Product Category Manager

ASSA ABLOY

 

Open the door to your career journey!

 

Do you have experience in managing the full life cycle of various products in order to create and deliver superior customer satisfaction, whilst simultaneously providing long-term value for the company.

 

Come and join the Product Category Management team in Willenhall and experience an innovative culture that empowers you to build a career you can be proud of.

 

 

What you would do as our Product Category Manager

 

We want you to manage the end-to-end product strategy, from development through to completion, of the mechanical product groups for all Door Hardware Group brands including; UNION, ASSA ABLOY, Adams Rite, Exidor and Dale.

 

Reporting into the Head of Product Management, you would:

  • Develop and support the strategy of all mechanical product categories.
  • Identify market gaps, key value chain drivers, trends, and customer profit potential.
  • Have consistent and regular interface with the customer/ commercial market within the field.
  • Support and drive product sales through proactive activities to support the commercial team.
  • Initiate and own market research, obtain buy-in from relevant stakeholders, produce creative and original specifications for best-in-class customer centric products.
  • Create and sponsor generation plans to drive NPI and product lifecycles.
  • Understand and translate all industry standards and leverage to commercial advantage.
  • Have overall management and co-ordination of New Product Development programs on time and to budget.
  • Creation of effective cost/ price/ value propositions maximising turnover and profit potential for the business.
  • Full commercialisation of new product launches.
  • Monitoring and tracking of KPI’s, such as: turnover, profitability, stock control, SKU management and NPI deliver etc.



The skills and experience you need

 

We are looking for someone who:

  • has proven experience within Product/ Category management, ideally within a mechanical industry.
  • can communicate with and influence stakeholders of all levels.
  • has good attention to detail to ensure the relevant data is accurate.


 

Who we are

 

The Door Hardware Group, a business unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, offers a renowned and extensive portfolio of innovative security, safety, and design solutions. Our portfolio comprises of mechanical and electro-mechanical ranges. Combining reliability with innovation we provide solutions, expertise and consultative advice to specifiers, trade distributors, OEMs and system integrators working in commercial, education and healthcare sectors.

 

 

What we have to offer


We’re passionate about providing amazing opportunities and benefits, so you can continue and progress a lifelong career with us – here’s what we have to offer:

  • Learning and career development opportunities, whether it’s online learning, management training or enhancing your skills
  • A competitive salary and incentive schemes
  • A strong culture that unites us across geographies, divisions and brands!

 

 

We review applications regularly, so don’t wait and APPLY NOW!


We are building diverse, inclusive teams, and encourage applications from everyone who can see themselves working with us.


To make sure your personal data is safe, we don’t look at any applications sent by email or post. If you have any questions about the role or the process, please contact our Talent Acquisition Director at ilaria.alleva@assaabloy.com

 


 

We are the ASSA ABLOY Group


Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 51,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Willenhall, ENG, GB, WV13 3PW

Sales, Marketing & Product Management
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Not applicable
31-Mar-2023