Danaher Corporation Product Manager in Danvers, Massachusetts

Danaher Company Description
Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps. Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. VisitLeicaBiosystems.com for more information.

*Position Summary *

The Product Manager is responsible for scoping and defining development roadmaps of product lines assigned to them within the Pathology Imaging product portfolio and facilitating where possible that such products are developed and released on schedule. This position works within the Pathology Imaging SBU, part of Leica Biosystems since January 2013, a dedicated strategic business unit for the delivery of world leading solutions in healthcare and research for ePathology, Cytogenetics Clinical Microscopy and Image Analysi.

Major Responsibilities * Leverages DBS to meet goals and objectives * Delivers results within the APD and multi-site QMS systems and processes. * Advocate for the Business Unit in the Sales Units and the Sales Units in the Business Unit. * Takes full ownership of assigned product lines including product roadmap; coordinating input from various stakeholders on market requirements. * Gather the voice of customer feedback on product requirements. * Define product requirements and supporting the development of project documentation. * Determine business-case and feasibility for proposed product requirements. * Collaborate with R&D to determine the investment required in product development projects and derive the project ROI from revenue and market models. * Develop Revenue and Market Models that support the introduction of new products and existing products into new markets * Develop and maintain a product roadmap for assigned product lines that is in line with overall strategic business unit strategy. * Ensure that all relevant assigned project goals are met. * Ownership of assigned product performance or related KPIs, where relevant. * Ensure all individual product requirement specifications for assigned products map against overall strategic business unit strategy. * Responsible for the provision of product specialism support to SUs, when and where required by Sales Support and Marketing. * Develop and communicate appropriate pricing strategy for assigned products. * Responsible for the development of product-related marketing communications materials when required by Sales Support and Marketing. * Responsible for the development of appropriate customer support materials, incorporating user manuals and other customer training materials, in association with the various customer service units. * Promotes new products/product releases within the company. * Maintains an up to date view on market & competitor intelligence trough VOC and VOS to agreed targets * Support the development and maintenance of appropriate market segmentation models * Travel to support of Sales or Business Unit strategic initiative when required. * Organization and chairing of Monthly Product Management Group meetings. * Leading the preparation for and presentation to PPG on tollgates. * Participation in daily management of R&D projects, face to face participation in Sprint reviews. * Support the transfer from R&D to manufacturing of new products * Engage with global Sales units to provide detailed visibility of the global assigned product(s) Sales pipeline to Pathology Imaging manufacturing sites for the purpose of minimize backlog and customer lead times. * Train, develop tools and collaborate with Leica Sales Units to provide correctly configured orders to manufacturing sites

Required Skills/Experience * At least 5 years’ experience in a life sciences or clinical laboratory * Demonstrable and highly effective Clinical Imaging domain experience essential * Experience in providing solutions to all key Pathology Imaging Verticals * Proven product relevant application experience * Experience of working with Image Analysis product with a life science or clinical application. * Experience of working with Clinical products in a Regulated environment. * Experience of working with Regulated Clinical Manufacturing sites.

Competencies* * Highly effective at training existing and potential Leica customers in the use and value of Leica products. * Highly effective at training Leica Sales Units and Distribution Partners in the use and value of Leica products. * Ability to communicate effectively at different levels within Leica customer’s organization * Effectively analyses completive companies and product performance and capabilities. * Highly effective and demonstrable leadership skills * Highly efficient and effective organizational skills * Ability to communicate across various company disciplines * Ability to communicate effectively at different levels within the organization * Ability to translate large amounts of data into effective strategy and tactics * A passion and enthusiasm for developing high performance and high quality products * Highly effective and efficient verbal and written communications skills * Self-motivated * Experience working as part of a team * Proven analytical / problem solving skills and experience * Capable of taking responsibility and ownership of tasks * Ability to develop to tight deadlines and to deliver against set specifications and requirements to high quality and standard

Education* * Minimum of BSc (or higher level degree) in life sciences or equivalent required. * Academic qualification with domain exposure desirable. * Accredited qualifications from a Clinical domain desired. * Recognized business management qualifications desired.

Travel * Up to 50%

Location* * Primarily based in Newcastle upon Tyne UK. Travel to USA, EU and other global Danaher sites as required.

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check.

Leica Biosystems Imaging, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To Apply: Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. As a Leica Biosystems employee you will be consistently challenged to deliver your best.

For consideration, please complete the on-line application and submit your resume.

Leica Biosystems pays salaries commensurate with market value, and provides exceptional benefits.

Leica Biosystems is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Disability, Vet, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity.

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Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: Leica Biosystems
Job Function: Marketing
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-CA-Vista
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: PAT000419