Job Summary Take responsibility for overall health of product line, including product definition, product release, ongoing P&L and obsolescence. Develop product strategies.
Essential Functions • Develops and implements the “go-to-market” plan, working with all departments to execute • Develops potential partner relationships for the product, and negotiates OEM contracts for key accounts • Ensures Senior Management is informed and consulted on major product line developments and decisions • Develops market requirements, volume requirement and product positioning • Manages the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities • Specify market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers and by attending appropriate trade shows • Works with R&D to develop the product definition, including: specifications; cost; release date; product updates • Provide oversight of EOT’s gate process for affected products • Control and Management of QRD & New Technology budget relative to appropriate PLM Projects.
Other Responsibilities • Provide monthly sales forecasts • Train the EOT sales team and distributors for affected products • Develop positioning strategy for products • Other Responsibilities as assigned
Requirements/Qualifications • Bachelor’s Degree • Minimum four years technical experience; laser/photonics market a plus. • Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally 15-25% of the time. • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office products and ability to work with MRP systems. • Ability to effectively communicate essential information to customers, management and co-workers, both verbally and in writing. • Ability to assemble/disassemble EOT exhibit booth involving: overhead work, use of a step stool or ladder, lifting boxes/packages up to 50 lbs, loading and unloading crate
Competencies • Good communication skills • Analytical ability • Technical knowledge • Familiarity with financial statements and reports • Must be a goal oriented, self-starter with good interpersonal and problem solving skills combined with a high level of curiosity. • Must be able to effectively work with company personnel involved in accounting, engineering, customer service, production and logistics. • Must be able to manage time and priorities. • Must be able to work well individually and in group settings. • Must be able to adapt to rapidly changing market and dynamic corporate culture.
The Leader in Optical Isolators for High Power Lasers
Electro-Optics Technology (EOT) has been supplying enabling components and diagnostic equipment worldwide for manufacturers and users of high power laser systems since 1987. Electro-Optics Technology (EOT) specifically focuses on OEM and custom applications utilizing an experienced group of engineers and technicians that work closely with cu...stomers from the beginning of the customer's project and all the way through to production. Additionally, Electro-Optics Technology (EOT) has the facilities, equipment, and quality systems necessary to ensure that products meet critical customer specifications. Current products include Faraday rotators and optical isolators for use with laser diodes, fiber lasers, solid-state lasers, and QCLs. We also stock a complete line of photodetectors used to monitor the output of pulsed, mode-locked and externally modulated CW lasers, and fiber collimators for high power lasers.