About Inari…

Inari is the SEEDesign™ company. We embrace the diversity and complexity of nature in every aspect of our business to drive innovation – to push the boundaries of what is possible. Through our unrivaled technology platform, Inari uses predictive design and advanced multiplex gene editing to develop step-change products. We are taking a nature positive approach to unlock the full potential of seed that will transform the food system. The results will lead to more productive acres delivering value creation for farmers and a more sustainable future for our planet.

Our success is dependent on great minds, collaborating to generate bright ideas and deliver exceptional outcomes.

We have over 270 employees, with research sites in Cambridge, MA (USA) and Ghent (Belgium), as well as a product development site in West Lafayette, IN (USA). We’ve deliberately built a team that brings diversity of thought to all aspects of our business, to generate new ideas, approaches, and ways of operating. And we’ve intentionally combined experience with potential, bringing agriculture industry experts with the desire to innovate together with bright minds from academia, human therapeutics, software, and consulting. If you want to be part of a diverse and inclusive team developing unique solutions to feed the world while protecting our planet’s natural resources, we’d love to hear from you!


The EDITED PIPELINE MANAGER is part of an agile Product Development organization supporting a pipeline of edited products and our commercial business. Through the design and coordination of field evaluations, this role is responsible for creating testing protocols, interpreting the field data required to advance and position multiple edited products through our late stages and gateways process and provide our commercial team with insightful information that supports future product launches. The Edited Pipeline Manager will be responsible for working closely with Early and Late Product Development teams to build a portfolio of edited products supporting Inari’s commercial goals.  This role is located in West Lafayette, IN and reports to the Director of Product Design and Development.


  • Contribute to project planning and defining experimental objectives; ensuring all the elements necessary for trial implementation are in place
  • Create annual product testing plan for communication/alignment with Product Operations and Commercial teams with strategies and prioritized activities to achieve business objectives
  • Summarize trial data and provide recommendations to advance multiple products through our late stages and gateways process
  • Work closely with customers and strategic partners to gather input to develop disruptive new products and support broader product adoption in targeted markets
  • Identify development opportunities and alternative paths for product expansion as needed
  • Be able to work with all Inari’s technologies on a wide range of cropping systems and maintain strong commercial awareness
  • Closely partner with other teams to identify germplasm of value for editing and trait introgression
  • Comply with all regulatory compliance guidelines for Confined Release and Stewarded Trial material
  • Other special projects and activities needed to support the Late Product Development teamStay aligned with Early Product Development (EPD), Breeding and Trait Integration teams to ensure edited lines (s) are available for testing. Share that information with Late Product Development (LPD) and Commercial teams
  • Generate and summarize experimental data that will help select high potential gene edited candidates for product advancement
  • Summarize and interpret trial data and provide guidance on first set of “genotypes” and advance it through our late stages and gateways process


  • Preference is for M.S. or PhD degree in Agronomy or Ag Business with 3 to 5+ years of industry experience in breeding, trait introgression, product evaluation, and/or technical product management.  Willing to consider B.S. degree with proven years of experience
  • Knowledge of products, practices, and commercial landscape within the industry.
  • Extensive experience designing field strategy and conducting field research
  • Strong experimental design and analytical skills to generate, interpret and summarize scientific data and information.
  • Knowledge and understanding of science relevant to gene edited products and of crop production systems including germplasm, traits, chemistries, and general agronomic practices.
  • Planning skills to organize, prioritize, schedule and coordinate work activities for multiple projects.
  • A strong sense of purpose and drive to develop unique, high impact solutions.
  • Adaptability and enthusiasm for new challenges, innate curiosity, and a passion for learning.
  • Creative and strategic thinking, willingness to be bold and take risks, and the ability to recognize and learn from failure.
  • A collaborative mindset that is open to giving and receiving ideas, perspectives, and feedback.
  • Ability to work both independently and deliver on responsibilities within a highly collaborative environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse range of individuals and audiences.
  • Interpersonal skills to communicate, advise, negotiate or influence others as well as build productive working relationships in a cross functional environment.

FOR U.S. CANDIDATES: Please note that we use the resume you submit with your application during our background check process. To ensure an efficient and accurate background verification, we kindly ask that you carefully review and accurately represent your work history, education and other relevant information on your resume. Any discrepancies or inaccuracies found during the background check may impact your candidacy for the position.