Product Mgr III

Job Posted 3/21/2022
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
5731 W. Las Positas Blvd
Irvine, CA
United States
Category BioTech
Job Description

The Quality Systems Division for Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostic controls to ensure laboratory measurements are within standards, which enables labs to provide accurate medical test results to physicians and patients. As part of this ecosystem, the division also provides a growing family of software applications that help clinical laboratories worldwide to track their performance and support their efforts in accreditation. Laboratory technicians use this software to check the accuracy of their test results through internal statistical analysis and external comparison against peer results of laboratories throughout the world. The real-world impact of this software is to help doctors accurately diagnose patient problems and provide the proper treatment, saving lives and improving the quality of life for millions.


We are looking for a Product Manager to develop and implement product strategy and roadmaps and drive new product development, launch and product lifecycle management activities. You should be enthusiastic about delivering software products that make life easier for our customers.


This position is the Product Manager for Unity Real Time and all legacy platforms and may oversee other informatics products as we expand our offerings over time.


As part of the Agile team leadership, the Product Manager is the person who identifies the customer need and the larger business objectives that a product or feature will fulfill, articulates what success looks like for a product, and rallies a cross-functional team to turn that vision into a reality. You will create, evolve, and help execute the product vision and strategy with product roadmaps that address customer and business problems that are aligned with the company's mission and strategic initiatives.

  • Research, keep abreast of and analyze diagnostic lab informatics and analytics market trends and technologies, relevant user segments, and applications

  • Assess and analyze customers’ digital ecosystems, environments and workflows, along with their implicit, explicit, and unanticipated needs

  • Understand and represent user needs and define product vision, roadmap, and growth opportunities 

  • Align stakeholders around the vision for the product and prioritize product features and capabilities

  • Analyze new product opportunities to make recommendations for ‘go’ or ‘no-go’ conclusions efficiently

  • Assess the pros and cons of various business and commercial models; develop product line financial models

  • Create buyer personas, positioning, and messaging

  • Create agile requirements grounded in the ‘jobs-to-be-done’ framework, user stories, and epics

  • Influence decision-making and action across functions without formal authority

  • Drive results and be a self-starter in an ambiguous environment


We seek an experienced software product manager with a demonstrated ability to take ownership, overcome obstacles, and deliver on team commitments. This person will provide leadership in product requirements, as well as in business and user needs, and should have the experience and ability to drive resolution to project-level issues. Key skills and qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in related field - Business or STEM discipline (required), Master's Degree (desirable): Business (MBA) or STEM (Computer science, Engineering, Life Sciences, etc.)

  • 5+ years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in software, medical device, diagnostic /or pharmaceutical industry as well as product management experience (required)

  • Experience should include market landscaping and competitive intelligence, voice of customer research and translating VOC to customer requirements and product scope as well as product roadmap (required)

  • Experience working in agile product development (desirable)

  • Knowledge of QC in the clinical laboratory environment and competitive solutions (desirable)

  •  Experience in regulated healthcare environments – medical devices or diagnostics systems and familiarity with medical devices, diagnostic lab data, diagnostic instrument connectivity, LIS, EMR, and healthcare applications ecosystems (desirable)

Vaccination Requirement: 


Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad has a mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. New hires will be asked to upload their vaccination card into our electronic database hosted by ClearPass, who specializes in securing electronic medical information, within 3 days of their start date. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.


About Bio-Rad:


Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.


Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.


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