Junior Product Manager - Health & Beauty Products. Office Based: Peterborough

Langton Howarth Ltd
04 Feb 2017
04 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Junior Product Manager - Health & Beauty Products. Office Based: Devon

Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 + Free Parking On-site + Discount On Products + 21 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays + Positive Working Environment

Office Based: Peterborough (with 5-10% travel)

The Requirements:

  • As a Junior Product Manager, my client is looking for a tenacious self starter with a can do attitude who has an understanding of product management and the processes

  • My client are looking for someone with a natural enthusiasm and passion for the beauty category, who has exception planning, organisational and communication skills and thrives in a fast-paced environment

  • Have a great knowledge of skin care, bath, body, skincare, cosmetics, private label, own label, personal care products, as well as ideally a standard knowledge of cosmetic formulation

  • Possessing a full and clean driving license as travel to meetings once a week is required to meet with customers

  • Commutable within one hour of the Peterborough office

  • Ideally educated to degree level (not essential depending on experience and background)

The Role of Junior Product Manager:

  • You will be key driver of NPD internally through the business this involves co-ordinating multi-functions and activities, including close liaison with buyers, packaging technologist, R&D, suppliers and the customer

  • Working with Product Manager to manage the key account interface with retail customer buyers, technical & product managers, supply teams

  • Interpreting customer briefs/tenders whilst forming relationships with established customer teams and also adding value in identifying new product/category opportunities

  • Assisting in product profit and loss management: Product Costing, price negotiation & product cost engineering

  • Assisting with sales forecasting and stock management responsibility

  • Responsible for generation, preparation and presentation of new product concepts to customer. This includes product rationales

The Company & Opportunity:

  • My client are a leading manufacturer of private label personal care products with 250 years’ experience in the business

  • They are proud to supply some of the UK’s leading retailers including the top Supermarkets and Chemists with their Health & Beauty Products such as skin care, bath, body, skincare, cosmetics

  • To take their products from concept to reality they use modern high tech manufacturing plant utilising sophisticated production equipment

  • They have an established reputation for exceptional customer service and high quality product portfolio

  • Their facilities and the great people in the business allows them to work the full production cycle from concept to completion

  • This opportunity would suit a recent graduate who is looking for the next step in their career, the company offers progression into a full Product Manager position, then more senior positions to follow

LH Consumer Health & Beauty also operates a recommend a friend referral scheme. So if you know someone who could be good for this role, email your nominated candidate’s name and contact details in confidence via email too, and we’ll ensure you receive £100.00 of vouchers from a high street retailer of your choice once we have successfully placed the person referred by you.