Support assigned projects with analytical data; generate and maintain product management related metrics and reports.
Perform market research and competitive analysis for global markets.
Assist in identifying new market, product, and adjacent-service opportunities; assist in developing viable programs for entry and creating organizational support for entry.
Assist in determining the breadth and depth of the product offering with an emphasis on total integrated solutions that allow for broader offerings, integrated product designs, enhanced product services and upgrades.
Assist in product lifecycle management and recognizing need for implementing product and service design, marketing, and value positioning activities which continue the growth and profitability of the line.
Assist in determining the value management/positioning of the product in the market and competitive differentiation.
Collaborate with sales and marketing communication departments to define target markets, support materials, and themes/messages for both current and next-generation positioning.
Identify crucial trends and influence the industry by maintaining relationships with key customers and those they serve, industry associations and others that may influence the industry.
Generate sales tools, such as sales presentations, specification sheets, and brochures; manage them on Dropbox.
Coordinate with engineering to ensure sales tools reflect latest functional and safety updates; communicate updates/changes to sales teams during weekly sales conference calls.
Ability to write clear, market-driven product requirements.
Knowledge of company product.
Ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority; team leadership.
Project management skills
Excellent customer service skills; ability to interface effectively and influence all levels of both external and internal customers.
Lean skills preferred.
VOC process skills preferred.
Proficiency with MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite.
Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills; be able to independently solve problems while interacting with various teams and teammates on daily processes and flow.
Must be capable of multi-tasking various duties throughout the day, have a positive attitude with an ability to be versatile and flexible.
Willingness to travel - 15%
About BW Papersystems
BW Papersystems, part of Barry-Wehmiller, combines extremely strong brands, innovative technologies and long-standing global experience in the corrugating and finishing, sheeting and packaging, and stationery, book-binding and security-documents industries.
BW Papersystems brings together 11 brands—BW Bielomatik (BWB), BWP Zerand, Curioni, JAG SYNCHRO, K&H, Kugler-Womako, MarquipWardUnited (MWU), SHM, VortX, WillPemcoBielomatik (WPB) and Wrapmatic—that synthesize manufacturing in the paper process industries. We offer market-leading technology for full corrugators in a variety of configurations, rugged rotary die cutters and flexo folder gluers, as well as starch-mixing systems. Customers rely on us for folio-size, cut-size and digital-size sheeting and packaging of paper, board and other materials. In addition, BW Papersystems’ portfolio includes stationery, passport production and specialized paper-converting applications, as well as book-on-demand binding lines, digital print finishing and RFID processing technology.
With manufacturing plants in the USA and Europe: parts and service centers in the USA, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Singapore and China; our exceptional an...d amazing people working all over the world, we are at your side with product solutions and comprehensive services.