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MARKETING PRODUCT ENGINEER - Cleveland, OH

Apr 15, 2002 12:00 AM


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Avery Dennison, Cleveland, OH

Contact: Steve Melfi by e-mail: steve_melfi@averydennison.com

ROLE OBJECTIVE:
Provide dedicated division support by Sales and Development of custom engineered solutions for Fasson Roll North America Division customers.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Manage the development of new specialty products for customers by:

    • Clearly defining customer requirements (customer needs and expectations)

    • Assessing and quantifying the project’s opportunity

    • Working with vendors to identify and procure new raw materials

    • Selecting optimal materials, assets and processes for economic success

    • Organizing and conducting manufacturing trials to qualify and scale up new products

    • Coordinating customer evaluations necessary for product commercialization

    • Establishing product specifications and pricing.

  • Build excellent customer relationships, providing development and marketing support to customers.
    Champion and sell the Specialty capability and products to the customers.

  • Build strong supplier and manufacturing relationships.

  • Provide quick response service to customers, field sales, technical assistance, product information, and specialty processes.

  • Conduct training/ promotion of the Specialty Divisions capabilities to: customers, field sales, manufacturing and customer service.

  • Support the Specialty Division team environment by: sharing supplier and product information with all CPE’s and Business Managers, coaching.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

  • Proven project leadership with $2 to $ 3 MM sales results per year.

  • Excellent knowledge of papers, films, adhesives, coating processes, label manufacturing and converting, and packaging materials or processes.

  • Technical degree and business degree preferred.

Visit the company at www.averydennison.com.