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Product Specialist

Livingston, NJ

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Description

Product Specialist

SALARY: $65K-$90K

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A large, global chemical company located in Springfield, NJ is looking for a Product Specialist. The ideal candidate will Implement product management by integrating diverse functions in order to maximize product profitability while meeting customer needs.

 

 Research, analyze, plan and facilitate multiple processes with critical impact to operation and profitability including selling price, inventory, sales volume, short and long term demand, effective utilization of production capacity, product/account mix, and other related factors. 

 

  • Implement the Sale of Products to diverse Sales Channels and Customers: Balance and consider multiple factors to achieve maximum profitability.  These are: selling price, sales volume, sales agreement/contract requirements, current and forecasted inventory, production,  and projected demand and costs.

 

  • Facilitate the Fulfillment of Product Delivery and Commitment: Determine and decide on monthly production schedule to fulfill contract and customer needs. Work as a problem solver and eliminate blockages to enhance the consistent delivery of quality products that exceed customer expectations.  Solve and/or recommend resolution to discrepancies/abnormalities, customer complaints and/or quality issues to department and management.

 

  • Sales Target Achievement: Coordinate with multiple internal departments and cross-functional teams to propose and implement strategies/plans to meet target/goal.

 

  • Act as a Critical Liaison to multiple internal departments, cross-functional representatives, and key external contacts/decision makers.

 

  • Research, Track and Analyze Product Management Information: Research, compile, and analyze information to provide consultation and/or expert advice to Management, Sales, Customer Service and others.  Information research and analysis includes pricing, inventory, order verification, account profitability, fleet utilization, contact performance, sample performance and potential customer information.

 

Make Product Management Recommendations in the areas of market trends, sales forecast, sales targets, production targets and inventory allowance to management.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATION REQUIRED: 

• Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• 2-3 years’ experience in a related field is preferred.

• Strong Microsoft Office Suite proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Chinese/Taiwanese is a plus.

• Occasional Travel.

• Must be able to work in a rapid-paced changing environment.

• Demonstrate exceptional teamwork and customer service; behave professionally; treat others with respect and dignity. 

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