Optiperm™ Product Manager/Director - Bringing cutting edge technology to market

Full Time Position Posting

The Position:

Ambitious, driven, creative problem solver and doer who is excited about tackling a challenge and delivering a new product to market, helping the world realize a new reality in the transition to a cleaner energy, cleaner chemistry world.

Taking ownership of the new OptipermTM product as it scales to commercial launch. Reporting directly to CEO; Responsible for coordinating product decisions and execution in conjunction with the technical, engineering, BD, and manufacturing teams. Will involve interfacing and negotiating with customers, suppliers, technology partners, and others.

Looking for someone with a high degree of ownership, creativity, bias for action, enthusiasm, comfort with ambiguity, quick to learn, technically strong, able to make data-driven decisions quickly, and excels at project management. Not afraid of challenge. Always buttoned up. Manages timeline and budget. PhD in GSD. Able to upward manage, collaborate, and coordinate across a start-up organization as well as with Fortune 500 companies.

Experience in scaling up and launching new process or related technologies is critical. Attitude and mindset are more critical. Relevant backgrounds are Chemical Engineering (membranes a bonus), Chemistry, Biochemistry, Mechanical Engineering, or Industrial Engineering with tours of duty in commercial, bus dev, product, and/or manufacturing and 8-10 years of practical workplace experience.

Position Benefits:

The pay range will be based on experience and performance, plus stock options and bonus. CMS offers a suite of benefits including medical and dental, 401K, and flextime.

Responsibilities in a problem solving and innovative environment:

  • .Coordinate and determine product decisions.
  • Plan and execute product launch.
  • Effectively communicate with customers, technology partners, and suppliers.
  • Create go to market strategies.
  • Upward manage, collaborate, and coordinate across a start-up organization as well as with Fortune 500 companies
  • Work in a team environment which requires clear communication and listening skills
  • Self-management of daily, weekly, and more long-term tasks and goals

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering (membranes a bonus), Chemistry, Biochemistry, Mechanical Engineering, or Industrial Engineering.
  • Previous experience with commercial, business development, product, and/or manufacturing and 8-10 years of practical workplace experience.
  • Experience in scale-up and product launch.
  • Creative and self-motivated, comfortable with non-routine tasks and engineering changes, and working on multiple projects as a member of several teams
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas to all members of the organization

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