Technician / Mechanic / Garage Assistant - Product Manager

Location
Kettering
Salary
£25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
25 Apr 2017
Closes
23 May 2017
Ref
00067772
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technician/Mechanic/Garage Assistant - Product Manager

Personal Attributes
- Are you a Technician or Mechanic looking for something new and exciting?
- Are you skilled Technician, Mechanic or Garage assistant with valuable have hands-on experience in the garage environment?
- Are you confident and a good communicator with people at all levels?
- Are you ambitious and enthusiastic enough to thrive in a company that rewards excellence?
- Do you have the ability to multi-task & juggle between projects/tasks in a very busy environment?
- Do you have an eye for detail?
- Are you naturally intensely curious?
- Are you driven and determined with a can-do attitude to work?

If so, they would love to hear from you. This is a great opportunity to move from the garage environment into an exciting new role with a great company that rewards excellence.

Job Function

As Product Manager you will take responsibility for researching features and benefits and applications for a range of automotive products including tool storage, power tools, hand tools, diagnostic and garage equipment. You will work across the whole business, liaising with stakeholders and using all the resources available to deliver detailed product information to the wider business. You will also work with profit margins and keep up-to-date with the latest product and market developments whilst being be at the forefront of the latest automotive technologies.

- Work independently and within a team to produce a sales promotional plan with new and existing products to specified value/margin levels showing commercial awareness at all times
- Ensure ALL promotions are accurately entered and maintained into a dedicated control programme
- Weekly analysis of overstocks
o Provide recommendations to the European Marketing Manager for re-promotion or discontinuation/obsolescence
o Advertise promotional/clearance products on in-house website on weekly basis
- Work and negotiate with local purchase suppliers to
o Develop new product opportunities
o Manage promotional overstock issues
o Part number set-up, including all relevant spares
- Assist with proof reading all promotional flyers for technical/pictorial errors
- Produce and publish New Product Announcements for UK new product
- Meet with Service Centre on quarterly basis to advise on potential new products and learn of any issues with existing product
- Produce PowerPoint slides, and supporting videos as required, for monthly Business Manager meetings in support of the upcoming sales campaign

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