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Job Title:

Technical Product/Marketing Expert - Itasca, IL

Job Description:

Our client is a global leader in factory automation that designs products to increase efficiency and improve quality control. Through their direct sales approach, we identify our customers’ challenges firsthand and provide the most innovative technologies to further support their development.

Job Summary

Technical Marketing team members are the product experts for their respective divisions. They are responsible for developing the skill level of the division’s sales force, creating resources for internal and external marketing needs, as well as providing knowledgeable support to both sales and customers.

In this role, you will: orchestrate product-related trainings for the purpose of maximizing sales, provide product support and application assistance, and create marketing / sales resources to support the divisional direction.

Candidates should possess strong technical skills, communication skills, including public speaking, and demonstrate excellent prioritization and attention to details.

 

Principal duties and tasks

Provide product and application support for customers and salespeople

Plan, design, develop, and deliver trainings to both new hires and existing employees on products, applications, and competitors

Develop, update, and disseminate technical guides and tips in order to increase the knowledge and skill level of the sales force

Develop, proofread, and modify new product release materials such as product literature, technical and sales manuals, training manuals, etc.

Research and analyze trends of both existing and emerging customer industries, successful product applications, and competitive information in order to maximize the ability of our salespeople to place our products into the market

Travel to internal regional conferences, sales offices, and/or tradeshows for training and marketing activities

Support division management in the development and implementation of new strategies

Proactively identify areas to improve department operation efficiency and initiate projects to achieve such improvements

Qualifications

Four year college degree

Interest and aptitude to master our highly technical products

High degree of attention to detail

Strong public speaking skill

Ability to communicate complex ideas in a simplified fashion

Ability to organize and prioritize a diverse set of projects, tasks, and activities for timely completion

Ability to come up with creative training, support, and marketing ideas

Proficient business writing and oral communication skills

Knowledge of Microsoft-based applications, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Integrity – job requires appropriate handling of confidential, sensitive information

Typical Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, engineering technology, or similar technical field


About Advantage xPO

Advantage xPO is a premier global workforce solutions provider and part of Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd., one of the largest human capital management companies in the world. Widely recognized by industry experts and HRO Today magazine, Advantage xPO specializes in providing temporary to contract-to-hire and direct/permanent placements with proven expertise in Engineering/Technical, Information Technology, Scientific, Finance/Accounting, Human Resources, Clerical and Light Industrial. Advantage xPO connects you with the right opportunity at the right company.

Advantage Resourcing Americas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard for race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, age, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected categories. Advantage is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job ID:
310021

Dept ID:
10734

Location:
Itasca, IL
United States of America

Industry:
Engineering / Engineering

Job Type:
Direct Hire Position
Folder Group ID
139

Posted Date:5/2/2018

Domain:xpo

Contact: roberta.coggins@advantageresourcing.com

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Job Title: Technical Product/Marketing Expert

Location: Itasca, IL

Job Type: Direct Hire Position

Reference ID: 310021

Posted Date: 5/2/2018

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