Product Engineer - Variable Frequency Drives (VFD)
Company: Cameron Craig Group
Posted on: September 15, 2018
PRODUCT ENGINEER-VARIABLE FREQUENCY DRIVES (VFD)Position Duties and Responsibilities: Plans and implements product introductions including pricing, promotion, training, demonstrations, and literature.Liaison with factory and overseas marketing personnel to define, justify, and coordinate new product development.Understands customer applications, products, systems, and business issues.Performs industry and competitor research to discover and validate key differentiators.Plans and executes strategic activities to penetrate targeted industry and convert target accounts.Monitors progress of target account activities against established goals.Provides on-site commercial support as the subject matter expert.Manages key initiatives and projects in conjunction with Sales, Technical Support Group, Engineering Group, and/or third parties.Provides management with strategic and tactical plans to increase sales and market share.Coordinates with Supply Chain Management on sales forecasts, new product introductions, and product phase-out to support inventory planning.Travel Requirements 25% travel within the Americas and occasionally Japan. Required SkillsAbility to handle multiple and concurrent prioritiesEffective listening, negotiation, and consensus building skillsStrong interpersonal skills and presence to deal effectively with internal and external customersExcellent writing, oral, and presentation skillsComputer Skills/Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Beneficial Skills and ExperienceExperience in Japanese business culture environmentFamiliarity with SAP ECC/SAP CRM Required ExperienceBS in Engineering or Business equivalent.5+ years experience in industrial automation sales, marketing, and/or applications engineering.Technical/commercial knowledge of industrial automation products, including one or more of the following: Variable Frequency Drives, Servo/Motion, PLC, HMI, CNC, Robot and Various Industrial NetworksExperience with common VFD applications such as fan & pump, crane & hoist, compressors, winding & unwinding, conveyors, etc.Ability to handle multiple and concurrent priorities
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