Do you have experience with product line management and marketing of advanced industrial equipment used in metal surface improvements? My client is looking for someone with experience in the marketing of thermal spray equipment, or equipment in related industries such as welding, surface pre and post treatment, and metal improvement.
Long Island company, a global manufacturer of surface enhancement materials, and the equipment used in the application process - needs a Product Line Manager for their line of thermal spray equipment. The Product Line Manager, Equipment, will be responsible for developing and implementing market-driven product line strategies. The objective of the position is to proactively manage the portfolio lifecycle, establishing and maintaining a sustainable competitive advantage in the market place. Your goals will be to optimize the pricing, and financial performance of the business, participate in new product introductions and repositionings, identify cost reduction opportunities, and advance the company’s technology vision.
The company operates in the key target industries of aircraft turbine engines, industrial gas turbines, oil & gas, paper, steel, and other markets with above average growth potential. Experience with these industrial markets is key.
Working closely with Sales, R&D, and Operations, you will develop strategies to drive sales, both from the perspective of the customer, and in the development of product roadmaps. Experience in market research, especially in the accumulation and analysis of sales and market data is expected. This job will require some travel.
Bachelors degree in Business or in a technical discipline, such as Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering or Metallurgy, is preferred. MBA preferred. Should have several years experience in Product Line Management, Marketing, Key Account management. The client wants someone with in-depth knowledge about the marketing of production or capital equipment in an industrial environment. Experience in marketing of equipment, especially which is used in turbine coating and repair services is desirable. Familiarity with MS Project and SAP is a plus.
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