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Category Manager

Category Manager

#Job No. GR239a.

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Category Manager (Electronics)


Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday and Bank Holidays + Company Pension + Company Sick Pay + Life Cover + Benefits

Monday to Friday (39 hours)

Category Manager required for a successful and well established electronics manufacturing company, who can offer an excellent opportunity to work within a skilled team on varied and technical products.

The Category Manager role will suit candidates from any background who have an understanding of electronic products. You will need to be confident dealing with clients directly and working with internal teams to develop new ideas. You will need to be proactive with developing relationships with new and existing customers. Applicants need to be happy with travel, primarily within Europe (approximately 1 in every 6 weeks).

Candidates from hands on roles (design/manufacturing/electronics) who are looking for a new challenge in a more commercially focussed role are encouraged to apply.

The Category Manager role will involve the development of relationships of new and existing clients, developing new product ideas, carry out market research to help develop new products, identify and overcome customers’ problems and train sales members on new products and the general market. You will be customer facing with a commercial focus and will also support with marketing and sales tools.

The Role:

* Develop new product ideas with internal teams

* Carry out market research

The Candidate:

* Commercial experience with technical products

* Confident dealing with new and existing customers as well as internal departments