Product / Category Manager in Alfreton, Derbyshire

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The Building Awards Manufacturer of the Year 2012, Eurocell is the UK's leading manufacturer and distributor of PVC-U profiles for windows, doors and conservatories, plus fascias, soffits, guttering and ancillaries. Eurocell offers its customers complete building plastics solutions, enabling the company to provide a unique exact colour match guarantee across the whole building envelope. Eurocell comprises two business units. Eurocell Profiles is the manufacturing arm of the company, responsible for designing and producing all PVC-U window, door and conservatory roof products. These products are supplied directly to trade fabricators. In addition, the business owns the Cavalok brand of cavity closer systems. Eurocell Building Plastics is the distribution arm of the company, operating more than 125 branches nationwide. These outlets offer more than 4,000 PVC-U roofline and ancillary building products, with free delivery to any UK site within 24 hours. Eurocell Building Plastics also owns the premium-quality Deeplas brand of PVC-U roofline products. Eurocell is at the forefront of sustainable PVC-U building product design and technology. Its products offer market-leading technical and sustainability performance, plus it operates its own UK-based recycling plant (Merritt Plastics). This plant processes end-of-life PVC-U window frames - up to 12,000 per week, with a capacity of 22,000 tonnes each year, reducing the need for landfill and minimising raw material consumption
Job Title: Product / Category Manager
Location: Derbyshire / Alfreton
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Marketing & PR
Sub Sector: Product Management
Job Reference No: EUROPCM0001

Job Description

Eurocell is a leading building plastics manufacturer and distributor with a multi-channel business model unique in its sector. Strong business growth has created a vacancy for a proactive Product Manager to join the Marketing team in driving this growth.

You will be responsible for developing and growing designated product categories, managing the full product life-cycle. You will focus on category management to improve profitability within the existing ranges together with identifying and introducing new products to drive sales forward. You will be responsible for undertaking competitor analysis and market research to assist with development of new products or changes to existing lines. You will coordinate new product launches or re-launches, project managing various internal departments and external suppliers. Training and liaising with multiple internal sales teams will be key in maximising business opportunities.

We would like to speak with you if you have the following skills and experience:

- A proven track record in product marketing, ideally from a building products or similar manufacturing background.
- Strong analytical skills, with an ability to identify, argue the case and deliver opportunities.
- Strong project management skills, capable of coordinating multiple complex projects simultaneously.
- Excellent communication skills, capable of selling your ideas and obtaining buy-in from stakeholders
- Service delivery focus – the ability to complete projects on time and on budget whilst fulfilling agreed objectives
- Experience of introducing new products to market
- Experience of merchanting or retail distribution channels would be advantageous.
- Educated to degree level.

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