Product Manager - Mechanically Minded

Saunders Lynn and Company

Seeking a practical and technical minded senior product manager. Relocate to a beach lifestyle on the Central Coast. Relocation costs covered.

  • B2C commercial markets
  • Blue-chip business
  • $120,000 + Super + lucrative bonus (negotiable)
  • B2C commercial markets
  • Blue chip business
  • $120,000 + Super + lucrative bonus 
  • Relocation cost paid by the company if you move to the Central Coast

Globally this organisation holds a leadership position within the building industry. The business combines motors and mechanically engineered products with the “Internet of Things.”  They operate in both commercial and residential and markets and are known for driving innovation via their product management teams.  The company wins awards for manufacturing excellence, innovation and sustainability.  In addition, the people and the environment are positive; there is a general atmosphere of fun and collaboration among the team.

What is in it for you?
The opportunity to take on the commercial product portfolio and drive sales and product improvements by working closely with the R&D and production team.  This role is hands on and very rewarding.  You will be taking your influence and negotiation skills to the next level and work with a product group that is evolving and changing due to market demand, technological innovation and market trends.  This is classic all four P's marketing at its best while working with an experienced marketing team.

This role will suit candidates living in the Hills District, Upper North Shore or Central Coast.  Alternatively, your relocation cost will be paid by the company if you move to the Central Coast.

Your responsibilities...
  • Manage the commercial product portfolio in the business
  • Strategic planning and new product development, from concept to launch and everything in between
  • Full product lifecycle management
  • Work closely with local R&D teams and sourcing from sister companies overseas
  • Collaborate with local and international colleagues
  • Keeping abreast of market research, product standards and market trends etc
  • Pricing and margins
  • Forecasting, along with sales and market analysis 
  • Work cross functionally across the business
  • Briefing in the communications team for branding, promotion and execution for the key messages into the market
Your experience and skills include…
  • Experienced, practical and motivated senior product manager
  • Number crunching and analysis
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • NPD and driving product improvements and innovations
  • Develop marketing plans based on your strong analytical skills is key to this role
  • Strong marketing disciplines and an ability to manage multiple projects is essential
  • Experience within hardware, construction industrial or B2B product marketing, with locally manufactured products is the preferred background
Saunders Lynn and Co is dedicated to servicing the needs of the interiors, architectural and homemaker products. All applications are treated in strict confidence. To find out more about this career opportunity, please contact Kerri O’Connor on (02) 9002 3009. Please quote Assignment No. KO/701880.