Product Manager

KH Resourcing Limited
From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Company Benefits Packag
23 Aug 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
KH Resourcing are currently recruiting for an experienced Product Manager (cleaning/surfactant) to be based in Leeds. The successful candidate will have direct responsibility for a specified portfolio of products, customer and industries, with a focus on maximising profit through effective marketing. In return, the company can offer an attractive salary and benefits package, which includes 25 days holiday 8 statutory, excellent training and development opportunities, plus free parking. Key Responsibilities: · Developing and implementing sales and marketing plans, with a view to delivering budgeted sales targets in terms of volume, value and margin · Constantly reviewing and assessing your portfolio of products, customers and suppliers, as well as reporting regularly on results and performance · Providing market intelligence, along with technical/commercial support and training, ensuring key staff are aware of market conditions and product applications · Negotiating with new and existing suppliers in order to agree and obtain optimum returns from purchasing and distribution arrangements · Visiting customers, identifying sales/development opportunities and introducing new technologies from our product portfolio Key Criteria: · A Chemistry/Science related HND or Degree · A relevant background within the chemical industry, ideally including some knowledge and exposure to surfactants or related chemistries · A proven ability to make a visible impact on day to day operational activities, along with the strategic vision to contribute to the bigger picture This job was originally posted as