Global Industry Manager (Metals)
Engineering - Manufacturing
£85k Base

Job Title: 
Global Industry Manager (Metals)
Job Type: 
Senior Executive
Job sector: 
Engineering
Manufacturing
Base Salary: 
£85k Base
Bonus: 
Car Allowance, Executive Package. Bonus commensurate with success
Hours: 
Permanent
reference: 
GIM/811x/02
About this position: 

Our client is an internationally renowned manufacturer of high-end process and analytical Instrumentation. They wish to appoint a Global Industry Manager to head up their Metals division.

The Role: 
  • You will be responsible for the development of the strategic and tactical business and product plan for the Metals vertical market, Globally.
  • The product line management and strategic market development in industrial applications. You will be measured on the successful implementation of agreed product plan, meeting profitability, volume and customer service targets.
  • To increase the profitability of existing products as well as proposing, developing and launching new products, Interfacing closely with sales, technical, operations and design engineering.
  • Develop and maintain a multi-generation product plan. Specify market requirements for current and future products. To manage the entire product life cycle, to maximise profitability, from introduction to obsolescence for the Global metals market.
  • Contribute to the product marketing plan and promotion, product and channel recommendations, including website, literature and promotional activities.
The Person: 
  • You will be degree educated or equivalent in ideally a Chemistry, Science or Engineering discipline, with a strong technology background with product development or product marketing experience and a good understanding of the metals industry.
  • You will have the ability to work across a broad range of responsibilities and manage multiple projects. A strong commercial aptitude and an ability to understand and translate customer requirements. A knowledge of analytical instrumentation whilst beneficial is not an essential requirement of the role.
  • Highly motivated, a strategic thinker who can lead by example, able to see the big picture with the drive to make that vision a reality. There will be a degree of international travel with the role.