We currently have a full time position available in the Product Planning Group for a Technical Marketing Engineer. This position is needed to help drive the growth within the Vision and Measurement & Inspection product lines.
The primary objective of this position is to work closely with a Chief Engineer to translate customer needs into plans for new product development. This will entail conducting surveys of Banner distributors and customers, analyzing competitive products, writing specifications for new product development, supporting sales with new and existing products, and supporting brand labeling projects.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Support the research and help determine new product concepts.
Support new product development by supplying specifications.
Work closely with Banner customers, reps, distributors, and internal Banner salespeople.
Keep track of product requests from the Banner sales channel.
Support the generation of business cases for profitable development projects.
Support the product launch of the product; work closely with promotional marketing team.
Train Banner salespeople and Banner applications engineers on the functionality of the product as well as the competitive advantages of the new product.
Some travel will be required.
Organized and detail oriented.
Must be able to work with limited direction, setting and attaining broad goals.
Familiarity with basic technical concepts, and able to quickly understand technically advanced products.
Familiarity with basic marketing concepts of positioning, promotion and competitive advantage.
Strong abilities in presenting and training.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, or related field.
Three to five years experience in design, manufacturing or applications engineering.
Marketing background is a plus.
Banner Engineering designs, manufactures and distributes photo eyes, sensors and associated products for industrial and process automation...