Connector Product Specialist
Welwyn Garden City
Full - Time/Office Based
Salary: £25 - £30k per annum depending on experience
This electronic interconnect company established in 1988 with facilities in Europe, USA & Asia and who strive to be best in class in product quality and innovation whilst maintaining exceptional standards of customer service have an exciting opportunity for a new Product Specialist to join our expanding team.
The successful candidate will be an integral member of a small friendly team assisting the Group Product Manager to deliver products through the new product implementation (NPI) phase whilst also providing technical support to our global sales team & distribution partners.
A keen interest in technology and a proactive approach, combined with a commitment to continued knowledge development is essential. Detailed training will be provided on all processes, products and systems.
*Assisting with all aspects of the NPI process
*Compiling product related data prior to product launch
*Assisting with creating the NPI sales presentations & training materials
*Assisting with the creation of general sales literature
*Competitor studies to ensure our pricing & product features remain competitive & relevant in the market (new and existing products)
*Managing competitor cross reference library
*Analysing market trends
*Tracking competitors' activities
*Analysing and reporting on product sales performance
*Lost business analysis to identify product weakness
*Evaluation & recommending improvements to our distribution partners
*Assisting with product lifecycle management
*Administration of legislative and compliance information and surveys relating to the electronics industry
*Assisting with price list maintenance
Experience & Qualifications:
*Engineering, electronic or technician qualification/relevant experience
*Experience within the interconnect industry would be beneficial but not essential
*Strong people and verbal/written communication skills
*Ability to effectively prioritise workload and work well under pressure
*Analytical, strong team working skills and ability to use initiative combined with a willingness and enthusiasm to learn and develop in the role
*Good working knowledge of Word, Excel & PowerPoint
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate, someone looking to develop into a multi-disciplined role working alongside professional product development, marketing, sales and operations teams.
We are passionate about what we do so if you're looking for a new and exciting challenge, we'd love to hear from you.
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