Product Manager

Recruiter
u&i Recruitment Ltd
Location
Manchester
Salary
£20,000 - £29,999, £30,000 - £39,999
Posted
06 Nov 2017
Closes
10 Dec 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Company

Our client is a leading European manufacturer and supplier of protective workwear, high visibility and rainwear apparel. They are now looking to recruit a Product Manager for their design centre in Manchester.

Product Manager - The Role:

  • Create conceptual mood boards, colour sketches and drawings of product designs.
  • Calculate costs of new products.
  • Manage the creation of proto-type samples.
  • Present ideas and products to senior management and sales representatives.
  • Create detailed technical measurement and construction specifications.
  • Partner with team members in China to create accurate samples and bulk production.
  • Inspect and fit pre-production and production samples to make sure all products are made correctly within production deadlines.
  • Communicate with overseas suppliers to identify and solve problems before they impact on production.
  • Communicate with sales representatives and customers on technical questions related to products.
  • Attend trade fairs, educational seminars and courses.

Product Manager - The Candidate:

  • A passion for products, new design and good ideas.
  • Experience in technical products and innovations
  • Strong technical understanding
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to work with deadlines and attention to detail at all times
  • Excellent knowledge & computer skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint & Word.
  • Knowledge of design software packages an advantage but not essential.

Product Manager - The Package:

  • Highly competitive depending on experience

Please note that due to the anticipated interest in these roles only short listed candidates will be contacted