Danaher Corporation Senior Market Manager, Metabolomics & Lipidomics - Redwood City, CA in Redwood City, California

Danaher Company Description

SCIEX – An operating company within Danaher’s Life Sciences platform

SCIEX helps to improve the world we live in by enabling scientists and laboratory analysts to find answers to the complex analytical challenges they face. Our leadership in LC-MS and CE-MS have made us a trusted partner globally to those who are focused on basic research, drug discovery, food and environmental testing, forensic toxicology, clinical research and diagnostics. With over 40 years of innovation, we continue to redefine what is achievable in routine and complex analysis.

We are seeking smart, team-oriented people who have purpose and are committed to helping us deliverAnswers for Science. Knowledge for Life.™ Our global team, located on every continent, is our greatest strength, bringing diverse perspectives and breakthrough thinking. With the power of the Danaher Business System behind us, it’s our people who have made us the industry leader. Come join our winning team. Visit us atwww.sciex.com.


The Position

This role is a market manager opportunity that will be responsible for research use only (RUO) metabolomics and lipidomics for the life science research, pharmaceuticals, and food markets. The market manager will establish clear business justifications for projects, contribute to the activities of a team of product concept owners, and represent the voice of customers to prioritize product requirements, manage product lifecycle, establish monetization options and ensure feature delivery to the customers. A strong understanding of Precision Medicine, and ‘multi-omics’ (genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, lipidomics, etc.) life science research will be required. The candidate will need to be able to work in a fast paced environment in a lean organization and must be willing to roll up their sleeves to ensure the job gets completed.

Main position objectives:

  1. Establish a global product line of metabolomics and lipidomics solutions with a sustainable revenue stream

  2. Manage the entire product line life cycle for mass spectrometry based metabolomics and lipidomics solutions from strategic planning to tactical activities

  3. Specify market requirements from all major geographic regions for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers

  4. Drive a solution set across development teams through market requirements and positioning

  5. Work cross-functionally to support the development and implementation of company-wide strategic plans and go-to-market plans

  6. Analyze and implement potential partner relationships for the products, where appropriate

    Reporting Relationship

    Reports to Senior Director, Academic & Clinical Research Business Unit


    The Market Manager, Metabolomics and Lipidomics has the following responsibilities:

  7. Manage product development to ensure complete portfolio alignment and meet the needs of the Academic, Pharmaceutical and Food/Forensics Testing markets

  8. Interact with key internal and external customers globally to understand problems, obtain feedback on new and existing products, and identify solutions

  9. Manage relationships with KOL’s and conduct VOC interviews and surveys to ensure customer problems and needs are well understood

  10. Synthesize customer input to deliver to product development team and identify user and buyer personas, user needs, and product roadmap

  11. Provide leadership and direction for all internal associates and external partners responsible for the project to ensure projects are successfully completed on time and consistent with organizational goals

  12. Adopt a proactive approach to identify risks to project success and create and maintain a project risk log; develop effective action plans for resolution as early as possible.

  13. Use Danaher Business Systems (DBS) to guide projects through the development cycle.

  14. Manage key aspects of product commercialization to ensure success in meeting revenue goals

  15. Management of internal efforts required for product commercialization, including interfacing with Quality Management Systems, R&D, and related roles

  16. Organize and drive activities cross-functionally related to global product launch, including developing positioning, sales training, pricing and collateral development to ensure product launch execution

  17. Determine if sales training and tools are adequate and complete post launch, and drive activities to fill any remaining gaps

  18. Assist in the development of strategic plan and drive strategic action plan

  19. Estimate market size, segmentation and target market definition to drive a long term product roadmap for both new and existing products, globally

  20. Evaluate business opportunities in terms of return on investment

  21. Manage updates to product roadmap considering priorities, resources, and competitive landscape

  22. Analyze potential partner relationships for the product

  23. Monitor business and ensure tactical execution is on track to meet revenue and strategic goals

  24. Effectively monitor the activities competition and communicate any pertinent news regarding the competition or other market-related developments and news (including relevant papers)

  25. Manage customer, client, and support functions expectations of product and services

  26. Manage full product life cycle including product end-of-life (EOL) in alignment with business needs

  27. Assists in the development of tactical marketing plans to drive both regional and global partners

The Person

Certain personal attributes and requisite prior experiences will be necessary components of the successful candidate’s background for the role:

Education and Work Experience:

  1. 3 years of life science capital equipment product management experience and/or customer support

  2. Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in a Biological Science, Marketing, Business Administration or related field; Master’s degree a strong plus

  3. Demonstrated intimate knowledge of mass spectrometry-based ‘Omics’ workflows; Mass Spectrometry or similar experience preferred

  4. Ability to perform exceptionally in fast paced, performance oriented environment

  5. Experience working in a global environment and highly matrixed organization a plus

    Personal Traits:

  6. Proven ability to influence decisions across all levels of an organization, including executive level

  7. Strong time management and organizational skills. Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities and changing business needs.

  8. Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills, with a high degree of self-motivation and ability to work independently and through effective lateral influencing

  9. Strong process orientation, problem solving and troubleshooting skills and a firm commitment to quality

  10. Executive presence and interaction skills

  11. Strong analytical capabilities


    This position requires travel to customer and non-customer sites globally, particular in North America and Europe, with additional travel to trade shows and SCIEX sites (minimum 25%).

    SCIEX is an equal opportunity employer, and only those candidates who are qualified will be contacted. 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.

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 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% 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.

Organization: SCIEX
Job Function: Marketing
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-CA-Redwood City
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: SCI001518