Danaher Corporation Product Manager in Ashland, Virginia
McCrometer is a global leader in flow instrumentation. As we design, develop, and manufacture world-class flow measurement equipment, our impact is far-reaching: Our products are used in the oil and gas industry, agriculture and irrigation, water and wastewater systems management, and industrial processes.
Behind the innovations McCrometer works on every day is an amazing team with deep expertise in flow physics and real-world operating dynamics who put McCrometer at the forefront of flow technologies. Joining us means the opportunity to work hands-on in the field, and to apply your passion and extensive knowledge to helping customers around the world.
McCrometer is proud to be one of Danaher's Water Quality companies (https://www.dhwaterquality.com/) . Motivated by the highest possible stakes of climate change and global health, we’re working together within a rapidly digitizing industry to find innovative technologies that guarantee the safety of our water and our environment.
Are you passionate about Product Management, marketing and making an impact on our customers? This is an excellent opportunity to join our collaborative team, drive product planning, lead product launches, and identify opportunities for growth!
Design and implement Voice of the Customer (VOC) data gathering (via phone, internet, mail surveys, in-person interviews) and analysis to support definition of new product specifications and relevant in-depth customer understanding
Link prioritized customer needs in price and/or performance of assigned product lines to key customer needs/wants and feeds the business unit roadmap with these inputs
Build business case for new products and product improvements with focus on key drivers
Conduct basic competitive and market research and analysis
Analyze product lines including sales, profitability, volume, inventory, and F/X.
Perform market modeling such as number of facilities, price, and units per year to determine estimated market opportunity
Provides training to the sales channel and internal customers to drive increased technical competency, application experience, value to the customer, etc.
Develops and provides technical and commercial presentations to customers
Writes and delivers technical papers for assigned products
Participates in key trade associations and technical committees
Education and Experience:
Education: Bachelors degree in technical or business field
Experience: 3+ years of marketing or product management support experience.
Strong project management experience
Skills and Competencies:
Knowledge of product financial analysis, including product pricing, product costing, gross margin, inventory value, and inventory turns
Proven project management competencies
Able to empathize with customers, translating needs into products
Knowledge of financial valuation techniques, including, NPV, ROI, and payback
Basic understanding of classical marketing including 4Ps, marketing mix, product WOWs, demand creation
Understanding of customer segments and product applications of product portfolios and trends
Understanding of the product line sales channels and identification of opportunities to grow sales
Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.
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