Product Manager

S&P Associates
From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
28 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Product Manager £30,000 - £40,000 Plus company Car Watford Our client is a leading lighting design & manufacturing business based in Watford. Due to expansion we are now recruiting a Product Manager responsible for the development and implementation of strategic product plans for a range of assigned product lines. Responsibilities · Evaluation of product line extension or modification requests from sales team, or external customers. · Utilise formalised process that gives quantifiable reasons to implement or reject the extension. · Preparation and presentation of a business proposal for acceptable projects that includes product specification, target cost and average sell price. · Responsible for introducing, on schedule and on budget, competitive products that meet or exceed market expectations. · 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 or product line. · Responsibility for sustaining core product lines to adapt to market change or to penetrate new markets and address competitive offerings. This includes recommending programs to strengthen market position for sustained product lines. · The Product Manager must work closely with the Market and Sales Managers to balance competing business needs. · Creates, develop and maintain a five-year product plan (road map) on key products as agreed upon with the Managing Director. Coordinate product planning inputs for strategic and business planning. · Responsibility for coordinating price and margin objectives with the product-pricing group. T he ideal candidate will be a dynamic, talented and enthusiastic individual who has the ability to evaluate and prioritise engineering, cost reduction and process improvement opportunities This job was originally posted as