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Danaher Corporation Global Product Manager (f/m/d) Solar in Delft, Netherlands

About OTT HydroMet

In a world increasingly focused on how humans can responsibly live within our environment, OTT is on the frontlines, creating the critical water and weather solutions that ensure a safer future for us all. By partnering with our customers around the world, we help detect floods, make solar power more efficient, protect the environment, and ultimately save lives.

Our collaborative, diverse team is made up of engineers and scientists, marketers and researchers; people who’ve been in the industry for decades or have just arrived with fresh ideas. We’re driven by a love of problem-solving and inventive thinking, and by the unique impact our customers make on people’s everyday lives. Bringing our global team together within our renowned brands affords us unsurpassed strength and expertise in meteorology and hydrology—and gives you the chance to build a meaningful career.

OTT HydroMet is proud to be one of Danaher's Water Quality companies. 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.

This position may also assume responsibility for cross-functional company and/or Marketing-wide initiatives and meetings as required.


  • Responsible for revenue growth for strategic growth initiatives within the OTT's Solar Energy Solutions (http://https://www.otthydromet.com/en/applications/solar-energy)

  • Leads new product launches and commercialization from go-to-market planning to post launch commercial launch activities

  • Analyzes portfolio performance, including revenue, profitability, volume, price and quality and converts analysis into insights, strategy and actions.

  • Leads competitive research and analysis, identifies opportunities and threats and develops and executes tactics accordingly by leveraging the rest of the commercial organization.

  • Actively participates in Voice of Customer (VOC) research to ensure short term and long-term commercial success of the current product portfolio and to capture and prioritize key customer needs for future products.

  • Actively supports the annual commercial planning process and other cross-functional initiatives.

  • Understands and leverages the relevant Danaher Business System (DBS), including but not limited to: Problem Solving, Daily Management, Launch Excellence, Customer Segmentation, VOC.

  • Develops talent within the team and assist with identifying and preparing a successor.


  • Customer focused and aptitude to learn customer applications and technology

  • Communicates effectively across functions using a collaborative style that engages a diverse team from multiple cultures and backgrounds

  • Continuously utilizes a strategic approach to identify market share growth and presents business cases to gain cross functional support

  • Ability to quickly establish significant credibility, trust and support with all levels of the organization

  • Get things done globally with high integrity working through ambiguous conditions

  • Ability to manage relationships, deliverables, and expectations cross-functionally

  • Positive team player with a “we will win” attitude

  • Approaches work with a strong sense of ownership, commitment and urgency

  • Self-motivated and self-driven with a continuous improvement, process-oriented mindset

  • Clear/concise and evidence-based communication to Senior Management


  • Bachelor’s degree required preferably in Business or Engineering; MBA or other Marketing advanced degree desired

  • 5+ years of progressive work experience; product management/marketing experience preferred

  • Strong critical thinking skills; ability to synthesize data and facts to draw logical and actionable conclusions

  • Thorough understanding of the customer segments and product applications for business unit’s products

  • Effective project management and time management skills. Comprehending the critical elements of a project. Converting these skills into more rapid product development

  • Able to empathize with customers, translating needs into products

  • Strategic and growth-oriented mindset, collaborative working style, and customer centricity

  • Strong financial acumen; financial skills including financial modeling and forecasting

  • Demonstrated ability to drive growth initiatives by working cross-functionally in a matrix organization

  • Understanding of trends impacting the overall business and product line

  • Clear/concise and evidence-based communication to Senior Management

  • Ability to establish credibility and trust internally with all levels of the organization and externally with customers; ability to work with and influence cross-functional teams

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a global environment with people from different countries and cultures, education, work backgrounds and working styles

  • Able to travel up to 25%

  • Fluent in English


When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.