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Product Specialist - Centralia, MO

Date: Jan 11, 2022

Location: Centralia, MO, US, 65240

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
 
Division Overview
Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Position Overview

Work with Lineman Tools & Equipment Marketing team to support and implement all marketing efforts for assigned product lines. Includes: customer product support, customer presentations, new product development, product promotion, development of marketing materials, competitive and market analysis, report preparation and analysis.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical product support to field sales, customer service, and customers.
  • Work productively with field sales, customer service, and other departments within the company, as well as customers and vendors as necessary, to help facilitate the timely completion of projects.
  • Lead new product development projects by: researching and gathering intelligence on new product ideas, obtaining customer input and feedback, leading and/or participating in cross-functional product development teams, communicating new products internally and to the sales team.
  • Develop and update marketing materials related to current and new products.
  • Perform competitive and market analyses and recommend strategies to expand the product line, improve market position, improve quality, increase margin.
  • Give promotional product presentations to sales team, channel partners and customers/users.
  • Prepare and analyze sales and other reports.
  • Perform other duties and assignments as required.

Skills and Experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to travel on business related trips (~10%).
  • Ability to move to various locations within the Company.
  • Ability to work on a personal computer or other related equipment as required.

 

RECOMMENDED BACKGROUND:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Marketing, Business Administration, Engineering or technical field.
  • Experience with electrical and/or mechanical technical products and markets is a plus.
  • Must have strong analytical, communication and presentation skills. Attention to detail and appreciation of deadlines is essential.
  • Exposure to the electrical distribution/utility sales channel or B2B sales is a plus.

 

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.


Nearest Major Market: Columbia Missouri