Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Lewes


Job Description

The Product Manager will be responsible for developing and delivering the product roadmap for their range of sample preparation products.The Product Manager will be responsible for Market Research and developing the Product Roadmap. This includes:

- Maintain knowledge relevant innovations and keep abreast of new sample preparation techniques and methodologies
- Ensure customer focus by forming close relationships with key OEMs, distributors and end-users
- Develop methods to measure end-user satisfaction in order to identify ways of improving existing products and services
- Design qualitative and quantitative research plans for products in all stages of the Product Life Cycle
- Research and analyse market trends
- Identify target markets and strategies to reach them
- Conduct competitor analysis and market research to identify trends in the market and determine 'why' the company should develop a new product and 'what' is required
- Develop compelling business cases for identified opportunities, including market segmentation, product positioning, detailed financial analysis, and market risks
- Present findings and suggestions to company directors and other senior managers and document conclusions in a preliminary requirements document The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have:

- 5+ years of product marketing experience medical devices, scientific instrumentation or similar R&D environment
- Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English
- Strong project management skills
- Knowledge of and the ability to implement a wide range of quantitative, qualitative and desk-based techniques for market research
- Experience taking products from the beginning of the new product development process through to execution
- Must be willing to travel both within the UK and internationally for at least 25% of time
- Experience of Electron Microscopes and related sample preparation equipment is essential
- Interest and ability to understand the science and interface with key opinion leaders;
- A desire to grow and get involved in the wider business decisions and participate in strategic developments in the company. ***As most revenue come from outside the UK, establishing close relationships with key customers in the US, Europe and Asia will be key to success. Therefore, the role will require significant amounts of overseas travel, at least one week per month, possibly more.***

  • marketing
  • ms project