Product Manager

West Bromwich

£40k - 50k per year


Sector: Automotive
Function: Product Design & Development
Contact: Natalie Smith
Phone: 01384 446130
Job Ref: 66235

Job details

Our client is recruiting, Become their new Product Manager!

We’re looking for a passionate, driven and customer-focused individual to champion our fuel systems product line. As the go-to person for a wide range of OE-approved, sustainable solutions, you’ll be both a strategic thinker and doer, with a proven track record in a similar fast-paced, high-tech industry. Although you’ll often wear multiple hats, you’ll ultimately be responsible for envisioning, planning and executing the strategy for this fast-growing, profitable business line.

What you’ll do:

  • Define and execute the group’s product vision, roadmap and positioning strategy, aligned to business goals and customer’s expectations.
  • Manage the entire product lifecycle from identifying market gaps, through to design, production and end of life
  • Drive the product and business-planning process across the group
  • Define, plan and lead strategic initiatives in support of business growth objectives
  • Monitor product performance ongoing using key metrics, data, customer feedback etc and action accordingly
  • Create short, medium- and long-term product sales forecasts to ensure production and inventory is line with product lifecycle/demand
  • Collaborate with engineering, production, marketing and sales on the development and launch of new products
  • Oversee effective range, catalogue and pricing strategy for a competitive and up-to-date offer for sale
  • Work closely with the marketing manager to create and execute a full marketing communication plan
  • Stay up to date with competitors, market trends, and industry changes to inform product development/business opportunities

What you’ll bring to this role:

  • Proven experience in a dynamic product management role, ideally in a high-tech or remanufacturing focused industry
  • Hands-on experience managing all aspects of the product lifecycle and delivering successful marketing programmes
  • Strong communication skills; written, verbal and visual
  • Excellent organisation and project management skills, with the ability to multi-task
  • A collaborative approach that thrives on working with others inside and out
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly PowerPoint and Excel – will need to be comfortable handling and manipulating large amounts of data
  • Use of electronic parts catalogues preferable
  • Respect for the company’s values to help foster a welcoming, diverse and collaborative workplace

Salary 40K to 50K depending on experience.
Hours of work 08:00 to 16.30 Mon to Friday
25 days holiday plus BH.
Two weeks paid leave for Reservists to attend yearly training/camp.



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Natalie Smith

Associate Director – Energy

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