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Product Manager

Product Manager

About the role:

Elemental Machines is looking for an experienced, full-time, Product Manager.

The candidate will manage our entire portfolio of LabOps tools, including IoT devices and SaaS applications. The Product Manager position is ideally suited to a person who has worked as a bench scientist or in a lab and who has 7-10 years of experience in product management, marketing, or technical development.

The Product Manager is responsible for managing a range of products through the product life cycle that includes working with commercial and engineering teams to determine and prioritize product requirements; developing launch plans and promotional activities in collaboration with the Commercial team; and working with our operations team to optimize production planning. The Product Manager also participates in planning activities that include but are not limited to implementing design changes, prioritizing new feature requests, and developing a tactical marketing plan for their area of responsibility.  In essence, this role “owns” the product and connects the dots within the organization to ensure market success.

This is a full-time salary position located at our Cambridge, MA office. A hybrid schedule of working remotely and on-site is preferred.  Applicants must reside in the Greater Boston Area. Must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time.

 

About us:

Today’s research, clinical, and quality control labs are expected to discover and produce at a pace once considered unimaginable. Now, to lead is to be led by data. The Elemental Machines platform elevates LabOps teams to lead data-driven discovery, development, and delivery by simplifying the connection between physical and digital worlds. The result is a lab united by a universal cloud-connected dashboard and operations, informed by monitoring of every asset and environment, both in real-time and over time.  Why? The standards established by operations determine the pace of output and discovery organization-wide.

Excellence in LabOps is a connection away.

 
What do we do?

We elevate LabOps teams to lead data-driven discovery, development, and delivery.

How do we do it?

We simplify the connection between the physical and digital worlds.

Why do we do it?

Optimizing the operations of research, clinical, and quality control labs has an exponential impact.

 

The Culture:

Elemental Machines is a startup company based in Cambridge, MA, and we love it here! Being right next to some of the most innovative companies in the IoT and BioTech industries gives us drive and passion to pursue our own big goals, while enabling other companies to pursue theirs. 

We are committed to delivering on our promise to our customers: accelerate how they get science done. This commitment touches every level of our culture, because we are excited every day to stretch our creativity in balancing the needs of our customers with the resources at our disposal, and to thoughtfully interact with our peers to keep our mission on track.

 

More about the role:

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage product line(s) through the entire product life cycle including conducting market research to identify needs, creating product requirements, launching products, driving product improvements, and retiring products.

  • Create design inputs and specifications that provide direction to R&D and ensure that the products being developed are targeted to identified opportunities.

  • Develop and implement tactical plans for comprehensive and successful product launches.

  • Create and maintain systems for capturing market feedback and inputting feedback into development processes.

  • Conduct 6- or 12-month post launch reviews for key products.

  • Support customer requests for data, including managing the process for communicating Information Security (InfoSec) controls and processes.

  • Work with Operations to ensure consistent product availability via accurate demand forecasts.

  • Act as a liaison between Commercial and Engineering teams. 

  • Prioritize proposed product enhancements and calculate return on investment based upon proposed business strategy options

  • Address customer feedback for product improvements 

  • Deliver proposals, presentations, concepts and solutions to identified decision makers and to internal business leaders

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering or related technical field.

  • 7-10+ years of SaaS product management, or equivalent work experience.

  • Hands-on experience working in a laboratory environment

  • Strong customer focus

  • Deep understanding of product development processes and product lifecycles

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently 

  • A "go-to person" who drives results 

  • Ability to understand technical problems and break them down into actionable steps that can be cross-functionally acted upon using commonly understood language.

 

To apply:

Please send your cover letter & resume to joinus@elementalmachines.com and be sure to put the job title you are applying for in the subject line. 

Additionally, please include your answers to these two questions:

  1. Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
  2. Will you now, or in the future, require sponsorship for Employment VISA Status (e.g. - H-1B VISA Status)?

 

 

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