Product / Marketing Manager - Mechanical Machinery

40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP45000/annum
14 Aug 2019
21 Aug 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Product Manager required for a well-established supplier of design & technology products for the engineering education market in the Shrewsbury area. The successful candidate will have responsibility for the overall management and performance of the machinery product range. You would be optimising the product offering of the company by creating high-performing, market-orientated offers through simplified product ranges and value-added propositions. The development, management and execution of strategic plans for Machinery categories applicable to the STEM education market will be involved.

Product Manager Position Overview

Product strategy - develop strategic plans for each category/range. Set performance tracking which provides insights and actions.
Lifecycle management - manage products from inception to launch to performance peak to discontinuation to disposal (Introduction, Growth, Maturity, Decline).
Product development - collect and use market insights to drive the development of machinery ranges and own-brand machinery products and their go-to-market propositions.
New product introduction - identify opportunities in the marketplace which warrant the addition of new products and ranges into our portfolio, and work with Purchasing to bring in those products and ranges.
Pricing - set pricing strategies and set and manage pricing for the product portfolio.
Promotion - create core content and collaborate with Marketing Communications to develop rich, engaging, sales-driving listings, collateral and campaigns.
Data - create and maintain structures and standards for all product data and product assets. Maintain a high level of product data quality and completeness.
Environment analysis - develop deep understanding of markets and their needs. Understand competitor landscape. Understand supplier offerings. Use environment understanding to drive portfolio enhancement.Product Manager Position Requirements

Understanding of machinery usage in education workshop environments desirable but not essential
Degree served in a business or engineering related subject

5 years + experience in product management responsible for the whole product mix

Based in a commutable distance of Shrewsbury

Product Manager Position Remuneration

GBP40,000-GBP45,000 dependent on experience
Office based (37.5-hour week)
22 days' holiday

We, Bennett and Game Recruitment, a technical recruitment agency based in Chichester are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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