Technical Marketing Associate – JUNE 2020 at KEYENCE Corporation of America

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Employer: KEYENCE Corporation of America

Expires: 05/29/2020

At KEYENCE, we never settle. We aim to change the status quo for society and for the world, one product at a time. We are a global leader in industrial automation with the ability to add value to customers in all aspects of manufacturing, research, and design. Our strict promote from within policy puts pressure on our organization to continue developing new managers so we can expand our business and provide lucrative careers for our employees. We hire talented individuals who push themselves and our organization to get to the next level.KEYENCE Technical Marketing team members are the product experts for their respective divisions. They are responsible for developing the skill level of the division’s sales force, creating resources for internal and external marketing needs, as well as providing knowledgeable support to both sales and customers. In this role, you will: orchestrate product-related trainings for the purpose of maximizing sales, provide product support and application assistance, and create marketing / sales resources to support the divisional direction. Candidates should possess strong technical skills, communication skills, including public speaking, and demonstrate excellent prioritization and attention to details.Responsibilities and DutiesProvide product and application support for customers and salespeoplePlan, design, develop, and deliver trainings to both new hires and existing employees on products, applications, and competitorsDevelop, update, and disseminate technical guides and tips in order to increase the knowledge and skill level of the sales forceDevelop, proofread, and modify new product release materials such as product literature, technical and sales manuals, training manuals, etc.Research and analyze trends of both existing and emerging customer industries, successful product applications, and competitive information in order to maximize the ability of Keyence salespeople to place Keyence products into the marketTravel to internal regional conferences, sales offices, and/or tradeshows for training and marketing activitiesSupport division management in the development and implementation of new strategiesProactively identify areas to improve department operation efficiency and initiate projects to achieve such improvementsRequirements and QualificationsFour-year college degreeInterest and aptitude to master Keyence’s highly technical productsHigh degree of attention to detailStrong public speaking skillAbility to communicate complex ideas in a simplified fashionAbility to organize and prioritize a diverse set of projects, tasks, and activities for timely completionAbility to come up with creative training, support, and marketing ideasProficient business writing and oral communication skillsKnowledge of Microsoft-based applications, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPointIntegrity – job requires appropriate handling of confidential, sensitive informationKeyence will not sponsor applicants for work visasBachelor’s degree in engineering, engineering technology, or similar technical fieldThis position is located in Itasca, ILReports To:Marketing ManagerWhy work for KEYENCE?Competitive compensation & benefits“Learn by doing” development policyRecognized by Forbes World’s Top 100 as “Most Innovative” company 8 years in a rowPromote from Within CultureKEYENCE is an at-will, Equal Opportunity Employer. The company does not sponsor applicants for work visa.Up to 25% Travel