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Product Manager

Metrohm Autolab seeks a new Product Manager to be responsible for activities related to the Product Marketing Management of the existing and future product portfolios, and also to provide Technical Sales Support to the Sales Organizations.

If you have a strong electrochemistry background combined with a business mindset, this is a great opportunity for you to join our international, dynamic team in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Job name: Product Manager (PM)
Department: Marketing and Sales Support

Description

The Product Manager (PM) contributes actively to managing the product portfolio by identifying and consolidating customer requirements, preparing market and product analysis and supporting the Marketing, R&D, Production, and Applications teams. The PM is actively involved in the creation and execution of different marketing activities (e.g. marketing campaigns, new marketing communication materials, webinars etc.) as well as technical documentation (e.g. user manuals, technical and application notes etc.).

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Product Manager include, but are not limited to:

   - Product Marketing Management:

  • Perform market intelligence and product-positioning analysis
  • Define market requirements (e.g. prepare Market Requirements Documents) and prepare business plans for new products
  • Act as a gatekeeper and Product Owner between the End user and R&D engineers
  • “Translate” the user and market requirements into R&D tasks
  • Prioritize the implementation of new features based on their business value
  • Ensure that the R&D project outcomes comply with market and business requirements (e.g. hands-on testing of newly implemented features)
  • Provide content for marketing communication, in close collaboration with the Marketing Communication Manager (e.g. brochures, presentations)
  • Create and maintain technical documentation
  • Attend conferences, special events and exhibitions, organize and execute application and product training webinars

   - Technical Sales Support:

  • Help and coordinate with EC Sales Managers in Sales Organizations
  • Provide technical support for the existing product portfolio (e.g. help Sales Organization to troubleshoot technical problems in the field)
  • Product and Application trainings of EC Sales Managers in Sales Organizations
  • QC testing in Lab (occasional)

Educational requirements

  • Minimum Master’s degree in Chemistry with work experience in Electrochemistry. Ph.D. is preferred
  • Language skills: Must have full professional proficiency in English

Additional, preferred experience

  • Business acumen, strong problem solving and analytical abilities, great attention to detail
  • Basic understanding of software programming
  • Product Ownership (PO) for R&D teams
  • Experience in technical product or application management and support
  • Experience working with Metrohm Autolab instruments
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Must be available for international travelling (about 30% of the time), occasionally during weekends

About Metrohm Autolab:

Metrohm Autolab (www.metrohm.com/electrochemistry/) a fully owned subsidiary of Metrohm Group, is a leading supplier of analytical and scientific instrumentation for electrochemistry for fundamental and applied research in Academic and Industrial R&D, serving exciting and fast growing markets such as: Energy Storage and Generation including Batteries, Fuel cells for electric vehicles and mobile devices, Electrocatalysis, (Bio-)sensors addressing a wide variety of applications including COVID-19 detection, Corrosion research and testing and so on.

Our premises are located in Utrecht, The Netherlands with about 50 employees responsible for development, production, marketing and sales of Autolab portfolio world-wide.

About Metrohm:

Metrohm Group (www.metrohm.com) is one of the world’s most trusted manufacturers of high-precision instruments for chemical analysis. The market segments we serve include chemical, petrochemicals & bio-fuel, polymers & plastics, pharmaceutical, energy & power, surface finishing, environmental, food & beverage, and cover both industrial and academic customers. Today, we are a company of 2000+ employees present in more than 80 countries with our own subsidiaries and exclusive distributor network.

How to apply:

Please submit your application to [email protected] to the attention of Ms. Anneke Ausma.