Join the Kurt J. Lesker Company (KJLC) in Enabling Technology for a Better World. We are seeking a dynamic, forward-thinking individual to join our Product Management team located at our Global headquarters in Jefferson Hills, PA. KJLC is a growing global manufacturer and distributor of vacuum technology.
The Technical Product Specialist will apply leadership and management skills to their products through Global Collaboration with various departments and suppliers. They will gain knowledge on the products and the product markets, and provide training and technical support to Sales, Purchasing, Engineering, and Service departments.
Key Job Elements:
Requires a high level of initiative, judgment, and discipline.
Must possess the ability to learn various technical aspects of a product line including but not limited to the principles of operation, technical specifications, and the product’s strengths/weaknesses relative to the competitor’s products.
Must be able to answer technical questions in a comprehensive and effective manner, as well as disseminate sales related application information to the KJLC sales force and agents.
Will be required to generate detailed quotes and participate in the selling process of all products, either directly or indirectly.
Must be able to work with suppliers and/or Engineers to further develop application specific products, as well as seek out diversified products to support new markets and sales opportunities.
Train sales force on the technical aspects of the products as well as the applications of those product
Four-year certified technical school or higher education in CNC machining relevant fields
7+ years of machine shop experience with Mastercam programming knowledge, CNC machining, manual work centers and welding
Basic CAD software and GT&D understanding
Ability to accurately read mechanical drawings
Strong organizational and time management skills.
U.S. Citizen or Permanent Residency status (Green Card)
Self-motivated and skilled in multitasking.
Fluent in the English language with strong communication skills
Ability to travel overnight and internationally
Strong people skills.
Fluent in PC based software programs.
Experience in custom and production manufacturing for the Vacuum Science Industry.
Master’s degree in a manufacturing and / or Sales related field
Product management experience
The Kurt J. Lesker Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disability