Product Line Manager

ASC Connections
£50000 - £55000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, who is a global specialist Electronics manufacturer, have a requirement for a Product Line Manager to join their team due to continued growth.

The successful candidate will enjoy an attractive benefits package to include:

* Free Parking
* Pension
* Healthcare
* Car Allowance
* Bonus Scheme
* Relocation Package is available for the right candidate if required

The Role:

The Product Line Manager is responsible for the management of the Product Life Cycle for a range of products.

As Product Line Manager you will liaise between the internal sales, business development and Engineering departments, managing a set of products from start to finish. You will be the customer interface for resolution of queries as required.

To be successful YOU MUST have Product Line Management experience - covering all aspects of the role including Sales, Marketing, Product Planning, Product Costing etc.

We are looking for someone with experience in a similar role in the Electronics manufacturing sector.

The Candidate:

* Experience in Product Line Management
* Experience in all product planning & project management activities including generation planning and pricing analysis

* Financial & Commercial awareness with understanding of cost structures
* Basic knowledge of cost accounting principals
* Strong organizational skills; ability to manage diverse projects with different deadlines and priorities
* Strong intellect and awareness of the business environment
* Possess strong analytical and technical skill base
* Strong leadership skills & ability to lead and work within cross-functional teams


* Responsible for helping define long-range strategies consistent with business and corporate goals & objectives. These include, but are not limited to market, product and technology.
* To understand, articulate, and capture market trends opportunities and then translate them into requirements for new product development.
* To understand customer business needs, routes to market and how best the business can leverage those channels & opportunities.
* To create business plans & documentation to launch plans for future products
* To maximize profitability of products and be responsible for delivering profitability in line with strategic & operational targets.
* Manage the product life cycle and recommendations for product deletions
* Help to define product pricing strategies, ensuring future costs and pricing meet market and internal margin demands.
* Responsible for the accuracy/validity of cost models, and sets cost targets of products and projects.
* Look for continuous reductions in product costs taking into account relevant manufacturing and other overhead costs.
* Monitor to ensure all products and projects continue to meet the set objectives, taking correction actions as required.
* Ensure all products comply with relevant standards/legislation in all markets and be aware of changes that may impact the product portfolio.
* Be aware of taxes in all markets be aware of changes in legislation that may impact the product portfolio.
* Work with marketing to develop marketing and communication strategies and documentation including data sheets

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