KATERRA exists to help transform construction through technology - every process and every product.
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Industry Analyst and Content Manager Steel Product Management
Working directly in the Product Management Group for Steel Products at Katerra, this role will work with the team on overall industry and steel industry monitoring and analysis as well as content management of the resources to disseminate across the constituent groups.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Keep other members of the team informed of the market data
Accurately price using total installed cost, total ownership cost, and total construction cost specific to Katerra-specific operational characteristics
Actively interact with Operations (including sourcing, business development) to both gather and deliver data
Engage and form relationships with vendors regarding the prevailing product uses, pricing, outlook,
Strive to understand the chief objectives of each product development exercise and actively engage in providing analysis demonstrating value (or lack thereof) in product development initiatives,
Support team business development efforts,
Create content delivering the product development outcomes to the internal and external stakeholders.
Keeping abreast relevant industry developments involving standardization, equipment, products, market and other regulatory data relative to cold-formed steel industry and the ability to filter and promulgate the directly applicable information to the CFS development leadership, the group members and other stakeholders throughout the company,
Maintaining active and vibrant industry network through engagement with trade associations, research community, practitioners, contractors, standardization bodies and manufacturers, and effectively exploiting those in the course of the group's product development efforts,
Support, on behalf of the CFS development team, routine internal requests and provide resources relative to design, products or external consultants,
Enhance and maintain the robust internal informational platform, under the direction of the CFS group leadership, serving as a central depository of the company's CFS state-of-the-art know-how related to manufacturing, design, R&D and construction practices,
Assist in creating presentations, multimedia resources, articles and educational resources on behalf of the group and, when applicable, assisting the company's marketing resources.
Required Skills & Experience
BA in business administration or marketing, or BS in engineering
Previous experience in the construction industry in purchasing, business development, estimation and/or direct construction experience, preferably involving steel and/or cold-formed steel
Ability to collect and analyze data and build predictive models incorporating all relevant cost contributions
Basic understanding of the underpinning mechanics of the business cycle of the construction industry and their effects on supply chain and the decision making in the choice of a framing system
Awareness of major vendors in the finished product and raw material domains
Excellent communication and writing skills and the ability to interact across disciplines within and outside the company in a professional and timely fashion and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively
Preferred Skills & Experience
Understanding and experience with the regulatory and standardization framework governing cold-formed steel framing, materials and industry
Understanding and familiarity with framing methods, basic design practices, common resources and current trends governing cold-formed steel framing industry
Understanding the product lines and prominent vendors relevant to the cold-formed industry involving equipment raw materials, half-materials, finished products, including member, connection components and accessories.
The ability to establish relationships with the appropriate external and internal stakeholders in an effort to stay abreast the latest developments in the industry
Basic multimedia skills
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