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  • Product Manager - Thermal Conductivity

    Req. #
    Company Name
    Product Management and Applications
    US-DE-New Castle
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    An exciting opportunity exists for a self-motivated, technical and business savvy individual, to join TA's Product Management team.  As Product Manager - Thermal Conductivity, you will be reporting to the Vice President of Product Management and will have strategic and tactical responsibility for driving a compelling roadmap to ensure growth and profitablity for the product line. This position will be located in the New Castle, Delaware facility. 

    Typical tasks of the position include, but are not limited to

    • Identifies and screens new product opportunities or enhancement of existing products and manages the activities of various groups through the phases of development from conception to actual marketing
    • Leads new product definition and business plans with joint departments; coordinates the activities, integrating the work of Engineering, Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales and Service functions for all or part of a new or existing product or product line
    • Monitors the development of business plans, managing lifecycles and product positioning in the marketplace
    • Reduces broad concepts and business strategies into structured product marketing plans
    • Oversees market research, monitors competitive activity and identifies customer needs
    • Works with Sales management to establish pricing strategies and ensures that the specifics associated with implementation of those strategies (e.g. pricing lists) are current and up to date
    • Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the product marketing function
    • Provides technical consultation to field personnel and customers during the early life of new products; provides product consultation to Engineering in the design state of products to ensure technical and business viability of products
    • Plans, prepares and presents product introduction strategies

    The successful candidate will have a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience that would include the following

    • Knowledge normally acquired through completion of a four (4) year degree in a technical discipline (Chemistry, Physics, etc.) or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Specific product and industry knowledge in Thermophysical Properties is required
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and the general public
    • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, etc.)
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
    • Ability to travel by both air and ground carrier as needed for domestic and international business needs

    Company Description

    As the world’s leading supplier of thermal analysis and rheology systems, TA Instruments is a fast growing and highly profitable division of an S&P 500 company, priding itself in innovation and an uncompromising commitment to customer support.  Our continued growth relies on recruiting and developing individuals that can make a positive contribution to our business.  For additional information about our high technology products sold to Fortune Global 500 companies and leading academic institutions and government laboratories around the world, visit our website at www.tainstruments.com


    Headquartered in Delaware, with manufacturing sites in the US and Europe, we are represented in all of the major markets around the world with sales offices in the USA, Canada, Japan, India, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Australia and across Europe.


    TA Instruments is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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