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Product Manager

  • Location

    Luton, Bedfordshire

  • Sectors:

    Design & NPD

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum + +bonus +pension

  • Contact:

    Emma White

  • Contact email:

    emmabryan@coretalent.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    80000

  • Salary low:

    70000

  • Ref:

    25141/001_1565604966

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-11

  • Start date:

    asap

  • Job page.job details.consultant:

    Emma Bryan

Product Manager

Aerospace/Defence

South East

The Role

Reporting to the Global Head of Engineering, the Product Manager will provide management and leadership for the product line. Responsibilities include:

  • The Product manager will work closely with Sales, Projects, Strategy, Operations, Service & Research teams

  • Ensure new products are launched on time, on spec and on budget

  • Existing products maintain their competitive positioning to maximise both customer satisfaction

  • Responsible for all Product Management duties as informed by Product Lifecycle Process

  • Market and business data reviews supporting development of strategic approach

  • Capability strategy review

  • Customer facing

  • Market research; analyse and present for potential markets, customer needs, competition etc

  • Product road mapping

  • Develop product strategies and commercial justifications for investments

  • Ensure new products meet business needs when taken to market

  • Improve efficiency to product management activities

  • Subject matter expert

  • Ensure compliance and export controls/ regs

  • Post launch product management

  • Working closely to build effective relationships internally and externally

  • Support change and CI

  • Bid support

The Person

The experience required of the Aerospace Engineering Director based from the Gloucester site will include:

ESSENTIAL

  • Aero/Defence experience

  • Experience in Product management

  • Proven track record delivering hardware, software & service solutions

  • Experience in analytical instrumentation

  • SC clearance will be needed

  • Customer focus

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to articulate technically complex material

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to suit audience

  • Microsoft office experience

DESIRABLE

  • Have worked in a highly regulated market - chemical/explosives/narcotics

  • University degree (ideally in mechanical, electrical or engineering subject)

  • SAP experience

  • Chartered engineer

  • Six sigma, lean etc

The Company
My client is a global leader in the defence market. The hardware/software manufacturer based in the Hertfordshire area are rapidly expanding due to large growth plans over the next 5 years. Now is an excellent time to join this business.

Open to ether an established Product manager or an aspiring ambitious individual who wants to step into this position.

The Package

  • up to £80,000 for right person

  • Pension - matched up to 8%

  • Bonus

  • Flexible working hours

  • Private medical

  • Shares

  • Possible relocation for the right person

Commutable from: Northampton, Milton Keynes, Stevenage, Leighton Buzzard, Luton, Aylesbury, Hemel Hempstead, Watford, London, Slough, Maidenhead, High Wycombe