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Product Manager Felts & Fabrics - Antwerp

BuzziSpace is looking for a Product Manager Felts & Fabric for its Antwerp offices.

Besides being a fun colleague to work with you have 3 main fields of expertise you need to juggle perfectly

  • You manage the collection of felts and fabrics
  • You are a project manager
  • You are a beacon of market and product knowledge

Role and responsibilities

Managing the collection of felts and fabrics well is of high importance as most of the BuzziSpace products have the felt and fabrics as its outer shell and they determine the look and feel of it. You align the collection with the upcoming trends on material and colors. You advise internal and external stakeholders on fresh, playful, mesmerizing, surprising combinations and you can inspire us on which collection changes can be the next successful move for BuzziSpace. You manage the technical characteristics of fabrics used for upholstery and can find your way through the various regional requirements on certification.

You are a project manager in bringing new products and product families to the market. You set out the planning and drive a team that exists of people from various departments like developers, sourcing, supply chain, production, marketing communication… in the development journey from idea to prototype to a manufacturable and commercial product. Often operating in a challenging timeframe (yes, we sometimes are that kind of company…). You know how to make the right trade-offs and decisions during the development phase of a product and push the project forward.

Following aspects are part of your role as a project manager:

  • Close cooperation with development and sourcing
  • Frequent correspondence with often renown designers
  • Certification for different regions and markets
  • Supplier screening
  • Product administration (BOMs, component pricing, price lists)
  • Defining content for product documentation (PIM/DAM, manuals, specification sheets, …)
  • Celebrate success

You are a beacon of market and product knowledge for sales. You can see the bigger picture beyond the products and the collection you manage. You understand how they suit the needs of the customer. You know the market, the competitors, and the requirements on certification that affect our products. You speak with passion about your products.

You take pleasure in sharing your knowledge by

  • Hosting webinars on product updates towards agents, dealers, and colleagues worldwide
  • Having a short line communication with sales and their customers
  • Organizing trainings for sales and other colleagues

You will be part of the product management team which is part of the marketing department, reporting to the product management leader.

Your profile

We are looking for someone who

  • has minimal 5 years of experience as a product manager (or can convince us why he or she will be an outstanding product manager without)
  • is passionate about design | architecture | interior | fashion
  • experience with fabrics and textiles is a plus
  • is a team player with excellent communication and motivational skills
  • has an eye for quality and makes no concessions about it
  • can manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • is flexible about her or his working place, operating mostly from Antwerp (BE) but very often from Kontich (BE) or Bladel (NL)
  • has knowledge or is interested in developing knowledge about acoustics
  • walks the talk regarding “happy and healthy workspaces”
  • can put a smile on our face

Interested?

Please send your application and motivation letter to hr@buzzi.space, for the attention of Anja Van den Bosch.