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Product Planner

Aquatic Informatics

Aquatic Informatics

Product
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

    WHO WE ARE:

    VIDEOJET TECHNOLOGIES is a global leader in product identification providing innovative coding and marking solutions that helps customers ensure product safety and improve their productivity.

    Videojet is a part of Veralto’s Product Quality & Innovation companies, which also includes Esko, Linx, Pantone and X-Rite. Together, they help package and protect the world’s food, medicine, and essentials, tracing and authenticating billions of goods that travel the global supply chain every day.

    Veralto is a global leader in essential technology solutions with annual revenue of nearly $5 billion and a proven track record of solving some of the most complex challenges we face as a society. Our industry-leading companies and globally recognized brands are building on a long-established legacy of innovation and customer trust to create a safer, cleaner, more vibrant future.

    Veralto is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. with 13 operating companies and 300+ locations worldwide. Our global team of 16,000 associates is committed to making an enduring positive impact on the world and is united by a powerful purpose: Safeguarding the World’s Most Vital Resources™.

    Imagine a world where everyone has access to clean water, safe food and medicine, and trusted essential goods. That is the tomorrow Veralto (VLTO) is creating today.

    Veralto’s Water Quality companies—Aquatic Informatics, ChemTreat, Hach, McCrometer, OTT HydroMet, Sea-Bird Scientific, Trojan Technologies and XOS—help manage, treat, purify, and protect the global water supply, from municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities to lakes, rivers, watersheds, and oceans.

    Veralto’s Product Quality & Innovation companies—Esko, Linx, Pantone, Videojet, and X-Rite—help package and protect the world’s food, medicine, and essentials, tracing and authenticating billions of goods that travel the global supply chain every day.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Product Planner shapes the future direction of Videojet printers by identifying market segments, unmet needs, and competitive opportunities. Responsible for overseeing product launch processes, including concept feasibility and regulatory compliance. Collaborates closely with business unit managers and teams to develop a 5-year roadmap aimed at achieving revenue targets and capturing a larger share of the marking and coding market.

    • Define long-term product strategy based on market segmentation and customer needs.
    • Lead the discovery of innovative opportunities by understanding customer challenges and translating them into product enhancements.
    • Develop and manage the Product and Technology Roadmap for assigned product lines.
    • Drive the creation of pricing models and market requirements documents.
    • Facilitate continuous customer validation throughout the product development process.
    • Oversee initial tollgates in the product launch process, ensuring concept feasibility and regulatory compliance.

    KEY STAKEHOLDERS AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS:

    • Collaborate closely with global stakeholders and top leadership to align product strategies with company objectives.
    • Present product vision and strategic insights to the Senior Leadership Team to drive decision-making.
    • Establish rapport with customers to understand market problems and validate product concepts.
    • Adapt to changing market dynamics and redirect resources optimally to maximize product impact.
    • Successful execution of the product roadmap within specified timelines.
    • Achievement of revenue targets for assigned product lines.
    • Positive feedback from customers regarding product features and performance.
    • Effective collaboration with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

    WITHIN YOUR TEAM

    You will join the New Product Development and Planning Team. This team is responsible for shaping future product direction, executing product plan and managing sales growth and P&L for product lines. Reporting to the Product Head, you'll work and collaborate closely with associates across departments to ensure seamless delivery.

    KEY COMPETENCIES

    • Motivated and Driven: Demonstrate a strong desire to succeed and the determination to overcome challenges. Your proactive approach and resilience will be key drivers of your success in this role.
    • Team Player: Collaborate effectively with colleagues across departments, leveraging collective expertise and resources to deliver exceptional results. Your ability to build strong relationships and work collaboratively will be essential for success in a dynamic team environment.
    • Market Insight and Analysis: keen understanding of market dynamics, demonstrated by the ability to conduct comprehensive market research, analyze trends, and identify emerging opportunities and threats. Proficiency in statistical analysis, is essential for effective decision-making and strategy formulation.
    • Interpersonal and Communication Skills: The ability to establish strong relationships with customers, stakeholders, and cross-functional teams is crucial. Excellent communication and interviewing skills to accurately grasp customer needs, foster collaboration, and effectively convey product vision and strategic insights to senior leadership.
    • Strategic Thinking and Flexibility: Operating in a dynamic environment requires a balance between strategic conviction and flexibility. The Product Planner should exhibit strategic thinking, driving long-term product strategies aligned with market segmentation and customer needs. Additionally, the ability to adapt to changing market dynamics and redirect resources optimally is crucial for maximizing product impact and achieving business objectives.

    WE ARE LOOKING FOR A PROFESSIONAL WHO HAS:

    • Proven Experience in Product Planning and Development: The ideal candidate should have a track record of success in product planning, development, and launch, preferably within the marking and coding industry or a related field. Experience in overseeing the entire product lifecycle, from conceptualization to commercialization, is highly desirable.
    • Strong Analytical Skills and Market Research Expertise: Proficiency in conducting market research, utilizing analytical tools, and interpreting data to drive informed decision-making is essential.
    • Effective Cross-functional Collaboration: Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative mindset, enabling them to work seamlessly with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and global counterparts. The ability to communicate product vision, gather feedback, and align stakeholders towards common objectives is crucial for success in this role.
    • Strategic Vision and Adaptability: Strategic mindset and the ability to envision long-term product strategies aligned with market trends and customer needs. However, flexibility and adaptability are equally important, allowing the candidate to navigate changing market dynamics and adjust strategies as needed to drive business growth and innovation.
    • Integrity and Professionalism: Uphold the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and professionalism in all interactions, demonstrating a commitment to ethical conduct and sound business practices.

    YOUR EDUCATION AND BACKGROUND EXPERIENCE WILL INCLUDE:

    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering & MBA from a reputable institution (Tier I): The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree in Engineering complemented by an MBA from a Tier I institution. This educational background provides a strong foundation in both technical and business disciplines, essential for effective product planning and strategic decision-making.
    • 5-7 years of experience in product planning, management, or related roles: Candidates should have a proven track record of 5-7 years in product planning, preferably in the industrial printing or coding industry. This experience demonstrates a deep understanding of market dynamics, customer needs, and product lifecycle management, essential for success in the role.
    • Strong Analytical Skills and Market Research Expertise: The candidate should have demonstrated proficiency in analytics and market research methodologies, enabling them to gather and interpret data effectively. Previous experience in product management roles highlights the candidate's ability to leverage market insights to drive strategic decision-making and optimize product offerings. Additionally, excellent communication and stakeholder management abilities are essential for effectively conveying insights and aligning stakeholders towards common objectives.


    WHY VIDEOJET:

    • Videojet is a global organization of more than 3,200 professionals, dedicated to serving our customers through teamwork, cooperation, innovation and the continuous pursuit of excellence in all business.
    • We offer a wide range of exciting career opportunities for those who seek a challenging, fast-paced, results-oriented environment where personal contributions are recognized and rewarded.

    Videojet Technologies Inc is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    EQUAL OPPOTURNITY:

    Veralto Corporation and all Veralto Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

    OUR CULTURE:

    More important than what we do is how we operate together as a team across our global organization. Each of our businesses has a unique local culture which is inspired by variety of perspectives our diverse team members bring to the table. However, Veralto and all our businesses share the same foundation comprised of our values and passion for continuous improvement through the Veralto Enterprise System that enables our teams to bring our unifying purpose to life around the world.

    OUR VALUES:

    • We serve humanity with purpose and integrity
    • We unlock ingenuity for customer success
    • We deliver results as a team
    • We continually improve for enduring impact

      At Veralto, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

      If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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