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Sustaining Product Manager

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  • Hopkinton, MA

  • Location(s)
  • Waltham, MA

Status Regular Job ID JR-010049 Recruiting Region Americas

This new role requires an enthusiastic, strategic, energetic and business savvy individual to join the automation and microfluidic product portfolio team at PerkinElmer. The successful candidate will be responsible for roadmap products and platforms from product launch through the product/platform end of life. The Sustaining Product Manager will manage products and platforms post launch to maximize value, revenue and customer satisfaction.The product manager works closing with cross-functional teams to lead product sustaining efforts by being the main point of contact for product escalations, commercial team support, operations and manufacturing engineering.

The Sustaining Product Manager reports to the GM of Automation and Microfluidics and is responsible for the execution of objectives for the Automation and Microfluidics business unit. This person will be a problem solver who helps improve the product line by coordinating and prioritizing both product requests, changes, and improvements by aggregating the business justifications for post launch product investments while directing the implementation of product line improvements.

The ideal candidate will be able to operate independently, exercising excellent judgment with a high degree of analytical thinking.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interface and collaborate with cross functional groups (Sales, PMO, Field Services, Engineering, Supply Chain and Marketing)
  • Translate product enhancements through product or solution requirements that are driven by business analytics
  • Maintain detailed technical knowledge of products by working with technical teams and reviewing technical documentation
  • Maintain knowledge of regulatory requirements, supply chain and quality systems.
  • Provide answers and guidance to operations and sales ranging from quoting, logistics, inventory availability, pricing, profitability, quality challenges, etc.
  • Liaise with the operations team to manage in-life product performance: sales, margin, etc. and understand quarterly performance and impact as a result of executed initiatives.
  • Work with your product management colleagues and staff on product line revenue forecasting and interpretation/decision making on data analyzed in an effort to explore areas of improvement.
  • Provide the desired support, technical/ operational for other development & departmental projects when necessary.
  • Review new technologies/ products for OEM opportunities as a means of complementing the existing portfolio.


  • Enthusiasm, drive, initiative and a can-do attitude is a prerequisite
  • MS/BS degree in Biotechnology or Engineering
  • Product management, or Business development experience required
  • Experience with new product development
  • Ability to prioritize & manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Identify and present innovative and creative product solutions and/or ideas.
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Travel required will be 20% able to travel domestically & internationally, flexibility in last minute travel arrangements necessary
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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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