New Product Manager

New Product Manager

Job Title: New Product Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + company car, benefits
Start Date: asap
Reference: 12932MG_1550595736
Contact Name: Matthew George
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 19, 2019 17:02

Job Description

As New Product Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Researching, planning and creating a product launch plan for New Product Introduction to products and brands.
  • Communicating effectively with the Procurement, Product, Technical & Marketing teams to help manage the product and brand portfolio.
  • Ensure the Product Management process runs smoothly and continues to deliver exceptional service to our end user.
  • Forecasting stock levels and negotiating with the manufactures to ensure internal & supply chain resource planning is accurate for all stages of the product lifetime. This includes communication with procurement to plan international support.
  • Research and develop a relevant pricing model for new products that takes into consideration; brand margins, packages and anticipate any potential unforeseen circumstances that could result in an increase in overheads.
  • Technical and desktop evaluations which should conclude that the product performance and description is in line with its specification
  • Produce a SWOT analysis to identify and anticipate every conceivable outcome of the product launch and produce a contingency plan to ensure optimal preparation.
  • Ensure all technical details, descriptions and documents are always updated for both new and existing products using our internal database.

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

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a NPI / Project management related role.
  • A proven track record of managing a multitude of products and brands in a portfolio.
  • Experience with an ecommerce platform.
  • Electronic industry background, due to nature of the product.
  • You should demonstrate a real interest in renewable energy, specifically Solar PV would be advantageous.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading company in the Renewable Energy & Solar PV industry! Offering a competitive salary up to £35,000 depending on experience, plus benefits, including a company car.

If you would like to apply for this role, please email a copy of your latest CV to or call Kate Tyrrell on 02392 222960.

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. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.