Role details

Product Manager

Warwickshire   •   £35,000 - £36,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Major UK Distribution Business
  • Established over 80 Years

About Our Client

My Client has been in distribution for over 80 years. With a reputation built on service excellence, their mission is to develop and maintain long term partnerships through channel customers and suppliers and be a valued and integral part of their supply chain.

Job Description

  • Price bench marking against market to validate our programmes market competitiveness
  • Collect and analyse all data which measure product performance and take agreed action that ensure maximisation of sales and profit
  • Develop and enhance relationships with suppliers and ensure they understand and meet our requirements
  • Management of cross reference and alternates database ensuring minimum of 95% coverage across the category
  • Increase category awareness through regular contact with field sales team, presenting category updates, gathering feedback
  • To understand the needs of the customer and develop the product range through effective NPD to meet those needs
  • Regularly undertake product and supplier reviews and present Management proposals for appropriate steps to maximise performance
  • Communication plans (PR, editorials) for all media to all audiences internal and external inclusive of factor and garage level
  • Analysis of warranty date and provide suppliers with direction on improvements to the speed of resolving claims, technical information on failures and other opportunities for improvements
  • Proposals for catalogue and on line trading developments
  • Accurate maintenance of electronic trading systems - K8, F:Drive and MAM
  • Manage electronic catalogues to ensure they hold all supporting information such as images, technical information, bulletins
  • To manage the suppliers in order to continually improve stock availability and maximise stock turn. Regular review meetings with NDC supply chain on product flow, availability, packaging, warranty issues and stock cleanses
  • Be proactive and creative in suggesting and influencing marketing and commercial initiatives to ensure product performance is continually enhanced
  • Be in a position to advise sales how best to sell the products within your category

The Successful Applicant

  • Highly driven
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Project planning capability

What's on Offer

Competitive Salary and Package

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