Assistant Product Line Manager

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Assistant Product Line Manager

Job Description:
Are you interested in “Life Changing Innovation”? As with Thomas Edison, we have a history of working with the world’s greatest innovators. We solve our customers’ most complex problems that others can’t or won’t. Collaboration, Innovative Spirit and Career Development are just a few of the reasons world class professionals choose Corning Incorporated for a career. We are headquartered in Corning - a vibrant city in Upstate, NY where residents enjoy the benefits of a rich arts and culture scene, one of the world’s fastest-growing wine regions and a family friendly area with affordable homes and quality education.
Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems.
Corning’s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played an important role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through an innovative and collaborative research and development process. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive collaborative culture.
 
Scope of Position:

  • Responsible for the development of specific marketing plans for products to establish, enhance or distinguish product placement within the competitive arena.
  • Analyze sales and customer data to enable the sales team to protect current business and drive growth.
  • Develops/reviews marketing strategies, advertising plans, long-range plans, goals, and objectives.
  • Leverages background in molecular or cellular biology to develop sales tools and customer facing materials.
  • Develops solutions to routine commercial, quality or supply chain problems.
  • Chooses from standardized materials and procedures

 
Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Sales facilitation and enablement
  • Sales analysis and account based support
  • Facilitate the development and deployment of marketing communication plans to include e-marketing, promotions, application notes and sales literature
  • Cross functional communication with internal manufacturing, quality, customer service and supply chain teams to facilitate rapid support of customer issues
  • Provide technical support by facilitating communication between sales, research and technical support teams
  • Pricing management and approvals

 
Travel Requirements: 10% or as required
 
Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40
 
Desired Skills:

  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Creative
  • Good team skills, able to work in dynamic environment and interact with others
  • Product development experience, especially with launching new products

 
Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership):
 

  • Ability to champion products in the organization, building mind share and enthusiasm
  • Improving process efficiencies, aligning stack-holders both internal and external
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
  • Results-oriented
  • Strong customer focus

 
Required Education: BA/BS Life Sciences Required - Master in Life Science desired.
 
Required Years and Area of Experience: Min 2 years hands on cell culture/cell biology experience desired and Life Sciences Sales / Marketing Experience required.
 
Required Skills:

  • Life Sciences / cell biology sales and marketing experience
  • Ability to manage cross functionally in a matrix organization
  • Strong knowledge of marketing tools and techniques
  • Strong business opportunity assessment and financial analysis skills
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, and proven ability to present to customers in the field
  • Understanding of product development process
  • Ability to champion products in the organization, building mind share and enthusiasm
  • Improving process efficiencies, aligning stack-holders both internal and external
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
  • Results-oriented
  • Strong customer focus

 
EOE/AA including Veterans and Disabled
 
Apply Online:
 
https://careers.corning.com/psp/PDPAHRPRER/CNG_MYCAREER_SITE/PDGLHRPRER/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&JobOpeningId=177886&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1
 
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