Product Manager

England,South East England
£30000 - £40000 per annum
14 May 2019
11 June 2019
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead & support in the management of a highly successful and growing department. The successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring their customer base receive an exceptional after-sales service.

Client Details

My client is an internationally recognised business renowned for the manufacturing and production of quality consumer goods sold into multiple sectors. They have a proud heritage where innovation has always been at the heart of the business. Due to substantial growth they are now looking for a Product Manager to support the management of a highly successful Spare Parts Department and will play a key role in ensuring their customer base receive an exceptional after-sales service.


The role requires excellent man-management skills to ensure the Spare Parts Team deliver outstanding results. This is a key role working with the Spare Parts Manager to ensure effective implementation of all merchandising, stock holding, pricing and supplier policies within a complex business environment. The Product Manager's responsibilities will include: * Lead and develop a multi-functional team to deliver outstanding results. * Implementation of agreed merchandising strategy that incorporates a product portfolio that delivers net achieved margins, in line with the company's overall business plans. * Ensure effective management of spare parts supply to include stock holding, slow moving and obsolete stock. * Management of all escalated customer issues, to include investigation and resolution. * Implementation of agreed pricing strategy across all markets - maintaining net margins at all times. * Drive forward the use of IT business systems to enhance divisional efficiency and deliver results. * Investigate competitor activity, marketing trends and external factors to identify future requirements and opportunities for product development. * Ensure divisional team achievement of KPI's to achieve Company SLA's. * Assist Spare Parts Manager with all key supplier contracts. Responsibility for maintaining all non-key supplier relationships. * Multi-product customer liaison cover for all spare parts controllers.


The successful Product Manager will ideally display: * The ability to build, develop and manage a strong team * Driven by performance * Resourceful * Highly adaptable * Strong analytical skills * Proven track record of good man-management skills * Strong product knowledge from a technical/engineering background * Llamasoft Optimiza software experience would be advantageous

Job Offer

This is a full time permenent position based in South East England (Oxfordshire). There is excellent career progression on offer and the chance to really grow and develop your skills including line management. The ideal candidate will ideally have a technical product background with an automotive, engineering or durables business. For more information please apply.

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