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Global Product Manager Digital Workflows in Kloten, Switzerland at Nobel Biocare

Date Posted: 1/12/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: NOB002781

About Us

Nobel Biocare is a world leader in the field of innovative implant-based dental restorations – from single tooth to fully edentulous indications. We offer dental implant systems, high-precision individualized prosthetics and CAD/CAM systems, diagnostics, treatment planning, guided surgery solutions and biomaterials. We support customers throughout their professional and practice development. Our headquarter is in Zurich, Switzerland, and we have around 34 direct sales organizations worldwide. Nobel Biocare is a member of the Danaher Corporation, a diversified technology leader.


Global product manager contributes to the product strategy of DTX Studio Clinic software, with main focus on workflows and integration of equipment into DTX Studio Clinic to strengthen the DTX Studio Ecosystem and is responsible for global market introduction and life cycle management of assigned projects. For the assigned projects, you are responsible to develop the global launch business plan,  for defining and correctly prioritizing the product requirements to development team to ensure the product is according to customer expectations, for introducing the product on-time to the market (beta, prelaunch, launch) including the expected high quality support materials with the appropriate key claims, for following up on the product life cycle to ensure targets are met and for phase-out when applicable.

  • Develop global launch business plans (product positioning, market assessment, business case, key benefits, target customer segment…) for assigned product/project launch candidates
  • Define the global customer needs (product requirements) and other documentation according to the Idea-to-Market (ITM) process and the Design Control Process (DCP). Correctly prioritize customer needs and translate in product requirements towards software team.
  • Ensure product is meeting target customer expectations. Closely collaborate with key experts (internal and external). Manage beta tests and pre-launches.
  • Define the product claims. Define the product support and marketing materials for successful product introduction. Contribute to the creation of those materials and the complete launch package.
  • Ensure successful cross-functional and cross-opco collaboration, contributing to successful product introductions.
  • Be the product expert of your product, be able to demonstrate to customers, be able to train product experts (e.g. NPS, imaging expert) on new launches. Understand the key benefits and features of related products, to be able to identify opportunities.
  • Follow up on launched projects to ensure targets are met. Define and support corrective actions when applicable. Phase-out products when applicable, according to phase-out process.

Job Requirements


  • University degree or higher education in Science/BA/Dentistry
  • Fluent in English, other languages are an asset  
  • Excellent computer knowledge (Windows, Mac OS X). Experienced to work with Microsoft Office. Apple Keynote is an asset.
  • Good networking relationships
  • Good networking skills for cross-functional/crossopco collaborations - team player
  • Good communication skills 
  • Target and quality oriented
  • 3+ Experience in Dental/Medical device area
  • Flexible and self-driven person, with organizational skills, multi-tasking capabilities and self-learning attitude
  • Structured working methodology
  • Team player, willingness to support team to meet targets
  • Networking skills, ability to collaborate closely with cross-functional teams (Development, Global Sales, Global Marketing & Global T&E)
  • Positive attitude go the extra mile when needed
  • Self-critical
  • Willingness to travel internationally: 15%
  • Adaptability to fast changing organizations and cross-opco collaboration

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, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

To be considered for this role, applicants must be either Swiss citizens, EU-nationals or have the legal right to live and work in Switzerland. 
For agencies: please, note that we only accept direct applications. Submission of candidates from unsolicited third parties does not create any implied obligation on the part of Nobel Biocare/ Danaher group