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Product Marketing Manager

Jameco's Product Marketing Manager has full P&L responsibility. You’ll be asked to be the expert in what design engineers need and will be in charge of sourcing, position, pricing and promoting the product to millions of Jameco customers. This position is a leadership position that will interact with multiple departments. You should have strong quantitative and communication skills and a solid understanding of electronics.

RESPONSIBILITY:
  • Analyze target customer base to introduce profitable new products and manufacturers.
  • Evaluate competitors to find new suppliers of electronics and hobbyists products.
  • Market all new products on the Jameco website and performing products in the Jameco semiannual catalog.
  • Evaluate all products and take appropriate actions to improve poorly performing products by modifying price, promotion, or placement and maximizing profitability of performing products.
  • Represent Product Marketing in Direct Marketing programs.
  • Create BOMs, articles and Kit write-ups for the monthly newsletter.
  • Create SEO rich content for the Jameco website.
  • Locate and cross reference data sheets and manufacture part numbers from one manufacturer to another in semiconductor, passive, and power supply industries.
  • Conduct web research on competitive product pricing and manufacturer’s data sheets
    • Gather and generate reports containing product data
    • Contact vendors directly or via Purchasing to obtain prices, product samples and data sheets
    • Prepare and distribute correspondence
EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Product marketing experience or previous experience in robotics/electronics.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working at an industrial distributor, manufacturer or contract manufacturer, preferably in product marketing, engineering, or purchasing.
  • Strength in project and time management.
  • Strong data entry skills.
  • Strong spreadsheet and database analysis skills.
  • Strong Internet information search capability.
  • Solid time management, ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office products (Outlook, Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Detail-oriented, accurate and possess strong follow-through skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and frequently changing environment.
  • Resourceful, enthusiastic, with a genuine interest in learning more about and contributing to the Product Marketing and Direct Marketing organizations.
  • Knowledge of electronic components (semiconductors, passives, power supplies, test equipment, etc.)
  • Experience with the following distributors: Sparkfun, Instructables, Makershed, Mouser, MCM, Digikey and Radio Shack.
  • Experience with the following manufacturers and technology: Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Beagle Bone, Parallax, Velleman, Robotics, Electronic Kits.
Education:
  • BSEE, engineering background, or equivalent experience.

Jr. Product Marketing Engineer

The Product Marketing Engineer supports Product Managers with a variety of engineering and technical staff support functions dealing with electronic and robotic products. Must learn quickly, prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment, balance the requests of multiple Product Managers and function independently.

RESPONSIBILITY:
  • Administers programs, projects, and/or processes specific to Product Marketing. Serves as administrative liaison with others internally on business operations issues and externally with suppliers on issues related to new product samples, literature, pricing, etc. Prepares and distributes correspondence, spreadsheets, and inputs data into databases. A vital, time intensive aspect of the job involves data entry into product forms, spreadsheets and databases (at least 25-35% of the job involves data entry.) Performs other duties as required.
  • Ability to find and cross reference data sheets from one manufacturer to another in semiconductors, connectors, and power supply industries.
  • Add new products into AS/400 database using information obtained from Product Managers, suppliers and independent research.
  • Conduct web research on competitive product pricing and manufacturer’s data sheets
    • Gather and generate reports containing product data
    • Contact vendors directly or via Purchasing to obtain prices, product samples and data sheets
    • Prepare and distribute correspondence
    • Performs other administrative duties as required.
EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Product marketing engineer experience or previous experience in robotics/electronics.
  • Experience working at an industrial distributor or CM
  • Minimum 2 years administrative experience, preferably in a purchasing or product marketing environment.
  • Strength in project and time management.
  • Strong data entry skills.
  • Strong spreadsheet and database experience, including spreadsheet creation.
  • Strong Internet information search capability.
  • Solid time management, ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office products (Outlook, Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Detail oriented, accurate and possess strong follow-through skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and frequently changing environment.
  • Resourceful, enthusiastic, with a genuine interest in learning more about and contributing to the Product Marketing and Direct Marketing organizations.
  • Knowledge of electronic components (semi’s, passive’s, power products)
  • Experience with the following distributors: Sparkfun, Instructables, Makershed, Mouser, MCM, Digikey and Radio Shack.
  • Experience with the following manufacturers and technology: Arduino, Parallax, Velleman,
Education:
  • BSEE or equivalent experience.
Mail, fax or e-mail your resume and salary history to:

Jameco Electronics
Attn.: HR Dept.
1355 Shoreway Road
Belmont, CA 94002
FAX: 650-802-1520
E-mail:
hr@jameco.com
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