Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Solar Market Research Analyst

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

MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc.

Position: Solar Market Research Analyst
Department: New Product Marketing
Reports to: Director of Marketing
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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6 May 2008
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