Assistant Product Manager - Rochdale, England

We have an exciting opportunity for a Assistant Product Manager to join NEOGEN.

Quat Chem, a division of NEOGEN Corporation, is a UK Manufacturer & Supplier of Chemical Biocides & Disinfectants. NEOGEN Corporation develops and markets products dedicated to food and animal safety. NEOGEN’s Animal Safety Division is a leader in the development of animal genomics, along with the manufacturing and distribution of a variety of animal healthcare products, including hygiene products, diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, veterinary instruments, wound care, and aquaculture.

In December 2016, NEOGEN Corporation acquired Quat-Chem Ltd. in the UK. This site specialises in the manufacture of chemical biocides and preventive hygiene solutions for professional use. The NEOGEN formulated hygiene products meet the needs of a diverse range of industries including dairy, poultry, swine and aquaculture sectors internationally.

We are currently looking to recruit Assistant Product Manager to our Product Management team.


The main features of the role are: 

  • Managing the product implementation project process for an assigned range of Farm and Veterinary plus Cleaner and Disinfectant products.
  • Assisting with sourcing products and defining commercial parameters.
  • Introduction into Neogen Biosecurity product range using the Product Management process.
  • Assisting the Product Manager, Commercial Manager and Marketing Manager with one-off projects such as customer feedback groups, refining product development process.
  • Assisting in producing 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 and competitive pricing.
  • Creation of on and offline training materials including blogs to promote our products to the sales teams and end users.


Skills / Experience / Qualifications required:

  • Ability to organise and prioritise tasks.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office, in particular Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experience of MS Project would be a bonus.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with team.
  • Experience of agricultural markets and / or distribution-model supply chains would be a bonus
  • Marketing, Economics, Business, Biological Sciences, or Chemistry first degree or alternatively demonstrable experience in a relevant discipline or market sector.
  • Self-motivated: actively searching out opportunities to add value.
  • Drive to achieve and able to take ownership of activities.
  • Resourceful: able to take initiative to solve problems.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing organisation. Company benefits include: contributory pension scheme, complementary life insurance, share purchase scheme 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!