Product Manager

The Product Manager is a full-time exempt position reporting directly to the President. The role is in North America either in the Pocasset, MA office or remote home based.


The PM is responsible for managing the company’s suite of existing MicroC® carbon sources for wastewater treatment applications and developing next generation MicroC® products. In addition to managing new inorganic product line additions.

Essential Functions / Priority Tasks:

Next Generation MicroC® Products:

  • Develop and implement product road-mapping tools and processes to effectively manage the product development process
  • Lead sourcing efforts for new raw materials from agriculture, chemical and petrochemical industries to develop next generation MicroC® products
  • In conjunction with supply chain sourcing efforts, lead raw material screening process to expeditiously move candidate raw materials out of or through the product development funnel
  • Develop cost models as needed for product formulations and new product development
  • Regulatory review of new raw material candidates (Toxicity, EHS, SARA, CERCLA, RCRA, etc.)
  • Coordinate laboratory testing on viable candidates with internal EOSi lab and third party laboratories as needed
  • Work closely with sales and engineering teams to coordinate lab-scale testing and pilot scale testing at customer locations
  • Develop supporting literature and registrations as needed, e.g. SDS, Specifications, etc.

Existing MicroC® Products:

  • Directly manage regulatory aspects of the existing products including EHS, SDS, specifications and other external literature, regulatory approvals and registrations
  • Support supply chain and operations teams with raw material cost management, inventory and shelf-life management, manufacturing and production SOP’s
  • Support the Quality and Laboratory Teams by maintaining up to date procedures, lab practices and methods

New Product Lines:

  • Assist in identification of complementary wastewater treatment chemical product lines
  • Lead implementation of new product line additions to the business, incorporating EOSi’s best practices to and processes


Key external relationships

  • Raw Material Suppliers in Agriculture, Chemical, Petrochemical Industries
  • 3rd Party Contract Manufacturers/Terminals
  • Various regulatory agencies

Key Internal relationships

  • Supply Chain
  • Operations/Logistics
  • Quality and Lab
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Applications Engineering Group (PSP)

Key Performance Indicators / Metrics

Key annual KPIs/Metrics include:

  • Successfully manage existing product portfolio
  • Identify and cultivate relationships with key individuals at medium/large raw material suppliers
  • Develop Product Roadmap tools and process
  • Financial metrics for new product launch

Required qualifications:

  •  BA/BS in Business or Technical Field (Chemistry/Chem-E, Environmental Engineering)
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of background and experience in a similar product development role
  • Prior experience of bringing new products to market from concept to launch
  • Strong preference for professional experience in the chemicals industry and specifically in the water/wastewater chemical industry
  • Advanced / strong skills in Microsoft Office Software programs, especially Excel.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication and listening skills.
  • Proven problem-solving skills and project management skills

Preferred Core competencies:

  • Mature, self-motivated individual that also demonstrates strong team collaboration skills, knows that the best team wins
  • Organized and proficient use of planning and execution tools, believes in measuring progress
  • Strong contemplative listening skills and patient problem-solving ability
  • Business acumen to aid in commercial decisions
  • Ability to maintain balance of tactical and strategic planning and actions
  • This is a remote home office-based job with limited geographic restrictions on location, however, ideal candidate will be located close to the home office in Pocasset, MA (Cape Cod), and have a proven ability to be productive in remote home office environment as well.
  • Preference will be given to those candidates with chemical or wastewater experience

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Edited: January 2023

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