Senior Product Manager
OPT Industries (http://optindustries.com) is a rapidly growing, venture-backed MIT spinoff company that focuses on building the next generation of additive manufacturing technology. Working at the intersection of automation engineering, computational design and polymer science, we design and commercially manufacture highly customizable materials and products- everything from medical devices to luxury fashion.
Our mission is to transform products by taking an integrated approach from design to manufacturing. As we continue to expand our operation, we are looking for experienced leaders to drive the product growth strategy to meet increasing customer demands in the field of Cosmetics. Candidates must be self-motivated, possess excellent communication skills, and thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, performance-minded team environment.
The location for this position is Medford, MA, USA
Build a best-in-class product management discipline and team at an innovative company poised for rapid growth.
Disrupting conventional product categories through new manufacturing technologies.
Playing an integral part in shaping the company's strategy and growth as the company scales.
Collaborating with a talented team with diverse engineering and design backgrounds to drive priorities.
Define a clear vision for our product strategy and roadmap, especially for the cosmetics industry.
Gather customer requirements, conduct market research, identify product gaps and analyze opportunities to deliver innovative products that improve customer experience and drive growth
Build business cases, develop financial models, and assess competitive landscape to scope and prioritize product priorities
Develop positioning and pricing strategies
Work closely with commercial, R&D, manufacturing, operations, legal, and finance teams to develop and execute product strategy
Translate product strategy into detailed requirements
Scope and prioritize activities based on business and customer impact
7+ years’ experience in a product manager or product management leadership role). Certified Product Manager (CPM) or New Product Definition (NPD) certification a plus.
5+ years experience in the consumer cosmetic products or similar industry.
Solid track record of managing all aspects of a successful product through its lifecycle
Proven ability to develop product and marketing strategies, effectively communicating and championing recommendations to executive management.
Demonstrated success in establishing and maintaining best-in-class product management processes within an organization. Strong attention to detail.
Strong project management, market research, analytic, and problem-solving skills.
Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills both internally and with external partners and customers; proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority.
Strong written and verbal communication. Ability to take ambiguous situations and add structure and clarity for the team.
BS/BA degree in relevant field; MBA or engineering background preferred.