Product Marketing Specialist

Date:  Nov 27, 2022
Division:  Plasma Control Technologies (40000002)

San Jose, US

Requisition ID:  4595

The COMET Group is a global leader in providing high-quality components, systems and services that optimize its customers' products and processes in the fields of X-ray-, vacuum- and radio frequency technology. As a trailblazing tech company, we contribute to more secure, efficient, and sustainable manufacturing, communication and mobility.


The Division Plasma Control Technologies (PCT) is Comet’s largest division and a global leader in developing and producing high-performance Vacuum Capacitors, RF Matches and RF Generators for the semiconductor industry.

The Product Marketing Specialist (PMS) is responsible for capturing and enhancing the understanding of our served markets (with a primary focus on semiconductor market) and conveying it in a meaningful way to the rest of the organization. This includes news about the latest market developments and technology trends, as well as news and technologies developed by our competitors. The PMS is also responsible for introducing and launching new products to market and creating the ultimate customer experience by facilitating cross-functional collaboration and brining customer’s vision into perspective over the course of the product development cycle.


What will you do?

  • Contribute to the development of and support the execution of comprehensive Go-to-Market programs for the RF Delivery Systems PCT San Jose product line, both internally and externally
  • Contribute to the design of and conduct Voice of Customer (VoC) surveys (internal and external) to understand their pain points, next generation technology requirements as well as identify product improvement opportunities on current solutions offerings  
  • Distill customer inputs into a well-defined Market Requirements Specification (MRS) and build cross-functional support for the proposed program(s)
  • Develop market/financial models of the TAM, SAM, “share of wallet” with our OEM customers and other market data analytics to help our cross-functional teams optimize and prioritize their respective market and product strategies
  • Conduct a quarterly competitive analysis by monitoring and identifying OEM customers and competitors financial, market and technological performance
  • Create and maintain a market intelligence data resources (on Confluence) for other departments to help them evaluate potential business opportunities
  • Create strong value propositions and communicate them to the rest of the organization, particularly sales, to help the organization to capture higher margins on products and services
  • Coordinate and present market data insight sessions, at least 4 sessions per year
  • Create and support sales tools and training, including the fundamentals of product presentations and value selling
  • Develop any required branding strategies for the new products, in alignment with corporate standards, structure, and goals
  • Ensure a strong physical and virtual presence at U.S. trade shows, such as Semicon West. This includes participating in panel discussions, TechTalks, and social media channels
  • Support corporate communication by helping to build and maintain a strong digital brand and presence



Who are we looking for?

  • Collaborative Leader: You demonstrate excellent leadership and communication skills across all levels of the organization. You are not afraid of dealing with the fluidity and intensity of this industry. You possess excellent judgment and high standards that meet or exceed those of the Comet brand.
  • Strong Executor: You produce results. You have grit, determination, and an action-oriented focus. Your inner drive pulls you over obstacles and propels you through to the finish line while you maintain impeccable quality and integrity. You are able to dive deep into the details of the business and the ever-evolving technology. You prioritize effectively and balance innovation with getting things done. You are highly productive, efficient, and collaborative when working with your peers and partners.
  • Deep SEMI Experience: The ideal candidate should have a thorough understanding of the semiconductor critical subsystems value chain and the players in our space, RF power delivery technology and basic wafer fabrication processes as well as OEM Sales and Commodity Business Management relationships.
  • Digital affinity: Solid experience with MS Office, SAP and data analytics (SAC preferred)
  • Leadership experience in an international and matrix environment, able to influence at all levels
  • Customer oriented with a collaborative, can-do and proactive mindset


Why join us?

  • Collaborate with diverse international colleagues from all over the world for a successful listed multinational company headquartered in Switzerland
  • Take on inspiring projects in a highly dynamic environment and thriving industry, which is growing globally in emerging and mature markets
  • Attractive training and career opportunities in our global locations, as well as flexible work arrangements



We take data protection seriously. “COMET AG” and software partner SAP have taken the necessary organizational and technical measures to ensure the confidentiality of your application. All HR personnel and umantis employees have a duty to maintain confidentiality with respect to personal data as part of their employment contract. Automatic 128-bit encryption ensures that your data is transmitted securely. The processing of your data complies with general data security standards based on the latest technology.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto