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Competitive Intelligence Analyst

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Date Posted: 04-02-2018
Competitive Intelligence Analyst – Ann Arbor, Michigan 

DISHER is currently partnering with an OEM Automotive company in Ann Arbor, Michigan to fill a Competitive Intelligence Analyst role. In this role, you will conduct research and competitive analysis of product lines and make specific focused proposals to management for improvements based on findings.

What it’s like to work here:
This automotive OEM has been challenging convention for 100 years, using their vision, perseverance and passion for automobiles to set their own standards and try the things no one else dares to do. Exciting things are happening here as the local departments are being empowered to create a vision of success and make it a reality.  The smaller size of this OEM and the direct access to leadership make this a place where you can make a difference.  Your voice will be heard and people will know your name.

What you will get to do:
  • Conduct research and competitive analysis on product lines utilizing 3rd party data and metrics
  • Establish target values for Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and recommended glide path to achieve targets
  • Create organized and detailed proposals for improvements taking into consideration cost and timing versus benefit to present to management
  • Utilize predictive modeling techniques to forecast future trends of KPI’s
  • Identify market trends by monitoring a variety of sources such as industry conferences, reports, and social media
What will make you successful:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Advertising or similar program
  • 3+ years' experience in market research
  • Experience developing detailed proposals based on research findings
  • Must have recent automotive industry experience in an OEM 
  • Driven and motivated personality in the workplace
  • Must have current and continuing right to work in the United States of America without sponsorship
What’s next?
Apply for this position here: www.disher.com/careers
DISHER is a full-service product development and engineering services firm in East and West Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Our engineering team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets including automotive, office furniture, alternative energy, and medical. Our capabilities span from napkin through launch, providing numerous opportunities for us to partner with clients in product and process development, as well as in talent identification and attraction.
Learn about other DISHER opportunities here: http://DISHERdesign.catsone.com/careers
Keywords: Research, Benchmarking, Marketability, Data, Analysis, Trends,
 KPI, Proposal development, Automotive, Marketing, OEM, Tier 1. 

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