As a Product Manager with our Reference laboratory group, you’ll work with the Sr. Product Management team to develop strategy, set business goals, and lead product specific projects and launches. You understand the market, the customer, and the customer’s needs to grow the business. You will work with Commercial Marketing to plan marketing and promotional activities that drive demand for your products and with Planning to match monthly supply to market demand. You will meet with Operations to ensure that current products are performing to specifications. You will also develop a product roadmap and/or product positioning which includes creating, updating, and maintaining the marketing materials and developing communication strategies.
You will also work with our Sales organization to train them on new products, the value proposition, and the positioning, to gather feedback from them, and help them with veterinary product related questions. You will work as a marketing lead in new product development and product support teams where you will provide direction on product design, performance, positioning, registration, delivery, and launch.
IDEXX Reference laboratories is a global network united by a shared commitment to enhancing pet care where the true strength in our name is the people behind it. Our reference laboratories make it possible for our customers to discover more with our unrelenting commitment to innovation, personalized support, guidance, and expertise while providing the most complete and advanced menu of diagnostic tests along with technology and tools.
What You Will Need to Succeed?
Key skills and abilities relating to strong financial acumen, reasoning and analytics, project management, deep technical understanding, influencing without authority, strong communication and presentation skills, the drive, and the ability to take ownership of all aspects associated with managing a product area.
- Bachelor’s Degree (Science or related discipline preferred), MBA or advanced degree in technology or business preferred
- Preferred: experience in microbiology, urinalysis, infectious diseases, or other bacterial detection methods
- 5+ years of marketing and/or product manager experience
- Veterinary practice, animal health experience preferred; understand the workflow of a Veterinary clinic, as well as Veterinary technology, is preferred.
- General knowledge/experience with healthcare/diagnostic technologies
- General knowledge of marketing and product management, including product development, segmentation/targeting, product positioning/pricing, and forecasting/promotion, progressing to expert level knowledge of product management practices and tools at the senior levels within this job family
We’re proud of the work we do, because our work matters. An innovation leader in every industry we serve, we follow our Purpose and Guiding Principles to help pet owners worldwide keep their companion animals healthy and happy, to ensure safe drinking water for billions, and to help farmers protect livestock and poultry from diseases. We have customers in over 175 countries and a global workforce of over 9,000 talented people.
So, what does that mean for you? We enrich the livelihoods of our employees with a positive and respectful work culture that embraces challenges and encourages learning and discovery. At IDEXX, you will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement.
Let’s pursue what matters together.
IDEXX values a diverse workforce and workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.
IDEXX is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.