We are looking for an experienced and passionate product leader to join our Product Management team in Watertown, MA. This Senior Product Manager will drive the vision and product definition for our Desktop Composite lineup of printers and materials. Desktop Composite is where Markforged got its start, with the Mark One, and it remains the highest volume segment of our lineup by delivering transformative value for engineers and manufacturers around the world. The right candidate will combine their expertise in developing amazing hardware product experiences with a passion for reinventing manufacturing to take Markforged from 10,000 facilities to 100,000 over the next five years.
What will you own?
Become an expert on our users, their needs, and their engagement with our printers through qualitative (e.g. interviews) and quantitative (querying data) research
Develop deep knowledge of the market and competitive landscape as well as emerging technology trends that are relevant to our products
Cultivate strong working relationships with stakeholders in all parts of the business to understand and incorporate factors important to them in the overall solution space
Write clear and concise product requirements that capture the vision, goals, and key elements of new products and features based on insights that intersect customer, technology, and business
Partner collaboratively with Engineering throughout development to ensure alignment on priorities, provide context, and make tradeoff decisions whenever needed
Communicate a clear and compelling product vision to other parts of the business, including Operations, Marketing, Sales, Support, etc. that facilitates strategic alignment and allows Markforged to deliver a best-in-class holistic user experience
Although we list out what we generally look for, we are very likely missing other attributes and skills that you have that could make you a great fit, but are not currently listed. Research has shown this especially applies to women and other marginalized groups, who tend to apply if they check 100% of every box, versus men who apply if they hit roughly 60%. The point we’re getting at, it doesn’t hurt to take a chance and apply!
What you have:
7+ years developing hardware products, including 3+ years as a Product Manager
Track record of successfully launching new consumer products and features
Demonstrated passion for the product and ownership over outcomes
Analytical and data-driven approach to decision making
Ability to establish credibility and lead through influence up, down, and across
Comfort in a fast-paced environment with a bias towards action
Bachelors or higher in an engineering or materials field; MBA preferred
Experience in the manufacturing industry is a plus
Help us reinvent manufacturing.
We are reinventing manufacturing so that engineers can build anything they imagine.
We are one team that wins together!
You will be engaging every day with passionate and dedicated individuals in a collaborative environment working towards making best-in-class products.
Perks & Benefits
For all US-based roles, we offer a competitive compensation package and a full suite of benefits, including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k), parental leave, commuter benefits, open PTO policy, and more. Our work environment includes casual dress, a fully stocked kitchen, bike storage, free parking, weekly catered lunches, and fitness perks. You will have unlimited access to our 3D printers for professional and personal parts!
Please be aware that the Company requires all employees [who are required to work onsite, whether regularly or sporadically] to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to obtain [show proof of] a vaccination. The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.
Markforged values the differences among our employees and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. These differences include but are not limited to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. This goal emphasizes the development of inclusive work environments that capitalize on each employee’s skills, experience, and unique perspectives as we strive to achieve an unparalleled standard of excellence.
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