Danaher Corporation Senior Upstream Product Manager -Hybrid in Chicago, Illinois
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The Product Manager will guide product strategy for our Urinalysis Product portfolio. In addition, the incumbent will collect Voice of Customer (VOC) to drive new product development. This role is cross-functional and will require you to work closely with Global & Regional Marketing, Program Management, R&D, Applications, Service, Sales and other technical teams to assess and communicate your product strategy. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who always puts the customer first and thrives in a multifaceted environment!
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Drive upstream marketing support to perform product and life cycle management including, design, development, production, growth and maintenance while meeting annual sales and profit objectives for assigned products
Capture inputs, establish direction and formulate new product features for development. Advise Global Marketing on value propositions, collateral, tools and claims matrix.
Demonstrate an end user focus, gaining customer insights, and establishing relationships with industry Key Opinion Leaders (KOL)
Perform research and analysis to identify competitive strengths and weakness that will be coordinated into NPD and training tools
Identify market trends and needs for products and ensure that product designs are matched to customer demand and will deliver profitable market share
Collaborate closely with internal partners: global marketing, regional marketing and procurement to increase revenues and profitability; Marketing to ensure successful launch and positioning; finance and procurement to develop pricing models; Quality and regulatory to provide commercial expertise, R&D and program management to drive NPD and commercial activities are completed. Support the commercial team in positive customer interfaces
The essential requirements of the job include:
Bachelor's degree in Life Science, Engineering, Medical Device business management or MLS (ASCP) certification related field with 14+ years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree with 12+ years of relevant experience or a PhD degree with 9+ years of relevant experience
5+ years in program or project management leading cross-functional teams
Proven track record in upstream product marketing (minimum10 years)
Solid understanding of FDA IVD requirements and product development process guidelines in a global regulatory environment
Domestic and international travel required, 25% estimated
It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
Possess a MBA
Related experience with urinalysis or hematology
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