Assistant Product Manager
40 hours per week
Do you want to combine your love for purchasing, multitasking and retail within an international working environment? We offer you the perfect job!
In this challenging job, you are the connecting link in the development of cool products that will be available in various stores and web shops. As a rock for the Product Managers, you offer them support in every way. In addition, you work closely with colleagues from Sales, Graphic design, Logistics and with your colleagues in China, in order to reach a flawless purchasing process. A working day within product management looks different every day, so you never get bored, you keep learning and developing yourself.
Your duties will further consist of
- Coordinate and label incoming and outgoing product samples
- Monitoring product quality in collaboration with our quality department
- Continue and follow / monitor deadlines of purchase orders
- Coordinate and maintain the “photo database”
- Trend watching to initiate new product development
- Conducting market research, submitting questions to suppliers and comparing quotations in Excel
- The processing of product data and the input of various data into our database
- Collecting product data and systematically processing it in the specific customer systems (SIM, API, Trace One)
The experience of Katja, Assistant Product Manager:
“At Karsten International you are working and growing in the best possible way. Every day you are surrounded by people with tons of experience, which they are not “shy” to share. At Karsten, you will be noticed and you will be heard. In the last 6 months, I already worked on 22 different projects and more is coming. So if you are looking for a job that is challenging, creative but also fun, this is the place to be. ”
To be successful within this position you are accurate, critical and have an eye for detail. You are not afraid to switch quickly and take the initiative when changes take place. You are full of energy and only quit when you have achieved the desired result. You are also customer-oriented and have at least 2 years of experience in a similar position. So you understand very well how a purchasing process works. In addition to HBO thinking and working level, you have an excellent command of the Dutch and English language in speech and writing, you are handy with Excel and understand working in a data system. You already have driver’s license B in your pocket.
Who we are?
Karsten International develops a wide range of products for daily use, from the latest gadgets to sustainable beauty products. You name it, we make it. In addition to working hard and delivering quality, enjoyment and collegiality are our top priorities. The team consists of driven product developers, sales experts, logistics talents, online marketing specialists and graphic designers. Thanks to a broad international network and more than ten years of experience, we are winning the hearts of consumers all over the world with our products. You will be given every opportunity to contribute to this.