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Product Manager Blasthole 6/21/2018

Epiroc USA, LLC Commerce City, CO

Location
Commerce City, CO
AJE Ref #
582175391
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
MR-398-2018

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description/Job Summary

United. Inspired.
Performance unites us, innovation inspire us, and commitment drives us to keep moving forward.
We are now looking for "Product Manager - Blasthole" reporting directly to Drilling Solutions Business Line Manager of Epiroc USA LLC.

Mission

Manage the sales and marketing activities for the Blasthole product line in driving profitable sales growth.

Be the technical product expert for specifications and pricing for the product line, and liaise with the Product Company (PC) on activities in the region.

Drive new product development opportunities into the PC for the product line.



Responsibilities/Duties
Primary Responsibilities

Assist in developing and maintaining the marketing strategy for the Blasthole product line including planning of the product portfolio.

Contribute to achieving consolidated sales & profitability targets.
Track, monitor and analyze the market shares and market share development as well asKey Industry trends.

Conduct market surveys.
Work with Automation product and project managers to meet KPIs.
Collect & Interpret information on present & future customer demands.
Create product specifications for new product opportunities and continuous improvement.

Develop sales and marketing tools to be used by sales force including value propositions.

Lead, support, motivate and ensure that the customer center develop proper local activities in way to reach the highest Market share.

Provide technical feedback and information during the sale quotation process.

Research competition and provide competitive analysis.
Travel to customer locations when necessary to successfully fulfill goal.
Maintain open line of communication with the Drilling Solutions team, both PC and CC levels.

Capable of preparing presentations using PowerPoint and presenting in front of groups.

Develop training for the sales and marketing teams.
Host Customer Visits to the factory in Garland, TX.


Required Experience

Experience Requirements

Minimum five years of Product Management experience.


Required Education
Education Requirements

The successful candidate should have a minimum of a Bachelor s degree in engineering, due to the technical nature of this position, ideally in Mining Engineering.

The candidate should also be proficient in all computer related software programs such as MS Suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc.) and contact management systems.



Required Qualifications
Skills/Abilities

Have a working knowledge of the Construction and Mining Industry.
Good communication skills (English) verbal and written.
Good presentation skills with small and large groups.
Ability to do physical work in an outdoor environment.


Details
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and outdoor weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment can be loud when working with the machinery (noise protection required).

The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock.
Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.

The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and must occasionally lift up to 100 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Travel:
Travel is approximately 50% of the time, anywhere in the USA, with potential travel overseas.


Location of position
Commerce City, CO

Company presentation
Atlas Copco's Board of Directors announced in January 2017 that it will initiate work in order to propose to the Annual General Meeting in 2018, to decide on a split of Atlas Copco into two parts. Atlas Copco will focus on industry and Epiroc will focus on
mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries.The current Mining and Rock Excavation business area core of the future Epiroc - provides equipment for drilling and rock excavation, a complete range of related consumables and service through a global
network. The business area innovates for sustainable productivity in surface and underground mining, infrastructure, civil works, well drilling and geotechnical applications. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Sweden, the
United States, Canada, China and India.