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Product Manager

Location: Hillsboro, Oregon, アメリカ合衆国
Job ID: R0041881
Date Posted: Jan 18, 2024
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Product Manager

Company: Applied Physics Technologies, Inc. – a Hitachi Group Company

Location: Hillsboro or McMinnville, Oregon

Status: Regular, Full-Time

The Company

Hitachi drives Social Innovation Business, creating a sustainable society through the use of data and technology. We solve customers' and society's challenges with Lumada solutions leveraging IT, OT (Operational Technology) and products. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at

Located in the heart of Oregon’s stunning wine country, Applied Physics Technologies is a leading manufacturer of thermionic, field emission, and thermal field emission cathodes. Our customers include the world’s leading microscopy, microanalysis, x-ray tube, and additive manufacturing producers. Customers come to us for innovative, high-quality electron and ion beam components. With deep knowledge of the physics of electron emission, decades of practical experience, and advanced manufacturing capabilities, we have the unique ability to understand our customers’ needs and help them realize their vision with practical, usable, precision components of the highest quality.

As a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi High-Tech, we have the global reach of a large company with the close-knit culture of a small, but growing local business. As part of APT, you'll be more than a cog in the machine. Because we're a small team, your contributions will have real impact. And because we know that great things can only be achieved with great people, we are dedicated to fostering the long-term development and growth of our team members. At APT, everyone is treated with respect and all are given the opportunity to learn, collaborate, and build something extraordinary as a team.  For more information on APT and Hitachi, please visit the company's website at


Applied Physics Technologies, Inc. (APT) is looking for an experienced Product Manager to join their team. This position has the option to work out of our facility in Hillsboro or McMinnville, Oregon, depending on the employee’s preference. Travel may be required occasionally, as required, to other facilities, clients, or suppliers.


  • Management of sales activities including but not limited to, identifying opportunities, defining customer requirements, developing and presenting quotes, closing the sale.

  • Collaborate with customers through a strategic and consultative sales approach to understand both their current business needs and an accurate forecast of their needs for the following year.

  • Prepare and track blanket orders for customers.

  • Acquire and report on industry trends, emerging technologies, markets, and competitors.

  • Oversee capacity planning and work with supply chain to maintain product availability, taking lead times into account.

  • Work with production to determine lead times for quotes and forecasting.

  • Work with R&D Department to determine how to meet customers’ needs.

  • Prepare and administer budget for the year, as well as capacity planning and forecasting for the following year.

  • Compile data to maintain and send reports that comply with policies of parent company and federal requirements.

  • Direct management of a small sales team with growth potential in the future.

  • Various tasks as needed to support the growth and success of a small company.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

  • 7+ years of industry experience

  • 3+ years of experience in a managerial capacity required.

  • Experience working within the microscopy, microanalysis, x-ray, or equivalent fields required.

  • Account manager or supply chain experience strongly preferred.

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage and motivate a team.

  • Detail oriented with a focus on quality, execution, and follow through.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent teamwork/interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, both within and outside one's own work group.

Our Values
We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to any factor that doesn’t impact your ability to do the job, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. We are proud of Japanese heritage, with our values expressed through the Hitachi Spirit:
Wa – Harmony, Trust, Respect
Makoto – Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity
Kaitakusha-Seishin – Pioneering Spirit, Challenge

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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