Waters Corporation

  • Product Manager, Solid Phase Extraction Products

    Req. #
    Company Name
    Waters Division
    Product Management and Applications
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Description

    For over 50 years, Waters Corporation has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance, and regulatory compliance. Specifically, the company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products primarily in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. Our innovations enable significant advancements within the pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, food safety, environmental, academic and government industries. Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with more than 6,500 employees and is represented in over 100 countries around the world.



    Waters Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 


    This Product Owner position reports directly to the Director of Chemistry Technology Product Management and is accountable for product management and maintenance of Waters Sample Preparation products. The Product Owner is responsible for obtaining voice of customer and defining user requirements, product attributes and product roadmaps. The product Owner will work closely with Product Marketing to review and confirm market sizes and requirements and the accuracy of business case financials. The Product Owner is a key stakeholder on product development and commercialization teams. He or she is also responsible for on market support, management of product lines after commercialization including life cycle management.  In addition to working with members of the Chemistry Technology group, the Product Owner also interfaces with other Technology groups and the Global Markets organization in the formulation and execution of aligned strategies, solutions and plans.


    • Maintain and promote Chemistry solid phase extraction (SPE) product lines
    • Interact with Global Markets and Technology Centers to align consumables products, applications, and tactics with corporate product strategies and roadmaps
    • Create technical and marketing content materials such as seminars/webinars, web content, and user guides as required
    • Author or approve user requirements (URD), product requirements (PRD) and functional specification documents (FSDs) as needed
    • Participate in, contribute to, and/or lead product commercialization activities.
    • Obtain voice of customer input in order to craft strong value propositions as part of new product initiatives and campaigns
    • Identify new opportunities, applications, and markets



    • BS in Chemistry, Biology, or related science field of study; MS or PhD preferred
    • 5+ years analytical chemistry experience required; solid phase extraction (SPE) experience in bioanalytical workflows preferred.
    • Thorough understanding of chromatographic science
    • Marketing, product management, and/or chromatography sales experience preferred
    • Must be able to multitask and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
    • Able to use Excel, PowerPoint, and Word; experience with SAP business applications desired
    • Ability to travel domestically and internationally (up to 25%)


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