Product Manager

San Jose, CA
Jan 07, 2022
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

About VitroLabs:

VitroLabs is a venture-backed biotechnology startup working towards a world where science is used responsibly to provide positive impact for business, the planet, and all living things. By harnessing novel applications of science and technology, we've developed a process to grow real leather that is cruelty-free and better for the environment.

About the role:

As our first Product Manager, you will help guide our product roadmap and product goal execution to allow VitroLabs to bring the first cultivated leather to the market. This is an exciting opportunity to develop our Product Management function.

Reporting to the Chief Product Officer, you will promote innovation, rapid iteration, and lead future product concept ideation by managing, documenting, and communicating product versions, release criteria, roadmapping processes, and other product-related content and processes.  

About you:

You're a data-driven product expert who is familiar with working in fast-paced, highly-technical environments. You enjoy solving complex problems and have the skills to guide elaborate product projects from start to finish. You have knowledge or a developing interest in cellular agriculture, tissue engineer, and/or deep tech start ups.


    Work in close collaboration with our R&D leadership team to determine product release criteria and maintain product-related technical content including version controlWork with the executive team in managing the company roadmap process and formalizing their functional roadmapsCommunicate roadmap updates with our internal team and external partnersCoordinate with marketing and other internal functions to provide content for their needs: website, LCA, legal projects, etcIdentify business partnership opportunities by understanding our markets and our platform capabilitiesCommunicate effectively with R&D team to clarify product targets and help measure the impact of their experiments on product successGive impactful presentations describing the quality and benefits of our products to customers and investors 

Qualifications & Skills:

    Thorough understanding of processes involved in managing complex products, i.e. data analysis, roadmap development, resource and time management, risk evaluation, etc.Experience creating detailed powerpoint presentations and slides Strong project management skillsExperience writing technical product content and communicating it to all audiencesExperience working with multiple software tools for project management, word processing, powerpoint, etc


  • $125,000-140,000 annually

We offer great benefits (health, vision, and dental insurance) and challenging, impactful work. Join our growing team, work with smart and dedicated people, and help develop cutting-edge technologies that will positively impact the world.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the functions, responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position, and VitroLabs Inc retains the discretion to modify functions, responsibilities, duties and skills at any time, including modifying the time devoted to such activities, deleting activities and assigning other activities.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

VitroLabs Inc is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunities without regard to race, color, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.