Product Manager Advanced Microscopy (f/m) in Wetzlar, Germany at Leica Microsystems

Date Posted: 1/23/2018

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Job ID: COM000083

About Us

Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise.

Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry Division, and Medical Division.

Leica Microsystems has six manufacturing facilities in five countries, with sales and service organizations in 20 countries. The company is headquartered in Wetzlar, Germany.


Your responsibilties:

  • Innovation of products and product systems

  • Identification and evaluation of trends in the life science research, pharma, and biotech markets

  • Workflow-oriented marketing of products and product systems

  • Determination of features sets and pricing

  • Planning, preparation and execution of product launches

  • Life cycle management for existing products to ensure competitiveness and profitability

  • Generation of application examples, marketing material and presentations

  • Delivering presentations in various settings

  • Generation and analysis of data for budget planning and forecasting

  • Market intelligence, definition and execution of preemptive as well as reactive measures

  • Demo support, application support, generation of training material and preparation/executions of sales trainings.

Job Requirements



  • Degree in the natural sciences, engineering, computer science or mathematics

  • Deep knowledge of the life science research market

  • Profound experience with modern advanced microscopy equipment and applications (camera-based and/or confocal)

  • Ideally experience in the sales and/or application support of high end imaging systems (camera-based and/or confocal)

  • Excellent command of the English language

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills 

  • Programming skills are a plus

  • Data mining and data analytics skills are a plus

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping its customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world. Its family of world class brands have leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including health care, environmental and industrial. With more than 20 operating companies, Danaher’s globally diverse team of 59,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System. For more information please visit

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