Business

Product Manager

Location

Alameda, CA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Reporting into our VP Product, Shiru’s Product Manager will be responsible for leading the product go-to-market execution through close collaboration with functions across the organization.  This begins with creation of product roadmaps, linking market forces and opportunities to Shiru’s discovery tech stack, establishing benchmarks and milestones for advancing our leading products.  For both externally partnered and internally-driven products, the Product Manager will manage the coordination of internal functions driving the timelines and deliverables to ensure the product execution remains on track.  In addition, external partner management will be an essential responsibility to ensure milestones and expectations are met or exceeded.

About You

    • You have a proven track record of technical product management in life sciences, biotechnology, or management consulting
    • You have demonstrated an ability to create and execute complex product roadmaps, including significant cross-functional team leadership
    • You possess a strong entrepreneurial instinct, including a thoughtful bias towards action
    • You are an independent and creative thinker who is nimble enough not only to lead a food system altering strategy, but is also willing and eager to roll up their sleeves in a startup environment
At Shiru, we’re looking for people with passion, grit, and integrity. You’re encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn’t precisely match the job description. We’re expecting your skills and passion to stand out—and set you apart—especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns. Please join us in this singular opportunity to create the future of food!
Shiru is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Shiru offers competitive compensation and employee benefits along with an attractive equity package commensurate with candidate qualifications.

About Us

At Shiru we believe that food should be delicious and nourishing without negatively affecting our planet. Acknowledging our growing global population as well as the imminent effects of climate change, Shiru’s mission is to create better protein ingredients that will catapult us into a sustainable food future.
With our mission in mind, Shiru makes high quality, functional food proteins through better leveraging our precious environmental resources. To do this, we employ technologies originally  created to solve problems in adjacent industries, including computational biology, machine learning, and industrial fermentation and bioprocessing.
We apply computational intelligence to find the most functional natural food proteins in the world, harnessing the inherent ability of microflora to produce them. We then partner with food and beverage companies to incorporate these unique protein ingredients into everyday products. Shiru is now expanding our team of dedicated professionals across multiple disciplines to make enhanced protein ingredients for a better world.

As an integral part of our team, you will:

  • Develop and refine a clear product roadmap approach, working between technical, marketing, and BD teams to clearly define Shiru’s product approach
  • Direct product execution through cross functional team management, aligning the organization to deliver against the key milestones in the advancement of Shiru’s leading products
  • Manage key customer relationships, ensuring expectations are met and deliverables are on time and in spec
  • Prioritize emerging opportunities through synthesis of technical value proposition and unmet market need, developing metrics for initiation new product discovery

Shiru is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Shiru offers competitive compensation and employee benefits along with an attractive equity package commensurate with candidate qualifications.

Come and change the food game with us

Shiru is on a mission to impact a billion lives. We are changing the traditional food system by creating alternative functional food ingredients that will catapult us into a sustainable food future.

 

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