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MKS Instruments Inc Senior Product Marketing Manager in Andover, Massachusetts

MKS Instruments is a global provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measure, monitor, deliver, analyze, power and control critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity for our customers. Additional information can be found at ( .

We are looking for an exceptional product manager to drive growth of our mass flow control product line. This is an exciting opportunity to have a lead role in overseeing a highly successful product line at MKS. Responsibilities will include managing the product roadmap, sales pipeline, and developing new revenue growth opportunities.

Working with MKS sales teams and development engineering teams, the Senior Product Marketing Manager will be responsible for identifying and developing new market growth opportunities, proposing optimal solutions from existing products or specifying new configurations when needed. Key activities will include P&L management, optimizing margins, engaging manufacturing and supply chain to meet customer deliveries, evaluating market requirements through voice of customer analysis, defining product roadmap, and ownership of the flow solutions product portfolio from conception through end of life.

This position will involve phone and email communications as well as travel to customer sites. Additional responsibilities include defining, qualifying and documenting special customer product configurations as well as maintenance of customer documentation. The Senior Product Marketing Manager will be an integral member of the product development and support teams, and an internal champion to advocate for customer needs in order to build revenue. The role will also include strategic marketing planning and working with the corporate Marcom group for sales collateral, publicity, and web content.

This is a Hybrid position allowing for days in the office in our Andover, MA location as well as days working remotely on a weekly basis.


  • Focal point and key interface between customers, field sales, marketing, and engineering to enable successful customer integration and design wins

  • Achieve revenue growth and margin goals for product line

  • Travel to customer sites (with local sales and/or applications staff) to discuss or present application solutions, define integration specifics, present performance data, or coordinate product installation and testing

  • Provide timely responses to customers, both internal and external, for commercial and technical information related to the vacuum isolation valve products

  • Generate, review, and price special customer configurations. Assist Sales and Customer Service in providing product quotations to customers

  • Contribute to short and long term product development and improvement plans by actively collecting market intelligence related to the new emerging technology and competitive activities, maintaining an awareness of MKS markets, customers, sales opportunities, competitors and products

  • Prepare, conduct and participate in training and education programs focusing on product capabilities and applications

  • Develop sales tools such as product release packages, applications notes, competitive information, and marketing collateral

  • Prepare and deliver analysis and presentations for internal business management reviews


  • B.S. in an Engineering or Physical Science. MBA or equivalent product management/P&L management experience preferred

  • 5-10 years in technical customer support or applications engineering along with 5-10 years of experience with Semiconductor Deposition or etch tools, Reactive Gas Systems, or vacuum deposition systems

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skills for working with customers and in-house MKS personnel

  • Experience, knowledge, or ability to learn vacuum technology, gas handling safety, thermal analysis, and chemistry is required

  • Must be able to operate ‘hands-on’ as necessary when working at customer locations, or internal labs

  • Experience working in or supporting a production semiconductor fab is a plus.

  • Proficient in MS office and computer skills

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time both domestically and internationally

    MKS is an equal opportunity employer, including disability, veteran status and all categories protected by law. Please review our EOE statements for additional details.


    Globally, our policy is to recruit individuals from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be “U.S. persons.” “U.S. persons” are generally defined as U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, lawful permanent residents (or, green card holders), individuals granted asylum, and individuals admitted as refugees.

MKS Instruments, Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries (“MKS”) is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer: diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. We win as a team and are committed to recruiting and hiring qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), religion, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability or handicap, marital status, membership in the uniformed services, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable law. Hiring decisions are based on merit, qualifications and business needs. We conduct background checks and drug screens, in accordance with applicable law and company policies.

MKS is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or interview process due to a disability, please contact us at: .

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Work, job, career.Similar words that can have very different meanings when you join the right company with outstanding people.And that company is MKS Instruments. Our vision is to enable the technologies that transform our world. Our people are the reason we continue to be one of the fastest-growing companies, - an innovation leader and trusted partner pushing the boundaries of possibility.

Consider us if you are seeking a place to learn, grow and be a part of the next generation of technical expansion.

So are we at MKS. Our collective curiosity drives us to be an innovation leader in many industries. Our products drive technology advancements across a wide range of applications such as 5G, augmented/virtual reality, autonomous vehicles, clean drinking water and space exploration. We are a team of collaborators who value fresh thinking and believe in mutual respect, constructive candor, diversity and inclusion. As a valued and trusted partner to our customers, we are continually pushing the boundaries of possibility. We believe in creating technology that transforms our world and are looking for like-minded individuals to join our team. If this is appealing to you, we want to meet you.