Product Manager/ Technical Support

  • Job Reference: RE0568PM
  • Date Posted: 27 November 2017
  • Location: St Albans
  • Salary: £28,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: TBA
  • Sector: Engineering, Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Brewin
  • Email: p.brewin@rise-exec.com
  • Telephone: 01623 640544

Job Description

Product Manager Basic Negotiable DOE plus Bonus Scheme and other benefits.

On behalf of our Client we currently have a vacancy for a Product Manager of Industrial Electrical Control and Automation components. You will provide product support and technical support to customers and sales staff on a wide range of control gear, isolators, switch gear, circuit protection, connector and other electro mechanical type components. Duties will include market analysis of given product types to identify new opportunities and testing of new products or suppliers with a view to launching said products.  Managing stock movement at the point of product changeovers.  Training for existing and new products to our internal technical sales team, external sales team and to customers when required.  High level technical support to our internal and external sales teams.  Stock analysis to ensure correct stock profiles are held and liaising with our logistic teams to maintain reliable stock availability and comparison checks against competitor products. Therefore you will need technical knowledge and understanding of these products and their applications. You may not have expertise in all areas but will have strengths in at least some.

  • You will also be liaising with suppliers and quality departments.

  • Occasionally visiting customers and industry events.

  • Liaise with Sales Engineers in order to understand and assist in commercial matters.

  • Procurement and managing stock levels.

  • Dealing with customer issues and complaints.

     

An electrical qualification is likely at HND or above, but not absolutely necessary, however experience in a similar role is.

Skills Required:
Knowledge of electrical products, their applications and market place.
Negotiation at all levels.
Computer literacy with Micro Soft based packages, sales order processing systems and stock management data bases.
Drive & enthusiasm.
Excellent communication.
Self motivation.
Driving Licence.

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