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Tuesday 26 July 2022

We are looking for a Product Manager

Product Manager | St Ives Cambridge PE27 | £26k - £30k

Come Make it Blue®!

Looking for an interesting career with a local international manufacturing company?

Webtec are specialist manufacturers of hydraulic measurement and control products helping to improve the productivity of heavy machinery and proud to be awarded ‘Investors in People Silver’ in 2020.

We have R&D, Manufacturing, IT, Service, Finance, Sales and Marketing based in St Ives, Cambridgeshire together with subsidiary companies in the USA, Germany and Hong Kong offering lots of room to grow your career.

Webtec’s Vision is to believe in being better than we are today, striving to constantly improve, and inspiring others to enjoy the challenges that engineering brings.

About the role:
Webtec are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Product Manager to support their business growth.

In this role, you will work cross-functionally to guide products from conception to launch by connecting the technical and business worlds.

You will work closely with engineers, designers, marketers, etc. to help design and develop technologies that meet our customer needs. You will be responsible for guiding products throughout the lifecycle, focusing specifically on analysing, positioning, packaging, promoting, and tailoring our solutions to our customers.

The sucessful  candidate will have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and will feel comfortable dealing with multiple stakeholders, with an ability to break down complex problems into steps that drive product development.

Some travel to customers and trade shows in UK, Europe, USA and Hongkong will form part of the role and a flexible can-do attitude will help you succeed. We offer flexibility in terms of agile working on completion of initial probation/training period. Due to the time difference with our companies, there will be a requirement to work outside of normal hours on occasion.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Drive the execution of all product lifecycle processes for products, including product research, market research, competitive analysis, planning, positioning, roadmap development, requirements development, and product launch
  • Create product strategy documents that describe business cases, high-level use cases, technical requirements and ROI
  • Analyse market data to develop sales strategies, and define product objectives for effective marketing communications plans
  • Collaborate closely with engineering, production, marketing, and sales teams on the development, QA, and release of products
  • Develop product positioning and ‘messaging’ that differentiates Webtec and its features across primary market segments

Ideally you will have:

  • Degree in product design, engineering or business
  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience
  • Fluent in English
  • Ability to use MS Office applications (Excel, Powerpoint and Word)
  • Experience of an ERP system (Epicor preferred) inside a manufacturing company

Benefits include:

  • 24 days paid holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Discretionary profit share scheme for all employees
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Workplace Pension scheme

Explore Webtec’s website and social media pages for further information:

Please email vacancies@webtec.com if you have any questions regarding the vacancy.
Webtec Products Ltd, Nuffield Road, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 3LZ, UK.

 

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