Product Manager XRD

Almelo, NL
About this position:

From forensics to nanotechnology, our analytical systems and solutions help the world’s top researchers do ground-breaking work on the small things that make big things possible. We’re after enquiring minds, imaginative thinkers, and proud geeks. Those who are irresistibly drawn to hard problems others can’t crack. Those who are always thinking ‘what if…’. Does this sound like you? Then read on….

Do you want to step into a high-tech world with a strong focus on innovation? Are you able to gather and balance the needs of multiple customers across a range of applications and industries? Are you looking for a position in which you will help define the roadmap for the future X-ray diffraction solutions? Do you want to do this in an international, but friendly environment? Then this might be your chance to become a part of our XRD Product Management team!

The role has a strong strategic impact, working with the Group Product Manager, you will develop, maintain, and deliver a dynamic portfolio of solutions that meet the Strategic Priorities of the business. You will work closely with R&D (Research and Development) Leaders, Segment Marketing Managers and Integrated Supply Chain functional managers to ensure that priorities across relevant products or projects are balanced and aligned to meet business needs for cost, quality and innovation. You will also work closely with customers, be able to create bespoke solutions that are not available in our current offering.

What are your responsibilities?

  • Support the Portfolio team to deliver a dynamic portfolio of solutions that meet the needs of our customers through active lifecycle management.

  • Lead the Specials group, where in collaboration with many stakeholders (Commercial, R&D, Operations, Customer Support, Application Specialists, Scientist) you will be responsible for creating new exciting solutions which are not available now, that push the boundaries of what is possible on a modern X-ray diffractometer

  • Work with Customers as well as Commercial and Marketing colleagues to gather Voice of Customer to generate realizable Value Propositions, providing timely input to the New Value Introduction process with particular focus on the X-ray diffraction software

What do you need to be successful in this role?

  • Focused to deliver results through collaboration and teamwork

  • Passionate to succeed as a team.

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate to a diverse, cross-functional, multi-level audience.

  • Business Acumen: understands business dynamics and financial impacts and able to challenge and develop projects and business cases.

  • Excellent written and spoken English and appreciation of global cultures.

  • A higher degree in a relevant science or engineering discipline.

Great to have?

  • Experience of applying analytical techniques to research and/or industrial applications and/or expertise in a relevant application area.

  • Knowledge of the following is advantageous:

    • X-ray diffraction and/or X-ray Scattering and/or X-ray Imaging characterisation techniques.

    • Agile development processes.

    • Product Management tools including classic Product Lifecycle and market sector analysis.

    • Additional languages.

When you join?

  • Your career will take off with a comprehensive induction programme. We then continue to support and develop you by improving your skills, knowledge, and performance.

  • We value entrepreneurship and commitment by offering real career possibilities.

  • You become part of a growing company where you can shape the future of our work processes.


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Posted 14 Days Ago
Job ID: 4509