Product Engineer

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
10 Oct 2019
Closes
24 Oct 2019
Ref
OX3490
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

Product Engineer

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Product Engineer with an expanding Electronics Manufacturer company based in Middleton Stoney. Working Monday - Friday 9:00-17:00 with a salary of between £30,000-£35,000.

As a Product Engineer, the role is to be the technical lead within product management on the hardware product range. The role entails having and/or developing an in-depth knowledge of products and their place and purpose within target markets now and in the future. The role will include a significant amount of proactive and reactive customer contact, delivering product demonstrations and training and gathering user insights. This will involve both UK and international travel.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Define, arrange and deliver customer demonstrations that support pre and post-sale activities. During these activities observe and capture customer actions, behaviours and feedback and then debrief the product management team
  • Define, arrange and deliver customer demonstrations that support product positioning at conferences and exhibitions. During these activities observe and capture customer actions, behaviours and then feedback and debrief the product management team
  • Prepare and deliver appropriate technical training to the representatives
  • Research and evaluate competitor products and services and produce comparative analysis for internal customers, e.g. sales team
  • Provide technical guidance to the commercial department on product system configurations and technical product benefits
  • Be the primary contact for technical non-support related enquiries from the representatives and end-customers
  • Represent the product management team within designated company projects, and ensure successful, on-time and on-budget project delivery
  • Support the relevant product manager with technical product positioning and the creation of collateral for internal customers, e.g. sales team
  • Investigate and evaluating complimentary technologies and products to enhance the offering
  • Through a detailed understanding of customer needs identify, recommend, manage and drive the implementation of new product introductions or existing product improvements
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with both internal and external customers for mutual benefit
  • Follow policies and procedures, organise filing systems, network folders and email systems to ensure efficient and effective processing, sorting and retrieval of information for all work

Essential skills

  • Ability to extract the value of either a commercially or technically promising opportunity, striking a balance between each
  • An awareness of software/hardware development process and how these are implemented
  • Able to understand complex technical products and associated customer/user requirements and application of these products
  • Ability to design and deliver effective presentations with a core message to channel partners and end users, focusing on the needs of the audience
  • Degree qualification in a Engineering or Technical (Physics or Maths) discipline
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office software and adept at learning new technical software

Benefits

  • Salary package including a personal performance bonus of up to 8% plus a discretionary profit share bonus
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Holiday entitlement of 27 days plus bank holidays

If you`re interested in joining our client as a Product Engineer in Middleton Stoney, Oxfordshire. Please contact us for more information or apply online today.

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