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Product Specialist

 

Description

POSITION NAME:

Product Specialist

DIVISION OR CORPORATE FUNCTION:

Industrial Business

HDC & DIN Product Lines

REVISION DATE:

21/9/2022

LOCATION:

Bangalore, India

REPORTS TO:

Director Program Management with a strong dotted line to Eng. Supervisor

SUPERVISES:

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CONTACTS/ INTERFACE:

Both internal & external individuals

Internal: Peers, groups, field sales, management etc.

External: Customers, suppliers etc. mainly on the technical side routinely. Customer contact via telecom, Teams and occasionally face to face could be complex, sensitive, and confidential.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE/ SKILL SETS

SKILL SETS &

COMPETENCIES:

· Technical aptitude.

· Effective communication and presentation skills with good English

· Excellent analytic and problem-solving skills.

· Comfortable with decision making.

· Interpersonal skills to effectively work with co-workers and external contacts.

· Self-motivated, proactive and goal oriented.

· Leadership ability as needed coupled with tactical management.

· Organized and forward thinking with good PC skills.

· Project management skills.

· Thorough understanding of application of Koch’s Market Based Management philosophy.

· Interest in working with people around the world.

· Negotiation.

SPECIAL SKILLS:

· Experience in SAP Modules

· Microsoft Office

 

EDUCATION:

REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering in Mechanical Engineering.

PREFERRED:

ME with Minor courses or degree in Electrical Engineering.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

REQUIRED:

1-4 years design experience of electromechanical products – components and assemblies

PREFERRED:

2+ years of design experience of interconnect products.

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

REQUIRED:

Analytical ability to apply logical reasoning, test assumptions, observe results and make corrections

Strong English verbal and written communication skills that demonstrate the ability to express complex technical concepts clearly and concisely

Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, and Power Point

Good interpersonal skills to work effectively with others and in a team

Travel will be required as necessary

PREFERRED:

Experience with RPM

Roles and Responsibilities:

 

· Timely support on product line(s) query, such as information from 3D models/ drawings, material info, agency data, different versions of product, customer spreadsheets, web info, samples, PPAP, book pricing, PCN’s etc.

· Pricing support on product line(s) such as approving and customer pricing for CM’s, executing product manager pricing strategy in vendor, managing deals etc.

· Carry out basic distribution activities on product line(s), such as design registrations, etc.

· Work and manage simple MOD’s and SOP’s on product line(s), such as cable lengths, orientation, packing etc.

· Typical product manager SAP maintenance on product line(s), such as country of origin, cost of components, MLQ/DU, etc

· Technical briefing to GSM/customer/distributor on product line(s) FAQ

· Escalate large opportunities to global product manager

· Monitor pricing request to avoid cascade effects, escalate large opportunities to global PM

· RPM maintenance as required.

· Sample approvals according to global PM guidelines.

· Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

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