SICK is an industry leader that employs more than 10,000 people globally. SICK has pioneered a long line of industry firsts such as the first safety light curtain, the first colour sensor, and many more. These innovations provide solutions to virtually every industry application and the business continues to grow.
The Australian and New Zealand team is seeking an experienced Product Manager to join our team in Australia. This position will be based in our Melbourne office and will report to the National Market Product Manager
Drive Industrial Safety product, service & system sales into the All Industry Verticals
Strategic Market Assessment (Market position, competition assessment and price)
End to end Product Management of the Launch Process, Training, Product Lifecycle & Phase-out processes as per the SICK global product planning and launch framework
Provide Midterm & Annual Budgeting including monthly forecasting, business plans and gap review
Launch and drive services business including repair, commissioning and, customized local products
Work with All Industry and Sales Manager to develop plans for all major accounts
Promote and solicit ideas within Product Management teams.
Participate in Daily triage, weekly business review and other meetings as required.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Essential Skill & Experience Requirements (MUST):
Advanced degree/ diploma in technology product marketing.
Background in physics, optics, laser engineering, or systems related field.
3-5 years of product management/ support experience
Experience in working in a Agile team environment
Product solving and team relationship is a MUST
Prepared to travel for customer visits/ trade shows etc.
Preferred Skills & Experience (Useful):
Experience in a fast-paced and demanding start-up experience.
Experience in working in Factory, Logistics and/or Process Automation services provider.
Any software configuration & programming experience is a plus.
Proven history of successfully working across multiple projects.
Ability to work well under pressure and changing deadlines.
A willingness to oversee an issue from start to finish with minimal oversight.
The ability to be versatile and flexible in your workflow.
Can quickly create and lead cross-team task forces to resolve issues.
Ability to handle concurrent programs and work effectively independently, in a team, or collaborative environment.
This is a great opportunity to join a market leading business and an experienced and dynamic market product management team culture.