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Date Added: Tue 24/01/2023

Product Manager

Willenhall, WV13, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £40000/annum

SFR Recruitment Solutions are very excited to being working on this position as a Mechanical Product Manager. Our client is a leading global brand of both mechanical and electrical locking solutions and door hardware products.

The Primary Objective

To develop, implement, manage and drive the agreed product range strategies and plans, in order to achieve market share, sales turnover and gross margin objectives for all the Door Hardware brands.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

The key responsibility of the Security Product Category Manager is the management of all aspects of the product group and/or service, in order to create and deliver superior customer satisfaction, whilst simultaneously providing long-term value for the company. In addition, provide technical support to other selling units, and respective Product Managers, as and when required. · Strategic development of the cylinders and padlocks category for both UK and Export markets. · Collaboration with the lock case product manager for strategic development of the mechanical push button lock category for both UK and Export markets. · Identification of market gaps, key value chain drivers, trends and customer profit potential. · Aligning product development with group strategies where possible. · Consistent and regular interface in the field - customer/commercial market - VOC · Support and drive product sales through proactive activities to support the field based commercial team. · Initiate and own market research, obtaining buy-in from relevant stake holders producing creative and original specifications for best-in-class customer centric products working with product Marketing and sister companies where appropriate. · Create and sponsor generation plans to drive NPI and product lifecycles.

· Full and coherent understanding of competitors products and positioning in the market. · Understand and translate all industry standards and leverage to commercial advantage. · Overall management and co-ordination of New Product Development programs on time and to budget. · Creation of effective cost/price/value propositions maximizing turnover and profit potential for the business, driving market share and the re-investment in the brands. · Full commercialization of new product launches. · Monitoring and tracking of KPI's: · Turnover · Profitability · Stock Control · SKU Management · NPI delivery · Proactively represent the Company and its interests at Industry events. · To be a proactive member of the Product Management Team.

The Ideal Candidate

Education / Qualifications: · Ideally qualified to degree level · Proven project management skills · IT literate with good understanding of Microsoft Office and Project

Functional competencies: · Communication and Interpersonal Skills · Teamwork · Customer Focus · Problem Solving · Strategic Thinking · Continuous Improvement · Planning and Organisation

Personal Characteristics

Team Player · Flexible approach · Reliable · Empathetic

If you are interested in this position, please contact SFR Recruitment Solutions
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