Sr. Market Segment Manager (m/f/d)

Sr. Market Segment Manager (m/f/d)
Your passion for toolmaking and business growth


Job Description

The Company

Industry: Process Technologies/Surface Technology

Location: To be discussed

Our client is an internationally active technology group with a focus on a wide range of surface technologies, processes and equipment solutions.  With the products and services of the group, renowned customers from a wide range of industries increase their technological performance. The company has thus earned an outstanding name for itself over decades. The team is characterised by many years of experience, high quality standards and a high level of expertise and cooperation. We are looking for an experienced Sr. Market Segment Manager (m/f/d) as soon as possible.

Your Main Tasks

  • Implementing the segment strategy for a specific product portfolio to establish a sustainable competitive advantage in the market
  • Leading specific Global/ Key Accounts within the area of plastic processing and/ or aluminium die casting
  • Identifying market opportunities including organic growth and acquisitions. Ensuring entire organization is coordinated in the approach
  • Understand market needs and transferring them to the organization (monitor industry technology trends and needs; define corresponding development initiatives). Leading product innovation teams
  • Pro-actively recommend changes in our product portfolio based on markt segment needs
  • Monitoring markt segment sales and profitability on a frequent basis and quickly react to plan deviations
  • Developing Market Fact Base (divide market potential by customer / prospects, steer organization towards potential)
  • Identifying key opinion leaders in the markt segment for coating solutions and ensure appropriate and regular communication
  • Developing effective promotional strategies to optimize market share and profitability
  • Developing and driving Market Communications (developing value stories, leading promotional activities like technical papers, conferences, articles, events, seminars, newsletter, etc.)
  • Support the company's long term technology vision by identifying key technologies and products


Your Profile

  • University degree in material science, engineering, polymer technologies or economics with technical background
  • Extensive experiences in business and marketing strategy development in a multinational high-tech company
  • Solid background and existing network in the material processing industry
  • Convincing project management competence in managing complex projects in different locations and cultures
  • Dedicated, convincing personality with the ability to establish effective working relationships with different personalities independent of formal structures
  • Very strong negotiation skills and excellent communication skills
  • Strategic, analytical and conceptual strengths
  • Self-driven, open and positive mind-set with experience in cross-culture business environment
  • Willingness for international business trips
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, other languages will be a plus


The Role Offers

  • A place among a team of motivated, creative, and technically well-trained experts within a dynamic environment
  • Huge diversity of people and cultures in a true global team
  • A market segment with a high growth potential
  • Challenging position with potential for a continued career development



We look forward to receiving your online application (CV + references in English please) to our consultants Mr. Dipl. Ing. Andreas Weis, stating your salary requirements or your current salary and your earliest possible starting date. EO will then contact you.

EO Deutschland
Executive Placement & Interim Management