Assistant Product Manager
Job Opportunity at Inficon

Posted on Aug 9

Location: East Syracuse, NY
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4165520

INFICON is a growing, global, leading provider of innovative technologies that enhances productivity and quality in sophisticated industrial processes. The products provided by INFICON are world-class instruments for gas analysis, measurement, and control and are vital to manufacturers and end-users in the complex fabrication of semiconductors and thin film coatings for optics, flat panel displays, solar cells, and industrial vacuum coating applications. INFICON is headquartered in Switzerland and has world-class manufacturing facilities in Europe, the United States and China with subsidiaries located throughout the world. This position will be located at INFICON's U.S. headquarters in East Syracuse, NY. For more detailed information about INFICON, please visit our website at www.inficon.com.


  • Perform tasks related to all aspects of product management, including product changes/improvements (following the appropriate INFICON procedures), assisting in new product development using the appropriate product development procedures.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of general marketing and promotional strategies for products and promote product line as a whole through appropriate product literature, product packaging materials, point of sale, or publication.
  • Assist in organizing and maintaining price sheets as appropriate. Maintain current knowledge of all prices and sales procedures.
  • Participate in voice of customer (VOC) activities to define customer requirements for new products and product enhancements.
  • Assist with writing and maintenance of operating manuals, application notes, and any other technical documentation.
  • Record and edit product support videos as needed
  • Provide sales and technical support, on an as needed basis, to internal and external customers worldwide.
  • Travel as necessary to promote, sell, support, and provide training for Service Tools product line.
  • Assist the Product Manager with various assignments as required.


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related technical or scientific discipline
  • HVAC&R or Automotive experience preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in product management, technical sales, or related field
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills, including written, oral and presentation
  • Versatility and ability to speak comfortably with a variety of customers in different environments (example: speaking to a technician on the job in a machine room at a grocery store or speaking to a company executive in an office environment)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail including good spelling and grammar
  • Proficient in Office applications
  • Experience with video editing preferred
  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment and independently complete individual tasks
  • Multi-lingual skills a plus
  • Willingness to travel 25% of time may be international (may increase during late winter/spring season)

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation will be commensurate with experience including a competitive base salary, bonus opportunity, and competitive benefits package.

INFICON, is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal opportunity to all job seekers that apply without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, gender, age, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. A notice describing Federal equal employment opportunity laws is available here and here to reaffirm this commitment.

INFICON is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity at INFICON and require special assistance or an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources at 315-434-1100. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis.


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