Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM).
We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.
The Tactical Channel Specialist Team in Microchip supports the Channel partners in EMEA. The Tactical Channel Specialist Team is responsible for providing tactical support to distribution partners and web clients in providing quotes in a timely and accurate manner within defined pricing guidelines.
Do you like the challenge of working in a fast-paced environment as part of a dedicated team of professionals? Do you thrive in complex environments in providing accurate information that requires attention to detail and meeting deadlines?
Are you passionate about being part of a dynamic team that support each other whilst meeting our key deliverables to our internal and external customers?
At Microchip Technology, we know that our Employees are our greatest strength and along with our strong values we empower our employees to develop and thrive in a supportive, collaborative, professional and rewarding work environment.
We embrace change and look for continuous improvement in all that we do. We are looking for like-minded people that share our passion for success.
Reporting to the Tactical Channel Specialist Team Leader you will be part of the European Channel Quoting Team :
In your role you will have full ownership for preparing quotes for our distribution channel partners. This is a responsible role where you will be expected to understand our product portfolio, our pricing structures to optimise margins and tactical pricing strategy.
This role requires attention to detail, understanding our pricing strategy and customer segments to deliver the best quotes at the right margins to win the business.
As part of the preparation of quotes you will conduct extensive research using the Model N price quote system and other tools.
You will also work closely with our field sales and marketing teams. This is very much a team role and you will get to work in a supportive team environment where you will receive all the necessary training and coaching to ensure your success and that of the team.
What’s attractive about this opportunity?
You will work among a friendly virtual multicultural European quoting team, and you will also be part of a Regional Team, working closely with your colleagues.
This position will expose you to :
Understanding Microchip Business Model and Microchip revenue goals, and drive actions aimed at meeting or exceeding them.
Building professional relationships with our channel partners, aimed at retaining and winning new business.
Building strong relationships with other departments and colleagues, and drive actions aimed at meeting or exceeding the company’s goals.
Key job responsibilities / duties include :
Review quotes for existing and new business, assess which price should be quoted, process and complete the quotes in a timely manner whilst maintaining quality and accuracy.
Conduct extensive research in the Model N price quote system and coordination with field sales and customers
Ensure quote and project linkage for traceability.
Support Channel partners with enquiries related to quotes, ship & debit and processes.
Increase our distributors self sufficiency : Train distributors on process / policies related topics, including quote submission, use of the system.
Quote follow up with a sound profit and loss attitude and in collaboration with Tactical Marketing and local Client Engagement Manager or Regional Distribution Manager or Account Development Specialist.
Support Customer Master Team in maintaining customer name database.
Be the first contact for tactical and process related distribution requests
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs specifically Excel and Word and Powerpoint
Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
Excellent organization skills.
Knowledge of Model N price quote system preferred.
Must be service oriented.
Establish and maintain a consistent and professional relationship with distribution aimed at increasing business and mindshare.
Has a sound business sense and can judge when to escalate by formulating a business case for Tactical Marketing evaluation
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s degree holder in Business administration or related discipline, or relevant experience.
Experience in a Pricing role or Customer Service or Supply Chain role would be advantageous.
Experience in the Technology, Electronics, Semiconductor Industry would be advantageous.
Special requirements :
Native or business proficient English languages required.
Other European language skills would be advantageous.
Ability and willingness to work in a dynamic international environment, to interact and communicate with different cultures.
Ability to work independently.
Be open to ongoing learning and change
Willingness to travel occasionally in Europe or U.S. for training purposes
Microchip's non-commissioned total compensation and benefits package includes a competitive base income, bonuses aligned with company-wide goals and targets, employee stock purchase program, health insurance coverage, etc.
Opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial and collaborative manner as well as be compensated for success in driving the organization's growth
Diverse and plentiful training and development opportunities (face-to-face, self-paced learning, online seminars etc.)
Being part of and contributing to a fast-growing company in a dynamic, changing market