Director Product Management, Consumables


: $164,410.00 - $164,410.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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PacBio is looking for a Director Product Management, Consumables to provide leadership and strategic direction for PacBio consumables portfolio. The position will be responsible for managing all of the product management activities necessary for the ongoing development and commercial support for our core consumable sequencing reagents and sample preparation kits.

What you get to do daily:
You ll be responsible for generating and prioritizing our consumables product roadmap, working closely with R&D to develop and deliver market-leading products, organizing and implementing product launches, product life-cycle management; and keeping abreast of market trends, customer needs, and the sequencing industry landscape.

Keys to success in this role:
Your ability to work cross functionally and collaboratively with internal stakeholders (commercial teams, manufacturing, quality, R&D, and marketing) to ensure alignment of strategies to drive short/long-term revenue and profitability of the consumables business. To excel in this position, you are a superb communicator, team-oriented leader who has the capacity to inspire and motivate others to be their best.

What s in it for you
You will get to work alongside a small yet agile team of smart, creative and driven marketers in the cutting-edge sequencing industry. What we do on a daily basis actually helps scientists better understand the world we live in and, in many ways, helps them make it a better place to live.

Position Responsibilities:
Manage the process of developing consumables (and related software) products and enhancing existing products in order to meet customer expectations effectively; transform market opportunity into a product available for sale
Develop detailed consumable product strategy and roadmap to meet company objectives
Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams across the organization to ensure the successful development of products from concept through commercialization
Provide product expertise to the sales, support, and marketing organizations related to consumables
Guide new product introductions and marketing activities and alignment to strategy in collaboration with the market development team.
Support positioning statements and differentiation value in collaboration with the team and functions across the organization.
Support product profitability analysis that ties revenues and costs to each product
Support forecasting product line sales; define how sourcing and manufacturing will meet cost targets; produce unit volume estimates
Perform competitive and market analysis
Establish and maintain relationships with key ecosystem partners
Train field teams and support selling activities, including development of sales tools and collateral

All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.

Position Requirements:
Track record of success defining and launching excellent products
7-10 years of relevant work experience in life science company or related field and experience in product management/marketing positions.
Degree in molecular biology, engineering or associated scientific field required. MBA or other advanced degree desirable, but not required.
Experience across instrument, software, and consumable life science products with associated technical depth strongly preferred
Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority, and to work effectively with customers, development, and field teams
Must have strong analytical skills and ability to tie detailed analysis to larger strategy
Experience with Agile software development process with working knowledge of JIRA preferred but not required
Outstanding leadership, teamwork, and communication skills
Hands on, high energy, and highly responsive
Ability to travel up to 15%

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

Associated topics: design, engineering, manufacture, product, product manager, production, program manager, quality * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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