Senior Product Manager

Job Title: Senior Product Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
REF: J2800_1505399477
Contact Name: John Boggis
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Due to recent and continued growth, an exciting opportunity exists for a Senior Product Manager to join a leading household brand based in Milton Keynes.

Salary £50,000 - £60,000 per annum depending on experience
Discretionary Annual Bonus
Company Car or Car allowance
Company Pension
38 days holiday inc. Bank holidays

*Manage new product deployment of range and brand extensions to meet defined price, quality, performance and service objectives
*Evaluate & provide feedback/input regarding briefs (Product Investigation Form) marketing
*Manage the process of costing potential new products including the providing "added value" alternatives with lower overall costs and/or better performance
*Ensure management approval prior to execution of manufacturing
*Leads the communication and effective transition of the new SKU to the Replenishment Team
*Leads the resolution of manufacturing operational issues, working closely with Quality, R&D, Innovation and Supply Chain team
*Manage the product change process within defined scope and tolerance
*Development and maintenance of data systems/platform, processes, procedures and reporting
*Accountable for all aspects of the Bill of Materials to include: documents, completeness, distribution & revision control
*Oversee the reporting of product data and information to include: packaging waste, hazard codes, costs, pallet plans, etc
*Provide leadership, training and coaching to meet corporate and department objectives
*Provide daily coaching and constructive feedback through timely appraisals, goal setting and effective communication. Partner with second coach and/or HR as needed to resolve performance issues.
*Manage and provide technical performance information in the qualification of suppliers,
*Lead the pre-audit assessment and liaise with Quality to ensure QA aspects are considered.

*Detailed knowledge of the manufacturing processes
*Knowledge of project and programme management tools & techniques
*Able to analyse data /information and demonstrate numeracy, strong arithmetic and analytical skills
*Ability to author well-structured, accurate and succinct reports/updates suitable for a wide audience, including readers where English is not their first language.
*Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, understanding issues and resolving customer or team challenges
*Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively using priority setting and time management techniques employing advanced organizing skills
*Ability to manage and implement concurrent EIMEA-wide projects and programmes, including operational tasks for extended periods with minimal supervision, consistently bringing activities to conclusion
*Ability to resolve conflicts constructively and to use interpersonal skills effectively - applying situational leadership and other leadership principles as required
*Demonstrated business acumen that balances commercial performance with customer satisfaction
*Ability to manage 3rd party supplier relationships positively and effectively
*Thorough understanding of trade dress, intellectual property and brand protection
*Practical knowledge of document control systems and how they are applied in a manufacturing environment
*Understanding of methods of qualifying contract production suppliers, how to interact with QA, R&D and other related functions
*Ability to work either alone or within a team, including cross-functional teams comprised of internal employees and external partners

The first stage of the application process is to apply online. If you would like any more information about this vacancy before applying, please feel free to contact us and ask for John.
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