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Job Title:
Product Manager - Glasgow
Reference:
2446
Location:
Scotland
Package:
30-40,000 basic + benefits
Description:
The Vacancy
Product Manager - based Glasgow
The Company
Market leading manufacturer and distributor of industrial consumable products.
Responsibilities
Managing overall offer/market product match by matching current product lines and developing brand new platforms and line extensions.
Work with Senior Management in establishing product pricing & margins.
Support the catalogue marketing business with a constant flow of product additions and removals as well as maintaining the margins required for a direct B2B catologue business.
Personally responsible for setting, installing and institutionalising a vibrant product culture in which the customer needs and market awareness are the drivers.
Accountable for product development and ongoing product improvements from initial product concept through entire product life cycle, ensuring that all due diligence requirements are met and that suppliers adhere to technical and quality standards.
Strategy
Determining customer needs by visiting trade shows, suppliers and customers to find new products. Understanding and develop a picture of competitive offerings in core and new product platforms.
Range
Responsible for constructing the product range ensuring customers needs are met and products are in line or better than competition within the defined brand strategy.
Product
Ensure that products are developed to best quality for all customers and that ongoing quality standards are maintained with suppliers.
Supplier
Development of strategic supply base. Identifying which suppliers to grow, hold, decline and those which are at risk. Negotiate supply agreements and manage the overall business relationship.
Sales
Supporting customer services and sales with technical enquiries, product specifications, customer technical documentation etc.
Customer
Providing technical support to customers including responding to customer questionnaires and specification requests.
Education
Train external customers and internal employees on products and services.
Marketing
Working with the rest of the Marketing team to develop the overall marketing strategy.
The Candidate
To apply for this role you should ideally:
Have a minimum of 5 years experience in a Product Management role.
Have a working knowledge of German, both written & verbal.
Be logical, highly analytical and data-driven with a keen attention to technical detail.
Be proficient in the use of Excel & Word.
Have excellent communication, presentation and organisational skills.
Be willing to travel, UK & internationally.
To Apply
Please send you CV to c.booth@swindaleparks.co.uk or call Carl on 0121-585 6079 for an informal chat.