Product Manager

11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Product Manager £50,000- £60,000, Cherwell Oxfordshire
My Client is looking for a Product Manager with an Engineering background and an appetite to solve the challenges of the Food Industry to lead the design and development of new products. You will have extensive experience of working within a new product development setting.
Key Responsibilities
Ensuring and supporting the definition, design, engineering, marketing, sales, support and commercial success of a range of the company's products in line with the company's goals
Working to collate and define new product concepts and features from customer and market feedback
Working with the executive management team, Board and external collaborators to document the business, financial, scientific and technical justifications for undertaking proposed developments
Working with the relevant functions to present the justifications for the new product concepts and features as a coordinated product plan and roadmap for approval by the board
Ensure the science, engineering and technology required to deliver all approved product developments is documented in a development project plan and they are proceeding on time and on specification
Liaising with the Marketing, Sales and Support teams to ensure the definition and execution of a coordinated plan of user testing, product release, marketing, sales and support training activity to optimise the commercial success of each product
Work with the company advisors and/or Technical Writer to ensure full, informative and accurate documentation of the product
Establishing pilot projects with potential partners to evaluate the scientific and commercial potential of new product ideas and technologies
Develop product descriptions, customer benefits, application notes, blogs and supporting all Marketing, Sales and Support activities as requested by those departments
Build and manage a team of Development Engineers
Build prototypes and contribute to research and development activities

Desired Requirements
Demonstrable experience of delivering successful outcomes when taking a product to market, from product design, development and manufacturing, through to customer installations and data analytics, ideally within a regulated sector
Electrical/Mechanical/Design Engineering Degree
Good understanding of project management principles and technical documentation
Working knowledge of quality standards CE and ISO9001 certification
Experienced in building and managing a team
Strong stakeholder management abilities

If this role is of interest to you then send your CV to Max on or call on 02392322376.

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