Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Upland


Are you looking for a new opportunity as a Gas Chromatograph Senior Product Manager in Upland, California?  This is an exciting opportunity for you to make a big impact on our business by leading product strategy for our important
Process Gas Chromatograph product line
. If you’re skilled at product management and have a strong understanding of the analytical process control market, this job is a fit for you!
Schneider Electric creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 160,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment:
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What do you get to do in this position?
General Description
- Become a member of the technical management team of Applied Instrument Technologies (AIT) as the Product Manager for our Process Gas Chromatograph product line reporting directly to the President.  You will work directly with the sales and engineering team developing your specific knowledge and skills related to our customers and applications.  AIT is a process analyzer company dedicated to delivering process analytical solutions to the leading companies of the world in the refining, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and steel industries. In addition to process GC, AIT technologies include mass spec, FTIR, dispersive NIR and raman. This position is located at the Headquarters, which is collocated with the engineering and manufacturing teams in Upland, California.
AIT is launching a new Series 7 PGC which is designed from years of experience delivering its Series 5 PGC systems (heritage Foxboro). The Series 7 has all new electronics and software to advance the state of the art in its field.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This product management position is the focal point for all aspects of the AIT Process Gas Chromatograph product line. The position has a broad range of duties and responsibilities which include and are not limited to:
Support product line goals with product development planning, competitive analysis, and the implementation of sales plans. Suggest alternatives to improve our competitive position and define new applications to improve market presence.
Provide timely and accurate technical assistance by joining the sales team in the field and making technical sales and application presentations and demonstrations.
Leading the preparation of timely technical, cost, and schedule proposals in response to customer requests and requirements. Qualify customer defined applications with assistance from our applications laboratory for on-line gas chromatography quotations.
Responsible to recognize when our customer requests and requirements are measurably different from our capability and to work with the sales department and /or the customer to define and negotiate an acceptable solution.
Provide initial technical design, engineering, direction, and support of gas chromatograph projects, to the engineering and manufacturing groups, based on the technical, quotation, and project requirements.
Provide program management for non-major projects from contracted receipt of order to the satisfactory delivery, field instillation, startup, and customer acceptance.
Responsible for meeting product line financial targets including revenue and gross margins that are in alignment with the company business plans.
Document and disseminate appropriate product and service applications.
This job might be for you if:
Education and Experience Requirements:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering and/or Chemistry is required.
A Master of Science Degree is highly desirable.
A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in applications, sales, and /or design of process gas analyzers used for control in the HPI or CPI industries.
Ability to travel both domestic and internationally up to 20% of the time.
Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:
In depth knowledge of the analytical process control market including system integration requirements.
Detailed experience and knowledge of applying gas analysis in refinery and petrochemical industries.
Management experience with global analyzer hazardous area deployment

About the company

Schneider Electric SE is a European multinational corporation that specializes in electricity distribution, automation management and produces installation components for energy management. It is headquartered in Rueil-Malmaison, France and is also based at the World Trade Center of Grenoble.

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation.

Schneider Electric develops technologies and solutions to make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green. The Group invests in R&D in order to sustain innovation and differentiation, with a strong commitment to sustainable development.

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