Panasonic System Solution Specialist in Newark, New Jersey

Every moment of every day, people all over the world turn to Panasonic to make their lives simpler, more enjoyable, more productive and more secure. Since our founding almost a century ago, we’ve been committed to improving peoples’ lives and making the world a better place–one customer, one business, one innovative leap at a time. Come join our journey.

What You’ll Get to Do:

As a Sales Engineer/System Solution Specialist, you will be responsible for developing highly technical solutions in response to sales and customer requirements across Global Food Retail Industry and sales channels. This role needs work cross-functionally among our technical team and creative team, partners, and operations teams and is required to understand technical solutions from inside out, demo and promote solutions with our regional sales companies. The role also analyses customer requirements, produces customer requirements and technical documentation that aligns with the product roadmap. This position will also require Project management skills and experiences in order to handle System solution pre-sale activities working with multiple groups within Panasonic and partners globally. You will be covering USA/Oceania regions.

Work closely with regional sales and demo, promote technological solutions

Perform analysis of customer requirements to determine the appropriate and most cost-effective recommendations and solutions; Participates in the sales process when specialized solutions are being requested

Assist regional sales team in the development of cost effective technical/business proposals

Work as Project manager between sales, engineering, operation teams to develop solutions that also meet the customer’s objectives

Responsible for formal writing of proposals, customer requirements

Work with other team members to effectively communicate and service client requirements.

Provide regular two-way communication between the client and team to provide strong team representation and set proper client expectations

What You’ll Bring:

Basic Qualifications

•Minimum Engineering B.S. degree with 3 years industry experience.

•In lieu of degree, 10+ years of relevant experience.

• Maintain up to date understanding of emerging technologies and trends

• Strong knowledge in software engineering is a MUST, software development/QA experiences is a plus

•Highly experienced in computer networking and proven troubleshooting skills

•Experienced in System Integration and system Architect design

•Significant engineering experience and strong knowledge in the food retail industry

•Highly experienced in sales engineering and technical author experience

•Solid understanding of and ability to sell “the value” around an integrated, managed solution

•Detail oriented individual with proven ability to prioritize and complete multiple projects concurrently and within projected deadlines

•Ability to offer creative solutions and resourceful problem-solving skills a must

•Energetic self-starter with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Must have flexibility of working extended hours as needed, and the ability to work independently

•The ability to work well as part of a regional and virtual teams across multiple geographies/vertical markets

•Well organized, effective written, verbal and presentation skills. Ability to prepare and present clear and concise oral and written opinions, reports and presentations

•Demonstrated ability and skills to engage and influence stakeholders required to deliver projects

•Have the flexibility for domestic and international travels 25%-50%

What We Offer:

Family like environment with an entrepreneurial spirit

Collaborative culture that thrives on innovation and new ideas

Rewards and recognition for great achievements

Growth opportunities for career development

Flexible work arrangements to help balance life and work

Competitive benefits and compensation package

Panasonic Boston Laboratory (PBL) of Panasonic R&D Company of America, a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, conducts advanced research and development in the area of optical devices and systems and laser processing applications for the consumer and industrial markets. PBL’s primary role is to work on challenging R&D projects that require innovative ideas and approaches in problem solving. PBL is located in Newton, MA, close to Boston and major universities.

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.