Vice President, Product Management at Fast Radius

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We believe manufacturing is important not only for what it makes, but for what it makes possible for the world. Manufacturers have an important job to do, and it’s our job to provide them with the technology and expertise they need through the entire production process, from discovery and design to manufacturing and fulfillment. 
What We Are Looking For:
The VP of Product defines and oversees the product roadmap and closely partners with the Chief Product Officer and Engineering leadership on resource utilization/allocation and throughput, and ensures organizational rigor/discipline for bringing products to launch and growing them over time.

About the Job:

  • Hire and develop the best: Build out a cohesive team, mentor/develop strong product leaders and establish product management best practices.
  • Set a vision: collaborate closely with CPO & cross functional leaders to translate the company vision and strategy into a product vision and create an OKR driven roadmap that employs technology and great UX.
  • Obsess over customers: drive market research, user research, data analysis and user testing that informs product requirements to build products.
  • Drive execution: Partner with Engineering to drive execution of the product roadmap, advocate for small iterative release cycles to quickly deploy, test and learn.
  • Drive adoption/engagement: partner cross functionally to develop the most compelling solution to drive adoption of products; and develop strategies to drive increased customer usage.
  • Build for scale: empower the team to deliver the roadmap that balances feature development with long term scaling.

About You:

  • 10+ years of work experience in product management roles working with engineering teams.5+ years managing and leading teams of product managers, designers and developers
  • Led a product team and tech team for a business that has achieved significant scale over a short period of time.
  • Excellent project management skills with a keen ability to assess ideas and requests, prioritize, and plan
  • Strong customer obsession: you enjoy obsessing over getting the customer experience right
  • You earn trust with your direct team and stakeholders: you listen, you are inclusive, and you treat others with respect
  • You value coaching your team and developing leaders. You have a demonstrated track record of hiring strong talent and investing in their success
  • Passionate self-starter, decisive and able to move with speed to implement ideas
  • Data driven: you lean on data to make decisions and when you don’t have data, you search for customer anecdotes to gain insights
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfortable presenting to large groups and executive teams.

Every day you can expect to work in an inclusive environment that makes excellence possible, where great work and ideas matter more than seniority. We believe in experimenting fearlessly and learning from our failures—quickly. Our leaders have grown successful companies before, and they understand that businesses thrive when capable people have the freedom to solve problems without constraints.
We want you to come to work happy, healthy, and balanced so you can expect excellent benefits:
- Competitive compensation and bonus structure
- Comprehensive health care including dental and vision
- Generous vacation policy as well as a 401K plan 
Fast Radius is proud to be an equal opportunity employer because diverse perspectives make for better products, better processes, and a better company. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, Veteran status, or other protected status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ElixirLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • PhoenixFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • OutreachLead Gen
    • Zoom InfoLead Gen

Location

We're in the West Loop, home to restaurant row and a bustling tech community!

An Insider's view of Fast Radius

What are some social events your company does?

I believe it’s important to build a strong community at our fast-growing company. There always seems to be something fun going on. Whether it's company-sponsored events like our holiday parties & potlucks or more casual get-togethers after work such as happy hours & sports leagues. These events have helped me get to know people in all divisions.

Kyle Tabatt

Senior Account Executive

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Fast Radius has a strong culture of collaboration. Even the physical layout of the office supports that. The design engineers are next to the manufacturing engineers and the factory so it is easy for us to get feedback and brainstorm in real-time as parts are getting produced.

Izzy de la Guardia

Application Engineer

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

With any rapid growth company, we have growing pains. Each team has its own goals, their own visions of success, and as such it's tough to stay aligned as one team. The Project Engineering team is working across the company on improving communication and workflow which ultimately ensures we keep the culture we've created long term.

Nick Tonini

Project Manager

What are Fast Radius Perks + Benefits

Fast Radius Benefits Overview

Competitive compensation and bonus structure
Comprehensive health care including dental and vision
Generous vacation policy
401K
WFH Flexibility

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
We offer flexible work schedules.
Remote Work Program
We offer flexible work from home opportunities.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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