Assistant Product Manager - Rochdale, England

From farm to fork, we offer solutions to enhance the quality, quantity and safety of the global food supply. Our animal safety solutions are used on farms, veterinary practices and manufacturers around the world to provide the best animal care possible. Whether food or pharmaceuticals, Neogen provides a one-stop shop for the health and safety of our animals and our customers operations. Quat Chem, a division of Neogen Corporation, is a UK manufacturer & supplier of chemical biocides & preventive hygiene solutions for professional use in a diverse range of international industries including dairy, poultry, swine and aquaculture sectors. What we do matters!

Neogen’s culture combines stability with a deep belief in providing professional and personal growth. Our Pillars of Trust – the principles which guide our everyday decision—making, include Openness, Honesty, Credibility, Respect, and Service. It’s the belief in these characteristics that provide a consistent, happy and healthy work environment for our employees. We are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Product Manager to join our award-winning business at Rochdale. Our team supports the European, Middle Eastern, African and Indian (EMEAI) territories for Neogen, a top performing NASDAQ listed business employing over 1,800 people worldwide.

Job Responsibilities Include: 

  • Managing the project implementation process for an assigned range of products
  • Assisting with sourcing products and defining commercial parameters
  • Drive the process using the Product Management process
  • Contributing to and developing, the ongoing product development process
  • Working to the timeline and managing the development of new product justification and market support
  • Managing the production of internal communications such as training materials and product bulletins plus assisting marketing with external communications
  • Researching and reporting competitive data
  • Providing reports on sales, distribution, and usage models as predictors of product life cycle and opportunity
  • Research competitive pricing
  • Creation of on and offline training materials including blogs to promote our products to the sales teams and end users

Skills & Experience required:

  • Must have Product Management experience
  • Degree in disciplines of Marketing, Economics or Business, alternatively demonstrable experience in a relevant discipline or market sector
  • Ability to organise and prioritise tasks and projects
  • Wide know-how of MS Office, in particular Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with team
  • Experience of agricultural markets and/or routes to market via varying supply chains (domestic and International)
  • Fluent English speaker with additional languages highly desirable

Personal Attributes:

  • Self-motivated individual, who actively searches out opportunities to add value
  • Drive to achieve with the ability to take ownership of activities
  • Resourceful and able to take initiative to solve problems

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing organisation. Company benefits include: service linked holidays, contributory pension scheme, complementary life insurance, share purchase scheme, subsidised private medical cover, Cycle2Work scheme, employee assistance programme and competitive salary.

If you are motivated by the above positions and you have the relevant skills and experience and are ready for an interesting, full time, permanent job with great job satisfaction then submit your CV and covering letter to explaining what makes you stand out from the crowd!