Product Manager

  • Location: North West
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Discipline: Manufacturing
  • Benefits: 25 Days holidays plus bank holidays, Pension Scheme, Cash Health Plan,EAP 20 days holidays plus bank holidays, Learning
  • Posted: 18 April 2024
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Are you a Product Manager who wants to work for an international manufacturing company, based in Bredbury? You will be part of a group of companies, renowned in their industry, whose products are designed and developed at each site, innovative, environmentally forward thinking and collaborative in approach with a recognised known client base.  There is an established learning and development training pathways/ packages available for all employees. As part of a collaborative team approach the company encourages staff to submit ideas, to improve processes, working together to a shared company goal.   You will be rewarded with, a supportive business, great work to life balance (no weekend working).  The position is full-time, 38 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 7.30 am to 4.00 pm and Friday 7.30 am to 12.50 pm Salary £40,000 –£60,000 dependant on experience.   

Product Manager Responsibilities:  

  • Plan manage and organise a range of products across the business.   
  • To develop a strong understanding of the market requirements for the companies products by working closely with the sales team 
  • Maintaining a strategic involvement with the R&D team on new product developments. 
  • Management of New Product Development market launch process  
  • Liaising with the R&D, Manufacturing and Sales team on launch process. 
  • Provide detailed feedback to R&D on market driven requirements along with justifications on new product requirements. 
  • Understanding of concepts, procedures and applications of product management and extensive knowledge in other subjects or disciplines relevant to the context of the product.  
  • Utilises company systems, methods, and processes to ensure delivery within agreed time and financial targets.  
  • Consulting with both sales and management teams on product price and margin setting. 
  • Consistently looking for ways to deliver continuous improvement, whilst channelling resources effectively developing best delivery practices or identifying change impacts within the organisation.   
  • Supporting the sales team with product presentations and demonstrations 
  • Understanding the competition and providing commercial input on product market pricing including ancillary products.
  • Taking control of small, large, complex, long-term, and multiple products at any one time.  
  • Technical specification responsibility for the complete portfolio of products. 
  • Product/Application Promotion by providing attractive and modern imagery/media to the company marketing team 
  • Supporting the sales team with product presentations and demonstrations 
  • Understanding the competition and providing commercial input on product market pricing including ancillary products 
  • Working closely with the sales department in agreeing channel (End User, Distribution, Group trading) discounting/commercial strategy. 
  • Supporting the decision-making process on in-house vs bought in ancillary products 
  • Demonstration facility development and management 
  • Training - Production, maintenance and delivery of training material using all forms of media to both internal and external customers. 
  • Provision and Continuous Improvement of product related material that can be accessed on the website by both occasional visitors and our ‘Expert’ users. 
  • Supporting the marketing team wherever required with product-based material for both website and webshop. 

About you:  

  • Essential you must have product management experience within a Manufacturing, Engineering, or production setting, with a knowledge of ISO9001 is desirable.  
  • Educated to HND/Degree level in an appropriate technical subject. 
  • Must have experience of both commercial and technical aspects of product management.  
  • Demonstrable technical capability ideally in relatable fields of electrical engineered products, detailed process application and industrial market. 
  • Ideally, we are looking for a candidate who has graphic design capability and good knowledge of graphic design tools. 
  • Possess strong organisational, communication and leaderships skills with the ability to build excellent customer and stakeholder relationships.  
  • Strong communicator, confident in making decisions, able to delegate in writing as well as face to face interactions with the team and wider staff.  
  • Required high attention to detail, good organisational skillset, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment whilst prioritising workloads.      
  • Ability to work under pressure within tight deadlines.  
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Outlook, Excel.  

Product Manager Benefits:   

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank holidays increases with service beginning after 1 year.  
  • Learning and development opportunities.  
  • Pension Scheme in line with enrolment.  
  • Cash Health Plan and EAP  
  • Free onsite parking  
  • Company Social Events.  
  • Referral Scheme.  

Apologies but we can only accept applications from candidates that have the right to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship.         

Submit your CV for this Product Manager    

Mpeople Recruitment Ltd are an employment agency acting on behalf of our clients. 


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