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Cole-Parmer Global Product Manager, PCR, Spectroscopy in Metuchen, New Jersey

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Antylia Scientific is a leading provider of specialty technical instruments, appliances, equipment and supplies to industrial, bioscience, academic and governmental customers around the world. Our proprietary product lines include fluid-handling systems and instruments, which are important components of scientific research.

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Job Title: Global Product Manager, PCR, Spectroscopy

Reports To: VP, Life Sciences Division

Position Location: Metuchen, NJ

FLSA Status: Exempt

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Position Summary:

The Global Product Manager for PCR and Spectroscopy is accountable for creating and delivering the strategic plan for the product portfolio, improvement and implementation that delivers growth, profitability and share gain for the entire Life Sciences portfolio. This role is responsible for managing the product portfolio, effectively ensuring a strong and competitive portfolio of products that outperforms competition and exceeds customer expectations. This role will leverage market and customer insights into enhancing and developing new and innovative products within the portfolio, as well as partnering with internal teams to ensure final product exceeds customer expectations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • P&L responsibility for maximizing global revenues, margins, and growth of assigned products by creating strong and innovative strategic plans for growth within the market.

  • Drive revenue growth through overall product life cycle management including, but not limited to: product line strategy and vision, product line road mapping, product line development in collaboration with Software Development, Engineering, Product Marketing and Commercial teams. Implement appropriate programs to either internally develop, contract manufacture, license or source the appropriate products with the goal of driving revenue and profitability growth of the category portfolio.

  • Drive product area efforts and coordinate with Corporate Development (M&A), software development, engineering to ensure the product roadmap achieves market-positioning as planned. Look for opportunities to anticipate and respond to market and customer needs by optimizing product portfolio across all possible markets, both existing and new.

  • Develop strategies with Sales and Marketing to drive market share growth.

  • Develop and implement appropriate and effective global pricing strategies with Pricing team to maximize profitability and margin.

  • Partner with Supply Chain to support supplier consolidation and cost reduction initiatives.

  • Execute competitive assessments and voice of customer/market research to gain market insights for competitive, differentiated product strategies. Demonstrate strong global market understanding and stay current on market direction and drivers through a variety of means including, but not limited to, direct interactions with customers, outside suppliers, partners, and industry contacts.

  • Gather and prepare all necessary product and technical information and content for the introduction of new products and ongoing product documentation, applications, and testimonials for all products to enable an exceptional customer experience, drive brand awareness and ensure customer loyalty.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree - B.A / B.S. with major/minor in sciences/business required – biology or biochemistry is preferred; MBA / Master’s Degree / Graduate degree a plus

  • Candidates must have at least 5 years of progressive experience in product management / product development, marketing or strategic sourcing

  • Potential candidates should have relevant experience in the following areas:

  • Proven track record of commercial success within a product area

  • Prior commercial experience in a product management, sales, or marketing organization

  • A technical background in science, engineering or research, to include an awareness of technology trends and the evolution of scientific & engineering applications with an emphasis on UV-VIS Spectroscopy and PCR is preferred

  • Industry-related experience in health, laboratory or life science markets.

  • Understanding of regulated markets

  • A high level of initiative, creativity, and work with little supervision. Ability to build strong executive and peer relationships.

  • Ability to travel up to 25%, including some international.

  • Willing to take calculated risks and when risk does not pan out, must be able to learn from mistakes.

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully balance the achievement of short-term objectives with longer-term strategic goals.

  • Must possess strong negotiation skills to independently negotiate and manage a relationship with external suppliers/management level personnel, representing Antylia Scientific ’s interests.

  • Proficient in standard computer applications, with excellent skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint and Access. Must be able to obtain, manipulate and analyze data and effectively compile them and present them into reports or presentations.

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, efficiently works under pressure, within deadlines or other time essential constraints.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to clearly and concisely communicate to all levels of the organization. Ability to work within a matrixed environment.

  • Strong work ethic and an ability to excel within a rapidly changing and growing organization

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.