Join the Kurt J. Lesker Company (KJLC) in Enabling Technology for a Better World. We are seeking a dynamic, forward-thinking individual to join our Product Management team located at our Global headquarters in Jefferson Hills, PA. KJLC is a growing global manufacturer and distributor of vacuum technology.
The Technical Product Specialist will apply leadership and management skills to their products through Global Collaboration with various departments and suppliers. They will gain knowledge on the products and the product markets, and provide training and technical support to Sales, Purchasing, Engineering, and Service departments.
Key Job Elements:
Must possess the ability to learn various technical aspects of a product line including but not limited to the principles of operation, technical specifications, and the product’s strengths/weaknesses relative to the competitor products.
Must be able to understand technical information regarding form, fit and function of a technical product. Ability to cross-reference technical drawings and specifications to insure conformity to required specifications.
Must be able to answer technical questions in a comprehensive and effective manner, as well as disseminate sales related application information to the KJLC sales force and agents. Will be required to aid in selling products, either directly or indirectly.
Must be able to work with suppliers and/or KJLC Engineers to further develop application specific products, as well as seek out new application specific sales opportunities.
Train sales force on the technical aspects of the product as well as the applications
U.S. Citizen or Permanent Residency status (Green Card)
Bachelor’s degree in a Science or Technology related field Strong technical aptitude and knowledge
Fluent in the English language with strong communication skills
Ability to travel overnight and internationally
Computer savvy in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft PowerPoint