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Marketing Specialist - Lenoir City, TN

Date: Jun 18, 2019

Location: Lenoir City, TN, US, 37771

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.

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Review customer product specifications and maintain an up-to-date file in the customer files.
  • Setup new UPC Codes according to guidelines.
  • Provide select technical information to Customer Service Representatives, Sales, Agents and directly to customers for quotations when necessary.
  • Develop and maintain competitive cross-reference file for products assigned.
  • Capture “No-Quote” products in a comprehensive list with competitor information, sizes, and prices to use as collateral when considering new product development.
  • Review requests for quotations and provide recommendations on the proper application of Hubbell Enclosure products using calculations, software, drawings, testimonials and industry-accepted standards to support recommendation.
  • Collect & analyze market feedback from Sales to identify trends and ensure competitive pricing.
  • Support Customer Service, Sales & Marketing efforts through price recommendation, analysis, and quotation administration.
  • Assist in product launches by helping Market Managers collect useful and relevant data for customer facing materials.
  • Assist Market Managers in collecting relevant market information including competitor pricing, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.
  • Lead implementation of pricing and quotation procedure improvements.
  • Proactively develop and maintain an ongoing price maintenance process to ensure price is being maximized, business unit objectives are being met and that new quotations are in place prior to the expiration of existing quotations.
  • Participate in and lead special projects as directed.
  • Review quotation and order terms and conditions of sale.
  • Assist Market Managers in preparation of advertising, price lists, promotional literature, technical publications, and illustrations.

Skills and Experience

  • Must possess excellent analytical and problems solving skills.
  • Must be well organized and possess a sense of urgency. 
  • Should have the ability to interact with all levels of associates across the organization in a team-oriented environment.
  • Must be willing to embrace change. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to develop pricing utilizing inputs from multiple functional areas within the business and multiple sources of data.
  • Able to read and understand CAD product drawings.
  • Strong working knowledge of database and Microsoft Office applications is required along with the ability to write and execute queries.
  • SAP, SAP BOE, SAP BI, and price margin management software experience is preferred but not required.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business, Math, Engineering, Marketing, or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in engineering/manufacturing or marketing environment
  • Experience conducting pricing analyses and margin analyses
  • Minimal travel required ( 25%)

 

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: Knoxville

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