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IR Product Management Intern

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  • Seer Green, England

Status Job ID JR-010849 Recruiting Region Europe

PerkinElmer is seeking an intern to facilitate the day-to-day running of the Infrared Analysis Business Unit supporting development of new products, supporting collateral instrument applications

Job Summary

The Product Management team is responsible for managing the product lifecycle from inception through to obsolescence. This is a multidisciplinary function including strategic planning, product and market development, Engineering, Manufacturing and Sales support. The team interacts with virtually all functions across the organization and with external customers.

The role of Associate Product Manager - IR/Raman is responsible for assisting the Portfolio Director and Product Manager in the day-to-day running of the Infrared and Raman Analysis Business Unit. The role will have specific emphasis in the short to medium term on IR and possibly some UV analysis requiring product and project management skills.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Assisting the development of product and market requirements for the IR/Raman product lines, including product applications requirements analysis, and pricing.
  • Working with development team during development to evaluate pre-production hardware and software prototypes
  • Assisting with pricing strategies and developing marketing tools for successful product introductions.
  • Communicating customer feedback to engineering, manufacturing and sales to enhance existing IR product line.

Education and experience required

  • Ongoing participation in an undergraduate degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry is required
  • IR product training will be provided but basic IR knowledge is essential
  • Excellent group interaction skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks with different priorities.

In order to be successful, the candidate should be able to demonstrate the following qualities:

  • independent and creative scientific thinking and ability in solving problems
  • ability to be a team player involving collaboration across multiple functions
  • organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks with different priorities.
  • strong written and oral communication skills.
  • motivated self-starter, able to work unsupervised

Please apply on line with your cv and a covering letter outlining why you are interested in this opportunity.

Deadline for applications 1st December, 2019.  The assessment day will be before Xmas.

The start date will be flexible around your exam dates and availability in the Summer of 2020. This is a 12 month paid internship at £17,000 pa pro rata.

We regret we will not consider candidates who have already graduated for this role.

If you have any questions please contact:

Kate Snell, Senior Recruiter, PerkinElmer LAS (UK) Ltd, Chalfont Road, Seer Green, Beaconsfield, Bucks, HP9 2FX. Telephone +44 (0)1494 679006.  Email:

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