We help the world work better and people work smarter and are looking for bright minds to make that happen. The makers, the forward thinkers, the problem solvers. That's where you come in.
As a product manager, you will join the Software Product Management Team that has responsibility for the evolution of FactoryTalk Automation Software and work closely with platform leaders, fellow product managers, and engineering resources across multiple locations to evolve the product and platform.
We are looking for an exceptional, self-motivated person who wants to work on core product management problems and grow into an end-to-end product leader. Our Product Management team is responsible for providing the vision, execution, and analysis necessary to delight customers with world class experiences on our automation software.
The ideal candidate possesses a strong background in developing/commissioning/supporting automation applications, ability to define requirements getting to the heart of user's needs, as well as demonstrated passion for designing and shipping customer-facing products. This is the perfect opportunity for somebody who demonstrates a strong bias-for-action, enjoys a creative environment, and a record of on-time delivery of large-scale projects.
This role reports to the Software Manager, Product Management.
This position is part of a job family. Experience will be the determining factor.
What you will do
Define clear problem and market opportunity statements that lead to product features and capabilities with strong emphasis on delivering measurable customer usability, productivity benefits, and business value as per our company strategy.
Gather and effectively document customer / market requirements from different user types and global regions and effectively prioritize features that align with the best possible user and company value.
Manage requirements through an agile development process and recommend appropriate trade-offs with engineering resources based on priority management.
Strong emphasis on collaboration and teamwork with platform leaders, fellow product managers, and businesses to deliver the best and easiest-to-use integrated system solution possible.
The delivered product must create market differentiation and greater attachment opportunities for the portfolio. Identify innovation opportunities for the product line.
Champion innovation in product line by creating both product differentiation, attachment opportunities and increasing our company intellectual property portfolio, while being a thought leader.
Strong customer relationship management skills and ability to collaborate effectively with various functional groups and peer business units.
Act as a key representative of the business for the assigned product responsibility during development as the functional requirements are developed into a software feature, function or product that will be available to the market.
Recognized by management and peers as an advisor on issues beyond assigned product line(s) and current business practices. This would include, but not limited to, a strong understanding of Rockwell Automation technologies and their application.
Bachelor's degree in technical field, or equivalent.
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
Typically requires a minimum of 8 to 12 years combined experience in automation system integration and software product management.
Proven Industry experience in control system design, implementation, commissioning, and/or support with knowledge of current Rockwell Automation software products
Experience with defining and engaging on Cybersecurity capabilities.
Experience with a diverse set of technical and commercial aspects of automation control systems
Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology
Excellent communication and presentation skills and influencing capabilities, efficient in Microsoft Office products, and an ability to work with a geographically dispersed team to achieve position objectives.
Experience interfacing with customers and defining customer problems.
Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able and willing to travel up to 10% of the time.
Who we are
We are a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to expand what is humanly possible, making the world more productive and more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, we employ approximately 23,000 problem solvers dedicated to our customers in more than 100 countries.
Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.
If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7427.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.
If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7427.
Internal Number: R21-3236
About Rockwell Automation
When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.
You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth – and career opportunities.
As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.