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Digital Business Product Manager (FossCalibrator™)

Published: 2018-12-06
Department
Digital Business

Contact
Hanne Winning
+45 2534 1081


Country
Denmark

Do you want to be part of our growing business unit, FOSS Digital Business? Do you want to make a difference and improve the world’s food and agricultural industries? Would you like to take on an influential role and embark on an incredible and exiting journey to change an industry to become truly data driven? Digital Business in FOSS is growing fast and you will play an important role in making the success continue.

FOSS is an international family-owned company providing analytical equipment to helps optimize production and improve product quality in food and agricultural industries and FOSS is known throughout the world for innovative analytical solutions.

FOSS Digital Business is driving the digital evolution of FOSS and is responsible for developing, marketing and delivering digital solutions that creates value to our customers. In Digital Business Product Management, we are looking for two talented Product Managers.

If you are interested in any of the two positions, feel free to apply for both. Here is the link to the other one: https://www.fossanalytics.com/en/careers/look-for-a-job/spots/vacanciespage/2198705

This position is for Product Manager for FOSS’ new calibration development tool, FossCalibratorTM

The job

As Product Manager your job is to manage the FossCalibrator product which a fast, intuitive and easy calibrator tool offered to customers who want to do calibration development themselves. FossCalibrator contains advanced chemometric algorithm but with an easy to use workflow including user guidance and advices. The cloud based software is state-of-the-art which continuously is being developed and updated –always focusing on customer’s needs. 

Primary task

You will be responsible for the buildup a successful long-term vision and strategy for portfolio and pipeline, by identifying potential customer needs - from ideation to product launch. You will be responsible for communication and training of the global Sales and Service organization and alignment with other internal organizational units.

A part of the job is also conducting market research (markets, customers and competitors), make product specifications and requirements, input on pricing, plans for product introduction. You will work with "Go-to-Market planning" which includes definition of value propositions, marketing strategies, communication plans, in close cooperation with Digital Business Management. 

Qualifications

We are looking for an ambitious Digital Product Manager with a commercially driven profile with knowledge of multivariate data analysis, chemometrics, and capacity to perform in a high tech environment. We expect you have experience in developing digital products as well as experience in working closely with customers. Food and agro-tech knowledge a plus.

You are talented at building strong relationships both internally and externally since you will work with Segment managers from instrument Sales & Marketing organization, Key Account Management, Sales subsidiaries as well as R&D.

To be successful in the role, you should possess ability to mix innovation with strategic thinking, and demonstrate strong cross-functional collaboration and prioritization skills and are familiar with good customer service ethics.

You should be open and curious and possess strong communication and presentation skills, both written and verbally and able to communicate business fluently in English. Danish is considered a benefit.

We offer

We offer a challenging job in an international, innovative and highly successful organization. We are market leaders within our field and very proud of the results we deliver.

Our work is based on trust and working in teams, and you can expect to enter a great working place where you can bring your ideas to the table and make a real difference. There will be a fair amount of travel activity (20-30 days/year) to our subsidiaries and customers.

At FOSS, we value our employees and believe in cooperation, in straightforward communication and in setting clear objectives to achieve our goals. You can expect to enter a great working place where you can bring your ideas to the table and make a real difference, and where work-life balance and flexibility are valued. 

Application

Send your application through the link below. We would love to hear from you sooner rather than later. For further information regarding the job, do not hesitate to contact People Manager for Digital Business Operations, Hanne Winning at hwi@foss.dk or by phone +45 2534 1081.

All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, family status, age, or religion. 

FOSS

FOSS is the world’s leading producer of innovative analytical instruments that monitor and control food quality. We provide solutions that improve customers’ business by running a sustainable and profitable operation while helping deliver high quality products for consumers.

We live in a world with a fast growing population and to meet the growing demand for food, the global food production will have to increase by 60 per cent by 2050. The world’s population is becoming wealthier and the global middle class is growing, which create new food demands. This means the food producers need to find smarter ways to make the best use of our valuable resources and to eliminate food waste. At FOSS, we have the know-how to help companies address these global trends and turn them into opportunities – in a way where sustainability and good business go hand in hand.

The family-owned FOSS Company was founded in 1956. FOSS headquarters are based in Hillerød, Denmark and development and production takes place in Denmark and China. FOSS products are marketed and sold through a global network of sales subsidiaries in 30 countries. FOSS employs around 1,400 highly qualified employees worldwide.

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