Global Product Manager – Lithium Ion Batteries

Picodeon –

Our Technology enables Surface Freedom™

Picodeon develops Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) solutions for depositing Thin Films. Our mission is to take PLD out of the Lab and make it a volume manufacturing technology. We are developing solutions for Lithium Ion Batteries, Sensors, and Tribological applications. As we enter our next phase of growth we are recruiting a Global Product Manager who will help us bring our technology to the market. We are a highly motivated international Team with ambitions goals. If you share our passion for leading edge thin film technology, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities

Analyzes market data to identify trends/opportunities, develops strategic direction from market information, and creates compelling market analysis presentations

Aligns Industry, Technology, Application, & Product roadmaps.

Evaluates new/advanced technologies which represent potential areas of business products in the future

Applies strong comprehensive knowledge to recommend investment decisions for new product development

Conducts comprehensive competitive analysis for specific products or product lines. Drives cost of ownership programmes.

Applies strong comprehensive knowledge to establish pricing strategies to build a leadership position in market share while enhancing profit margins and developing marketing tools for successful product introductions

Owns the Marketing Communications function, leverages social media channels, manages WEB strategy and implementation, owns Data Sheet process

Partners with Engineering, Manufacturing and Sales to develop new products and enhance existing products as well as communicate critical market needs and time requirements. Manages customer Demo process.

Ensures overall marketing function is effectively meeting the organization’s strategic goals

Demonstrates comprehensive understanding of technical and business environment. Develops and articulates strategies to meet business objectives

Supports installed base to ensure synergistic engagement with customer and sales and optimization of all opportunities to develop the business.

Experience

Strong technical understanding of state of the art manufacturing processes – Semiconductor, MEMS, Battery or Sensors

Experience in Hi Tech Equipment Development, Manufacturing, and Marketing

Communication skills, especially of complex technical issues, primarily for consumption by senior management – both written and oral (proficiency in powerpoint and excel as communication and analysis tools a must)

Ability to consolidate data of different types from different sources into a single cohesive message/conclusion

Self-motivated

Possibility to work as part of an international team

Qualifications

Bachelor’s or Masters in Engineering or related discipline, MBA and PhD preferred

5-10 years of directly related experience