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Product Manager - Solon, OH    View Details    |    Apply Now

Posted: 02/03/2017
Job Number: 17-BTG-561S

Role Objective
Role Objective:

Develops products by identifying potential products; conducting market research; generating product requirements; determining specifications, production timetables, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction; developing marketing strategies and plans

General Functions
General Functions/Specific Responsibilities: 

  1. Determines customers' needs and desires by specifying research needed to obtain market information.
  2. Assess market competition by comparing company's product to competitors product.
  3. Assesses product market data by calling on customers with field salespeople and evaluating sales call results.
  4. Brings new products to market by analyzing proposed product requirements and product development programs; preparing return on investment analyses; establishing time schedules with engineering and manufacturing.
  5. Manage, promote and control assigned product lines
  6. Establish product line direction for existing products and product line extensions.  Identify potential new markets.
  7. Support and training of sales staff and sales channel partners.
  8. Track revenue and margin performance of product lines.
  9. Develop market pricing strategies and discount structures in conjunction with the VP of Sales.
  10. Develop product cost containment and reduction initiatives.
  11. Track industry trends, product segment growth and market share by product line.
  12. Team lead for industry trade shows for assigned product lines/markets.
  13. Evaluate new product introduction ideas, including development of key specifications and market requirements.
  14. Active team member on NPI teams for assigned product lines.
  15. Perform other duties as required.

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies

  1. B.S. in Engineering or other technical discipline..
  2. Demonstrated experience in gathering design requirements into a product definition.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work in a team to rapidly bring new products to market.
  4. Strong analytical and communication skills.
  5. Understand how important customer needs and satisfactions are.
  6. Operate computer and keyboard; able to use phone; sit for long periods; communicate using speech, hearing and vision skills.

Will accept a trainee?
No

Job Length
Full time

Work Hours
8-5

Product Manager/Engineering DAS- Solon, OH    View Details    |    Apply Now

Posted: 02/20/2017
Job Number: 17-BTG-574S

Role Objective
Provide product leadership and technical guidence to the DAS /IBC product Family

General Functions
Will be responsible for the vision and strategic position of the Bird in the DAS / IBC market segments. Including leadership and guides across company departments from Sales to Engineering. Develop ideas and plans for sales growth and continuous penetration into accounts, customers, and the expansion of customer base for Company product and systems. Drive business growth DAS /IBC Market and Key accounts.

  1. Lead a cross functional team focus DAS/IBC Products and Market Segment
  2. Provide roadmaps and ideas to pursue emerging markets and strategic accounts to provide sales growth.
  3. Gain in-depth knowledge of specific RF related programs, their scope, schedules, dollar value, competitive landscape and criteria for purchase and/or informational specs and key contacts within the organization.
  4. Serve as key contact and proactively interface with the Product Marketing and Applications groups within the Company.
  5. Serve as advisor to the company with regard to market trends, applications for products and service offerings, as well as recommending the methodology for achieving the relevant company goals.
  6. Research and report to executive management on global market trends and drivers. Analyze the trends and establish plans for DAS /IBC products’ response, including contingency and risk mitigation, as required.
  7. Strategic analysis of corporate portfolio.
  8. Support the integrations of new company products and technologies with existing company products, systems and services
  9. Guide the development of proposals and the company process(es) for evaluating business opportunities
  10. Participate on the Growth Business and new Product Council teams within the corporation as required
  11. Support the transition of expansion, consolidation and restructuring initiatives as required.
  12. Develop market pricing strategies and discount structures in conjunction with the Sales Team.
  13. Maintain continuous intelligence reporting on markets, customers, products, and competition in support of achieving a leadership position in the marketplace.

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies
B.S. in Engineering or other technical discipline.

MBA a plus.

Demonstrated ability to work in a team to rapidly bring new products to market.

Operate computer and keyboard; able to use phone; sit for long periods; communicate using speech, hearing and vision skills.

 In-depth understanding of DAS/IBC product applications and markets, as well as industry trends.

Minimum of 5 years business experience.

Will accept a trainee?
No

Job Length

Work Hours

Operations

Director of Operations- Solon, OH    View Details    |    Apply Now

Posted: 02/20/2017
Job Number: 17-BTG-575S

Role Objective
Director of Operations for Bird located in Solon, OH with global responsibility.

General Functions
1. Develop short and long-term operating plans including annual budget.

2. Implement major capital projects on-time and on budget.

3. Identify sources of supply and continuous improvement of key suppliers to ensure the best value to the company

4. Analyze and support Make/Buy Decisions

5. Lead initiatives to establish a world-class quality and safety environment.

6. Prepare and administer budgets, financial analysis and overall performance metrics for manufacturing.

7. Develop metrics that support the key business drivers and be responsible for metric performance.

8. Maintain issue and post standard performance reports required of this role. 

9. Review methods and procedures to constantly improve labor efficiencies and product manufacturing.

10. Identify problems and perform root cause analysis while resolving issues.

11.Lead key operational principles such as Lean and Six Sigma fundamentals

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies

1. Possess the leadership, communication, managerial and interpersonal skills necessary to be effective within the organization.

2. The ability to function as a leader in a team environment.

3. The principles of project management.

4. Excellent understanding of the basic quality practices.

5. Understanding of Lean manufacturing and management

6. Familiar with ISO 9001 standards and requirements

7. Familiar with Six Sigma Principles

8. Solid educational background (BS/BA preferred) emphasizing mechanical and electronics assembly and test or Industrial operations in a technical environment.

Desired Skills/Knowledge:

Six Sigma Black Belt

Has been involved with implementation of ISO 9001 process

Will accept a trainee?
No

Job Length
Full Time

Work Hours

Quality Assurance

Service Technician- Solon, OH    View Details    |    Apply Now

Posted: 02/03/2017
Job Number: 17-BTG-555S

Role Objective

Repair/Calibration  of Bird products for both Warranty and Non-warranty returns.

General Functions

General Functions:

Responsible for evaluation, troubleshooting to component level, repair, calibration and preparation for shipment of Customer supplied products. Communication and interaction with customers and global service partners as needed.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Incoming product evaluation
  • Mechanical and electrical troubleshooting
  • Product repair
  • Calibration and final inspection
  • Quotation preparation  
  • Other duties as required.

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies

Formal electronic training or equivalent, some knowledge of product line, good communication skills. Use basic electronic assembly tools to repair and calibrate precision RF based measurement and signal handling equipment. Personal computer knowledge.

Will accept a trainee?
No

Job Length
Full Time

Work Hours
7:00 am to 3:30 pm

Sales

Application Engineer- Reston, VA    View Details    |    Apply Now

Posted: 02/20/2017
Job Number: 17-BTG-573X

Role Objective
Application and Customer support for OATS products with a focus on (X-COM) Key accounts

General Functions
Provide technical product support for customers and other company functions.

               

1.   Recommend product solutions, both for new and existing products through the establishment of a thorough   understanding of customer applications and the capabilities of X-COM equipment.

2.  Proactively seek new applications for products, especially with key customers.

3.  Develop specifications for new or custom products for customer applications. 

4.  Serve as a technical resource on new product development teams.  Support alpha and beta testing of new products. 

5.  Travel to customer sites for product demonstrations, training, and to assist customers in using X-COM equipment.

6.  Develop applications related literature for new and existing products.  Publish technical articles dealing with specific issues.  Prepare and deliver presentations at conferences.

7.  Provide technically oriented training seminars for X-COM and BTG personnel, customers and representatives as required.

8.   Resolve problems with products and applications for customers using whatever means necessary.  Travel may be necessary in these instances.

9.   Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of the markets served by X-COM and BTG, through trade publications and seminars and through the development of relationships with customers involved in these markets.

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies
Engineering degree required, preferably in electrical engineering with training in RF technology.  Significant experience in radio frequency technology.  Experience working with RF signal digital capture, recording and playback system highly desirable. Knowledge of Electronic Warfare (EW) and radar applications and technical solutions. Thorough knowledge of the company’s products.  Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.  Good presentation skills.  Good problem solving skills.  Knowledge of the use of general purpose test equipment.

 Must have or be able to obtain a DoD security clearance level. 

Desired Skills/Knowledge: 

Programming skills including Mat Lab

Experience With RSA OEMs; Keysight, Tek & R&S

Will accept a trainee?
No

Job Length
Full Time

Work Hours

Sales Engineer-Reston, VA    View Details    |    Apply Now

Posted: 02/20/2017
Job Number: 17-BTG-572X

Role Objective

Sales Responsibility for OATS products focus on X-COM sales  (Electronic Warfare-EW support)

General Functions

  • Promote sales of RF signal record, playback and analysis products in the US and international territories
  • Develop and maintain key account plans for X-COM’s strategic customers in US and international territories 
  • Perform product demonstrations and product training for customers, X-COM representatives and X-COM OEMs.
  • Call on  new and existing customers to explain compelling features and benefits.
  •  Develop and deliver sales presentations to customers at conferences and key exhibitions
  • •Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key OEM customers
  • Create new accounts though use of web leads, trade show leads and customer networking
  •  Review and edit sales literature, presentations, demonstration guides and users manuals prior to new product launch
  •  Provide constructive feedback from customers into X-COM’s new product development process to help guide product roadmap, product development and strategic decision making. 

    Represent X-COM/BTG to the customer and the customer to X-COM/BTG




Knowledge/Skills/Competencies

•  Bachelor’s degree

•    3-5 years Sales experience

•   Good technical knowledge on electronic engineering theory and electronic systems

•  Working experience in RF signal processing architectures and systems is strongly preferred

•  Must be familiar with RF Signal Analyzers and RF Signal Generators

•  Knowledge of Electronic Warfare (EW) and radar sales and applications

•   Good communication skill and team work

•   Up to 50% travel is required (US and International)

•  Good written and oral English skills are required

•   Must be able to work in the US and be able to obtain a US DoD security clearance level



Desired Skills/Experience:

Experience With RSA OEMs; Keysight, Tek & R&S

Will accept a trainee?
No

Job Length
Full Time

Work Hours

Technical Applications