Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Solar Market Research Analyst



Job Title
Solar Market Research Analyst
Location
St. Peters, MO (suburb of St. Louis)
Untitled
Public Company
Job Description

MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc.

Position: Solar Market Research Analyst
Department: New Product Marketing
Reports to: Director of Marketing
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MEMC is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of wafers and related intermediate products to the semiconductor and solar industries. MEMC has been a pioneer in the design and development of wafer technologies over the past four decades. With R&D and manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe and Asia, MEMC enables the next generation of high performance semiconductor devices and solar cells.
MEMC has been a pioneer in the design and development of wafer technologies over the past four decades. The Wall Street Journal recognized MEMC as one of the ten best-performing technology stocks last year.
At MEMC, we are looking for talented individuals with imagination, creativity, a nd vision. People who are original thinkers. People with the ability to succeed in a team environment. People with the capacity to assume increasing responsibility in a highly successful global organization. In addition to providing a climate for professional growth, MEMC offers competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits program, and a company matched 401(K) savings plan.

Major Function
The Solar Marketing Analyst is responsible for overseeing the Product Plan process for new business opportunities/revenues. This position also requires a working knowledge of emerging product opportunities.

Essential Outcomes
 Study the photovoltaic market and synthesize market numbers available from various sources to generate a rational picture of the entire supply chain - poly, wafer, cell and modules
 Provide periodic forecasts to MEMC management about the growth of the photovoltaic market, with special emphasis on multi and mono crystalline wafers
 Monitor ongoing press releases of customers and competitors in the photovoltaic space and convey to management with insights of relevance to MEMC.
 Monitor competing technologies with reference to their impact on the market for crystalline solar cells.
 Work with SM as needed to provide marketing inputs for the creation of appropriate Product Plans.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
 Must be able to develop a strong working relationship with other areas i.e. marketing, sales, manufacturing, research and development, information technology, market research, including all levels of the organization.
 Must be the owner of day-to-day operations of the Material Master 3 database.
 Must have knowledge and ability to analyze of financial statements.
 Must have good written, verbal, and presentation communication skills.
 Must be pro-active and a self-starter.
 Must pay rigorous attention to det ail, meticulous and accurate.
 Must have knowledge and ability to identify and analyze market opportunities.
 Must be able to address new situations and handle multiple tasks.
 Must act as an advisor to information technology to resolve technical problems.
 Good customer and technical communication skills are required.

Core Competencies
 Problem solver; effective at solving problems not just defining or complaining about them.
 Analytical; skilled in using analysis to draw conclusions from data.
 Detail oriented; rigorous attention to detail.
 Initiative; pro-active; makes things happen.
 Articulate; good verbal and written communication skills.
 High integrity; even when faced with extreme pressures.
 Exemplary work ethic; willingness to not stop until the task is complete.

Education Experience
Degree: Bachelors Degree preferred Years: 2 - 5 years
Fiel d: Business Administration, Marketing, Management or related field
Field: Solar Manufacturing or related field

Key Words
Solar, Marketing, Research,
Recruiting Firm or Company Name
MEMC Electronic Materials, Incd.
Name Darren Eden
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Created
6 May 2008
9:19:12 PM public



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