data, prioritize market and customer trends and direction, analyze and maintain key performance indicators to measure overall health of the product line.
  • Closely monitor marketplace for competitive moves. Work with cross functional teams to develop internal and external competitive analysis and selling-against guides.
  • Manage portfolio consistency including branding and support the region to do the them within the regions
  • Responsible to manage the life cycle of the product portfolio by bridging the organizations commercial and RD&I teams, ensuring market needs are fully defined and
  • communicated into the product development processes.
  • Develop and implement portfolio plans that provide clarity and guidance to new product development; availability, global development or local optimization.


  • Experience of 5+ years in either R&D, Manufacturing, Marketing with additional experience as a Product Manager for at least 3 years
  • University qualification in business management, marketing; engineering or chemistry
  • Sound understanding of Project Management & Program Management and Customer and Supplier relationships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Proven ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management
  • Developed business acumen and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization
  • Comfortable executing product plans and in engaging key internal and external customers
  • Commercially astute and technically strong with excellent business analysis skills too.
  • Results focused, excellent communicator who enjoys a collaborative working style

AkzoNobel is an equal opportunity employer. We are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason, we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In accordance with applicable laws, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.


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Requisition ID: 28440