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Product Manager

Job Title: Product Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bury, Greater Manchester
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J903947_1579274010
Contact Name: Melanie Mortin
Contact Email: Melanie.Mortin@russell-taylor.co.uk
Job Published: January 17, 2020 15:13

Job Description

Product Manager - Bury

Fire and Smoke Product and Systems

Role

Working within the technical function of the manufacturing organisation, reporting to the Head of Engineering, you will be the subject matter expert in fire and smoke systems and products, providing technical sales support to the business development team and ensuring that all clients are supported. You will also oversee product and system development, providing technical support to Engineering and Production as required.

Responsibilities

* Be seen as the subject matter expert (SME) in fire and smoke systems and products
* Ownership and maintenance of applicable specifications, and product certification
* Provide technical support to business development in a client facing role, with input to the business development strategy
* Technical advice to internal and external customers on fire and smoke systems and products, including installation, commissioning and through life maintenance
* Develop an effective working relationship with projects/clients and correspond on all aspects of a project
* Input into and approval of engineering tenders
* Oversight of product and system design, analysis and certification
* Support to New Product Development ensuring products are optimised for cost and quality
* Manage the flow of engineering information from order receipt into Engineering and Production
* Recognise variations & delays to the tendered scope of works and ensure they are properly documented and managed
* Ensure certification of products is maintained, identifying and gaining approval for additional certification in line with business development strategy
* Keep abreast of the latest codes, standards and legislation/regulation
* Support the implementation of digital processes and tools
* Support a working environment that recognises best practice & delivery of engineering excellence

Person

* Significant experience of fire and smoke systems and products
* A sound product and commercial knowledge of the air movement industry
* Be conversant with industry standards and specifications and legislation
* Customer facing and business development experience
* Knowledge of mechanical and EC&I requirements of fire and smoke systems and products design; understanding of process and thermo-fluids design
* Product and system installation, commissioning and through life maintenance requirements
* BIM
* Work to tight timescales
* BPSS clearance as a minimum, or potential to obtain
* Minimum HND or similar in an appropriate subject

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