Product Manager

Location
England,Somerset,Taunton
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
01 Oct 2018
Closes
29 Oct 2018
Ref
13957454/001
Contact
Dominic Manning
Job Discipline
Brand & Product
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Great opportunity to be part of a market leading organisation.


Client Details

Our client is a market leading bathroom manufacturer.


Description

Key responsibilities for Product Manager based in Taunton are:







* To identify the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing specification and requirements, appraising and adjusting as needed and preparing ROI analyses.

* To plan, implement and deliver to market new products and product lines on time and within cost controls

* Plan and develop new product launch plans including marketing specifications and internal departments product training requirements

* To use market research data to effectively establish product pricing plus continuous review of production and sales costs, forecasting and pricing of special and customized items.



* To establish time schedules with design, manufacturing and component partners

* To determine customer needs via high quality research

* To conduct quality external competitor analysis to accurately assess competition

* To work with Group Sales Director and Data Analyst to develop effective product sales strategies

* To report monthly to the Senior Management Team

* To ensure timely completion and storage of project documentation


Profile

The successful Product Manager will have:



* Experience and understanding of working with Merchants and Retail Showrooms.

* Ideally educated to degree level

* Proven track record in successfully launching new products to market

* 5 years solid experience in Product/Project Management within the manufacturing industry, preferably within the bathroom industry

* Familiarity with manufacturing processes (assembly, injection, SMC, GRP, RTM) advantageous



Personal Attributes





* Motivated self-starter capable of working within cross disciplinary teams

* Communication skills critical - proven capability in building strong professional relationships with colleagues and core partners

* Commercial intelligence - a clear understanding of the role of product in delivering profit/strategic impact.

* Exceptional organization and communication skills

* Ability to present information in a concise manner to reach quick consensus

* A preparedness to travel when needed - internationally on occasion.


Job Offer

The Product manager will receive:

£40 - £50k

Offer 25 days annual leave, an auto-enrolment pension scheme, Private Medical Insurance and Life cover.

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