Senior Strategic Product Manager – Cobots (f/m/d)
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22 September 2023

In this role in our Product Management organization, you are leading and owning an entire robot system within a product line globally, developing its strategic direction, and fostering growth and success. You have end-to-end accountability for the system and all system business cases, oversee every stage of the product lifecycle, and ensure seamless coordination and delivery of intended business benefits.

Short Facts

  • Augsburg, Germany
  • KUKA
  • Product management
  • Permanent Employment


  • Define a compelling product system vision & strategy for Cobots portfolio – in alignment with the specific global industry strategies defined
  • Drive and consolidate market and customer analysis (incl. target price), trends and customer / industry expectations and needs
  • Understand the market trends and demands in General Industry/ Automotive Industry and effectively translate them into global system strategies and requirements
  • Be responsible for your own budget and define a minimal sellable system that balances needs across relevant use-cases, development costs, and time
  • Manage and steer the expectation for (multiple) large project teams, define the overall vision, align subordinate targets – be responsible for volume, target (system) price, system costs, and development costs
  • Functionally manage and coordinate a team of Platform Product Managers
  • Clarify complex, high quantity, and information to effectively establish the future robotics portfolio
  • Create new product candidates within Cobots portfolio, including business case, and requirements
  • Ensure a quick and efficient time-to-market of newly defined system/product
  • Track and monitor the performance of the system through all phases along predefined KPI, initiate mitigation action if required

Application Requirements

  • Master`s degree in the relevant field (business, engineering, industrial engineering)
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience (preferably within Product Management or Corporate Strategy functions), with a minimum of 5+ years leadership experience in an international business environment OR at 5+ years of Top-Tier Management Consulting
  • Knowledge of robot system (Kinematic, Controller, Software - OS/Apps), General Industry/ Automotive Industry and experience in customer/market analysis, requirement development, product strategy definition, and business case creation
  • Ability to make good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward, and maneuver comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics while mitigating risks
  • Hands-on mindset to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
  • Experience in building partnerships and work collaboratively with Product Management and other functions to meet shared objectives

What we offer

Empowerment and project ownership
Future-oriented projects with leading brands
Great Team Spirit
Internationale Projekte

Start date: Immediately

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