Product Manager – SFR408

Mar 21, 2024 Vacancies

Our client is an established and globally recognised leading brand of both mechanical and electrical locking solutions and door hardware products. Products designed for your safety and security.

The business is now looking to recruit a Product Manager located in either the North West or West Midlands to look after the range of access control (70%) and mechanical hardware (30%)

The Role

The Product Manager for Access Control & Mechanical Hardware will be responsible for driving profitable growth in their product categories, working to deliver our new product development (NPD) roadmap. You will be a critical member of the team in shaping our future product state.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure on-time and on-budget delivery of your category NPD roadmap.
  • Category management of the Access Control & Mechanical hardware product groups.
  • Train and support our business units and customers with new product line introductions.
  • Manage third party suppliers’ delivery on project milestones and product testing.
  • Work with our technical manager to ensure product compliance to the relevant standards.
  • Provide clear communication to the wider business units on project steps and management.
  • Drive and identify opportunities for cost down and product innovation in your category.
  • Know the market: Identify emerging trends, opportunities and potential product enhancements.

The Person

The right person:

  • End user focussed mindset on product usability and improvements.
  • Technically minded, Access Control / Intruder Alarms / Mechanical hardware would be ideal but not critical.
  • A track record of experience working in the access control / mechanical hardware or the intruder market.
  • Demonstrable success in developing and launching innovative products that drive user value and business financial goals.
  • The necessary blend of business and technical understanding of product management
  • Ready to challenge the status quo of how a product should be and how it could be made.

The Benefits

  • 25 Days Holiday  
  • On site parking
  • Fully Flexible – Hybrid working
  • Generous Salary
  • Travel paid for

If you are interested in this position, please contact SFR Recruitment Solutions for a complete job description and a confidential conversation.

Architectural Ironmongery | Internal & External Doors | Access Control | Window & Door Hardware

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