Product Manager

The Product Manager will develop molecular diagnostic products by identifying product potential; conduct market research; generate product requirements; determine product specifications, production timetables, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction; and develop marketing strategies.

The position will report to Sr. Director of Product Marketing and will be located in Frisco, TX.

Responsibilities

Determines customers’ needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information.
Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes.
Assesses market competition by comparing the company’s product to competitors’ products.
Provides source data for product line communications by defining product marketing communication objectives.
Obtains product market share by working with sales to develop product sales strategies.
Assesses product market data by calling on customers with field sales people and evaluating sales call results.
Provides information for management by preparing short-term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports and analyses; answering questions and requests.
Reviews inventory and product viability to assess ROI and product life.
Brings new products to market by analyzing proposed product requirements and product development programs; preparing return-on-investment analyses; establishing time schedules with R&D and manufacturing.
Introduces and markets new products by developing time-integrated plans with sales, advertising, and production.
Determines product pricing by utilizing market research data; reviewing production and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customized orders.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; and participating in professional societies.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Performs duties and responsibilities as assigned by Manager
Serve as the Process Owner for processes assigned by the BioGX Job Function Training Matrix and is responsible for the effective execution and relevancy of each documented process assigned.
Qualifications

MS/BS degree in Life Sciences or equivalent preferred with 5+ years of work experience in the healthcare industry
Proven work experience in product management
Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful molecular diagnostics products throughout its lifecycle
Proven ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management
Command of infectious disease organisms and diagnostic methodologies
Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in molecular diagnostics and similar technologies
Experience working in process development or, a Good Manufacturing Process (GMP) controlled Operations.