Olympus America Inc. Product Manager in Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Duties::

As a Product Manager working on the ANI Product Management team, you will be empowered and inspired to do your best work. You will contribute to our mission by gathering voice of customer feedback, defining product specification and helping support the sales channels. In a typical day, you will:

  • Communicate with sales channels, work with R&D to define new products, and provide technical support for systems XRF and XRD.

  • Develop a deep understanding of the operation, applications and technical design of Olympus XRF System and XRD instruments and accessories.

  • Solicit market feedback to guide product line and new product introduction technical development and feature requirements.

  • Provide advanced instrument operation and application training to internal personnel and customers in a variety of environments, including webinars, classroom settings and on-site at customer facilities.

  • Provide advanced technical support to domestic and global customers, sales representatives and application centers.

  • Support global sales force with technical equipment demonstrations, key account presentations and training activities.

  • Develop and sustain of product line resource materials including training presentations, instrument web videos, marketing documents, blog posts and web site content.

  • Collaborate with multiple business departments, including global business centers, global sales representatives, business development managers, engineering, commercial operations, and marketing/communications to complete daily tasks.

  • Support new product validation in collaboration with Application team.

  • Support new product development as directed by Senior Product Manager by contributing to market segment and product requirement research activities.

  • Act as the liaison to external constituencies such as the sales force/sales support/service/business development and internal departments such as Commercial Operations, Engineering, R&D, Applications, Marketing and Production.

  • Work across department boundaries to define tasks.

  • Drive tasks to completion in a timely manner.

  • Increase sales volume and profitability of target product lines.

  • Ability to work independently.

Job Requirements::

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science or Engineering is preferred.

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in an applications, technical support, technical sales or product development environment is required.

  • Up to 30% domestic and international travel.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience with a spectroscopic technique or XRF technology is strongly preferred.

  • Previous experience with online or at line instrumentation is a plus.

  • Previous experience working with OEMs and/or integrators.

  • Familiarity with other analysis techniques is a plus.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to thrive in an international business environment.

  • Ability to coordinate and motivate people who do not work for you.

  • Ability to work as an individual or in a team setting.

  • Ability to execute when given targets without explicit step by step instruction.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Job Description:

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. We’re currently looking for a Product Manager to join us in our Waltham, MA office.

Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

We are looking for an energetic, resourceful and organized person with a scientific background to manage our XRF Systems and XRD product lines. This includes coordinating continued support and enhancements for the current line as well as overseeing the product introduction process for next generation products from pre-release through commercial acceptance and through the product life cycle. The incumbent will report to the Senior Product Manager.

About Us:

At Olympus, we put a lot of good back into the world, and what we do really matters. We are committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling every day by crafting innovative optical and digital solutions in medical technologies, microscopy, industrial solutions, cameras, and audio recorders.

We view our relationship with and commitment to our employees with the same passion. Everything we do at Olympus is a reflection of our vision, and everyone here helps to make it a reality. We’re invested in our employees, great ideas, and how they impact the communities around us. We see the world through multiple lenses and come together to find the right answers; the best solutions.

THAT’S OLYMPUS.

TRUE TO YOU. TRUE TO SOCIETY. TRUE TO LIFE.

Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas Corp

Olympus embraces diversity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policies as well as our values prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification. EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Company URL:

Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas Corp at http://www.olympus-lifescience.com/

Posting Locations:

Massachusetts, Waltham

Posting Title:

Product Manager

Work Location:

Waltham OSST

Job Family:

Marketing

Auto req ID:

4325BR

4325BR

Olympus is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification.