Manufacturing Technology Analyst

Manufacturing Technology Analyst

Informa Tech | George Town, 07, MY

Posted a month ago

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Job Description

Scoping – Using customer centric feedback to direct minor scope changes; keeping the research fresh by understanding customer needs/questions; enhancing the research each cycle and continually adding value to ensure we have clear USP; working with direct management to support research changes
Writing – Providing qualitative analysis to support and justify data with a focus on change and development; use a text plan and outline structure to support concise output; discuss the impact of technology and key market trends
Thought leadership – Produce written insights and press material to support research outputs
Sales support – Partner with the sales team to generate new leads, progress existing leads, and support renewals; use scoping to continually evolve the research offering
Event support – Partner with the events team to further Omdia’s position in the space, to build a platform for showcasing our research, and to develop new research propositions based on intelligence gathered at events
Primary research – conducting interviews with key industry contacts across a spectrum of company types; attending trade shows; some F2F visits to support relationship development; creating a detailed log of interactions and feedback
Secondary research – using a range of secondary sources to support primary research including – the internet, trade journals, in-house research, trade associations, public reports, financial releases, company press releases
Building base data – Using primary and secondary research to build credible base data; ensuring sufficient coverage of market players; creating estimates; utilising history; ensuring consistency with related data/markets; logging all assumptions and working in a clear way
Forecasting – Using primary and secondary research to generate market projections; using credible sources to support forecasts; logging all assumptions and working in a clear way; creating the story around market development/opportunities/risks


Experience in an analyst position or related industrial automation position
Ability to use the phone for outreach and developing relationships (internal and external)
Excel – solid grasp of Excel for data building, data manipulation, and pivot table creation
Experience working collaboratively towards a common goal
Ability to think outside the box in approaching problems to find innovative solutions
Prioritising time for competing tasks
Writing detailed reports in a structured and concise way to capture key research highlights
Primary research interview and data gathering skills
Multitasking – ability to prioritise competing tasks effectively
Collaborative approach to exploit internal resources
Ability to piece together data from multiple sources and to connect the dots
Use assumptions and logical thinking to create estimates and forecast