Senior Manager
Plant Transformation Pipeline
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Inari Agriculture

201-500 employees

Designs sustainable seeds using AI and gene editing
Company Overview
Inari, the SEEDesign™ company, stands out for its unique approach to sustainable agriculture, leveraging AI-powered predictive design and multiplex gene editing to optimize seed potential and contribute to a more resource-efficient global food system. The company's technology platform addresses the biological complexity of plants, using extensive data analysis to identify and implement beneficial genetic edits within a crop's DNA structure. This technical prowess, combined with a commitment to sustainability, positions Inari as a leader in its industry, offering solutions that not only increase food production but also reduce environmental impact.
Food & Agriculture
Biotechnology

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding

$627M

Founded

2016

Headquarters

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

33%

2 year growth

56%
Locations
West Lafayette, IN, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
CategoriesNew
Genomics
Biology Lab & Research
Biology & Biotech
Requirements
  • Master's degree or PhD. in Plant Biology, Biotechnology, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a leadership role managing scientific projects, preferably in plant transformation or genetic engineering
  • Experience performing plant transformation protocols across multiple crops
  • Familiarity with intellectual property management
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite (Microsoft, Work, Powerpoint), Cloud-based electronic notebook software and Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
Responsibilities
  • Provide leadership to the Transformation team including the development of employees to create and sustain a high performing team
  • Define transformation workplans and resource allocation to manage a high-throughput transformation pipeline and ensure organizational goals and deliverables are met
  • Drive prioritization of transformation efforts based on alignment with R&D, Product and Commercial teams while taking into consideration impact, feasibility and resource allocation
  • Lead and empower innovative initiatives to increase the capacity and scalability of the transformation pipeline
  • Develop and report KPIs relevant to the transformation pipeline and use metrics to drive continuous improvement
  • Work closely with transformation project leads and reps to define, track and report on deliverables/milestones and ensure work is progressing according to plan
  • Work with Scientists and Research Associates to enable the execution of transformation projects and experiments; ensure analysis is performed and data/records are properly captured
  • Collaborate with scientists and research associates across multiple departments in the organization to identify and mitigate risks across the transformation pipeline
  • Collaborate with scientists both internally and externally to drive the evaluation of new transformation technologies and ensure smooth and timely transfer of technologies
  • Perform intellectual property analysis to drive the strategy enabling an efficient and high throughput transformation pipeline
  • Maintain detailed and organized records of work, project data and other information as needed