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Pentair makes the most of life’s essential resources, from great tasting water straight from the kitchen faucet, to industrial water management and everywhere in between. We deliver solutions that help people move, improve and enjoy water, and sustainable applications that help ensure the health of the world.

Your Challenge

As a product manager you are making products a business success, based on market developments, by actively managing the product life cycle, from the moment of idea up to the withdrawal of the product or service from the product portfolio with the most profitable use of available budgets and capacity.



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Mark Mol

Product Category Leader

Great that you are showing interest in the position of Product Manager! In this job you will work in the Business Unit Food & Beverage of Pentair, and more precise in the part called Membrane Technologies, situated in Enschede (the Netherlands) with a factory producing membrane elements and a workshop manufacturing prefab process units for a complete membrane system.

I am Mark Mol, working as Product Line Leader in Membrane Technologies; the position of Product Manager will report into me. A large part of the business in this product line is consisting out of beer membrane filter (BMF) systems. It is only two decades ago that our first industrial scale BMF was taken into operation in a brewery in Germany, the very first one worldwide! Today every two beer filters sold worldwide is a filter based on membranes.

Next, we are selling membrane elements for the filtration of wine and cider and for the separation of proteins in dairy. We are operating in a dynamic market, serving the large brewery groups in the world and multiple companies (so called OEM) in the wine and dairy industry. We are also cooperating with partners to be able to offer the best product for the customer. We are having a challenging and interesting future ahead of us, and the input and added value of the Product Manager plays a key role in this. Interested? Be welcome and looking forward to meeting you!

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Pentair Food & Beverage

Within the Product Category Membrane Technologies complete beer membrane filter systems are engineered, manufactured and on a turn-key basis delivered to the brewing industry. Next, membrane elements are manufactured and sold to the so-called OEM business, which are companies engineering and manufacturing filter systems for the food & beverage industry, mainly operating in wine, cider, and dairy.

For more infos about our food & beverages department, see our website


What will you be doing?

  • Market analysis, inventory and obtaining information about technical/substantive possibilities regarding existing and new products.
  • Coming up with proposals for improvement or renewal of a product based on process analyzes and evaluations.
  • Drafting, elaborating, and presenting business cases about new products
  • Introducing and presenting product ideas, new applications and/or improvement proposals and determine which products work between channels.
  • Provide commercial product presentations and lectures form a sales perspective, participate in trade fairs, and give product demonstrations both internally and externally.
  • Informing and advising sales departments, marketing, and management regarding the positioning of the product in the market.
  • Supplying requirements and conditions to R&D regarding the development of new products
  • Analyze diagnostics analytics, gap analysis, and utilize market data to drive NPD decisions.

What’s in your backpack?

Bachelor or Master work and thinking level

Brewing & beer background, via education and/or work experience

Process technology and/or engineering of water and/or beverage (beer, dairy, wine) treatment installations, preferably membrane technology

Commercial affinity, you are dealing with (potential) clients, so a robust and realistic costumer focus comes in handy.


Feel interested?
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Bas Hudepohl

+31 6 207 270 46

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