Product Manager Liverpool £40K | BMS Performance
Manufacturing Merseyside, Liverpool 15/10/2020 £40k - £45k per annum + bonus, 7% pension, health

REF: JN -102020-159320_1602758798

Product Manager – Liverpool – Manufacturer / Industrial – £45,000 + bonus
Great opportunity for a Product Marketing Manager to own the full product lifecyle from NPD, pricing, product launch and brand management.

Product Manager – Liverpool – Manufacturer / Industrial – £45,000 + bonus

  • North-West based manufacturing company who produce and sell a wide range of innovative, branded products for a variety of industrial marketplaces.
  • Well known and respected brand, with several market-leading products which are very widely used in their sectors both in the UK and in a number of key overseas markets.
  • Personal development opportunity as the company and team grows

Location: Liverpool head office, although travel throughout the UK & Ireland / Overseas will be required

Role Summary for Product Manager – manufacturing / industrial

Responsible for the management of the Company’s product range (both manufactured and traded) and new product development.

Key Duties for Product Manager – manufacturing / industrial

* Formulate product strategy and execute

* Drive action throughout the organisation to get products to market.

* Identification/prioritisation of new product opportunities, pricing and cost analysis, and management of the commercialisation of new products,

* Plan and carry out product launches

* Manage product profitability, maximisation of selling price, and commercial success – own the product business case

* Manage product improvement projects – cost reduction, quality improvements, packaging, specifications etc

* Develop brand strategy, product positioning and messaging

* Create and manage programmes to generate leads and demand for the product

* Working with advertising, design and PR agencies as needed to build a well thought through marketing communications mix

* Develop the collateral and sales tools that support the selling process * Be an expert on each market and provide insight to stakeholders on the product, market, competitor and price analysis

Person Specification for Product Manager – manufacturing / industrial

* Ideally degree educated

* At least five years experience of industrial product marketing

* Computer skills and competency in basic MS Office applications – Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel & Word

Experience and Knowledge for Product Manager – manufacturing / industrial

* Strong B2B industrial marketing experience, including working within an SME manufacturing environment

* Demonstrable success in brand building in industrial marketplaces

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills – ability to effectively communicate messages internally and externally

* Ability to write external promotional documents succinctly – including technical content and new product releases

* International experience

* Knowledge of the utilities sector

Package offered for Product Manager – manufacturing / industrial

Salary – £40 to £45,000
Bonus – 10%
Pension – 7.5%
Holidays – 25 days + bank holidays
International travel

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