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Product Manager, New Products Development (10063)
Life Technologies has an exciting opportunity for a Product Manager , based in our Carlsbad, CA office.
The Product Manager drives product leadership within our molecular and cell biology division focused ongene delivery and protein analysis technologies. This role will leverage key marquee brands such as Invitrogen, Ambion, Novex, and Life Technologies to deliver compelling and innovative solutions that exceed our customer’s expectations.
Focus: Product Development Guidance —value prop and market/customer insight in driving the development of world-class products.
. Effectively identifies, analyzes and articulates market insight, customer needs, buying preferences and value proposition for target segments that drives successful development and delivery of products and services.
. Collaborates in the development of long-term portfolio planning and develops strategic price-setting strategies and long-term platform and product roadmap for platform and product development.
. Leverages brand/category strengths and market insight to drive technology investment choices platform/product development options and strategic pricing for category success.
. Drives development of product and platform roadmaps that successfully merge customer needs(articulated and latent), customer requirements with technology developments for category success.
. Produces and drives credible WW market-based forecasts. Sizes market opportunities and profit pools for new product development.
. Provides valuable insight to the product generation process and ensures successful preparation of products for launch into the marketplace
. Produces comprehensive, effective and actionable product plans.
. Utilizes customer and competitive knowledge to drive differentiated product positioning for a product line or platform and smooth transition of new product in the in-market portfolio.
. Identifies, establishes, and manages strategic partnerships, including relationships with customers, suppliers, and industry opinion leaders.
. Works collaboratively with other Life Technologies product managers responsible for related products.

Bachelor’s degree in an applicable discipline with general knowledge/understanding of Biology, Marketing, and product management. MBA is preferred.
3-5 years experience in a similar product management, marketing, or business development role including experience in managing a product line, pricing, and forecasting and supply/demand responsibility.
Strong customer focus with a demonstrated track record of successful customer interactions
Strong communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, relationship building, analytical, project management and planning skills are necessary to be successful in this position.
Proven ability to see new business opportunities set and meet aggressive objectives and develop strong working relationships also preferred.
Making Life Even Better.
When it comes to the vision of shaping discovery and improving life, no other company can match the breadth of products and services in the life sciences field to meet this vision than Life Technologies.
Created through the combination of biotechnology leaders Applied Biosystems and Invitrogen, Life Technologies’ systems, consumables and services enable researchers to accelerate scientific exploration, driving to discoveries and developments that improve the human condition and the world around us. Our customers do their work across the biological spectrum, working to advance personalized medicine, regenerative science, molecular diagnostics, agricultural and environmental research, and 21st century forensics. With historical sales of approximately $3.5 billion, a presence in more than 100 countries, and a rapidly growing intellectual property estate of over 3,600 patents and exclusive licenses, we are poised to truly shape the world of science. Join a team of more than 9,500 employees around the world who are engaged, curious, insightful, responsible and driven to make life even better.

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Life Technologies is a global biotechnology tools company providing premier systems, consumables, and services for scientific researchers...