Senior Product Manager

US-CA-South San Francisco
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Job Description

Collaborative, assertive, flexible, passionate, driven, inspired. These aren’t just nice words, they’re the start of every great Fluidigm career.


We are a growing community of thinkers and creators, dedicated to pursuing the fundamental truths of biology. We seek to empower and inspire our customers and each other to push limits and envision ever more creative answers to “what if…?” As the industry pioneer in revolutionary single-cell technology and a cutting-edge leader in production genomics, we are committed to enabling biological exploration at every level.


And if you’re into all that too, we’re ready to commit to you.


Fluidigm is looking for a motivated Product Manager or Senior Product Manager to support our innovative Integrated Fluidic Circuit-based platforms in our Production Genomics product portfolio that includes systems for quantitative PCR analysis and NGS library preparation.  This individual will manage on-market products as well as lead new product development programs from inception to commercialization and beyond.  The successful candidate will work closely with all functional groups within our business to ensure we meet and exceed our technical, marketing, commercial and financial expectations. 


You Are:

- Passionate about creating cutting edge scientific solutions

Inspired by the opportunity to lead the commercialization of new products into market

- Motivated to develop a product and marketing strategies for integrated genomics platforms that include  instruments, software, and chemistries.



You Will:

- Understand the dynamics, demands and opportunities within our target markets and translate these understandings into a pipeline of R&D and marketing activity.

- Work with R&D, Sales, Market Development and senior management to develop and implement global product strategies within production genomics

- Manage product lifecycle from requirements through development, commercialization, product iterations and obsolescence planning

- Lead cross-functional teams to develop, commercialize, and market both new and existing production genomics products

- Understand customer needs and translate them to customer and product requirements

- Generate business and marketing plans that include key product messaging, positioning and pricing that will guide the evolution of our single-cell genomics business

- Build close relationships with KOLs for collaborative opportunities, to achieve market goals of awareness and emerging trends

- Conduct competitive analysis and positioning

- Identify and define opportunities for partnerships to complete workflow offerings

- Engage, motivate and inspire our global commercial teams to promote and sell our products

- Support commercial activities including field, customer and support with information about the segment and product positioning

- Monitor and report on emerging trends in the market and keep abreast of current research

- Travel up to 25% internationally

- Enjoy a highly competitive compensation package, including better-than-average benefits and growth opportunities, as well as a dynamic and rewarding company culture

- Have fun, be fully engaged and promise to have a life beyond “work”





You Have:


- Five years of hands on experience with a genomic instrument platform

- At least two years’ experience in Product Management

- Successfully lead cross-functional teams to develop and commercialize new genomics products through the entire development cycle

- Ability to influence across the organization at all levels

- Strong organizational, time management, problem solving, and communication skills



Education and Experience:


Bachelor's degree in science related field with 5 years of relevant experience with genomics platforms.  Experience in product management, marketing, sales, product development, and/or field support of genomics instrumentation. Desirable: MBA or advanced science degree and experience working in an ISO13485-compliant environment (or similar).




- Strong organizational, time management, problem solving, and communication skills

- Self-starter                                       


We Will:

-    Support you in your ongoing development and contribution both as an employee and a person

-    Value your contribution and enlist your feedback

-    Host excellent company-wide events multiple times a year

-    Make sure you have fun, are fully engaged and promise to have a life beyond “work”


Sound good? Apply online now with your resume.


Fluidigm is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.





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