Product Development Manager / Product Manager required to join a manufacturer of metrology equipment and precision measuring hand tools. This is a new position which sits within product management & development team, where you’ll be leading new product strategy and implementation across several product ranges and companies.

The Product Development Manager / Product Manager needs to have proven knowledge of the metrology equipment, precision measuring hand tools, inspection tool industry, which also incorporates optical measurement. Experience working for a manufacturer, distributor or end user of these products would be preferred.

This is a work from home position and involves extensive UK and International travel to Europe, USA and Asia.

Package

Competitive Salary depending on experience

Company car or car allowance

Management bonus scheme

5% pension

33 days holiday

Bupa scheme

Healthcare cashplan

 

Role

Product management and product development

Delivering a new product strategy and implementation across several product ranges within metrology, optical measurement, and inspection hand tools

Manage Product Development team members and provide guidance and supervision in line with the brand development strategy

Develop a new product strategy

New packaging solutions

Research the current and future trends in the metrology industry and establish new product opportunities for multiple product ranges and brands

Create road maps for each product division and set with the Senior Management Team the priorities and resources required to deliver as finished products

Work alongside current suppliers of Third Party

Visit and support key suppliers in Europe and China to form relationships that will enable future developments

Drive and deliver new hardware and updated software solutions

Prepare cost analysis on the development, manufacture, and sales

Work alongside our Marketing Manager and team to develop a marketing strategy for the launch of new products

Reporting to the Managing Director

 

Requirements

Proven experience in product development and product management, having held similar positions to Product Development Manager, Product Manager or similar

Proven knowledge of the metrology, precision measuring hand tools, inspection tool industry or optical measurement

Experience working for a manufacturer, distributor or end user of these products would be preferred

Working from home with extensive UK and International travel

Full UK Driving License

Job Location: Remote
Job title: Product Development Manager
Salary: Competitive salary depending on experience

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