Product Manager

Lichfield Permanent £50,000 - £60,000 per year
  • Market Leader within the Automotive Sector
  • Varied, high growth position

About Our Client

Founded in 1979, Autosmart International manufacture and deliver vehicle cleaning products for customers within the automotive trade. The diverse customer base includes car dealerships, haulage companies, and car and van rental organisations.

Autosmart International's unique business model is one of developing products in-house with an enthusiastic team of chemists and specialist experts, manufacturing on-site, and delivering vehicle cleaning products directly to customers, via a network of enterprising, independent franchisees. These elements all contribute to Autosmart's success both in the UK and internationally.

Job Description

  • Product Development: Lead the end-to-end product development lifecycle, from ideation to launch, ensuring products meet market demands and industry standards delivering target profitability
  • Market Analysis: Conduct in-depth market research to identify trends, opportunities, and customer needs. Utilize insights to drive product strategy.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with R&D, Sales, and Operations teams to ensure seamless product integration, effective launches, and optimal market positioning.
  • Product Lifecycle Management: Oversee the entire product lifecycle, including pricing strategies, product enhancements, and discontinuations.
  • Competitor Analysis: Keep abreast of competitor products and market dynamics, providing recommendations for maintaining a competitive edge.

The Successful Applicant

  • Proven experience as a Product Manager, preferably in the automotive industry.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Analytical mindset with proficiency in market research and data analysis.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Technical background or familiarity with automotive products is a plus.





Qualifications:

  • Degree or equivalent in Business, Marketing, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of product management experience.
  • Familiarity with product management tools and methodologies.

What's on Offer



Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based incentives.
  • Opportunities for career growth and development.
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment.
Contact
Nishan Dey
Quote job ref
JN-122023-6283491
Phone number
121 634 6927

Job summary

Job function
Marketing & Agency
Subsector
Industrial & Utilities
Sector
Industrial / Manufacturing
Location
Lichfield
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Nishan Dey
Consultant phone
121 634 6927
Job reference
JN-122023-6283491