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Associate Product Manager

Date: Sep 7, 2017

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

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Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.

PURPOSE:   Primary responsibilities are to provide tactical support to the Business Unit Manager or Guns Manager for the relevant Product Areas. The relevant areas for this posting are welding guns. This includes support for new product development, along with mature product promotion activities and other related tasks.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES):

  • Administrative support for the day to day sales and marketing activities for the product line or lines
  • Field sales support for end-users, distributors and Lincoln personnel
  • Evaluate markets and technologies, in coordination with gun sales specialist team
  • Support the development of materials designed to motivate sales inquiries
  • Work with cross-functional teams including engineering and manufacturing
  • Under supervision, be engaged in new product development in all phases of development from voice of the customer to product launch
  • Under supervision, work with manufacturing, service and engineering to improve products and review field related issues
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in Engineering or Marketing or relevant experience
  • Basic understanding of welding and cutting practices and procedures
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team on tactical projects across multiple areas of the organization
  • Fluent in spoken and written English with good public speaking ability
  • Proficient in core computer software skills such as all Microsoft Office applications and, SAP
  • Ability to handle a constantly changing set of priorities
  • Willing to travel approximately 25% of the time

 

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Marketing 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

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