Current Vacancies

Product Manager - Lurgan, Co Armagh

Closing Date: 13th November 2020

Full Time

Purpose and Summary of position: Operating as part of a small flexible team within the fast-moving Cable Telecom & Specials (CTS) Business, the post holder will be responsible for both product planning and product marketing. This includes managing the product throughout the Product Lifecycle, gathering and prioritizing customer/product requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with development engineering, to successfully introduce new products. It also includes working with Sales & Marketing to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.

Summary:

  • You will be responsible for turning identified opportunities into sales and revenue
  • You should brim with passionate creativity and display a flair for innovative development to drive business transformation
  • Move CTS to a position where we are brighter, bolder, smarter and faster than our competition. Be obsessive about helping our customers and championing that across the business
  • Generate product requirements, determining specifications, production timetables, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction, whilst simultaneously developing marketing plans and strategies
  • Ensure product equivalence/leadership across all product ranges, to improve conversion into sales orders and revenue
  • Define the product strategy and project roadmap and lead the agile development team to deliver best-in-class customer products and experience, that engages our customers and encourages sales
  • Be an expert with respect to competition and market information. Constantly assess market competition by comparing the Company's offering to competitors' products
  • Determine or create customer needs and desires by undertaking the research needed to obtain market information
  • Bring new products to market by analysing proposed product requirements and product development programs; preparing return-on-investment analyses; establishing time schedules with engineering and manufacturing
  • Recommend the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes
  • Define and effectively communicate strategic roadmaps and proactively sell that vision to internal stakeholders
  • Introduce and market new products by developing time-integrated plans with sales, advertising, and production
  • Provide source data for product line communications
  • Enhance market share by working with sales to develop product sales strategies
  • Be hands on - assesses product market data by calling on customers with field salespeople and evaluating sales call results
  • Provide information for management by preparing short-term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports and analyses; answering questions and requests
  • Determine product pricing by utilizing market research data; reviewing production and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customized orders
  • Oversee the effective and efficient working of the Development Department in conjunction with the Development Manager to ensure delivery
  • You will grow and develop a leading team of technological experts that deliver and evolve at a fast pace. Maintain and mentor product development staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees
  • Maintain product development staff, job results by counselling employees and by planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Partnering closely with the development team, you’ll be overseeing changes regularly with constant iteration and reliance on quantitative and qualitative metrics to help define further optimizations and enhancements


Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • An ambitious person who shares our fixation on delivering class leading customer experiences and who isn’t afraid to turn the familiar on its head.
  • You will be motivated and passionate about CTS markets and thrive in a fast-paced, agile, collaborative environment. You’ll excel at managing multiple projects simultaneously to test, and execute immediate change
  • Lead and drive new product strategy through identifying, analysing and implementing game-changing innovations as well as improve existing product performance with incremental enhancements
  • In this critical role, you’ll play a vital role shaping the strategic direction for the company’s optimisation within the world of power and communications.
  • You should have the scope to push the boundaries, to test, develop and implement challenging new ideas and opportunities, in addition to overcoming internal obstacles and fixed perceptions.
  • Extensive experience in a customer-driven organisation with a customer-first mind-set. Strong communication and presentation skills. Ability to shape, promote, share and inspire colleagues. Reinforce high standards across the entire end-to-end product ideation, prioritisation and development process
  • Develop a deep understanding of our customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that improve customer experience and drive growth
  • Lead, support and develop the development team as part of the cable and connectivity range enhancement strategy
  • You should have product experience with at least 1 year leading and developing a team within the manufacturing environment
  • You should demonstrate clear examples of driving improvements to support significant business growth
  • Technical understanding, with hands-on experience in polymers, polymer processing, communications and connectivity industries
  • History of optimising offerings to maximise revenue, and partner with sales teams to identify and increase successful and profitable business opportunities
  • You should have experience managing projects and making fact-based, data-driven recommendations to both internal and external stakeholders. You should have experience leading agile team(s), an excellent understanding of customer-centric user experience, best practices and running with multiple projects.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to build data supported solutions
  • Self-motivated autonomous worker, but have a real team ethos and belief in supporting colleagues to drive the products and company forward
  • Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A flexible attitude towards travel and working hours is essential, as is a full driving licence


Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to converse in other languages (French, German or Russian)
  • Knowledge of the Industry and/or Radius Systems current offering products and services


Benefits:

We recognise rewarding our people is not just about money, so we are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to our employees which includes:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
  • Flexible Holiday, which increase with service
  • Shutdown over Christmas Period
  • Long Service Awards
  • Discount Voucher Scheme
  • Life Assurance Benefit
  • Cycle to Work
  • Annual employee raffle
  • Free onsite car parking
  • Birthday lunches
  • Tea and coffee

Would you like to work for an expanding, dynamic and agile organisation? if so please submit your CV to jobsni@radius-systems.com no later than 04 December 2020.

Radius Plastics Ltd are an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. 

Contact Name: Deborah Burns

Contact Telephone: 02838446016

SHE Manager - Lurgan, Co Armagh

Closing Date: Tuesday, 8th December 2020

Full Time

The candidate will work under the direction of the organisations General Manager although you will be the resident contact for health and safety progression and adherence for the Northern Ireland operations.

Summary:

  • Drive through the implementation of SHE policies and procedures to achieve compliance with all applicable SHE legislation
  • Support and assist the team in developing and maintaining the company’s SHE management systems in-line with accredited ISO standards
  • Assist in the development and implementation of SHE strategies and action plans to ensure the business continually improves
  • Actively promote and support programmes to reduce the occurrence of Loss Events
  • Participate and drive both pro-active and re-active SHE monitoring techniques to assist with achieving established key performance indicators
  • Audit, analyse and report SHE performance to internal and external clients and regulatory bodies as required
  • Assist with all forms of hazard identification and risk control programmes to identify, assess and control the businesses occupational SHE risks
  • Coordinate all aspects of pollution control, waste management, recycling, environmental health, conservation and energy whilst ensuring that all permitting and licencing requirements are observed
  • Provide training and support to all managers/employees as applicable to aid them in fulfilling their SHE obligations
  • Be self-sufficient in using computer programmes to develop reports, charts, presentations etc.


Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • A proven track record in the discipline of health and safety
  • NEBOSH qualified but ideally to the equivalent of NEBOSH Diploma/NVQ4 level (in health & safety)
  • Ideally Certificate Level qualifications in environment management
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Good environmental management knowledge and experience
  • Computer literate and able to manage own workload to priorities
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in order to explain health and safety processes to a range of people and to give presentations to groups;
  • Negotiating skills to convince managers of the need to implement and maintain safety standards that may compromise speed or efficiency in the organisation;
  • Patience and diplomacy are essential because the profession requires a collaborative approach;
  • Ability to understand and analyse complex information and present it simply and accurately;
  • Strong attention to detail and a flexible approach to work;
  • an interest in the law and the ability to understand regulations;

 

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Membership of either IOSH/IEMA or equivalent HS&E bodies would be advantageous
  • An investigative mind
  • A proven track record in environmental management, preferably in a similar role and environment


Benefits:

We recognise rewarding our people is not just about money, so we are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to our employees which includes:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
  • Flexible Holiday, which increase with service
  • Shutdown over Christmas Period
  • Long Service Awards
  • Discount Voucher Scheme
  • Life Assurance Benefit
  • Cycle to Work
  • Annual employee raffle
  • Free onsite car parking
  • Birthday lunches
  • Tea and coffee

Would you like to work for an expanding, dynamic and agile organisation? if so please submit your CV to jobsni@radius-systems.com no later than Tuesday, 08 December 2020.

Radius Plastics Ltd are an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. 


Contact Name: Paul Crilly

Contact Telephone: 02838 446 058