Product Manager - Microbiology

IDEXX   •  

Westbrook, ME

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


5 - 7 years

Posted 36 days ago

7,000 people, one global focus - enhancing the health and well-being of pets, people, and livestock. We are passionate about what we do at IDEXX – and why wouldn’t we be? When you’re working to raise the standard of care for pets, make drinking water safe for billions and keep our livestock population around the globe healthy and free of disease, it’s no wonder that what we do each day is more than just a job. There’s an energy across IDEXX that drives caring and committed people to make things better.

What can you expect?

In this IDEXX Reference laboratory role, you’ll work with Finance and the Sr. Product Management team to develop strategy and set business goals. You understand market, the customer and customer needs to grow the business. You will work with Commercial Marketing to plan marketing and promotional activities that drive demand for your products and with Planning to match monthly supply to market demand. You will meet with Operations to ensure that current products are performing to specifications. You will also develop product roadmap and/or product positioning which includes creating, updating and maintaining the marketing materials, and developing communication strategies.

You will also work with our Sales organization to train them on new products, the value proposition and thepositioning, to gather feedback from them, and help them with veterinary product related questions. You will work as marketing lead in new product development and product support teams where you will provide direction on product design, performance, positioning, registration, delivery and launch.

What do you need to succeed?

Key skills and abilities relating strong financial acumen, reasoning and analytics, project management, deep technical understanding, influencing without authority, strong communication and presentation skills, the drive and the ability to take ownership of all aspects associated with managing a product area.


  • Bachelors Degree (Science or related discipline preferred), MBA or advanced degree in technology or business preferred
  • Preferred: experience in microbiology, urinalysis, infectious diseases or bacterial detection
  • 5+ years of marketing and/or product manager experience
  • Veterinary practice, animal health experience preferred; have an understanding of the workflow of a Veterinary clinic as well as Veterinary technology is preferred.
  • General knowledge/experience with healthcare/diagnostic technologies
  • General knowledge of marketing and product management, including product development, segmentation/targeting, product positioning/pricing and forecasting/promotion, progressing to expert level knowledge of product management practices and tools at the senior levels within this job family