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Product Specialist - Shanghai

Ref: 386 Date Posted: Monday 26 Aug 2019
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JOB: Product Specialist

LOCATION: Peak Scientific China, Shanghai

JOB TYPE: Full Time

THE COMPANY: Peak Scientific Instruments are a multi award winning company, who specialises in the manufacturing of laboratory gas generators for the life science and biomedical market, with our head office based in our modern facility in Scotland.

We have been developing award-winning gas generation products since 1997 and now employ 480 people globally in 20 international offices, with a turnover of £66M. Over the last five years the company has enjoyed impressive annual growth between 25 and 30%, overall and 60% growth across the service division, selling 90% of our gas generator products overseas to over 126 countries.

With this continuing success and growth, we are looking for a Product Specialist to make a significant contribution to the growth of this award–winning, international technology business.

Peak China is a key market for Peak Scientific both in terms of growth and its significant contribution to the £66 million annual turnover of the business. Since opening a dedicated office for China in Shanghai in 2012 with only a handful of employees, Peak has and continues to invest heavily in China, moving to a new state of the art facility in 2018 with over 40 office-based staff and over 40 Field Service and Sales employees covering the major regions of China including the key cities of Beijing, Guangzhou and Chengdu.

Peak China’s excellent performance was recently recognised for the “Best New Exporter to China” awarded by the British Business Awards in 2016 hosted by British Chamber of Commerce.

THE ROLE: Reporting to the Marketing Manager, your key responsibility will be to provide technical support to develop business and win customers with the sales team and in addition you will be responsible for:

  • Acting as interface between local sales team and HQ
  • Provide training to OEMs, distributors and end users to better understand Peak’s products
  • Identifying marketing or application potential and work out promotion materials to generate brand awareness
  • Translation of product related materials and make sure all are updated and in line with global ones
  • Collecting competitor information to give sales team deeper insights; conduct technical comparisons
  • Collecting market needs, evaluate potentials and feedback to HQ for further product development and evolution
  • Visiting customers with sales to understand customers’ needs
  • Together with BD team visit OEMs and provide technical support, promote new products and applications to further develop and strengthen relationship

THE CANDIDATE: You will have experience in the Analytical instrument industry. Experience of using GC, LCMS and/or other laboratory instruments would be advantageous as well as -

  • Experience in Technical/Technical Marketing
  • Excellent communication and analytical abilities
  • Good language skills (English and Mandarin)
  • Willingness to travel

We recruit individuals who fit our culture and values. The atmosphere is fun, friendly but with a high degree of professionalism and a non- corporate feel.  We respect our colleagues, customers and suppliers and we offer freedom to act, to challenge the status quo but to also take responsibility.

Now is a great time to join us! This Product Specialist role will be challenging and busy, but exciting.  On offer in return is a fantastic work, life and fun balance, a great work environment, plus the chance to make a real contribution to the future growth and success of a global business.  If you have what it takes to be part of Peak, click APPLY!





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