The HORIBA Group of worldwide companies provides an extensive array of instruments and systems for applications ranging from automotive R&D, process and environmental monitoring, in-vitro medical diagnostics, semiconductor manufacturing and metrology, to a broad range of scientific R&D and QC measurements.  Proven quality and trustworthy performance have established widespread confidence in the HORIBA Brand.

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HORIBA Instruments Inc. has an opening in the Irvine, California area for a SLFA Product Line Manager.  This individual must have a very strong background in Elemental Analysis from a tech nical marketing and sales perspective.  This position requires total responsibility for this growing product line. Five to ten years experience with a competitors's products would be essential.


  1. Establishes and communicates priorities and goals to product line team.
  2. Coordinates with applications and service team to ensure customer needs and questions are addressed.
  3. Manages the business activities of the product line to achieve revenue and profitability targets.
  4. Works with applications and R&D to develop products that meet or exceed customer’s expectations.
  5. Serves as primary contact for technical and business issues related to product line.
  6. Works with Sales Manager/Vice President to develop effective sales strategies that define products and services the company can provide in order to achieve a profitable, long-term relationship with the customer.
  7. Promotes exchanges of ideas that would enhance performance, reduce cost and/or lead times.
  8. Provides support for sales and marketing management activities including visiting customers, analyzing customer needs, and recommending solutions.
  9. Actively supports ISO 9000 efforts.


Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Compensation Package:

HORIBA Instruments offers a competitive compensation package that includes a 401(k) plan with match; employee group dental, vision, life, and disability (short and long-term) paid for by the company; medical insurance, family dental and vision insurance, and supplemental life insurance available with reasonable employee contributions; employee assistance program; paid holidays, vacation, and sick time; flexible spending accounts; and educational reimbursement and commuter benefit programs.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please email HR REP for assistance. HORIBA will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities to be able to participate in the hiring process. HORIBA is committed to making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities.

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