Junior Product Manager - BG Automotive

Salary: Competitive + benefits
Location: South West, Swindon
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Manufacturing and Production,

BGA is the aftermarket division of the British Gaskets Group. We are a world leading original equipment gasket and engine component manufacturer and distributor to many of the world's vehicle and industrial factories. BGA's mission is to supply the world aftermarket with a full range of original quality engine components. Our ranges are some of the best in Europe with a total of over 30,000 references. Located in Swindon with excellent transport links to the M4, Bristol is approximately 40 miles to the west and London 82 miles to the east.

BGA are looking for a talented individual to take responsibility of a group of related products within the business. The Junior Product Manager will become the expert on the product, keeping themselves and the Product Management team up to date with market developments and changes within the business.

Reporting to the Head of Product Management the Junior Product Manager will be responsible for delivering improvements on predefined KPIs, owning the product strategy and developing a sustainable new to range development plan.

The successful candidate must possess a hands-on attitude in regards to problem solving and show a willingness to learn at speed.

Responsibilities will include:
• Good technical understanding of product range
• Managing the entire product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
• Negotiation with suppliers
• Maintenance of data on ERP

• Excellent communication and collaboration skills
• Excellent IT skills especially Microsoft Office
• Analytical approach to problem solving
• Results oriented – goes the extra mile
• Hard working, never-give-up attitude
• An ability and genuine passion to develop the product

This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate to take the next step in their career and take a very visible role within a rapidly growing B2B organisation.

Competitive salary available.

Automotive Aftermarket experience is not essential.

Any interested applicants please forward their CV onto Tom Wilderspin by clicking the apply now button.