Global Product Manager

Posted 24 Jul 2019

Milwaukee, Wisconsin - United States

Req Id 195221


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:

We are seeking a self-starting individual to take ownership of our Lab and Specialty Chemicals Opportunistic Production Materials growth. In this role, you will be expected to take ownership of our LSC opportunities for custom and variable SKU opportunities with focus on production materials. Will be working with commercial and customers to determine product specifications and requirements, working with internal partners to define viable options, cost/pricing, delivery schedule, quotes, and coordinating with commercial to successfully position the quote to match the customers’ needs. This position will be supporting all geographies where the individual will be the point of contact for the Commercial and the Operational/Supply Chain teams for order fulfillment issues that requires Product Management support. Additionally, innovative approaches to creating and conducting global trainings for commercial teams, web content to aid customer with buying decision, valuable product literature content, tools etc. to empower sales teams is desirable. Data analysis skills and comfort with a variety of IT systems is required for carrying out competitive activity, market dynamics, sales data and business strategy modeling and implementation.

*Travel required approximately 10%.


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or Life Sciences. 
  • 3+ years of experience working in a scientific work environment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong self-starter with a strategic mindset
  • MBA Preferred
  • Product Management experience supporting marketing/business development/commercial sales desired. 
  • Experience in Project Management, including excellent time management skills, organizational skills and the ability to multi-tasks with high degree of independence
  • Experience working with customers to understand their needs and develop solutions
  • Ability to analyze market, portfolio and sales data is highly desirable.
  • Effective communicator with ability to influence in a complex organization


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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