Product Specialist in Cerritos, CA at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 5/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsible for reviewing customer specifications and working up a proposal in response to quote requests. Coordinates new product development for assigned projects. Along with Product Manager, may periodically serve as technical sales contact for internal departments and field sales.



ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

* Analyze and interpret customers' technical data package.
* Research and estimate component costs and availability.
* Recommends selling prices considering cost, competition and sales history.
* Assist customer engineering and purchasing personnel with product information and selection.
* Coordinate key new product development projects for target customers as assigned.
* Performs other duties assigned including but not limited to Internal Auditing. (On-the-Job Training)

* Determine sell prices, often in collaboration with Strategic Account Managers, while considering cost, competition and sales history.
* Prepare cost analysis spreadsheets.
* Interpret MRP data.
* Make product recommendations based upon marketplace observations.
* Demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement.
* Direct contact with the customer may occasionally be required



*Other duties may be assigned*

* Bachelor's Degree in engineering or business related field
* 2-5 years of customer service experience with preparing quotations
* Familiar with technical drawings and reviewing data

JOB SKILLS

* Critical thinking skills to analyze information and develop creative approaches to problem solving.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Able to build rapport and enhance Carlisle IT relationships with customers and colleagues.
* Exceptional organization skills, detail-oriented approach and thorough in completing tasks with speed.
* Able to work professionally and effectively on the telephone, through email, written correspondence, PC and on the Carlisle IT systems.
* Excellent computer skills with MS Office programs and experience with MRP systems.
* Able and willing to work overtime and flexible hours to meet customer needs.
* Self-motivated, have and maintain a positive attitude, show initiative and act with sense of urgency

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled