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Product Specialist II

Req ID:  380


Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
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Job Description

Energetic resourceful and organized person with an engineering or technical marketing background to help manage the upstream marketing activities of the OSSA NDT Portable Product Line consisting of industrial NDT instrumentation and digital solutions. This includes establishing strong technical and global market expertise in products related to the Portable NDT portfolio and using that knowledge in contribution to new product definition, development, and launch activities.

Job Duties

In a typical day, you will:


* Brings a deep understanding of the operation applications and technical design of the assigned Olympus instrumentation and digital solutions. 


* Support new product development as directed by the Product Line Director and other senior management by contributing to market segment and product requirement research activities. 


* Take a lead role in the development, launch, and commercialization of selected products.  


* Solicit market feedback to guide product line technical development through key account interactions and internal strategic planning activities. Support new product validation in collaboration with Product Director. 


* Communicate product portfolio strategic and core technical value to internal personnel and customers in a variety of environments, including planning meetings, webinars, on-site customer engagements, and digital media.  


* Up to 30% domestic and international travel to engage global sales force and key customers for market research and product strategy development. 


* Development of key product launch resource materials including training presentations, informative videos, marketing documents, and web site content. 


* Collaborate with multiple business departments including downstream marketing, global marketing and communications, global business centers global sales representatives, business development managers, engineering, and commercial operations to complete daily tasks.


*  Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



* Bachelor’s degree required; Science or Engineering preferred.


* Minimum 5 years of experience in an applications technical support technical sales or product development environment. 




* Previous experience with OSSA NDT product line management and support. 


* Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 


* Ability to thrive in an international business environment. 


* Ability to coordinate and motivate people who do not work for you.

* Ability to work as an individual or in a team setting.



We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919. Today, Olympus is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. Olympus’ Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational applications. For more information, visit


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It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Waltham || 

Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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