Product Definition And Technical Sales Lead - Battery Chargers

Caterpillar Alpharetta , GA 30023

Posted 2 months ago

Career Area:

Marketing / Sales / Product Support

Job Description:


What matters most to you? Is it being part of a strong team? Supporting your family? Solving global problems? You can do these and more at Caterpillar; where your work enables progress around the globe, and you contribute to meaningful work. Together, we can build what matters!

The Caterpillar Large Electric Power Solutions Division (LEPS) is seeking a Product Definition and Technical Sales Support lead for Battery Charging Systems. In this role, the successful candidate will perform market analysis, strategy development, product definition, and detailed technical support of sales operations for Large Electric Power's microgrid and advanced power products, with a focus on Battery Charging systems and the integration of these systems at a site level. This position will define and support a portfolio of products that meet our customer's needs, contribute to LEPS' Energy Transition Strategy, and drives the organization to maximize Caterpillar's value to Electric Power customers and Caterpillar's share of future market OPACC.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical guidance to Electric Power (EP), Resource Industries (RI), and Construction Industries (CI) customers and Caterpillar dealers related to customer projects that incorporate battery charging systems during the design and sales process, including performance of commercial assessment and feasibility analysis

  • Provide product definition and functional/technical requirements to engineering teams for the development of new products, including close collaboration with RI and CI teams for market feedback

  • Conduct market research and analyze regional market opportunity, PINS, market competitive price, competitive landscape and regulatory trends to drive future product investments

  • Drive product development and product improvement programs with process partners, including accountability for business case, product and sales support requirements management and value messaging

  • Acquire and process feedback from the EP, RI, and CI sales teams, dealers, and customers to define new product recommendations, requirements and product improvements

  • Create and maintain battery charger-specific pricelist

  • Collaborate with design engineers and Technical Marketing to maximize the value of product development programs to the enterprise including driving favorable time to market, product cost and features, and early sales support

  • Communicate effectively across product, industry, dealer and/or customer audiences to gain understanding and acceptance of ideas and recommendations

  • Ability to work with people from many different backgrounds and cultures, internally and externally, with the appropriate influence and ability to resolve differences

  • Good human relations skills are required to develop a collaborative/cooperative work relationship with others inside and outside of Caterpillar

  • Requires some travel to understand regional or worldwide business conditions

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4 year bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, or Marketing field

  • Previous field, dealer, or customer facing technical experience

  • Experience in Power Generation, Resource Industries, or Construction Industries

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Technical knowledge of electric power systems, including the application of Caterpillar product

  • Application knowledge of, or familiarity with, RI and CI products

  • Background knowledge of battery charger technologies and applications, or other microgrid applications

  • Strong analytical skills to perform detailed analysis and prepare conclusions and recommendations

  • Proven ability to work directly with external partners to solve customer's problems with innovative solutions

  • Proven ability to build strong interpersonal relationships and constructively manage controversial situations

  • Strong analytical skills to perform detailed analysis and prepare conclusions and recommendations

  • A desire to continue learning and developing in a fast-paced environment

Relocation is not available for this position.

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at


EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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