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Technical Product Manager

Company: Experis
Location: Davis
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

Do you enjoy engineering challenges and problem solving? Enjoy being the technical expert that works with customers, sales & engineers to shape the optimal machine/automation proposal to maximize a customer's business? Product management is fundamentally about thinking on your feet, staying one step ahead of your competitors, and being able to project yourself into the minds of your colleagues and customers. Own the product, be an integral expert to our sales team and use your technical expertise to be the "sense maker" for machine/automation solutions. This company is one of the largest manufacturers of cutting machine tools and a manufacturer of CNC-controlled Lathes and Milling machines. Products include machines, industrial services and software and energy solutions. Essential Job Functions: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Responsibilities include up to and not limited to:

  • Factory technical expert in the sales process for machining center pallet automation & custom machine projects
  • Host factory customer events sharing company technology & how to practically use our automation
  • Build strong relationships with the Sales team & communicate the factory's product message
  • Create compelling launch material introducing machine/automation features, benefits, and sales strategy; the ability to create clear and persuasive material & present it effectively is an essential component of this position
  • Provide technical sales support, track & follow-up on large projects and support Sales to win these orders
  • Visit key customers and regions; travel to trade shows to meet customers and introduce our product
  • Flexibility to work well with internal teams including engineers, quality assurance, and operations; ensure requirements are fully understood and that implementation plans match expectations
  • Understand industry trends; gain a deep understanding machine shop challenges & what drives the industry
  • Other duties as assigned
  • This position does require 30% travel to achieve sales goalsMinimum Requirements:
    • Engineering degree with practical machine tool related experience or equivalent
    • Knowledge of fundamental manufacturing and understanding of machine tools (structure, operation, etc.)
    • Effective written and spoken communication skills; proven problem solving and analytical skills
    • Results-oriented adaptive personality with high emotional intelligence and strong time management skills
    • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment; especially PowerPoint & Excel
    • Ability to travel domesticallyWork Environment: General office environment will be experienced. There will be periodic exposure to manufacturing environments which may present hazards such as noise, electricity, chemicals, heavy equipment, and other automated and manual machinery. Physical Demands: Frequent: Traveling, operating a vehicle, sitting at desk, utilizing computers and phones, standing and walking Periodic: Repetitive foot, leg, hand, arm, shoulder, and torso movements Occasional: Bending, squatting, stooping, and reaching. Pushing, pulling, and lifting objects

Keywords: Experis, Davis , Technical Product Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Davis, California

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