Cell Imaging Product Manager in Downingtown, Pennsylvania at Molecular Devices

Date Posted: 11/10/2019

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Job ID: MOL002532

About Us

Molecular Devices is one of the world's leading providers of high-performance bioanalytical measurement systems, software, and consumables for life science research, pharmaceutical, and biotherapeutic development. Included within a broad product portfolio are platforms for high-throughput screening, genomic and cellular analysis, colony selection, and microplate detection. These leading-edge products enable scientists to improve productivity and effectiveness, ultimately accelerating research and the discovery of new therapeutics. Molecular Devices is committed to the continual development of innovative solutions for life science applications. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California with offices around the globe.

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Molecular Devices is searching for a Product Manager to join our BioImaging team.  Candidate will be responsible for full life cycle management of existing and novel high-content imaging products.  To accomplish this, the candidate will need to work across functional boundaries with engineering, sales, manufacturing and marketing counterparts. Position reports to the Senior Director of Product Marketing.

  • Assess markets and propose new products based on customer input.
  • Specify product requirements that meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Deliver strategic input around forward planning for the overall imaging portfolio
  • Communicate requirements to product development teams to ensure a mutual understanding of customer expectations
  • Set financial expectations for new products and work with commercial team to verify assumptions
  • Ensure that products are delivered according to agreed time-lines.
  • Execute product launch plans to ensure product acceptance and revenue goals.
  • Continually monitor product performance and quickly react to any changes in the market.


Job Requirements


  • BS degree in life science, advanced degree in in biologic sciences a plus.
  • 5+ years of experience in product management, marketing or applications support.
  • 2+ years of experience with cellular imaging applications and markets
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycles and best practices for UI development
  • Consistent track record of concisely reporting VOC information to marketing and development teams.  Experience with lean start-up methodology is a plus.
  • Experience in fostering outside collaboration activities with end users or companies.
  • Proven ability to accomplish tasks in a team environment (e.g.: engineering, marketing, manufacturing, technical support), providing day-to-day direction where needed to achieve goals.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to articulate and present complex concepts.
  • Travel of up to 25% both domestically and internationally is expected to meet with global development teams and customers.
  • Detail Oriented – ability to develop detailed plans and then execute on those plans.
  • Priority Minded – ability to identify and execute on only the most important issues (stay focused).
  • Sense of the Urgency – ability to know when to act quickly to proactively solve problems.
CULTURE:   The right candidate for this role will embody both the Molecular Devices and Danaher culture.  Below are key attributes this candidate will possess. 
  • Analytical. This leader seeks out facts and evaluates relationships and dependencies.
  • Results-driven. Demonstrating initiative and personal accountability to meet work demands according to highest standards, while being able to prioritize and balance competing needs, will be key to success.
  • Both a competitive and team player. This individual speaks to results yet gives credit to the team.
  • Humble and self-aware. Helping drive a culture of respect across all associates, functions and levels while championing D&I and focusing on results is a must. This candidate understands their personal areas of development and actively works on weaknesses.
  • Clear communicator. Strong experience in developing effective internal communications and a clear, succinct style is desired.

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
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Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.