The Product manager develops specific commercialization plans and activities for specific product(s) or product line(s) to establish, enhance or distinguish product placement within the competitive arena. Develops business plans and product positioning in the marketplace. Partner with Product Marketing to direct market research, competition monitoring and identifies customer needs. Establishes pricing strategies. Works with R&D, manufacturing, Sales and Marketing to develop new products or enhance existing product(s) or product line(s).
Manages one or more gene synthesis service lines; expected to participate in or drive additional projects
Manages the life cycle of products including pricing, discount schedules, driving efficiency, cost reduction efforts and product format.
Identifies emerging trends or technologies and develops a plan to address corresponding customer needs.
Understands customers and translates their product needs into market opportunity. Transforms market opportunities and customer needs into profitable solutions and satisfied customer.
Defines customer requirements and product specifications to enable the development of the excellent products to support new customer growth and increase market share.
Champions product development within their product line internally and externally
Works cross-functionally with members of various functional departments within GENEWIZ and customers to ensure products can and do meet customer requirements/specifications
Demonstrates and upholds behavior consistent with GENEWIZ Core Values and delivers the GENEWIZ experience to customers and other business associates.
Works independently and with limited supervision.
Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Ph.D. in Molecular Biology or related Life Science degree
Minimum of 3 years of solid experience in Molecular Biology, synthetic biology or related life sciences discipline (Required)
Prior experience as Product Manager or involvement in the successful development or commercialization of new products (Preferred)
Demonstrated leadership and partnering skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to deliver scientific podium presentations and generally communicate at peer to peer level with customers.
Ability to work effectively across a large organization and ability to interact with all levels of management.
Experienced and effective communicator in high level customer interactions, including sensitive negotiating and support situations.
Ability to prioritize multiple projects and activities.
Strong problem-solving skills and willingness to tackle new challenges.
Ability to lead teams to overcome issues.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergent, critical, unusual situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are make-or-break aspects of the job.
Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
As a global leader in R&D genomics services, GENEWIZ leads the way in providing superior data quality with unparalleled technical support to enable researchers around the world to advance their scientific discoveries faster than ever before.
Our customers at top-tier pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and academic institutions, as well as cutting-edge start-ups, rely on GENEWIZ's proprietary technologies for consistent, reliable, high-quality data, even on the most difficult projects. A full-service provider, GENEWIZ provides Sanger DNA sequencing, gene synthesis, molecular biology, high throughput/next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and GLP regulatory services.
GENEWIZ has a growing network of genomics laboratories around the world. Our customers are supported by state-of-the-art facilities and highly qualified scientific teams. GENEWIZ Regulatory Services, located in South Plainfield, NJ, are subject to rigorous quality systems based on Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations and College of American Pathologist (CAP) standards. GENEWIZ Suzhou, China and Takeley, UK locations also hold the ISO:9001 Quality Management ...Certification, a voluntary international certification noting operational excellence and quality standards.
Headquartered in South Plainfield, NJ, GENEWIZ is owned by Brooks Automation with a global network of laboratories in Boston, MA; Washington, DC Metro; Research Triangle Park, NC; San Diego, CA; Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA; and Seattle, WA. International locations include Beijing, Suzhou, Tanjin, and Guangzhou China; Takeley, United Kingdom; and Tokyo, Japan.