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Safety Product Manager

  • Location

    Winchester, Hampshire, England

  • Salary

    Salary is dependant on experience + Bonus & Car

  • Contract


  • Reference


1-1 Recruitment are seeking a Safety Product Manager to join one of our leading clients based on the outskirts of Winchester. As part of their overall expansion plans in EMEA an opportunity exists to join the Product management team.

The successful candidate will be the epicentre for all Safety product management within EMEA, taking overall responsibility for product management, promotion, new product launching, marketing, customisation, pricing and life cycle management of all Safety products within the EMEA region.

The Product Manager role is a key link between the sales team, their customers, the factories and the R&D centres.

The Individual…

A gifted individual with both technical and commercial experience who has a strong technical background and proven experience of Machine safety.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the market for electro-mechanical products in Machine Safety applications, EN standards, risk assessments and commercial strategies designed to maximise sales.

The Responsibilities…

  • Effective liaison and planning with factories to set roadmaps and launch products to the EMEA sales team.
  • Occasional EMEA wide customer visits to support sales and to introduce the company, in line with the sales strategy and action plan; such customer visits will include inspection of customer machinery, which will include risk assessment, safety assessment of machines and facilities, identification of hazards, CE monitoring & review of safety concepts. Then production of detailed reports regarding safety solutions and corrective actions, which may be presented to customers or internally, and may then form the basis of future hardware and service sales.
  • Manage product life cycles.
  • Prepare Marketing plans to support and drive sales activities.
  • Collaborate with Communications to create datasheets, branding and advertising.
  • Prepare product demonstrations.
  • Train and coach direct and distribution sales teams.
  • Analyse Point of Sale Information to assess trends and develop sales strategies.
  • Manage custom product enquiries coming from the sales teams with the factories and R&D teams.
  • Manage pricing.

The ideal candidate will have a background in electrical or automation engineering at degree level or equivalent and be competent in the understanding & application of machine safety including the Machinery Directives, the associated Standards & Power Regulations. In addition, experience of process safety and ATEX would be advantageous.

The successful candidate will have a fluency in English, both spoken and written. French, German or Japanese language skills would be advantageous but are not mandatory.

It is envisioned upto 10% of the time would require travel, nationally or internationally, and the candidate should have proven skills in a customer facing environment.

A competitive salary and overall package is offered with the role, which will be negotiable according to the experience brought by the applicant.

For immediate consideration, please apply now or call Tanya in our Winchester office.

1-1 Recruitment is one of the leading recruitment agencies for jobs in Winchester for permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions. Due to the high volume of applications we are receiving, if you do not hear from a consultant within 5 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. In the meantime please keep an eye on for any other potential vacancies.

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