Product Specialist -Medium Voltage Drives

Division: Process Industries and Drives
Business Unit: Large Drives
Requisition Number: 235746
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-New Kensington
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%
Job Description:
Position Overview
Participate in determining the future of the world's leading medium-voltage drive, SINAMICS Perfect Harmony:
Ensure the leading market position of SINAMICS Perfect Harmony
Lead and support various Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) activities, throughout the life of the product
Opportunity to contribute to business plans and management communications by supporting small product development projects for new features.
Works with other product managers and reports to Dir. of Product Management
The Product Manager organizes and supports the interdisciplinary product-related Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) activities so as to attain the best possible product result and to optimize the product's market position and financial return across its life cycle. He or she is responsible to
Develop an intimate knowledge of global customer needs and competitors, identify global market trends and drivers, and formulate and execute a strategic marketing plan.
Demonstrate a deep understanding of customers worldwide, develop good technical knowledge of all products and services, and a thorough understanding of the global marketplace.
Obtain global customer requirements and product specifications via market research activities, market analysis, and on-going communication with global marketing and sales
Create key documents to enable successful development of products
Interact with cross-functional project team of engineering, quality, sales and marketing to develop impactful product launches.
In your entry-level role you will be working with other product managers and support or lead
activities related to product maintenance and product enhancements after product release
activities to improve EBIT situation of product, e.g. through cost reduction efforts
product marketing and the creation of content for pre-sales activities like catalogues, sales tools, engineering manuals
product related market and competitor analyses
coordination of PLM efforts between all Siemens location that manufacture the product, through the Global Change Control and Limit of Authority processes
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Bachelor's degree in relevant field;
Skills in MS Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) required.
Ability to synthesize market and customer feedback and existing and new products into new product ideas and solutions
Ability to quickly grasp technical contexts and acquire knowledge in a technical field
Proven communication skills and ability to influence colleagues
Proven ability to take initiative, drive towards decisions and their implementation
Assertiveness, strategic thinking
Experience in working in small inter-disciplinary teams
Openness towards working in a diverse global team and interfacing with team members of different cultures and backgrounds
Travel up to 10%
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Bachelor's degree or higher in electrical engineering or business administration or marketing
Knowledge in the field of electrical drive technology
Knowledge about medium-voltage drives technology, markets and applications
Knowledge of product lifecycle management processes and techniques
Knowledge about basics of project management

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