Philips Product Manager, Systems and Software in San Diego, California

Your Challenge

As Product Manager, Systems and Software, you will develop and execute product plans involving the company’s next generation flagship imaging systems, lifecycle programs, and ongoing support for existing systems. Use your strong business sense and customer insights to drive a world-class user experience with maximum business value.

This position may be located in Rancho Cordova, CA or San Diego, CA .

Your Responsibilities

Lead upstream marketing for assigned products to translate customer needs into clear requirements and inputs for the product development process

  • Collect voice-of-customer feedback from various stakeholders to inform product design and feature sets

  • Own the business case for assigned products and update assumptions at stage gates

  • Interface with engineering to clarify and prioritize product requirements, feature sets, and user-centered design choices during the development process

  • Support product testing, arrange, and conduct product validations

  • Ensure consistent and clear communication with cross-functional project team to ensure on-time, on-budget delivery meeting project objectives

  • Support Sr. Product Manager in development of 5-year strategic plan and product roadmap, working with other business units and geographies, ensuring that systems roadmap is aligned with software and disposables, and meets overall business objectives

  • Lead global marketing plan development and work with geographies on regional plans to ensure excellence in new product introductions

  • Lead cross-functional effort for new product introductions

  • Support global product communications and provide assistance for the downstream needs of global sales and marketing organizations where extra support is needed

  • Interface with education and training department to develop high quality sales training materials

  • Work with other business units and regional marketing leaders to ensure the launch plan and execution is meeting business objectives

  • Provide lifecycle product management and sustaining engineering support

  • Develop and execute end of life product plans that maximize upgrades and value of system placements globally

  • Coordinate demand planning and inventory tracking to ensure the needs of the geographies and market segments are met

  • Serve as primary marketing core team member for sustaining engineering projects

Specific Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in an engineering discipline

  • MBA

  • 5 or more years of medical device experience; interventional cardiology or radiology experience preferred

  • Capital equipment experience; medical imaging or diagnostic equipment preferred

  • Experience with software development and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology

  • Demonstrated success launching new products and technologies into the market

  • Proven track record of taking initiative and being a self-starter

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to influence across matrixed organization

  • Ability to represent Volcano at professional/customer engagements in a competent manner

  • Proficient software skills across all standard programs (Excel, Word and PowerPoint); experience helpful

Our offer

Here at Philips WE ARE Working Together for a Better Tomorrow:

Philips' dedication to enriching lives is reflected in our company, our solutions, and a commitment to our people. Philips products lead to improved healthcare, faster diagnosis and better patient outcomes. Philips employees change lives every day.

Enjoy endless opportunities to learn, and develop your career in the directions to which you aspire. Philips Healthcare is a place where you will work with others whose far-reaching ideas and accomplishments have impacted over 200 million lives already. Please help us determine what’s next. Your ideas and ability to deliver will help to transform the future of healthcare, and allow you to create your own legacy.

Thanks to our employees, we are at the forefront of the Healthcare industry. Healthcare providers, backed by our many market leading solutions, are able to diagnose confidently, improve care, and increase the quality of life for patients across North America each and every day.

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