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Provide product support expertise in the design, application, sales & marketing of Mechanical Products and other assigned products to both inside operations and outside sales team.

Product Manager - Mechanical Products

 

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES: customers.

  • Act as a central liaison and knowledge expert for mechanical product issues.
  • Create and update existing support materials.
  • Develop, support and grow all mechanical product opportunities.
  • Develop new market opportunities, products and customers.
  • Produce or provide technical papers, literature, and training material as required.
  • Provide product training for new employees and group training as required

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Provide technical support to inside and outside sales, distributors and end-users
  • Be willing to travel in the field for training, sales calls, instrument audits and problem resolution.
  • Listen to and evaluate customer needs for application of instruments. Assist in product selection, or change, as required
  • Develop product positioning that supports all WIKA collateral, including sales presentations, web site content, product brochures, and catalog.
  • Monitor market and competitors, analyze competitive offerings, and develop competitive sales training materials.
  • Work closely with Market Segment Managers to investigate and evaluate new product suggestions and ideas.
  • Facilitate the VOC from initial design through prototype and final marketplace introduction.
  • Provide product launch collateral and required training.
  • Manage projects involving cross-functional teams. This may include determining resources, assigning tasks, creating project timelines, tracking progress against timeline, and communicating project status.
  • Work with marketing department in communications and product support literature to insure the technical accuracy of information.
  • Work closely with the field team to support sales efforts with specific messaging and business cases
  • Monitor market trends to establish competitive pricing levels.
  • Assist in resolution of customer problems when requested.
  • Assist in BOM issues as required
  • Participate in trade shows

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

 

  • Support technically the Diaphragm Seal Department
  • Write reports that describe the problem and the solution for gauge difficulties and failure’s in the field.
  • Perform instrumentation audits at end user facilities
  • As needed.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS/PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS:  

 

  • 4 year (or greater) College Degree in Mechanical or Electrical (with very good mechanical interest and aptitude) Engineering.
  • 5+ years of industry experience. Can include, engineering, design, technical sales, application support, or a combination of the above.
  • Very charismatic and professional. MUST have the ability to work with employees directly in manufacturing and customers (internal and external) through upper management.
  • Command of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Some exposure to plant operating systems beneficial.
  • Understanding of BOM’s and ECN’s .
  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude and be able to speak and apply it in a common sensed, practical manner.
  • Ability to juggle many diversified small and large projects at the same time, while handling day-to-day tasks, such as answering customer calls for technical information.
  • Self-motivated and able to investigate, listen and make decisions based on data presented on new topics not previously known.
  • Ability and interest in taking “Product and Customer Ownership”.
  • Some Travel Involved.

It is the policy of WIKA Instrument LP to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, genetics, disability or veteran status. WIKA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

 


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WIKA Alexander Wiegand SE & Co. KG is a renowned partner and competent specialist for pressure, temperature and level measurement technology.

As an internationally positioned family business with an annual turnover of 750 million euros, we defend our leading position in the world market. Our success is assured by 7,900 highly qualified and motivated employees worldwide.