Product Specialist

Company: Volt ( Learn More )

General Information
US-MN-Shakopee
$70,000.00 - $73,000.00 /Year
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Full-Time
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is seeking a Product Specialist for our client in Shakopee, MN. This is a long term career opportunity with full benefits and annual bounus.

This is a great opportunity for a technical candidate with exceptional people skills, maybe just recently graduated with Engineering or Technical degree that wants to combine this experience with a customer interfacing role. My client wants to groom the candidate for growth within the company into a full blown product manager.

About our client:

From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers- our client provides the essential expertise and vital infrastructure for business needs to succeed in the world's most advanced networks connectivity.

General Summary:
Working in cooperation and support of the Product Line Management team, the position is responsible for market support of the product line. Provide support in the areas of market analysis, market communication, product pricing, product line planning, and new product development.


Duties & Responsibilities:
* In cooperation with the Product Line Management team, conducts research analysis and market research to define new product requirements. Analyzes sales and other financial data to derive information necessary to influence / support managerial decisions concerning market penetration, product modification, market expansion and new product development.
* Support Product Line Management with product lifecycle management, including new product introduction, with fielding sales calls, assisting customer support representatives. May assist with inventory and shipping processes and coordination, quotes, bid preparation, product loads and cost inquiries.
* Assists with the implementation of market plans for assigned product line.
* Support sales and marketing presentations and demonstrations where additional technical expertise is required on specific products, applications or assigned markets.

Qualifications:
* A completed Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business, Analytics, Accounting, Management, Economics, Finance, or Information Technology required with 2 to 5 years of experience; Master's degree is a plus.
* Strong analytical skills.
* Strong technical aptitude, including demonstrated understanding of a manufacturing environment.
* Ability to communicate effectively in a technical environment.
* Pragmatic: keeps feet on the ground, can implement.
* Strong learning on the job capabilities.
* Business experience in a similar business environment is a plus.
* Strong communication and presentation skills.
* Strong team player, "natural" team leader.
* Prepared to travel up to 15%.
* Familiarity with SAP preferred.
* Fluent in English.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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