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C&K strives for performance excellence at both the individual and company level. Whether you’re an experienced professional or just starting out, this is a great place to build your career. Experienced professionals here at C&K have a proven track record that demonstrates their skills in getting the job done and achieving total customer satisfaction. C&K employs thousands of people around the globe with operations located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. If you are ready to advance your career to the next level or simply looking for new challenges, C&K can help you find the opportunity that best fits your unique talents.

C&K is an equal opportunity employer. We are proud of the efforts we take to make diversity an integral part of the way we do business.

If you are interested in joining the C&K team, we would like to hear from you!

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C&K est leader dans la fabrication et la vente de solutions d’interface (switches électromécaniques, connecteurs pour lecteurs de carte à puce et pour applications spatiales). C&K maîtrise totalement la chaîne de conception et de fabrication de ses produits pour proposer plus de 55 000 références de haute qualité à plus de 2 000 clients partout dans le monde.

Dans notre organisation totalement intégrée, nous réalisons nos propres équipements d’assemblage qui sont aujourd’hui totalement automatisées et qui s’informatisent très rapidement.

Professionnalisme, innovation et goût du challenge nous permettent d’assurer une croissance constante, en préservant la confiance de nos clients de renommée mondiale (Bose, Covidien, Google, Audi, BMW, Cisco, Fitbit, Microsoft, Sensata, Schneider Electric, Honeywell, Airbus, Phillips, Continental), issus notamment des secteurs de l’industrie, de l’automobile, des produits de consommation électroniques, des télécoms, du spatial et du médical.

Implantés sur les 3 continents, nous employons 1 500 salariés sur plusieurs sites (3 centres R&D, 2 sites de de production et une vingtaine de bureaux de ventes).

Conscients que chaque membre de notre équipe contribue à nos succès, nous attachons une grande importance à la diversité, aux partages d’expériences, aux perspectives d’évolution et à l’expertise de nos collaborateurs.

Nous recherchons un(e) Ingénieur(e) Digital. Ce poste fait l’objet d’un CDI.

Enjeux et mission : 

Muter les usines C&K vers le digital 4.0 sous 3 ans. Utiliser cette transformation comme levier de croissance en accentuant l’avance technologique de nos outils et de nos processus pour mieux satisfaire nos clients et gagner en productivité.

Votre mission est de coordonner le projet « Usine Digitale » au sein de C&K.

Ce projet a pour objectifs la définition puis la mise en place d’une architecture informatique et des applications nécessaires qui permettent l’intégration totale et transparente de l’ensemble des processus et des équipements ainsi que la dématérialisation des documents.

Pour ce faire, vous aurez à identifier les besoins auprès des différents services, à écrire les cahiers des charges, à sélectionner les applications adéquates, à sélectionner les fournisseurs en collaboration avec le service IT puis à veiller à la bonne exécution du projet.

Il s’agit de structurer 70 applications informatiques existantes afin d’intégrer un parc de 80 machines (assemblage, découpe, moulage, galvanoplastie, outillage) et 17 processus industriels majeurs.

Le poste est basé à Dole (39) siège social de l’Europe qui héberge l’usine de production grande série automatique. Vous serez amené(e) à vous déplacer dans les différentes entités du groupe en Chine et aux Etats Unis.

Compétences :

  • Vous connaissez la conduite de projet de groupe de travail de façon transversale
  • Vous êtes formé à l'informatique industrielle et aux architectures informatiques
  • Vous comprenez les processus industriels
  • Vous êtes autonome en anglais

Profil:

  • Vous êtes diplômé(e) d’une école d’ingénieur ou avez effectué une partie de votre cursus dans l'industrie
  • Vous êtes débutant(e) ou avez de l’expérience
  • Vous avez du leadership et êtes capable de conduire un projet et de faire adhérer les équipes au changement
  • Vous savez travailler en équipe et savez communiquer de manière efficace
  • Vous êtes extrêmement curieux et avez soif d'apprendre vite. Les nouvelles technologies vous passionnent

Salaire :

C&K Dole propose une rémunération et des avantages sociaux attractifs.

 

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POSITION OVERVIEW:

Reporting to the Director of Global Channel Sales, the Distribution Key Account Manager is responsible to grow revenue, POS, Customer count, SKU count and market share in their respective accounts


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, implement and execute the growth strategy for assigned accounts.
  • Identify opportunities to expand C&K’s offering at assigned accounts through joint analysis of product stocking gaps and competitive swap opportunities for all switch product types
    • Recommend new products to distribution to grow sales
    • Recommend pricing that will maximize sales and margin
    • Recommend new product offerings to C&K
    • Analyze where competitor product is stocked and replace with C&K
  • Develop, implement and execute growth initiatives and targeted sales campaigns for each account. The initiatives should be formally documented to include the scope, expected results, execution plans and success measures.
  • Drive product specific business plans coordinated with the Global Product Management team to promote focus product lines through the channel.
  • Execute the monthly and quarterly business review processes at all accounts as prescribed by Director of Global Channel Sales to measure progress and set key actions for future quarters
  • Abide and enforce contractual agreements for assigned accounts
  • Communicate all aspects of account strategy to the Executive, Regional, Sales and Rep teams of both companies
  • Collaborate with the other global regions to share best practices and communicate ideas, issues and sales strategies.
  • Manage co-op advertising and digital marketing programs to maximize promotion and minimize cost at assigned account
  • Drive POS sales with Regional Sales Manager and Distribution Sales Managers by communicating and monitoring account specific plans
  • Review frequently open quotations, distributor SPA requests and registrations to drive closure of new business
  • Drive opportunities submitted in SFDC for assigned accounts to wins by removing obstacles and identifying keys to obtaining the win


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years key account sales, product marketing or product management experience in the electronic components industry
  • Business software skills (MS Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, CRM etc.)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Marketing preferred; MBA a plus
  • Experience with switches, sub-miniature, or electro-mechanical product a plus


SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Customer Focused
  • Self-Motivation and self-accountability
  • Problem solving skills
  • Drives results
  • Business writing skills
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Positive general outlook
  • Effective time management and prioritization
  • Hand Experience worked at or worked with Global Distributor


We offer attractive compensation package commensurate with your qualifications and experience.  Interested parties please email your application letter and full resume stating present and expected salary and availability to HK.resume@ckswitches.com

All information provided by applicants will be treated in strict confidentiality and used for recruitment purpose only.

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Position Overview:  

Reporting to the Regional Channel Sales Director, the Key Account Manager is responsible to grow revenue, POS, Customer count, SKU count and market share in their respective accounts.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement and execute the growth strategy for assigned accounts.
  • Identify opportunities to expand C&K’s offering at assigned accounts through joint analysis of product stocking gaps and competitive swap opportunities for all switch product types
    • Recommend stocking of existing C&K products not currently stocked
    • Recommend pricing that will maximize sales and margin
    • Recommend new product offerings to C&K where the distributor has success with competitors
    • Analyze where competitor product is stocked and replace with C&K
  • Develop, implement and execute growth initiatives and targeted sales campaigns for each account. The initiatives should be formally documented to include the scope, expected results, execution plans and success measures
  • Drive product specific business plans coordinated with the Global Product Management team to promote focus product lines through the channel
  • Execute monthly and quarterly business reviews at all accounts to measure progress and set key actions for future quarters
  • Abide and enforce contractual agreements for assigned accounts
  • Communicate account strategy to constituent groups at both companies
  • Collaborate with the other global regions to share best practices and communicate ideas, issues and sales strategies
  • Manage co-op advertising and digital marketing programs to maximize promotion
  • Drive POS sales through Sales team by communicating and monitoring account specific plans
  • Review open SFDC opportunities, quotations, and registrations to remove obstacles and drive closure of new business

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years key account sales, product marketing or product management experience in the electronic components industry
  • Business software skills (MS Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, CRM etc.)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Marketing preferred; MBA a plus
  • Experience with switches, sub-miniature, or electro-mechanical product a plus

Skills required:

  • Customer Focused
  • Self-Motivation and self-accountability
  • Problem solving skills
  • Drives results
  • Business writing skills
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Positive general Outlook
  • Effective time management and prioritization

 

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Position Overview: 

Sales Manager will be responsible for driving sales funnel growth and design wins with all existing and new customers within their responsible geographies and segments. Sales Manager will work closely with direct or POS customers as well as distributor branch office sales personnel to win all opportunities through all channels. Sales Manager may also be assigned responsibilities to manage focused segments to maximize design win growth in accordance with corporate strategy. Main market: Industrial.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute short range and long-range sales strategies for customer base expansion and sales funnel/win growth
  • Drive new business opportunities through direct customer accounts and distribution channels
  • Work closely with Segmentation Managers at Corporate to ensure we execute coherent global segment focus strategies
  • Work closely with Technical Solutions Managers to provide right product solutions at reasonable prices to customers
  • Work to meet or exceed monthly funnel win budgets
  • Ongoing interaction and direct interface with customers, sales representatives and distributors is required
  • Provide weekly customer visit reports to Regional Sales Director
  • Attend weekly regional sales meetings to discuss progress and challenges on new opportunities

Skills Required to Perform a Role:

  • Bachelors Degree level or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of combined experience in sales
  • Experience working with electronic or electromechanical components or subassemblies is required (eg., connectors, power supplies, cable assemblies, switches, electronic components, semi-conductor,…)
  • Thorough knowledge of OEM markets in the electronic field is required. Experience in one or several of the following markets will be a plus: Server, datacom, medical, automotive, computer, industrial or military markets a plus
  • Must be knowledgeable in all sales channels: direct, rep and distribution
  • Experience with a global product portfolio is essential to success in this role
  • Excellent communication skills required for interaction internally and externally. Must speak English fluently
  • Must be literate with computer use, with good skills in software such as Excel, Power-point and sales information IT systems (Salesforce e.g)

Behaviour Requirements in line with the Global C&K Culture:

  • Customer Focus - Solving for the Customer, with the Customer
  • Innovation – Bold ideas drive big results
  • Collaboration – Leveraging the best thinking wins
  • Accountability – Be proud of your work, be proud of our work
  • Quality – Delivering the best, every time
  • Integrity – Trust in the team, trust in the brand
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Position Overview: 

Sales Manager will be responsible for driving sales funnel growth and design wins with all existing and new customers within their responsible geographies and segments. Sales Manager will work closely with direct or POS customers as well as distributor branch office sales personnel to win all opportunities through all channels. Sales Manager may also be assigned responsibilities to manage focused segments to maximize design win growth in accordance with corporate strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute short range and long-range sales strategies for customer base expansion and sales funnel/win growth
  • Drive new business opportunities through direct customer accounts and distribution channels
  • Work closely with Segmentation Managers at Corporate to ensure we execute coherent global segment focus strategies
  • Work closely with Technical Solutions Managers to provide right product solutions at reasonable prices to customers
  • Work to meet or exceed monthly funnel win budgets
  • Ongoing interaction and direct interface with customers, sales representatives and distributors is required
  • Provide weekly customer visit reports to Regional Sales Director
  • Attend weekly regional sales meetings to discuss progress and challenges on new opportunities

Skills Required to Perform a Role:

  • Bachelors Degree level or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of combined experience in sales
  • Experience working with electronic or electromechanical components or subassemblies is required (eg., connectors, power supplies, cable assemblies, switches, electronic components, semi-conductor,…)
  • Thorough knowledge of OEM markets in the electronic field is required. Experience in one or several of the following markets will be a plus: Server, datacom, medical, automotive, computer, industrial or military markets a plus
  • Must be knowledgeable in all sales channels: direct, rep and distribution
  • Experience with a global product portfolio is essential to success in this role
  • Excellent communication skills required for interaction internally and externally. Must speak English fluently
  • Must be literate with computer use, with good skills in software such as Excel, Power-point and sales information IT systems (Salesforce e.g)

Behaviour Requirements in line with the Global C&K Culture:

  • Customer Focus - Solving for the Customer, with the Customer
  • Innovation – Bold ideas drive big results
  • Collaboration – Leveraging the best thinking wins
  • Accountability – Be proud of your work, be proud of our work
  • Quality – Delivering the best, every time
  • Integrity – Trust in the team, trust in the brand
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POSITION OVERVIEW

Development Engineer II sought by C&K Components, LLC, company involved in development of high quality electro-mechanical switches, to perform 3D component, assembly conceptual, and detail designed projects. Develop concepts, quotes, and design proposals for new products. Provide technical leadership to New Product cross-functional development teams. Analyze design concepts using computer-aided engineering (CAE) tools such as Finite Element Analysis. 

Must be able and willing to travel domestically up to 10% of the time.

Position located in Waltham, MA.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering or a closely related field and three years of pre- or post-degree work experience in the job offered or related field of electro-mechanical assembly design.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATION

Must have at least one year of experience with injection molding and metal stamping; must have at least one year of project management experience. Must have at least two years of solid modeling CAD experience using Pro Engineer; must have at least two years of experience manipulating miniature/precision components. Must have at least three years of experience using statistical tools for product and process approval (SPC, CpK, Control Plans, etc.); must have at least three years of electro-mechanical assembly experience.

Reference job code CG524 in subject line.

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The Associate Product Manager (APM) is responsible for supporting the Global Product Managers (GPM) with the day to day workload of managing their products lines. In particular they will be responsible for handling Special Pricing requests for products managed in their region, scoring Gate Zeros for the products managed in their region (including GSS), and acting as the link between the Project Manager/Engineering team and the Global Product Managers (GPM) on these projects. The Associate Product Manager will also provide technical support and cross reference assistance to C&K’s distribution partners and C&K Sales teams.

Critically the APM positons will free up the GPM’s time, allowing them to focus on developing and securing C&K’s future product portfolio by identifying and creating profitable NPI (new Product introductions), helping sales to promote these products to customers and working more closely with the GSS team and C&K’s in house Engineering team to drive product sourcing and development to meet the market’s needs.

 

The APM role in more detail:

  • Manage Special Pricing Requests from Sales
  • Take ownership of the special pricing requests for the existing products managed in their region. These Special price requests will be generated through CPQ (new pricing system going live in July 2019), and will route to the APM for approval (to within certain margin approval criteria).
  • Liaise with the GPM, to determine the correct price to quote, and then provide quick pricing to Sales so they can quote and win these opportunities.
  • In the case of the pricing request being rejected (E.g. target price unachievable), clear explanation of reason and suggested competitive alternatives to be provided if available.

 

  • Gate Zero Process for new projects (including GSS requests)
  • Liaise with the GPM to complete and score incoming gate zero forms and where necessary discus with the TSM and Engineering teams to ensure new projects are correctly scored and where approved entered into the system.
  • Provide clear feedback to the TSM in the case of a gate 0 not being approved, including recommendations of under what circumstances or criteria this project would be accepted.

 

  • Tech Support of Distributors, & C&K Sales Teams
    • Provide technical support to the C&K’s distributors and our own sales teams. This may include (but is not limited to) cross referring competitors products, liaising with Engineering to provide detailed technical answers about product specification, advice on suitability of product for specific applications and process capabilities.
    • Provide additional technical and product support to the TSMs and Sales Teams as required.
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  • Manage the day to day PCN/PDN activity
    • In accordance with the GPM’s strategy prepare initial drafts of PCN and PDNs for products, and provide the GPM’s with sales data and distributor inventory details so these can be shared with Sales before the PDN is issued.
    •  
  • Support the Sales Teams with marketing materials.
    • Make competitive analysis & cross ref surveys to support sales growth
    • Build training materials and technical documents (for existing products, GPM will be responsible for new products)
    • Support the Global Product Managers gathering market data to enable them to make sound commercial decisions regarding which new products to release. 
    •  
  • Perform monthly and quarterly reporting
    • Format and content to be determined by the Director of Global Product Management.
    • Support annual sales budget development
    • Assist the Global Product Managers in their region in the analysis of budget data

 

  • On an ad hoc basis, provide technical and commercial support to the Global Product Management team in relation new product releases

 

  • Act as back up to the GPMs when they are not available

 

4. KNOWLEDGE

Knowledges required for the function

Level of competence expected

Know Mechanics & Electronics

3

Know English

3

Know how to read & interpret technical data

4

Know manufacturing equipment

3

Know the company products manufacturing and process

4

Know the company organization & strategy

2

Know office software

3

Know applications for his/her products

3

Know market of his/her products

3

Know the Gate process regarding his/her activity

3

Know how to use the new pricing tool (CPQ) and understand the GPM product pricing strategy (training to be provided)

3

5. EXPERTISE

Work experience necessary or tasks to be undertaken

Level of competence expected

Answer to technical requests on Products

4

Implement and update technical products documents

4

Prepare training for sales people, distributors and customers regarding our products

4

Work in a service, company and customer state of mind

4

  

6. KNOWLEDGE BE

Personal and Behavioral skills

Expected level of competence

Respects internal rules and processes

4

Organise and Optimize the means of his/her activity

4

Contribute to positive relations and accept teamwork

4

Adapting / understand its environment and facilitate change

4

Knowing how to take decisions quickly and prioritize according to their importance and take responsibility

4

Ensure and share a clear and comprehensible communication while encouraging feedbacks

4

Working in a process of continuous improvement and learning from mistakes

3

Being involved in his work and persevere

4

Demonstrate fairness, integrity, reliability and trustworthiness

4

7. DEVELOPMENT SKILLS

Skills promoting professional development

Expected level of competence

Train other employees on techniques mastered

2

Be customer oriented

3

  

Rating 1 : Notion (Summary mastery)

Rating 2 : Autonomy (Know perform the task or mission without necessarily achieving comptetence as expected and / or within the period requested)

Rating 3 : Mastery (Know perform the task or mission as expected and within the period requested)

Rating 4 : Expertise (Master all the aspects of competence - form a collaborator Level 3 on this skill - Be able to validate the elements that are part of this jurisdiction without necessarily validating the hierarchy)

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