Full-Time

Staff Technical Product Manager

Updated on 5/17/2024

Cellares

Cellares

51-200 employees

Integrated platform for cell therapy manufacturing

Data & Analytics
Hardware

Senior

San Bruno, CA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Bachelor degree or higher in Engineering or Biological Sciences
  • 12+ years of extensive, hands-on Product Management experience in the biotechnology or medical device industries, especially experience bringing a product to market
  • Experience with large scale automation and benchtop instrumentation in pharma/biotech is highly desirable
  • Domain expertise in cell therapies is highly desirable
  • Familiarity with human cell biology, immunology, cell isolation, cell culture, characterization, and gene editing
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and quality standards, such as FDA, ISO, and GMP, applicable to the cell therapy market
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proactive, creative, self-motivated, flexible to work in a small company environment and assume a wide variety of tasks
  • Desire to be part of a rapidly evolving organization, with a compelling technology, and taking products and processes to the next level
  • Self-awareness, integrity, authenticity, and a growth mindset
Responsibilities
  • Define and communicate product vision and strategy
  • Synthesize a coherent product roadmap based on customer input, industry trends, business goals, and engineering competencies
  • Serve as the internal customer and partner advocate with cross-functional teams
  • Work with partners and customers, capture their critical needs, then gather and prioritize system requirements
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to implement changes that improve product quality, usability, and user satisfaction
  • Write clear and concise system requirements
  • Identify and prioritize key features and functions based on feedback from stakeholders
  • Drive differentiated solutions to the market through customer focus, data-driven decision making, and clear communication
  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends, competitors, and best practices, and share knowledge with the team and leadership

Cellares offers the Cell Shuttle, an integrated platform for cell therapy manufacturing, utilizing Industry 4.0 technologies to enable true walk-away, end-to-end automation, modular hardware, purpose-built process design software, and scalable manufacturing from preclinical to commercial scale, resulting in reduced process failure rates and up to 70% cost reduction compared to manual processes. The company aims to accelerate access to life-saving cell therapies by deploying Cell Shuttles in Smart Factories globally, partnering with academia, biotechs, and pharma companies to lower manufacturing costs and meet global patient demand.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$373M

Headquarters

South San Francisco, California

Founded

2019

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

16%

1 year growth

47%

2 year growth

96%