We are seeking a Product Manager – PCR, Detection & Cell Technology for our Hauppauge, NY location.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the product management and business development of Cell Technology Equipment, accessories and consumables. Achievement of budgeted sales and profit are the primary objectives.
Plans and organizes significant business activities which require input from multiple sources and personnel across all company departments.
- Specific examples of such projects include: annual promotion summary for company sales representatives, product training seminars and meetings, company website content, and trade show exhibit management.
- Lead person in negotiating distributor discounts and sales budgets.
- Contact person for the company with regard to all Cell Technology marketing issues.
Develops a business plan for his/her portfolio of products, including the setting of strategies and tactics (i.e. advertising, programs, promotions, trade shows, etc.), and insures implementation.
Forecasts annual monetary and unit sales. Communicates unit forecast and business plan activities with supplier. Tracks product and dealer performance.
Prices products to meet the Company financial goal while retaining market competitiveness.
By analyzing market trends and dynamics, customer needs, and competition, positions products through marketing, advertising, and pricing to insure the achievement of business goals. Advises supplier of product shortcomings or technical problems and makes recommendations to overcome them.
Uncovers new market and application opportunities for current product portfolio. Seeks opportunities to expand supplier’s product portfolio, and provides feedback to the supplier.
Seeks opportunities for new products/suppliers.
Coordinates with Marketing Services the production of advertising and collateral materials, i.e., literature, mailers, manuals, etc.
Works with intercompany staff to define and market a competitive portfolio of service products.
Coordinates with the Applications Lab the training of sales and customer service representatives, and end users.
Acts as the key contact and coordinator of product related activities of the Distribution Center, Finance, Marketing Services, Purchasing, Repair Service and Sales Departments.
Visits customers and dealers, works with sales representatives to achieve goals and fulfill job responsibilities.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; and five to seven years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Proficiency in the following: Product knowledge and computer literacy.
To qualify for consideration, all applicants must submit a Cover Letter stating related experience and salary requirements. All cover letters and resumes MUST be submitted in Microsoft Word format.
You will be working in a professional environment. In return for your contributions, you will receive a competitive salary and an excellent company paid benefits package.
A sampling of our company paid benefits includes:
Eppendorf is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/V/H
- comprehensive medical
- comprehensive dental
- basic life insurance
- short and long term disability
- tuition reimbursement program
- paid vacation
- paid holidays
- paid sick and personal days
- 401k plan
- plus more!
Eppendorf AG is a leading supplier of systems and research tools for the biotechnology industry worldwide with a wide range of products...