Product Manager (Maker)

Mach Recruitment Ltd
08 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a business-to-business distributor of electrical and related products, is looking to recruit a permanent Product Manager to join their Product and Supplier Development team in Preston.

The purpose of this role is to manage and develop a market leading portfolio of products and suppliers, as well as effectively market new and existing products.

The Role

Working 40 hours a week Monday – Friday (early finish on a Friday), your responsibilities will include:

• Pricing from market research, benchmarking, negotiating cost process
• Product lifecycle management; cost price negotiation, introduction, setting and maintain sell prices
• Identifying new opportunities and the development of initiatives around product types
• Direct mail and marketing initiative support
• Third level technical support
• Attend Maker Fairs and other events
• Competitor and market research

The Candidate

We are looking for candidates with the following skills, experience, and attributes:

• A minimum of 1 years’ experience as a Product Manager within an electronics or engineering industry
• Gained a qualification in an electronics discipline
• Understanding and experience of the Maker community
• Ability to plan and prioritise own work effectively
• Strong negotiation skills
• Ideally experience in either Makerspace, Raspberry Pi, Coding, Microbit, Single board computing, or electronic components
• Possess a 5 year checkable work history, with any gaps in employment explained

Please note: Any job offer will be dependant on a successful CRB check.

The Benefits

• Up to £47,000 per annum (negotiable depending on experience)
• 23 days holiday a year + bank holidays
• Pension scheme
• Subsidised gym membership

Key Words: Electronic, Raspberry Pi, RPi, Makerspace, Product, Manager, Category, Management, Coding, SBC, Microbit

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