Rheem is a global manufacturer of heating, cooling, and water heating solutions. In line with its ambition to accelerate the energy transition in Europe, Rheem is expanding its European presence organically and through acquisitions such as Intergas and DEJONG. The new Strategy & Data Associate will provide insights, management reporting, and actionable recommendations to support Rheem’s ambitious decarbonization and growth strategy.
About Rheem Europe
Founded in 1925, Rheem is dedicated to providing comfort to people’s homes. Today, they’re a global player in cooling, heating, and water heating equipment. With a long list of industry firsts, Rheem has earned the reputation as an innovation leader in its segment. And they keep improving their products and processes to deliver just the right temperature while saving energy and water. These dramatically reduce their environmental impact and empower Rheem’s customers and employees to live and work sustainably.
Rheem provides a wide range of heating and cooling products. These include furnaces, air conditioners, and heat pumps; water heating, pool and spa heaters; and home enhancement systems like smart thermostats. Their products are sold in more than fifty countries and impact the lives of millions of people every day.
“We are dedicated to an aggressive decarbonization strategy. We strive to reduce the greenhouse gas footprint of our manufacturing operations by fifty percent and to launch a product line with fifty percent lower emissions by 2025.” – Chee Wee Gan, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Sustainability of Rheem
As part of its European growth strategy, Rheem acquired Intergas in 2019, and DEJONG in 2022. Intergas is a leading player in The Netherlands with its hybrid heating solutions. And DEJONG is a leading producer of high-quality hot water tanks. Rheem is quickly expanding its European presence and capitalizing on the significant opportunities that are in place thanks to Europe’s position as frontrunner in the battle against climate change. And with Rheem’s sustainable product portfolio, they expect to achieve significant growth and become a proud contributor that is accelerating energy transition in Europe.
Vacancy: Strategy & Data Associate
Delivering Rheem Europe’s growth strategy involves a variety of operational and strategic decision-making. The Strategy & Data Associate will provide the organization and management teams with data-driven insights, and empower them to develop optimal solutions to challenges. This role will design and execute complex analyses and translate the results into actionable business recommendations. The Strategy & Data Associate will report to the new Head of Business Development and their strategic initiatives will expedite Rheem’s European expansion plans.
“The Strategy & Data Associate will become part of a highly energetic team of passionate and ambitious people who strive for long-term success for the company and are motivated to contribute to sustainability.” – Arno La Haye, Managing Director of Rheem Europe
The responsibilities of the Strategy & Data Associate include collecting, processing, and managing quantitative and qualitative data, identifying new solutions and ideas, preparing management reports, identifying potential challenges and opportunities for growth, and mapping industry and competitor trends. In addition, they will inform new product development, M&A, and other teams with analytical support, for example.
The Strategy & Data Associate will be the first point of contact for all information and data requests for Rheem Europe. This means they will have frequent interactions with colleagues around the world and from all segments of the business. Working with all these counterparts on a broad range of topics will allow the Strategy & Data Associate to get to know every aspect of the business and develop a vast internal network.
The ideal candidate has a financial background in banking or private equity, for example. And they’re invested in broadening their scope by working for a manufacturing company in the energy sector. As this is a new position within Rheem Europe, the Strategy & Data Associate will enjoy the freedom to shape their role and – along with the Head of Business Development – focus on projects that contribute the most to Rheem’s success in Europe. That’s why this position is a great opportunity for someone with lots of potential and passion to develop their international career while furthering the European energy transition.
Rheem Europe is working with Top of Minds to fill this vacancy.
To express your interest, please contact Emma de Wit at Emma.deWit@topofminds.com .