Job Description: Job ID: SEA000215
Sea-Bird Scientific is the world's largest developer and manufacturer of products for the measurement of salinity, temperature, pressure, dissolved oxygen, fluorescence, nutrients and related oceanographic parameters in marine waters. These tools are used around the world by ocean researchers, resource managers, and key industries engaged in offshore exploration and ocean resource utilization. Our customers include research institutes, ocean observing programs, national and local government agencies, oil companies, engineering firms, environmental consulting businesses, and navies throughout the world. Our products are used in numerous critical environmental research and monitoring efforts that are deeply tied to our modern world. These studies include topics ranging from determining the ocean's role in, and the associated impact from, climate changes, to the monitoring of environmental impacts of major episodic events such as oil spills and tsunamis.
Sea-Bird Scientific is a part of Danaher who is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. Our family of world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including health care, environmental and communications. We are a globally diverse team of 66,000 associates united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our ultimate competitive advantage. In 2014, we generated almost $20 billion in revenue and our market capitalization exceeded $50 billion. We are ranked #149 on the Fortune 500 and, during the past 20 years, our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by nearly 2,800 percent.
Sea-Bird Scientific has an immediate need for an enthusiastic, highly motivated Product Manager to help us define the next generation of oceanographic and coastal instrumentation and systems. If you are passionate about the world's oceans and are interested in helping provide scientists around the world with the technologies they need to study broad-reaching topics like ocean acidification, ocean circulation, coastal eutrophication and climate change, then we would love to hear from you. We require a personable collaborator to play a key role in new product development and product sustainment efforts within Sea-Bird Scientific. This individual will be responsible for product management of a segment of Sea-Bird Scientific's product families. This position is based out of Sea-Bird Scientific's Bellevue, WA site, and the candidate will work closely with team members at our Philomath, OR site.
Develop and maintain business strategies for existing and new products, including pricing development, market evaluation, and sales performance analysis
Develop and maintain product roadmaps for assigned product families
Lead Voice of Customer (VOC) plans and implementation for assigned product families
Define functional requirements for new products
Lead competitive research and analysis for assigned product families
Manage idea generation, and launch schedule for new products
Travel to support conferences, meet with customers, and other business needs as required
Sea-Bird Electronics is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Proven ability to work independently and proactively
Proven ability to work effectively within a team and other functional groups. Adaptable to new situations. Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational and planning or project management skills
In-depth analytical skills in gathering and interpreting data, formulating conclusions, and developing strategies and actionable conclusions based on analysis
2 years previous experience in product management preferable
Field experience with Oceanographic / coastal instrumentation including physical oceanographic sensors and optical sensors preferable
Experience with use and design of optical instrumentation preferable
Degree level: B.S. or B.A. in Physics, Engineering, Oceanography, or Optics preferable, MBA / post grad Marketing / Sales training highly desirable. M.S. or Ph.D. in Oceanographic technical discipline highly desirable
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.
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.