Product Manager

Recruiter
Gi Group
Location
Spalding
Salary
£30000/annum Usual Benefits
Posted
17 Jun 2017
Closes
17 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title - Product Manager

Our client is a diverse manufacturer of FMCG goods, with multiple UK sites as part of their truly successful business. This is an exciting time for a Product Manager to join them as they continue their journey towards being a LEAN enterprise, delivering customers with perfect quality products at the right time and place whilst minimising losses and maximising efficiency. This is a full time and permanent role for a Product Manager based in the Spalding area. You will receive a basic salary of £30,000 with an excellent benefits package and unrivalled career prospects.

The Company

A premium producer of FMCG in the UK. Our client has a true passion for food; this comes through in the quality and range of its products, and the techniques and standards they apply to producing them. Employing a large team our client combines culinary excellence and knowledge of emerging food trends with detailed category and consumer insight to deliver sustainable innovation across all of their categories. Constantly striving to stay one step ahead of food developments keeping their customers at the forefront of food trends and culinary innovation. They are widely regarded as one of the best in their field, 100% committed to providing a superb level of service to all customers.

The Person

You will assist in creating innovative new products and processes to maintain and extend current ranges ensuring delivery of the project concepts in a timely manner. Inspiring others through food, industry and consumer knowledge. You strive in your ability to take on a wide variety of tasks & responsibilities - possessing the necessary qualities to be able to demonstrate proven experience gained through working in an FMCG/ Manufacturing environment. You will have excellent negotiation skills and be able to work well under pressure whilst working to tight deadlines.

You will be an excellent communicator, be passionate about food and a motivational leader. You will be a Self-Starter, be enthusiastic from the minute you step through the door and be extremely methodical and have a strong attention to detail.

You should be confident in your ability with a flexible and adaptable attitude to work, you will strive with your colleagues in the team to provide the maximum availability and efficiency of our clients services.

The Role

Key Accountabilities:

* Manage, motivate and inspire direct reports to achieve personal development and continual improvement
* Deliver development for their area of responsibility ahead of our competitors through understanding the wants and needs of both internal and external customers.
* Use the principles of category management to gain a true understanding of the wants and needs of the consumer in order to develop successful products to meet these needs.
* Manage critical paths for specific product ranges, plans, organises and controls resources to deliver new product development concepts to an agreed quality and timescale.
* Monitor and benchmark product quality of existing and new products and communicate across functions to resolve issues and agree action plans
* Deputise for the Development Manager
* Maintain a high level of interaction with the total NPD team to be aware of all future pastry projects
* Build relationships with site team and development team
* Help facilitate product presentations to internal and external customers
* To work in compliance with the development procedures

The Package

The successful Product Manager will be joining a fantastic Quality team. You will receive a basic salary of £30,000 and will be given the opportunity to drive your career forward and achieve your full potential.

* A basic salary of up to £30,000
* Pension
* Annual Bonus
* Cycle to Work
* Life Assurance

Who Are We - Gi Professional

Gi Professional Staffing Services is a division of Gi Group UK, dedicated to working with clients and candidates in the field of Engineering and Manufacturing. We provide a wide variety of recruitment solutions to our well known client base throughout the UK in industry sectors such as Aerospace, Automotive, Construction, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Oil / Gas and Chemicals, Power & Energy and Rail & Infrastructure.

How to Apply

If you would like to submit your CV for this full time and permanent position, please apply now.

We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for your interest in this position. We regret that due to the high number of applications we receive, we are only able to contact successful applicants. If you have not received a response to your application within 7 days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful