Product Manager - Advanced Materials

Sutton
London
Manufacturing
Permanent
£38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Hybrid working
12-04-2022 08:54 AM
11-06-2022
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Product Manager - Advanced Materials

Sutton - Hybrid working

Competitive Salary and benefits package

Astute are supporting a leading company in the sales and distribution of speciality chemicals and materials, demonstrated by their turnover which exceeds £200M and an employee base of over 150. An exciting opportunity now exists for a Product Manager to be responsible for the sales and marketing of the Advanced Materials range.

As Product Manager, you will be responsible for:-

  • Monitoring and growing the sales in the UK & Ireland
  • Help formulate strategy within the relevant lines of business within the UK and rest of Europe
  • Foster excellent relations with suppliers and customers
  • Provide commercial and technical support to the UK account managers
  • Negotiate purchase and sales contracts with suppliers and customers
  • Balance the supply and demand of products and manage the logistics
  • Monitor customer service, technical and product requirements
  • Support the development of new distributorships

To be considered for the role of Product Manager, you will:-

  • Be a self-motivated individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills in all environment
  • Have some sales or product management experience of specialty materials
  • Ideally have experience in distribution
  • IT literate having a working knowledge of Microsoft Applications, ERP and CRM systems
  • Strong analytical skills - ability to analyse, manipulate, interpret, and present data
  • Have a strong attention to detail, identifying and proactively highlighting any data discrepancies
  • Be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines and to prioritise accordingly


As Product Manager you will receive:-

  • Competitive salary of £38k - 40k
  • **Hybrid working** 2 days remote
  • Comprehensive benefits package


How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to scheung@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 023 93 911 007 and ask to speak to Simon Cheung who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.

I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!