Marketeer - Junior Product Manager | The Netherlands

Bachelor | University   Fulltime   Alphen aan den Rijn

Alphen aan den Rijn
Bachelor | University
Sakura Finetek Group is an international manufacturer and supplier of first class, high quality medical diagnostic products. At Sakura Finetek Europe, we develop, manufacture and sell histological and cytological instruments and consumables.
We have achieved our success and solid reputation by providing timely, well-thought-out solutions to help solve the everyday challenges that laboratories face. A testimonial. Currently, about 250 staff members work at our various locations throughout Europe. This is ‘our story’.
Due to growth we are expanding and therefor looking to employ an ambitious

Marketeer / Junior Product Manager | The Netherlands                                        

The position
Sakura Solutions increase efficiency, reduce turnaround times and standardise results in the pathology lab, so pathologists can make fast and accurate diagnoses. Using conventional solutions up to SMART Automation.
Goal: Empowering pathology professionals! How? Coach, train and above all: inspire!
Providing market & competitor intelligence, that’s what this role is all about. Defining, gathering and analysing data about products, customers and competitors. Teaming up and supporting the different Product Managers in developing sales tools and product trainings.
And it’s about customer intelligence: In close cooperation and collaboration with sales & marketing colleagues throughout Europe you collect the Voice of the Customer. Together with our Brand & Communication team you keep optimising the Instrument portfolio accordingly.

You’ll join our 'Top Notch Marketing Team' in Alphen aan den Rijn, reporting to the Director Marketing EMEAI.
 You are

  • at the centre of all marketing activities, product launches and promotions
  • commercial aware & sales driven
  • accountable for pricing & margin, quantity & volumes
  • challenged by complex DMU’s
  • accustomed to working in an international environment
  • willing and able to international travel, approximately 25% of your time
  • enjoying giving presentations to in-and external colleagues, clients and distributors 

You have

  • people skills & business acumen
  • sound understanding of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • finished a higher vocational education, Bachelor or Master’s degree (Marketing/Commercial Economics)
  • some years working experience in Marketing (preferable in an international environment)
  • a practical approach and a ‘can do’ mentality


  • live in The Netherlands and feel at home in an international customer focused environment
  • know how to communicate at all levels and speak the customer´s language!
  • connect, communicate and partner naturally with our clients
  • can express yourself fluently in Dutch & English, both verbal and written
  • reach out, team up & deliver!

The invitation
Would you like to be part of a healthy, privately owned company and an ambitious team? Our culture is a friendly and open one. We believe that the development of our people enables the company's growth.
Sakura offers an interesting employment package, including a gross year salary of (based on experience) approximately € 50.000, - (including 8% holiday pay) an attractive bonus structure of max. 8%, a fully paid pension plan, a daily freshly prepared lunch at your choice and a gym discount.

Most importantly we are interested in what drives you to be successful!

Interested in speaking to us?

Does the above appeal to you? Apply today using our Online Application Form.

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Sakura Finetek Europe B.V.

Flemingweg 10a
2408 AV  Alphen aan den Rijn

Paul van der Hove