Product Marketing Manager

Organization
Affymetrix, Inc.
Job Location
Santa Clara
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Job Description

Affymetrix, now a part of Thermo Fisher Scientific

Position Summary:
Responsible for executing strategic product management responsibilities associated with current and future clinical products in the portfolio area of assignment. Will be the central point of business accountability for product management and business activities pertaining to the portfolio area of assignment including, but not limited to, market product management and portfolio positioning of existing products, collaboration development, product and platform positioning, and marketing communication strategy as well as the creation of a portfolio strategy and roadmap to inform future product development decisions.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
* Interacts with customers and internal stakeholders to identify product opportunities
* Develops relationships with industry leaders
* Develops and implements training programs
* Analyzes market developments, trends and opportunities
* Cross-functionally develop customer requirement and facilitate product creation
* Monitors product quality and availability
* Creates the vision and strategy for a given product line and then manage the product life cycle
* Participates in process and operation improvement opportunities
* Responds to internal and external inquiries
* Complies with company quality management systems, policies and procedures
* Provides mentorship, if applicable
* Additional duties/responsibilities according to business needs

Required
Education: High School
Yrs of related experience: 5-8 years

Competencies: (skills, knowledge, abilities)
* Interpersonal skills
* Results oriented
* Understand complex scientific information

Licenses/Certificates: None

Travel Requirements: Up to 30%

Working Conditions: Office Environment

Preferred
Education: Bachelor’s or Higher
Yrs of related experience: 5-8 years

Competencies: (skills, knowledge, abilities)
* Program Project Management

Licenses/Certificates: None
Travel Requirements: Up to 30%
Working Conditions: Office Environment

Level of Autonomy and Complexity:
* Experienced professional with full comprehension of established principles, theories, concepts to resolve an extensive range of issues
* Demonstrates good judgment in applying appropriate action resolve issues of diverse scope requiring analysis and evaluation of factors
* Contributes to establishment of organization's objectives; error in judgment or failure to achieve objectives will have crucial impact and will require extensive addition of resources to correct errors and achieve goals
* Receives little instruction and creates own methods for resolution of everyday tasks; receives general directions for new projects; work is assessed for achievement of goals

Affymetrix is an EEO/AA Employer of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

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