Product Manager

  • Job Reference: JB4085
  • Date Posted: 1 November 2017
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary
  • Sector: Design, Product Development, Production
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Julie Brogan
  • Email: julieb@uandirecruitment.co.uk
  • Telephone: 0115 948 7979

Job Description

Our client is a leading European manufacturer and supplier of protective workwear, high visibility and rainwear apparel.  They are now looking to recruit a Product Manager for their design centre in Manchester. 

Product Manager - The Role:

  • Create conceptual mood boards, colour sketches and drawings of product designs.
  • Calculate costs of new products. 
  • Manage the creation of proto-type samples.
  • Present ideas and products to senior management and sales representatives.
  • Create detailed technical measurement and construction specifications.
  • Partner with team members in China to create accurate samples and bulk production.
  • Inspect and fit pre-production and production samples to make sure all products are made correctly within production deadlines.
  • Communicate with overseas suppliers to identify and solve problems before they impact on production.
  • Communicate with sales representatives and customers on technical questions related to products.
  • Attend trade fairs, educational seminars and courses.

Product Manager - The Candidate:

  • A passion for products, new design and good ideas.
  • Experience in technical products and innovations 
  • Strong technical understanding
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to work with deadlines and attention to detail at all times
  • Excellent knowledge & computer skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint & Word. 
  • Knowledge of design software packages an advantage but not essential. 

Product Manager - The Package:

  • Highly competitive depending on experience

Please note that due to the anticipated interest in these roles only short listed candidates will be contacted