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Senior Product Manager

Published 10 October 2023
Up to £90000.00 per annum
Job Starts: 10th October 2023

Job Description

Macildowie are working with an established Electrical business based in Leicestershire who are looking to recruit an experienced Senior Product Manager.

Responsible for the development and implementation of strategic product plans for a range of assigned product lines. The measure of success is implementation of the plan, leads product development resources and co-ordinates other functional areas of the business as necessary to achieve growth, market share, cost, and profitability and volume expectations on key product projects.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for meeting profitability, volume and customer service targets
  • Responsible for introducing, on schedule and on budget, competitive products that meet or exceed market expectations and making promotion, product and channel recommendations.
  • Evaluation of product line cost reduction, modification, and process improvement recommendations from the manufacturing team for market acceptability. This includes regular documented meetings with the teams that give clear direction and priority based on a commercial perspective
  • Participation as a key member of a product development team through the concept, development, implementation and market introduction for the product's
  • Responsibility for product literature content that includes features, benefits and performance data. This includes printed and electronic formats. Monitor these areas as part of product life cycle management.
  • Responsibility for sustaining core product lines to adapt to market change or to penetrate new markets and address competitive offerings. This includes recommending programs and promotional activities to strengthen market position for sustained product lines
  • The Product Manager must work closely with the Market and Geography Managers to balance competing business needs
  • Create, develop and maintain a five-year product plan (road map) on key products as agreed upon with the Product Management and Marketing Manager. Coordinate product planning inputs for strategic and business planning
  • Responsibility for coordinating price and margin objectives

The candidate:

  • The minimum requirements for this position are a degree in Marketing, Business, and/or Engineering
  • Prior experience in sales of engineering or product engineering
  • Experience in a sales or marketing capacity with an electrical or electronic manufacturer
  • Managing a product lifecycle
  • MBA qualified

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