• Permanent
  • England, Epsom
  • ASAP
  • Product Specialist
  • £30000 – £35000 per annum

Product Specialist – Permanent – £30000 to £35000 dependent on experience – Surrey

Product Specialist required by our client, a global automotive company based in Surrey, to work within the established and successful Accessories Business Unit. Working with a team of 5, this role plays a pivotal role in the commercial success of Accessory products. The ABU team has a defined brief to grow accessory revenue and profit. As a Product Specialist, you will be a subject matter expert on a specific portfolio of models, responsible for all related product enquiries. You will manage the successful launch of new accessories on new models, while also working on key projects to improve the commercial performance of the ABU.

Your responsibilities:
*Manage the product launch life cycle of selected automotive accessories – both genuine and locally approved
*Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders to ensure effective and on-time delivery of accessory products in line with vehicle product launches
*Identify market gaps and opportunities for accessory sales, propose effective and fact-based solutions to address them
*Manage and support the operations of various incentive programmes designed to drive performance in the Centre network
*Project management of major supporting workstreams, alongside day to day activities.
*Performance analysis of existing product lines and models, to ensure annual targets are being met
*Respond to issues raised through logistics and customer contact channels

Your profile:
*Self-starter – you should have the ability to manage a diverse range of projects on a concurrent basis, managing changing priorities and situations
*Independent -you should have the ability to understand a project, task or issue and propose solutions on your own, while also working with varied stakeholders to ensure all aspects are considered
*Attitude to learn – you should seek and accept constructive feedback, responding positively different ways of learning to improve performance
*Be a team player – you should communicate and interact with other team members and colleagues in a positive attitude, supporting each other to ensure positive results
*Root cause analysis – you should constantly seek out the root cause and facts of an issue to understand how and where a problem is occurring, ensuring solutions address the real issue
*Customer-focused – Customer experience is the heart of our client’s business approach, and you should always work towards solutions that contribute towards doing business the way customers love
Interested? Please forward a copy of your latest CV with an indication of availability and your salary expectations.

TLP Consultancy Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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