As a Product Manager, you are the consummate team player, adept at managing relationships, collaborating, and influencing across a variety of organizational functions. You will guide a product team that is charged with building a suite of service diagnostic tools to be primarily by UR Service Engineers but also, to some degree, the end user.  You will be responsible to understand internal needs, solve customer problems and most importantly, reduce mean time to diagnose and repair UR Cobot products in the field.

At UR, we envision our Customer Experiences to be quick, solution focused, and our customers engaged with a smile.  To accomplish this, we envision a standardized suite of service tools to enable our Field Service Team to effectively diagnose and solve customer problems while onsite or providing remote support activities.  We have the ambition to offer customer a frictionless experience through this web-based tool.

Whilst we have several tools already in existence, we need to bring standardization, harmony and the next generation of tools to market.

You will be a strategist, who enjoys spending time in market, and that will translate the company’s high-level vision and goals into actionable tasks. You will set product strategy, prioritize features, build consensus, and coordinate product schedules with your design and engineering teammates.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own the holistic view and strategy for our Service Tools product platform that enables UR and our Partners to quickly diagnose and solve customer problems in a frictionless manner.
  • Build new formats and experiences that exceed customer expectations
  • Work cross-functionally with engineering, design, applications, product insights and our business partners
  • Uncover and understand customer needs and translate them into powerful user stories that create smart requirements for our products, applications, and solutions
  • Manage the product strategy and requirements throughout the entire product lifecycle
  • Develop a forward-looking, multi-year roadmap for your products to illustrate our product vision
  • Own and drive all aspects of the complete product lifecycle management including stakeholder engagement/management, product ideation, definition, prioritization, overseeing development and launch, and contribute to ongoing strategic roadmap management
  • Act as primary product communicator and link between key stakeholders and teams, ensuring there is buy in from stakeholders on all major decisions and clear and timely instruction on deliverable execution
  • Provide product ownership and work closely with your empowered product team throughout the product development process; be a constant advocate for the customer, provide continuous guidance, and lead tradeoff negotiation and prioritization discussions

Who are we looking for?
We expect our future colleague in this role to come with proven experience in product management, with a background in developing software tools.  It’s key that you are tech savvy and passionate about building platform products that enable customer satisfaction, and that you have excellent people and management skills to interact with staff, colleagues, cross-functional teams and third parties. Furthermore, we are looking for someone who can meet the following requirements:

  • You have proven experience building consumer-facing products or expertise in web platform development
  • Experience with best practice agile scrum development and lean startup principles
  • You are comfortable facilitating planning and decision-making across several teams, including partners, and know how to encourage and empower teams to get things done.
  • You care deeply about the user experience and have extensive knowledge in design principals, UX, quantitative and qualitative research
  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle and driving successful business outcomes
  • Metrics-driven: track record of leveraging strong analytical and quantitative skills and data to make assumptions and drive decisions
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communications across technical and non-technical stakeholders; must be comfortable being a public speaker in front of large, senior groups
  • Experience using and managing cross-functional collaboration and product development tools such as JIRA, Confluence, MS Suite or similar tools, and Microsoft CRM; proficient in productivity applications such as Microsoft Office Suite
  • A degree in engineering, computer science or other technical discipline; MBA is a plus
  • Bonus points if you have product managed software diagnostic products or tools in the past 

This position requires domestic and international travel to customer and potential sites up to 25 percent.

Ready to apply?
At Universal Robots, we ask a lot from our employees and in exchange we offer an exciting job in a strong innovative and fast-growing company with the opportunity of working alongside skilled and innovative colleagues. You are empowered to help make Universal Robots a success. You take responsibility and act accordingly. We trust our employees to make educated decisions that benefit the organization.

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