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Product Manager, Digital Solutions in Amersfoort, Netherlands at Ormco

Date Posted: 5/10/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: ORM001596

About Us

Since 1960, Ormco, one of the many successful companies owned by Danaher Corporation, has been developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad line of orthodontic appliances and related products for sale in the U.S. and abroad. Ormco provides orthodontists with brackets, wires, adhesives, and ancillary supplies used through the course of treatment.

Ormco believes the direct contact of its sales force with orthodontists facilitates the identification and verification of market trends and new product opportunities. Ormco works closely with orthodontists to improve existing products and develop new products primarily through its Champion programs in which selected orthodontists assist Ormco in designing, developing and ultimately educating users on new product and technique innovations.


Description

Reporting to the Director of Product Management, Digital Solutions, this Product Management role is tasked with leading the efforts in the EU for Ormco’s digital suite of products, including Spark Aligners and Insignia. This position will directly supervise the team digital dental technicians (2) as well as ensure that the efforts of the team are aligned and support the global product management strategies. The manager will also collaborate with the EU Director of Commercial growth to ensure that the EU based digital team is providing the required support to the Digital Technical Specialists (DTS’s) and Sales Team in the EU.
 
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Supervise current digital dental technician team (2) including priority/goal setting and ensuring the efficient and effective support of the digital suite of products
  • Build knowledge of the digital product offering, processes and customer experience needed to identify current opportunities of improvement in efficiency and accuracy for digital team.
  • Conduct VOC/market research as needed to identify current customer barriers and to assess the value of potential future product improvements/ new products
  • Collaborate with EU Director of Commercial Growth to effectively support the DTS and Sales team in the EU and to ensure the transfer of product knowledge and provide training as needed
  • Develops and provides product training content and technical expertise. Owns all development of materials or mediums to support that effort.
  • Liaise with Director of Product Management (Digital) to ensure that the EU team is aligned with the global strategic direction and priorities
  • Create well supported business requirements that can be used to create product specifications and user stories.
  • Develops and provides product training content and technical expertise. Owns all development of materials or mediums to support that effort.
  • Produces competitive analysis and counter strategies for assigned product line.-
  • Prepare and deliver presentations and/or lectures (clinical in nature) to upper management and customers.
  • Create and maintain product backlog and prioritize with cross functional and customer input/buy-in.

Job Requirements



Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Familiar with domestic and international registration process for Class II medical devices.
  • Strong internal and external customer relationship management skills and ability to collaborate effectively with various functional groups, a demonstrated leader.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions.
  • Qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and statistical analyses
  • Presentation & public speaking skills.
  • Proven experiencing of managing products in various lifecycle stages.
  • Strong problem solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done.
  • Accomplished in developing highly accurate global sales forecasts.
  • Strong strategic thinker with ability to execute on those plans methodically.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • Required: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university.
  • Minimum four years Product Management experience and/or training.
  • Preferred: dental industry experience.
  • Preferred: Class II Medical Device Experience
Travel & Location
Approximately 25 % travel. Position will be based in Amersfoort, Netherlands


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 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.
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.
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