Technical Specialist ready to move up a gear? This is a challenging opportunity for any up and coming Product Marketing specialist or a Sales Application Engineer who wants to make a mark within a global organisation and develop their career further in the UK and/or globally.
SALARY: £40,000 – £45,000 (fleixible DOE)
· Company Car
· Group Pension
· Additional Group Benefits
LOCATION: This is an office based role at our UK manufacturing operation but travel throughout the UK and possibly Europe will be required.
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: North West, Liverpool, Manchester, Blackburn.
JOB SPECIFICATION: Product Manager / Sales Application Engineer / Technical Product Specialist / Product Marketing : Global Manufacturing Group – Gas / Rubber / Plastics
The Product Manager / Market Segment Manager is responsible for the portfolio management of existing business as well as the development of new business opportunities with new and existing customers within the assigned product markets/regions, the main focus will be on the gas market sector.
A full job brief will be provided to shortlisted candidates, but in summary, we wish to recruit a Market Segment Manager (you could currently be a Product Marketing Manager or Application Specialist).
You will support and guide colleagues to develop new revenue opportunities for specific strategic markets, undertake proactive issue resolution, improve service levels and maximise customer satisfaction and embrace Customer Value First principles.
Part of your role will be to analyse the product lifecycle of defined products/market ranges by analysing customer data to identify suitable product offerings and customer trends. You will identify and link appropriate customer segments and product portfolios and build new business opportunities and growth.
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for any up and coming product marketing specialist or a Sales Application Engineer who wants to make a mark within a global organisation and develop their career further in the UK and/or globally.
REQUIREMENTS : Product Manager / Sales Application Engineer / Technical Product Specialist / Product Marketing : Global Manufacturing Group – Gas / Rubber / Plastics
Thorough knowledge of rubber/plastic manufacturing technology as well as application know-how.
You must have experience within a sales or Product Management or Application Specialist roles with technical products, ideally within the gas industry (valve, meter, regulator).
We would be delighted to receive applications from individuals:
· Who currently manage their own accounts and Products specifications in the above markets but ideally within the gas sector.
· Who can demonstrate a stable and progressive career to date where they have been recognised by their peers and promoted within those organisations
· Who are self-motivated and don’t require micro management
· Who are strategic thinkers, able to work and thrive in a technical environment
· Who are team players, able to fit in with the current leadership team and actively contribute to the growth and success of our organization
· Be the Voice of the Customer and build relationships that will benefit both parties.
As part of a €9bn global manufacturing group with circa 48,000 associates operating in 60 countries worldwide, we are a specialist division manufacturing precision rubber moulded components, rubber seals and diaphragms sold to gas, aerospace, subsea, acoustics, water and precision engineering markets worldwide.
Succession planning is an integral part of our recruitment process and it is imperative we employ individuals who have the desire and capability to take on greater responsibilities both now and in the future, in the UK and globally
It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Gas Market, Rubber, Plastics, Technical Specialist, Product Manager, Account Manager, Sales Application Engineer.
INTERESTED: Please do apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of you application.
Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
REF: IL15996, Wallace Hind Selection