Assistant Product Manager

27000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP27000 - GBP30000/annum Pension etc
11 Apr 2017
26 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Product Manager - Manchester

GBP27,000 - GBP30,000

The Company

Perpetual Engineering is currently working in partnership with a leading supplier of bespoke automated systems into the food and pharmaceutical industries. They are part of a hugely ambitious international organisation who are investing significantly to help grow the business both organically and through acquisition. They are looking to support this growth my recruiting a technically minded, customer facing Assistant Product Manager to help support existing customers and product life cycle planning.

The Role

As an Assistant Product Manager, you will support the team to develop sustainable revenue, profit and market share.

Our Clients consumable range is vast and extends across a number of product lines, some developed through strategy and some inherited through acquisition. It is expected that this person will show an interest in learning about the market of life-science consumables & instruments to support the team in developing a sustainable roadmap. A great strength of our Client is their ability to address a wide range of sample management needs with our breadth of offer (automated storage systems, informatics, consumables, devices, services???); it is expected that this person will work closely with other Product Managers to ensure a smooth integration.

A majority of our sales are to existing customers, so product life cycle management is critical to sustainable growth. This person will work closely with our service team to ensure that customers have appropriate support, options and a roadmap for their current process that gives confidence in further investments. This can extend from supporting the supply of existing products to end of life planning.

Key Responsibilities:


Product data management entry with the assistance of Product Management Team

Manage in-house data and stock

Managing the entire product line life cycle from long term product vision to product end of life.

Support Product Management Team in implementing product launch plans

Working with suppliers to ensure technical requirements and compliance is met

Engaging in pricing strategies with sales and distribution

The Person

The successful candidate will possess a "technically savvy" background along with a passion and drive to learn new things. You must be a confident communicator, both with customers and customer facing people, to understand the customers' problems, and find innovative solutions for the broader market.

In Return

In return the Client will offer an initial 1 year fixed term contract, with a view to a permanent position at the end of the fixed term. Salary, pension and benefit are all included for the role.

If this position is of interest then please send your cv to the link provided or call Rob Marsh on (Apply online only)