Product Manager Ophthalmology Digital Workflow (m/w/d) in Heerbrugg, Switzerland at Leica Microsystems

Date Posted: 6/22/2019

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Job ID: LEI005034

About Us

Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes as well as scientific instruments and represented in over 100 countries, thereof more than 20 countries with sales and service organizations. The foundation of our success is constant innovation and focusing rigorously on pushing the boundaries of visualization. We serve the research and life sciences, medical, material sciences, industry, forensics, education and surgery, setting new standards in precision optics and bringing analytical capabilities to our customers.

Do join us in our commitment for brilliant solutions and continuous improvement!

Leica - From Eye to Insight


Your Responsibilities:

Innovation And Product Development

  • Define global Ophthalmic Imaging applications portfolio
  • Identify customer pain points via VOC (Voice of Customer) in collaboration with Application teams and translate VOC into product ideas
  • Develop business plan for new software and digital imaging products in terms of expected revenue and margin stream
  • Create attractive Software Products and Drive Software innovation and development together with all relevant stakeholders
  • Establish network to outside partners that could support hardware or software development
  • Position Leica as a driver and new standard for connectivity, data management and usability
  • Support Medical Business Management team to work out Global Market Positioning and Pricing Management including financial bridges and revenue recognition stream

Digital Imaging Software Platform Development And Design

  • Drive the innovation process in cooperation with R&D, Strategic Marketing and RU based on customer needs, workflow solution approaches and adapting technical and digital trends including reference points of market and competitors
  • Drive software and hardware Innovation and accompany the technical development process
  • Ensures all requirements for software sprints are available, user stories are consistent
  • Create Medical OS software architecture and support software developers in clarification of features and programming from a customer perspective
  • Create state-of the art User Interface, drive UX and usability
  • Plan, implement and execute Product Validations and Field Tests (Alpha/Beta) to make sure the solution meets the User Requirements including test requirement, result evaluation and consolidation
  • Cooperates with PM Microsurgery and Ophthalmology to consider different market specifics in the design of SW platform

Product Launch And Market Releases

  • Work with Medical Business Management Team to achieve successful product launch, and perform overall launch coordination and release management
  • Provide support for Marketing Activity to achieve business growth
  • Manage the marketing part of Software and Digital Imaging releases, being the central contact with respect to release content and timing as well as communication to sales
  • Ensure good coordination with external stakeholders including Sales, Regional application management and end customers

Job Requirements


Our Expectations:

  • A professional experience of a minimum 2-3 years proven experience in Product Management, Sales or Marketing in life science, medical or imaging software Industry
  • Demonstrated success in leading innovation Project
  • Education: Master / Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Business Administration (Preferred: MBA)
  • Languages: English and additional foreign languages is a plus
  • Travel required estimated: 40% of time

What We Offer:

  • We offer a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job.
  • We are 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.
  • Leica Microsystems is an equal opportunity employer. We aim for diversity in all departments and on all levels.
  • We want our employees to be successful. This is why we support them with internal trainings and programs.

Are you interested to discover new opportunities in an innovative, team-oriented environment? Do you feel that this could be your future position? Then do apply online: We are looking forward to your application! 

Danaher Corporation Overview

Leica Microsystems is part of Danaher - a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Danaher employees are part of a globally diverse network of associates, united by a common culture and striving for continuous improvement through the Danaher Business System. This is underpinned by a strong commitment to nurturing personal development and career progression within the organization.


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