Job Description

Product Manager 5

Automation Product Manager

Location:  Glasgow/Flanders/Tarrytown

Position Overview

This position is a global Product Management role, reporting to the Director of Portfolio & Product Management of the Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics’ CAI Business Unit. The incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Product Management responsibilities for Automation product systems
  • Product Health management activities for assigned Automation product line(s)
  • Product strategy, innovation, and life cycle management of assigned Automation product line(s) 
  • Product lifecycle management and End of Life planning for assigned Automation product line(s)
  • Participating in and driving Automation/IT projects aimed at product improvement and innovation and business process excellence
  • Providing product level expertise to regional and country marketing
  • Automation partner interaction and relationship management


  • Manage product health and support product improvements
    • Lead Product Health Teams (PHTs)
    • Monitor product health and customer satisfaction – define needed action
    • Reporting on Key Product Metrics to the W&S Franchise Board
    • Prioritizing Quality Improvement and Productivity Projects
    • Lead or support product health task teams to resolve acute issues
    • Participate in SPPs, PQCs, FCAs
    • Initiate AIP, CPE, and PDP projects to improve product health
    • Plan and execute product end-of-life programs
  • Build and manage relationships with internal and external partners and suppliers

o   Execute and improve joint business processes with partners

    • Lead cross-functional/cross-partner teams/initiatives
    • Close collaboration with regional/country marketing to meet needs and gain market and customer insights

·       Support achievement of business financial goals

    • Provide product technical and business process support to region/country marketing/sales teams
    • Maintain PHT focus on cost improvement initiatives
    • Support cross functional activities to improve global product forecasting and supply chain processes

·       Define product roadmaps and product development needs

    • Develop understanding of customer needs and market trends
    • Analyze competitors’ portfolios and products along with Global Marketing partners
    • Assist to define and communicate long-term product roadmaps
    • Define and drive product improvement/product health initiatives. Allocate funding.
    • Interface with strategic innovation and strategic planning
  • Define products and support new product development
    • Participate on PDP and participate/lead Design Change core teams
    • Write business plans for new products
    • Plan and execute customer-centric product definition
    • Write Design Input Requirements (DIR)
    • Participate in product pricing strategy

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.   
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant industry experience.
  • 10% travel requirement.
  • Knowledge of the clinical laboratory industry.
  • Deep understanding of the clinical laboratory’s workflow.
  • Understands the role of automation and IT in improving lab workflow.
  • Ability to understand and do a deep dive in technical requirements.
  • Preferably detailed knowledge in at least one of the following business functions: Product Management, Marketing, Healthcare Consulting, R&D, Service and/or Program Management.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • MBA is preferred but not required.
  • Experience in managing cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with ‘systems’ business model (versus ‘product’ business model).

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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