Sharp Electronics Corporation

  • Associate Product Management Specialist

    Job Location US-NJ-Montvale
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/9/2018 4:50 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-4416
    Category
    Marketing
  • Overview

    This position of the Product Management Department is an Associate Product Management Specialist position within the Business Products division is envisioned to be a full-time position that supports  A4 printing products and key 3rd party relationships.  This position will assist in product lifecycle management in a fast paced, high technology environment.  The Associate Product Management Specialist will gain valuable knowledge by working closely with the key department personnel and managers while assisting Sharp in expanding its Business Products Division.

    Responsibilities

    • Develop an understanding of product life cycle management by gaining an understanding the tasks involved in the various stages of a product life cycle – in conception, development, launch, growth, maturity, and decline.
    • Manage of key 3rd party relationships as a key point of contact.
    • Assist product managers in launching new Sharp & 3rd party products whereby gaining a full understanding of key new products.
    • Update product pricing within TechData and SAP as required.
    • Assist with the key aspects of the “4 P’s of Product Management” – product, price, promotion & place.
    • Learn to identify, compile and maintain competitive specification matrix for key product segments.
    • Analyze purchased market data (BLI & IDC) to compile & graphically display monthly competitive price positioning for key product segments and competitors.
    • Aid in the preparation of sales presentation for marketing, sales and executive use.
    • Prepare competitive comparisons as needed.
    • Focus on working in a team environment providing critical, hands on help as needed.
    • The Marketing Specialist will be guided by a Senior Manager, however, the individual will be encouraged to seek guidance and partner with departmental staff as needed.
    • Focus on working in a team environment providing critical, hands on help as needed.

    Qualifications

    • We are seeking an entry level candidate with a strong desire to make a career in business, product management, marketing, or sales. College degree preferred.
    • Marketing and General Business majors strongly preferred.
    • Candidate applying should have a background in or strong interest in cutting edge business technologies and applications.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must.
    • Strong computing skills, especially Excel & PowerPoint.

    Sharp Electronics Corporation is an equal opportunity employer – minority – female – disability - veteran.

     

    No agency resumes will be accepted or fees paid in the absence of an official written engagement agreement executed in advance by Human Resources for this particular position.

     

    All applicants must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship. All applications must include compensation expectations in order to be considered.  Local candidates only, please.

     

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