General Electric Cell Culture Product Leader in Des Moines, Iowa

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

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Role Summary:

The Cell Culture Product Leader will be responsible for the development of GE’s investments in cell culture media, process liquids and buffers, serum, research products and related technologies. This individual will also develop and lead a team of product managers responsible for ownership of the product portfolio from the development of product roadmaps to organizational readiness and product/service delivery.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Product Leader will work with peers in the product leadership team, the global commercial teams, global supply chain, the global marketing team and R&D to identify synergies and ensure alignment across programs and growth areas and ensure that growth targets are achieved.

•Employs industry trend analysis, market share and competitive analysis to support strategy development and measure execution performance

•Ensures goal alignment and tracks performance of the Cell Culture business with the regional and P&L stakeholders

•Assess competitiveness and drives clear plans to address gaps in our product portfolio

•Builds and coaches a strong team of product managers and application specialists that will be ready to step into future leadership positions in the organization

Qualifications/Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or a related field.

  2. Management experience and experience having Product Manager direct reports.

  3. Five to Seven years of experience in strategic marketing, product marketing or a related field in Life Sciences focusing on experience in BioProcessing, cell culture media and/or single use systems.

  4. Experience working in cross-functional and diverse teams in a global setting

  5. Team oriented – ability to motivate and work well with diverse, cross-functional teams

  6. Influencing skills – ability to motivate individuals and demonstrate organizational influence

  7. Strong analytical and process skills

  8. Ability to travel 25-30% Add Eligibility Requirement GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

  9. Ability to work at either the Logan, UT or Marlborough, MA Life Sciences sites

Desired Characteristics:

  1. MBA or Master’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration or related field

  2. Eight to Ten years of progressive experience in marketing, product marketing or a related field in Life Sciences

  3. Three to Five years of international management experience

  4. Marketing experience in market & customer insights, product commercialization and branding

  5. Innovation – ability to develop/execute on new ideas through collaboration

  6. Strong analytical and process skills

Locations: United States; Massachusetts, Utah; Logan, Marlborough

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.