Product Manager - Petrochemical
Job Description: To Apply For This PositionWe ask all candidates to submit their resume through our website at www.selinc.com/careers. If your qualifications and experience match any of our current openings, please submit your resume for that position so that you may be considered immediately.The Opportunity:Are you seeking a career opportunity that recognizes and maximizes your unique talents? Do you want to work in an exciting and challenging environment? Are you interested in being part of an innovative, industry-leading team? Then consider joining Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) as a Product Manager for Petrochemical (PetroChem) markets. At SEL, we recognize the talent of our employees and provide exciting and challenging opportunities, as we continually seek to lead our industry in technological innovation and cost-saving solutions for our customers. The Product Manager position offers a broad range of responsibilities "it s both strategic and tactical. You will conduct market research and analysis, identify opportunities, collect customer requirements and define go-to-market strategies for PetroChem markets. You will educate and get the word out about the benefits and value of our company, products, and services. You will develop content for marketing and sales collateral, such as flyers, presentations, advertisements, and web content, and will work closely with other product managers and our Marcomm group to deliver the collateral. You must be motivated, enthusiastic, and have a strong commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. This position requires a unique blend of technical and business savvy; you need to be an engineer with experience working in PetroChem markets, have demonstrated experience in product management or product marketing, with strong interpersonal and presentation skills. Current SEL Product Managers find this position to be rewarding: This position has an exciting blend of responsibility, visibility, and impact. Being at the cutting edge of new technology at the industry leader in protection, metering, and automation brings new challenges and opportunities every day. The chance to make a difference in my company and my industry is what makes being a product manager at SEL such a great job. " Senior Product Manager at SEL The Product Manager position is in our Pullman headquarters, located in Eastern Washington, where you ll enjoy an unmatched quality of life; the benefits of smaller town life; country space and fresh air; freedom from traffic; easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests; and great schools and universities.Product Manager - PetrochemicalResponsibilities:
Understand requirements for assigned product lines and/or markets, identify opportunities, and translate opportunities into product requirements.
Create go-to-market strategies and carry out product launches. This includes pricing, positioning, forecasting, competitive market research/analysis, and development of sales collateral and promotional content.
Generate and deliver outbound marketing collateral such as advertisements, web content, press releases, sales kits, and direct mail.
Participate in the development of conference and tradeshow strategies; develop product demonstrations; travel and attend events to promote SEL solutions.
Propose and create technical papers and presentations to promote SEL technologies.
Train the sales force on the benefits of SEL solutions and visit customers with them.
Advance the quality of Marketing by measuring and improving well-defined processes. Qualifications:
B.S. in Engineering
Working knowledge of electric power systems practices and philosophies
Technical marketing experience
Excellent technical and marketing presentation and writing skills
Knowledge of product life cycle planning and market positioning
Willing to travel 25%
Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities
Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
Background check results satisfactory to SEL
Negative drug test result(s)An Award Winning CompanySchweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service, which has enabled us to expand both within the electric utility market and into industrial, international, and OEM markets. In an independent survey conducted by Newton-Evans Research Company, SEL ranks first in seven categories of performance including technology, features, security against hackers, web/internet information ability, technical service and support, price, and relay setting PC software. SEL provides an excellent work environment and is the recipient of several awards, including one of the 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Washington State (Puget Sound Business Journal, 1999 " 2003), Most Innovative Supplier (Energex, 2002), "Entrepreneur of the Year" (Ernst & Young, 2000), and the Washington State Quality Achievement Award (WSQA).Apply Your Talent. Make a Difference. Enjoy the Rewards.Are you ready to be part of a highly motivated and well-equipped team? Are you a quick learner who likes new challenges? If so, then you are ready to join us at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories. Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer III delivered the first commercial digital protective relay in 1984. Under his technical, managerial, and fiscal leadership, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories has expanded to over 1000 employees. Ed understands and supports the need for investing in employees. In return, he expects that we hire only the best, most highly motivated team members, and that we deliver simple, reliable, and cost-effective products and solutions. Our products and solutions must be simple and reliable because they protect the largest, most complicated machine on earth: the electric power grid. Blackouts in the U.S. and Canada remind us that reliable electric power is crucial to our society. SEL provides systems, services, and products for the protection, monitoring, control, automation, and metering of utility and industrial electric systems worldwide. Our company and our products exist to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical. That purpose has made SEL very successful, and the company is managed with sound fiscal judgment and that purpose in mind. Profits are reinvested to fuel the company s growth. In addition to offering a variety of challenges in a supportive, stable environment, SEL shares its success with employees by giving them stock in the company. All employees earn stock at the same rate. And because only employees can own SEL stock, the stock price is not subject to market volatility. Even when the stock market value has plunged, SEL stock consistently increased in value. If you are ready for the challenge and benefits of being part of the SEL team, and you meet the requirements listed above, please apply online at www.selinc.com/careers. Benefits: SEL has an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, and vision for employees and their entire family; long-term disability and life insurance; education assistance programs; a very generous employee stock ownership plan; 401K; flexible benefit account; and an outstanding work environment. SEL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and a Drug Free Workplace.