Kanthal Heating Systems in Amherst, NY is looking for a
Technical Marketing Specialist
Are you a hands on Engineer with experience in electrical and mechanical applications? If yes, Kanthal has an exciting opportunity for you as a Technical Marketing Specialist in our Amherst, NY location!
KANTHAL®Heating Systems is the global leader for products and services within the Industrial Heating Technology area. We offer a complete range of furnace systems, heating elements, and accessories for use throughout the heat treatment, foundry, and thermal processing markets.
The Kanthal brand belongs to Sandvik Materials Technology, a business area within the Sandvik Group.
Key performance areas
As the Technical Marketing Specialist, you will be responsible for providing technical solutions to customers and supporting the Sales Organization. This role will also be responsible for developing new applications, new market prospects and technical solutions, in support of business growth. This position will be a member of the Kanthal Heating Systems Sales Team in NAFTA.
Additionally the Technical Marketing Specialist will:
  • Support the qualification process of prospects in known applications
  • Coaching of sales people in order to constantly increase their product knowledge and technical skills
  • Develop new applications in close cooperation with customers, sales and production management
  • Joint and direct customer visits with field sales professionals
  • Assist in creating technical partnership with selected customers
  • Maintain and develop the relationship with key customers
  • Collect market intelligence and provide feedback regarding products, applications, developments and activities of competitors, customers and prospects
  • Participate as a technical expert at fairs, trade events and exhibitions
  • Assist in development of sales promotion material and technical information regarding campaigns, abstract, product sheets, and other product marketing tools
This role is based at our Amherst, NY (a suburb of Buffalo, NY) location
Your Profile
The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Engineering, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. Relevant experience in a related field would be a plus, as would design program experience (AutoCAD or Solidwork). Sound technical engineering skills in evaluating electrical systems, components and applications to assist in the development of solutions and products in accordance with customer demands to improve thermal efficiency, energy efficiency and / or processing productivity is required.
You are motivated self-starter, who demonstrates a high level of initiative, organization, and influential leadership. Your communication skills are excellent, and you possess the ability to engage in frequent overnight travel to various sites and customer locations.
Sandvik offers a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive benefits package of health, dental and disability insurance, a 401(k) retirement savings plan, and a company car. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.
How to apply
For immediate consideration, please visit www.home.sandvik/career and apply to the Technical Marketing Specialist position, Job ID #348816
Deadline: Not set
Job-ID: 348816