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Trimble Navigation Limited

Strategic Marketing Manager

Trimble Navigation Limited - Sunnyvale, CA

Job Description

Strategic Marketing Manager (Timing & Frequency Division)

Sunnyvale, CA

The Timing Marketing Manager is responsible for identifying, evaluating and contributing to the development of new technologies and products for both new and existing markets and customers. http://www.trimble.com/timing/default.aspx

Primary Duties

* Performs timing market analyses that identify all relevant current and future market elements that will determine product success. The analyses typically includes elements such as competitive product positioning in the market place; competitor strategies; sources of differentiation; distribution channel structure, competitive manufacturing cost comparisons; market segmentation etc.

* Evaluates new, existing, or emerging technologies for implementation in new products; able to understand new business potential of products integrating new technologies, able to lead a team to productize technologies that enhance the value of core products and technologies for a new product

* Contributes to the creation of a product business plan that based on the market analysis, defines the multi-generation market requirements for the product. This includes factors such as product features, product positioning, promotion, distribution and support as well as the market share, revenue and financial targets.

* Participates in industry trade association events, technical working groups, seminars, etc.

Characteristics/Skills

* Understand the product application and customer requirements, in technical detail.

* Able to perform detailed market analysis.

* Demonstrate and project a high level of energy and enthusiasm.

* Accept a high level of personal responsibility for product success in an environment of shared resources.

* Must demonstrate the willingness to be a change agent and challenge conventional wisdom if the conventional wisdom stands in the way of success.

* Able to perform rigorous market analysis in spite of high levels of ambiguity. This implies a thorough and detailed knowledge of both marketing and financial concepts and reasonably high knowledge of manufacturing, selling, and product development techniques.

Education/Experience

* 5-10 years experience in business development, marketing or engineering.

* BS in Engineering required (MS Eng and/or MBA a plus).

* Ideal candidate knowledgeable about communications market and technologies (e.g., LTE), packet network time synchronization protocols

We are Trimble! We design, build, and maintain roads and buildings. We survey land and subdivide areas into cities. We improve crop yield in farms to feed and fuel cities. We track vehicles that transport goods from point A to B to support the economy and feed cities. We have solutions that meet the needs of the eco-system. This is the universe we live in and this is what we do. We transform the way the world works.

Those who successfully lead others to meet our objectives are vital to our organization. Leadership at Trimble is much more than simply exercising assigned authority; we expect our leaders to embrace a mission-focused leadership style, by continually adapting to circumstances while not losing sight of the end goal; demonstrating strength of character, intellect and the ability to convert ideas to reality.

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Strategic Marketing Manager Trimble Navigation Limited - Sunnyvale, CA, United States

   

Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Company Profile:
Positioning-centric information is changing the way people, businesses and governments work throughout the world. By applying Trimble's advanced positioning solutions, productivity increases and safety improvements are being realized.