General Electric Product Manager - MAb Media in Des Moines, Iowa

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:

The MAb Media Product Manager is responsible for making business decisions by aligning market insights with technology trends, product planning and optimized commercial execution. This position identifies and develops opportunities for growth and market share gain. The MAb Media Product Manager creates a global product /portfolio strategy including product positioning and portfolio optimization via voice of customer, market research and robust analytical skills.

Essential Responsibilities:

This position identifies programs needed to enhance customer loyalty and installed base retention and provides direction to the product/solutions roadmap. Critical to the role will be strong relationships with horizontal teams in supply chain, quality, marketing, services and sales. This position has high visibility, diverse challenges and the opportunity to learn virtually all aspects of the cell culture business.

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

• Manages the media product portfolio intended for the monoclonal antibody and related markets over its life cycle in a manner that maximizes the overall return/profit to the business. Ensures compliance with quality systems, regulatory requirements, and commercial change process.

• Builds and executes global product line strategy and individual product launches, including value proposition, segmentation / positioning, target pricing, awareness & advocacy strategies, channel strategy and sales enablement (in coordination with Product Marketing).

• Constantly seeks out ways to improve sales and commercial processes – leveraging the use of technology, tools, and analytics

• Identifies and assesses market needs, competitor activities and distribution risks, incorporating such information into the business plan.

• Defines product value proposition and competitive positioning claims roadmap for new and existing products.

Quality Specific Goals:

  1. Aware of and complies with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position

  2. Completes all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines

  3. Identifies and reports any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required

  4. Responsible for ensuring legal and regulatory approval of all marketing communications

Qualifications/Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in technical (Science or Engineering) or business (Marketing, Business Administration) field

  2. Minimum 5 years combined experience in product management, marketing or a related technical field in the life sciences

  3. Excellent oral and written communications skills

  4. Strong analytical and process skills

  5. Results oriented with the ability to work effectively within a matrix environment

  6. Strong leadership qualities, emotional intelligence and business judgement

  7. Ability to work quickly and successfully amid change and ambiguity

  8. Team oriented – ability to motivate and work well with diverse, cross-functional teams

  9. Proven ability to work globally

Desired Characteristics:

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree in Marketing, Engineering, Science, Business Administration or other related field

  2. 7+ years combined experience in product management, marketing or a related technical field in the life sciences

  3. Product Management/Marketing expertise, including: market trends/analysis, NPI process, product roadmap development, product life-cycle management,

  4. Life science product/industry/technical acumen

  5. Strong project management skills

Locations: United States; Massachusetts, Utah; Marlborough, Logan

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.