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Product Manager

  • Job reference: 930281
  • Location: Dalkeith, Midlothian
  • Salary: GBP30000 - GBP40000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 06/04/2020


New Product / Marketing Manager


Salary from £30,000 - £40,000 depending on experience

Location - Midlothian

Working for an independent, global Manufacturing Business on the outskirts of Edinburgh, our client is seeking an experienced New Product / Marketing Manager.


  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of product management and can demonstrate success in marketing/product development environment.
  • B2B and B2C consumer marketing understanding
  • Demonstrate project management skills
  • Understanding cradle to grave product lifecycle
  • Experience of working to brand guidelines


  • Relevant Marketing/Design/Creative qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Project Management Software desirable
  • Adobe Creative Suite desirable

The successful candidate will be tasked with the following responsibilities;

New Product & Special Market Developments

  • Identify high volume ranges, low volume ranges, best sellers etc. for range review
  • Identify range ongoing status with NPD team based on stock levels & market demand
  • Coordinate with outside designers if we decide to launch new "Designer Collaborations"
  • Coordinate new product developments with production/sourcing:
    • Gather different components to review with NPD team
    • Gather all costs/margins necessary from production to review with NPD team
    • Coordinate development sample requests
    • Build pricing model for each product
  • Coordinate with internal design teams for new designs

Product Launches

Ensure all aspects of product launch -

  • Accountable for critical path schedule for launch with production
  • Propose suite of display options provided in time for launch
  • Coordinate all packaging requirements with production
  • Coordinate with production and creative team for on-time delivery of artwork, insets etc.
  • Coordinate sales samples / sales kits for all markets
  • Coordinate pricing templates for all markets for launch

Marketing Materials

  • Brief creative team on global TRG
  • Brief creative team on product specific marketing materials / flyers

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.