At Azenta, new ideas, new technologies and new ways of thinking are driving our future. Our customer-focused culture encourages employees to embrace innovation and challenge the status quo with novel thinking and collaborative work relationships.
Azenta Life Sciences is a global leader in the life sciences space with headquarters in Chelmsford, MA, and offices and operations worldwide. We are a market leader in automated bio sample management solutions and genomic services across areas such as drug development, clinical and advanced cell therapies for the industry’s top pharmaceutical, biotech, academic and healthcare institutions globally. We provide unparalleled capabilities with our lab analysis, sample management and storage services, informatics software, and consumables, with the largest installed base managing over 1 billion samples globally.
The Senior 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).
Monitor synthesis service lines; expected to participate in or drive initiatives to grow the business.
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 Azenta and customers to ensure products can and do meet customer requirements/specifications
Demonstrates and upholds behavior consistent with Azenta Core Values and delivers the Azenta experience to customers and other business associates.
Works independently and with limited supervision.
Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Master’s 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.
At Azenta, we are a part of the science behind the COVID vaccine and we are committed to the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities where we live and work. To protect our coworkers, clients, families and friends, we have implemented a policy where all of our US employees must be fully vaccinated (which includes taking the booster) or have requested and received an approved medical/religious accommodation prior to their first day of work.
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