Product Manager, Life Sciences

Location

Brookfield, Connecticut

Department

Sales

Reports To

Senior Vice President Sales & Distribution

Greenfield is looking for a Greenfield is looking for a Product Manager to join our growing team. We have an exciting opportunity for a Product Manager to develop and execute a comprehensive product strategy for growth markets with a focus on life sciences, in alignment with the overall business growth strategy. This role will require the technical aptitude needed to identify new opportunities, differentiate existing product lines, and articulate end-user applications. You will identify where Greenfield can play a unique role in the supply chain based on current capabilities and you will propose new capabilities based on market needs and alignment with business strategy. The Product Manager will serve as a technical expert and resource for internal stakeholders such as Marketing, Sales & Quality, and will report directly to the VP of Sales & Distribution. to join our growing team.

Who We Are:

Greenfield Global is a leading producer and supplier of high-value, mission-critical raw materials, ingredients, and additives that are vital to businesses and integral to a lower carbon economy. From start-ups to the largest brands in the world, customers trust Greenfield’s extensive portfolio of premium products, regulatory expertise, and industry-leading service to improve people’s lives and the health of the planet.

Why Join Greenfield?

We innovate, collaborate, and work with purpose. By unlocking the potential of people, partnerships, and nature to accelerate sustainable solutions for the health of the planet, our work has a positive impact on the environment around the world. We’re always looking for people who can bring new talents and experience to our team.

Who You Are:
  • Strategic Thinking – Ability to see the big picture and align product goals with overall business objectives.
  • Analytical Skills – Proficiency in data analysis to make informed decisions and prioritize features.
  • Communication – Excellent communication skills to convey ideas clearly to cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Leadership – Ability to lead, inspire teams, and drive product development.
  • Technical Acumen – Understanding of technical requirements and the ability to effectively communicate with operations and make informed decisions.
  • User Empathy – Ability to understand user needs and translate them into product requirements.
  • Adaptability – Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and market dynamics.
  • Problem-Solving – Strong problem-solving skills to address challenges and find innovative solutions.
  • Business Acumen – Understanding of business metrics and market trends to drive product success.
  • Collaboration – Ability to work closely with cross-functional teams such as engineering, quality, design, and marketing.
Your Experience Should Include:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, Business, Marketing, or equivalent degree required.
  • 5+ years of experience in sales, marketing, or product management in the Life Sciences industry or related.
  • Strong technical background in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or Cell and Gene Therapy required.
  • Experience in chemicals, biopharma, diagnostics, gene therapy, medical devices a plus.
  • Proven success delivering products/services that are innovative, client-centric, and have met or exceeded business goals.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; clearly conveying complex concepts and information to both technical and non-technical audiences within and outside the organization, in both live presentation and written forms.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to interpret complex requirements and translate into actionable steps and impactful product concepts and features.
  • Some travel may be required.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of end markets, product uses, customer requirements and identify opportunities where Greenfield can offer solutions to meet customer challenges.
  • Generate insights and in-depth analysis on life science markets, competitive forces and key customers by region.
  • Drive the creation and execution of global market and product strategies by synthesizing customer needs into product concepts, functional requirements, and feature roadmaps.
  • Own tactical aspects of product lifecycle management, including product performance analysis, pricing & discounting policies, and product evolution or discontinuation.
  • Create and maintain a clear product roadmap (1-3 years) that outlines the product vision, key features, and timeline.
  • Support the roadmap by developing business cases and monitor results through pre-determined KPIs.
  • Drive pre- and post-launch New Product Introduction (NPI) projects with cross-functional teams (including Marketing, Operations, Quality and Commercial) to deliver committed results on time and within budget and escalating to leadership when necessary.
  • Define product requirements including specifications, packaging, quality level, pack size and regulatory needs.
  • Manage the product release plans with detailed schedules, phases, milestones, and launch dates.
  • Serve as subject matter expert for the development of content for internal & external communication channels and identify opportunities for marketing campaigns.
  • Responsible for meeting gross profit growth targets as defined by business cases and measured through KPI’s and OKR’s.
  • Develop and lead product training to Sales and sites, serving as the subject matter expert for existing and new product offerings.
  • Partner and collaborate with Global Product Marketing Manager on project implementation and execution.

Total Compensation & Care:

  • Base salary dependent on experience and demonstrated performance
  • Formal and informal training opportunities
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Income protection: short- and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, paid
    personal sick time
  • Vacation time exceeding industry standards
  • Company funded retirement savings program with individual contribution
    opportunities
  • Meaningful and challenging work
  • Curated intentional culture focused on growth and development, engagement, and
    communication

About Us

We own and operate five distilleries, four specialty chemical manufacturing and packaging plants, and three next-generation biofuel and renewable energy R&D centers. This integrated model enhances supply chain transparency, quality control, custom formulation development, and ultimately customer satisfaction.

Core Values

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Commitment
  • Openness to Change
  • Core Principles

Innovation

We are constantly seizing opportunities to develop new products, processes and methods to meet the diverse and demanding requirements of our customers.

Collaboration

We are part catalyst, part collaborator. We work with partners to get the most out of our existing products, and to develop custom solutions for our customer requirements.

Responsibility

Our commitment to give back to local communities in the US and Canada goes beyond the bottom line. We give back to the planet by processing renewable resources into low carbon fuels and chemicals.

Agility

Our team is not only fast, we has the flexibility and creativity to pivot with customer needs to develop custom-made, on-time solutions.

Discipline

At every plant, and for every customer, for every shipment, we put quality first. We operate a tight, transparent supply chain while meeting the highest regulatory standards.