Rockwell Automation's Motion Control Business is seeking a global Product Manager to be a member of the servo drives and cables solutions portfolio team and having specific responsibility for leading and managing the product lifecycle for our multi-axis servo drive product families. This role will include the development and management of business plans, product roadmaps, forecasting, global profitability, customer requirements, technical resolution, and commercial messaging for assigned products. This will be an extremely dynamic role that will require the individual to effectively manage multiple priorities while clearly communicating to all internal and external customers with appropriate sense of urgency. This person will have a significant amount of interface with the sales organization including direct communication with end customers and channel partners. In addition, this role will work closely with the management team to help evaluate and recommend marketing opportunities consistent with business objectives while delivering on portfolio revenue and share growth goals though a strong strategy and shared product roadmaps.
Manage the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
Provide leadership and guidance to cross functional teams consisting of Marketing, Quality Assurance, Industrialization, Operations, and Partners to advance new product concepts and all aspects of assigned portfolio
Will be both technical and commercial "expert" for internal and external customers
Specify market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research, voice of customer, and visits to customers where appropriate
Participate in cross BU projects as necessary to enhance technical understanding and influence evolution of products and solutions
Assists with customer support and issue resolution
Analyze competitive products, and develop competitive comparisons
Develop training materials and product positioning collateral
Keep current on industry trends and changing market and/or regulatory requirements, and competitive products relative to assigned product lines
Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or similar discipline
8+ years' relevant experience in the industrial automation, power control, or similar industry
Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time
Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening
5+ years' experience with product marketing or application engineering and a close familiarity with the functions of product development, production, application, sales and distribution
Previous application experience and/or understanding of servo control
Previous experience designing, selling, or implementing functional safety rated control systems
Previous experience in control system design, machine design, power system design, or commissioning of Rockwell Automation products (including Logix controllers and software tools)
This position is part of a job family. Experience is the determining factor.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.
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Internal Number: R21-5864
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