Aldena Associates LTD

Administration - General services - desk


Product manager

New 14 March England - Telford and Wrekin, Telford Perm €53609.72 - €65522.99 per annum + bonus

Position Title: Product Manager

Reports To: Senior Product Manager

Location: Shropshire

Date of Commencement: ASAP

Travel: Occasional UK and Overseas, specifically Asia.

Salary: Up to £55K (DOE) + Bonus + Benefits

Our client is a manufacturer and distributor of electrical, lighting and audio/video accessories.

We are seeking a Product Manager to support the Product Management Team in managing different areas of the electrical accessories product portfolio, specially wiring accessories (Switches & Sockets) under one of our key brands.

Working closely with our sourcing and product development teams at our Far East manufacturing site, and key stake holders including, Marketing, Operations, Sales and Quality.

* Support the marketing/product management/sales team.
* Management of product data for internal systems and customer new line forms.
* Management of projects to ensure the NPI hits the required targets.
* Management and creation of product related information, pricing, packaging, instruction manuals, data sheets, labels, sales aides.
* Confident to present new products to internal sales teams, and deliver internal training sessions.
* The ability to work on multiple projects at one time, and to tight deadlines.
* Strong consumer and product awareness
* Good organisational and planning skills
* Excellent written and verbal communication
* Good attention to detail and accuracy

* Support Product Management team in all aspects of 'cradle to grave' product life cycle. To work alongside Senior PM, as well as manage individual product categories.

* Working in a partnership with Asia development team in the design, development and execution of new products. From initial design concept to final packed product with supporting marcom's both internally + externally.
* Working with and supporting UK, European and Asia sales teams
* Maintain an awareness of trends and techniques in industry, undertaking training as appropriate.
* Develop a detailed understanding of segment products, and applications
* Ability to support the sales force in front of the customer, to secure profitable business

Experience : Ideally 2-3 product management experience in a similar industry

Software knowledge: MS Office - Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook