Jason Inc.
  • 05-Dec-2018 to 03-Feb-2019 (CST)
  • Janesville Acoustics
  • Southfield, MI, USA
  • Full Time
  • Sales & Marketing

Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Milwaukee, Jason Industries, Inc. (www.jasoninc.com) is a public company to a global family of manufacturing leaders with four distinct segments serving a variety of end markets: seating, finishing, components and automotive acoustics. The Jason family of companies has a presence in 15 countries and employs more than 4,000 individuals worldwide.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Research, benchmark and provide technical assessment of the thermal insulation and packaging products in the Cold Chain Packaging market and define Janesville Value Proposition
  • Cascade the knowledge base and in depth understanding of the Cold Chain Packaging Market
  • Establish and maintain key competitor technical specification / performance versus Janesville's technical products to drive differentiation develop engineering play book


  • Define the  product portfolio to support our growth goals and execute the business /applications engineering development initiatives to achieve them
  • Define market and customer product validation requirements
  • Develop and execute on DVP&R Lead process through all gates, development through launch
  • Lead and advise on design, development, fabrication, and manufacturability of a robust product portfolio both internally and during technical reviews with the customer
  • Lead the development of new product/process/equipment and tooling technologies and on cross functional teams to ensure customer objectives are communicated
  • Direct and assist in cold chain packaging prototype activity both for internal development and co-development opportunities with Customers
  • Develop future Cold Chain Packaging subject matter experts through formal and informal mentoring
  • Utilize extensive product and manufacturing knowledge to advise during the quote phase


  • Build, grow, and maintain relationships with key customers (engineering and commercial contacts); collect, compile, act on Voice of the Customer and Industry Trend data to develop new business opportunities
  • Target Market customers include :  Solution Providers (Sonoco, Cryopak, etc.), 3PL's (UPS, FedEx, etc), and End Users (Amazon, wineries, etc)
  • Define Key Contacts and Technical decision makers for the Target customers

Position Requirements

  • Bachelors' degree in Engineering or related field required or equivalent experience
  • Ten (10) or more years of experience in sales/application engineering or a similar role in the Cold Chain Packaging Market; supervision and team leading experience preferred
  • Experience with EPP/EPS/PU Foam based thermal solutions in Cold Chain Market desirable
  • Demonstrated success in sales growth, business development and customer development  

Jason Industries is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to employ the best qualified personnel without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin or any other legally protected status. Jason Industries also provides equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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