Associate Sales Operations Analyst

Cognex Corporation Natick , MA 01760

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

The Company:

Cognex is the global leader in the exciting and growing field of machine vision, with annual revenue over $700 million. We are a financially strong international company with a culture that maintains the fast-paced, creative environment of a startup. Our employees, proudly called "Cognoids," take their work seriously, but don't take themselves seriously. Our Work Hard, Play Hard, Move Fast culture recognizes our employees for their innovation, perseverance and hard work in a fun and rewarding environment.

The Team:

The Global Sales Operations team works closely with the Regional Sales Operations teams to provide global consistency, best practices, and direction in the areas of sales analytics and planning, pricing, commissions, and sales productivity tools. The Global Sales Operations team works closely with the Senior Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing and the Sales Leadership team and reports into the Finance organization.

The Role:

The Associate Sales Operations Analyst is responsible for providing analytical support and driving process improvement for our worldwide sales teams.

Essential Functions:

  • Own sales demonstration equipment planning and execution process

  • Model and analyze impacts of key go-to-market initiatives

  • Analyze worldwide sales capacity and planning

  • Gather and analyze data around global sales productivity and identify common trends

  • Conduct in-depth market analyses on strategic industry segments to drive targeted sales investment

  • Research "white space" account opportunities to help guide targeted marketing efforts

  • Work cross-functionally on projects tailored to address key customer and sales concerns

  • Perform ad-hoc analyses related to strategic sales initiatives

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Eager to Work hard, Play hard, Move fast!

  • Excellent analytical and modeling skills

  • Enthusiasm for learning new business and product knowledge

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • A team player with the ability to work independently

  • Self-starter who demonstrates confidence working cross-functionally

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Education and Work Experience:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Finance or related field
  • 0-18 months of analytical or quantitative work experience preferred

Additional Job Description

Equal Employment Opportunity

Cognex is an equal opportunity employer. Cognex evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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