This new role requires an enthusiastic, strategic, energetic and business savvy individual to join the microfluidic product portfolio at PerkinElmer. As the product manager of the microfluidic portfolio your position will primarily be focused on understanding the microfluidic market and positioning the portfolio for growth, while defining and implement strategies and tactics to generate portfolio growth. The individual will manage product life cycle, new product development and global introduction, developing growth strategies focused on new and existing microfluidic market trends, while supporting and maintaining the protein portfolio The position will interact with Market Development, R&D, Sales, Operations teams and other stakeholders to meet revenue and profitability goals. The ideal candidate will be able to operate independently, exercising good judgment within generally defined practices and policies. Duties and Responsibilities: Provide new product development direction and guidance through all stages of the NPI cycle. Provide answers and guidance to operations and sales ranging from quoting, logistics, inventory availability, pricing, profitability, quality challenges, etc. Liaise with the operations team to manage in-life product performance: sales, margin, etc. and understand quarterly performance and impact as a result of executed initiatives. Work with your product management colleagues and staff on product line revenue forecasting and interpretation/decision making on data analyzed in an effort to explore areas of improvement. Prepare and present product sales training & attend scientific tradeshows to demonstrate the automation portfolio capability and product line differentiation. Prepare and Provide new product communication to internal and external customers Analyze and understand market competition and demand in order to determine product development activities. Provide the desired support, technical/ operational for other development & departmental projects when necessary. Review new technologies/ products for OEM opportunities as a means of complementing the existing portfolio. Develop strong relationships with key commercial customers and key opinion leaders Qualifications: Enthusiasm, drive, initiative and a can-do attitude is a prerequisite MS/BS degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, microfluidic technology or equivalent (Genomics/ Proteomics) Product management, or Business development, sales experience is desirable. Strong relationship building abilities both with internal and external customers Ability to prioritize & manage multiple projects at the same time Identify and present innovative and creative product solutions and/or ideas. Strong written and verbal skills Travel required will be 20% able to travel domestically & internationally, flexibility in last minute travel arrangements necessary
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