Product Manager III ( Senior Product Manager, Molecular Diagnostics )

BioRad Laboratories   •  

Pleasanton, CA

Less than 5 years

Posted 232 days ago

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  • We are looking for a motivated person to become part of a fast-paced team here at the Digital Biology Center at Bio-Rad, where we're changing the world by pushing the boundaries of research and diagnostics with Droplet Digital PCR.
  • Product development experience in the molecular diagnostics field is a must-have, as this role will drive new products and solutions using Droplet Digital PCR (ddPCR) systems and analysis tools.
  • We are seeking someone with a strong knowledge of the molecular diagnostics marketplace and a demonstrated ability to commercialize products into multiple regulated markets.
  • We need someone passionate and unwavering in their representation as the voice of customer on all products and projects – a product champion who knows when and how to go to the mat for the needs of the customer, and when to yield in favor of an alternate path.
  • The molecular diagnostics market is evolving quickly with both internal and external forces that drive aggressive timelines and high expectations to deliver quality solutions to customers.
  • We are looking for a product manager that can manage through challenges that arise in product development – timelines, technical risks, vendors, and shifting regulatory requirements – with professionalism and a positive attitude.
  • The person filling this role will have the opportunity to drive both new product development and outbound marketing initiatives for a high- growth product line with clearly defined goals, objectives, critical success factors, timelines, budgets and action items.
  • This includes translating voice of customer into product portfolio strategies and actionable requirements to bring new products to market.
  • For outbound marketing, it means assisting in the creation of strategic global marketing plans including forecasting, market research, product portfolio management, sales training, product positioning, competitive analysis, and marketing campaigns.


  • BS/BA in Life Science required; MS or PhD highly desired.
  • Strong understanding/experience of genomicstechnologies, including PCR and qPCR; digital PCR and NGS experience are favorable.
  • 3-5 years of product development and marketing experience in the in vitro diagnostics field.
  • Must have a professional manner and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to ask open questions and have strong listening skills.
  • Requires demonstrated planning/organizational skills.
  • Executes sound judgment, analyzes issues, thinks strategically, creatively, and uses innovative ideas.
  • Demonstrates exceptional problem solving, decision-making, conflict management, change management and negotiating skills.
  • Exceptional public speaking skills needed to represent corporation at external meetings, conferences and organizations.
  • Able to present high level information for multiple audiences.
  • Experience organizing and communicating technical information and training materials that meet customer and sales needs.
  • Experience defining, establishing, and managing collaborations with researchers.
  • The candidate will travel up to 25%, both domestically and internationally.
  • Proficiency in the following required: Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; SAPexperience is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Requisition ID 2018-6025