Product Manager

£35000 - £36000 per annum
19 Nov 2018
17 Dec 2018
Alex Marshall
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Role: Product Manager - Fruit
Location: South Lincolnshire
Ref: HB3709
Salary: Circa £35,000

Our client is a market leader within the fresh produce industry. Due to continued expansion within their operation, they are looking for a Product Manager with Fruit experience to strengthen their team and ensure clear channels of communication between the Customers and Technical department.

Reporting into the Technical Manager this role will be responsible for ensuring clear understanding of the specific product type within the business, educating team members on specific product related issues and concerns.

Duties and Responsibilities:
* Understand and support the sales, procurement, quality and technical teams with operational matters at the designated site including stock management, availability, and samples and benchmarking.
* To make sound commercial and quality decisions on matters relating to product quality, product allocation and providing accurate product information
* Ensure the site undertakes its contracted quality procedures, review processes and procedures
* Support the Technical Managers ensuring the site undertakes its contractual quality procedures and report quality performance (quality service/rejections), ensuring Corrective Actions are completed and recorded.
* Create value by managing product quality to meet customer specification and by providing a logical voice of reason at difficult times when product is border line.
* Working to maintain grower relationships and communicate customer needs throughout the supply chain.
* Working with commercial and marketing teams to ensure a sustainable, long term product pipeline.
* Weekly availability to provide information to procurement and sales on availability for next week and an idea for the following 3 weeks using forecasting model.

* Demonstrable experience of working within a Product or Quality Management capacity with fruit.
* Experience working within a Customer Facing capacity with a number of retailers.
* Academic background within the Fresh Produce, Fruit or Agronomy sector.
* HACCP trained ideally to level 3 minimum.

This is a great job in a fast-moving business for a talented and ambitious technical professional.

If you are interested in this role please either apply via this advert or call Henderson Brown on 01733 235 111

Get in touch with Henderson Brown today to view all of our current food jobs and fresh produce jobs and also to find out more about our fresh produce recruitment and food recruitment services.

By applying to this advertised job, you consent for Henderson Brown Recruitment Ltd to hold your information. Our privacy policy can be found on our website At your request, this can also be sent to you.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs