Senior Product Development Manager
Redwood City, CA
Working at the intersection of hardware, software and molecular science, we are committed to delivering on the promise of 3D printing, enabling commercial customers to go beyond basic prototyping to 3D manufacturing.  Our company is built on the idea that diverse fields of study must come together to solve intractable problems. We have grand ambitions to create technology that will influence industry around the world.

Carbon is looking for a Senior Product Development Manager to lead strategic programs centered around our mission to reinvent how polymeric products are designed and digitally manufactured toward a sustainable future. Product Development Managers drive our success by aligning the cross functional teams at Carbon in the development and commercialization of new resin products.

You will be joining a diverse team with a vibrant culture, where team success is as important as celebrating individual contributions. Help us change the world and we will help you change yours.


  • Oversee product development projects from ideation to launch while leading a cross-functional team comprised of Materials, Engineering, Product Management, Supply Chain, Customer Service, Marketing, and others
  • Ensure team members have a cohesive and methodical approach to product design, verification, and validation
  • Own and communicate program plans and timelines
  • Define a clear strategy for prioritization and resourcing of initiatives within projects
  • Work with Product Management to align the project to product goals & requirements
  • Guide decision-making in resolving product trade offs taking into account product goals and risks
  • Drive accountability to program milestones while surfacing and mitigating risks
  • Partner with the rest of the Resin Development team to define product development and validation processes
  • Requirements:

  • Experience leading new product development, commercialization, and product launches in the materials science space 
  • Ability to identify issues and lead teams in working proactively to address them
  • Technical, project, or program management experience leading cross-functional teams (working with Engineering, Product, Operations/Supply Chain, Customer Service, Marketing, and Finance)
  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to effectively escalate, report status, and relay direction and decisions across organizations, and at all levels of the company
  • Bachelor or Masters degree, preferably in a relevant technical discipline such as Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science, with 8+ years professional work experience in technical program management, product development, technical management, or other cross-functional role in launching new products
  • Familiarity with phase gate approaches to project management
  • You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Carbon, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.
  • Carbon is an equal opportunity employer. We provide complete benefits and competitive compensation including equity ownership.
    You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Carbon, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills

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    Working at Carbon

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