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Danaher Corporation (Senior) Product Manager Software Platform (f/d/m) in Wetzlar, Germany

Leica Microsystems has helped shape the future of microscopy for over 170 years by developing groundbreaking optical and digital solutions. As a global leader, we’re driven by continuous improvement to excite our customers and to create the best work environment for our people. Customer focus, innovation, and teamwork are at the core of our culture and the foundation of our success.

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(Senior) Product Manager Software Platform (f/d/m)

We are currently looking for a (Senior) Product Manager SW Platform- Applied microscopy (f/m/d)- who will be responsible for the success and growth of the existing Software portfolio of Leica Microsystems (LMS) for industry and will drive Innovation impacting the product portfolio as a whole. In this strategic role, your goal will be to define and drive the Digital Transformation of the Stereo, Compound and Digital Microscopy product portfolio for industrial markets and bring it to the next level. If you feel comfortable at the steering wheel and take decisions to enable breakthrough Innovation in alignment with our strategic direction do not hesitate to contact us.


Drive Innovation

  • Define the software Road Map based on customer feedback and business relevance for the whole Leica portfolio

  • Identify and evaluate cooperation partners to develop dedicated product solution

  • Scout and identify new technologies or products

  • Develop partnership network

    Platform development and Design

  • Develop SW platform in accordance to the strategic goals

  • Define UX/ UI style guide for specific segments

  • Drive software ergonomics

  • Conduct competitor analysis of software products and add new ideas

  • Coordinate new module requests and prioritize feature requests

  • Define go to market strategy and actions


  • Multiple years’ experience in product management, business development and/or sales and service role in a relevant high-tech industry

  • Proven track record in product planning, defining and launching successful products, unifying product portfolios and drive the commercialization of products

  • Relevant and repeated successes in leading innovation projects and implementing Digital Solutions in products of the Inspection or Quality Assurance area

  • Demonstrated success in leading innovation projects, launch and commercialization of products

  • first experience in strategy development as well as definition and evaluation of complex business cases

  • Master’s degree in informatics, bio-informatics, physics, engineering or business/economics or another relevant informatic/software or business related education

  • Proficient in English with ideally German knowledge (spoken & written), any other languages is a plus

  • Availability and interest to travel 30% within our different locations

  • Great communication skills with stakeholders on all levels

  • The ability to see the “big picture”, a strategic and future-oriented way

  • Accountability and result orientation with a personal ambition to grow and continuously improve the work and business


  • We offer flexible working time models - for us, New Work is more than just home office

  • We support employees in their professional and personal development

  • Our employees have international development opportunities

  • Do you have ambitious goals? Then we could be a perfect match. Performance is rewarded with us - we challenge and support you in your career planning

  • We are particularly interested in long-term cooperation

  • We want to move and change things, we clearly need doers

  • We have no room for prejudices and stereotypes. We promote equal opportunities, diversity and inclusion. #Charterof Diversity


Learn more about what we do and who we are by watching our company video “We Are Leica”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zHmalqMXN4

Are you interested to discover new opportunities in an innovative, team-oriented environment? Do apply online with your complete documents (cover letter, CV, certificates).

We are looking forward to your application!

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.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.