Global Software Strategy Product Manager (Warehouse Management Systems)

Posted 4 May by Dematic Ltd Featured

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 6,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located across the globe. Dematic has implemented more than 4,500 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

Purpose of Role
As Part of the Global Software Centre of Excellence the Software Product Manager is charged with driving the development and implimentation of Dematic's Software product strategy managing the stages of the product development lifecycle; acting as the owner for Dematics logistics software (WMS and WCS)


Principal Responsibilities

Develop and drive the software product roadmap in to a set of clear actionable requirements

Train further local and remote engineering teams to deliver emulation using the developed component library and tools

Guide the global software development teams to create and bring industry leading products to market

Ensure success of the product offering post launch

Maintains a presence and relationship with internal and external customers

Pro-actively seek software innovation and industry best practice

Produce and analyse data driven metrics and KPI's to ensure success of products

To be successful in this highly business critical and challenging NEW position within Dematic you will:

Have previous product experience within software development - ideally WMS / WCS for logistics

Experience within short and long term technology planning and product launches

Have substantial experience driving and managing change across a global organisation

Will be willing to travel (10-20% of the time)


Other information
• The post holder will be required to work outside the core business hours. Some weekend work may be required.
• To support the geographical spread of our sites and regional offices there will be unique traveling opportunities around the world.

Required skills

  • Information Technology
  • Product Development
  • Software Development
  • Warehouse Control

Reference: 34131312

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