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Platform Product Manager High Payload Robots (m/f/d)

02 July 2024

Discover your impact with KUKA

KUKA offers an enormous spectrum of possibilities to advance your career, live your passions and unlock your potential. We´re one of the world's leading automation specialists, offering global opportunities in areas such as robotics, automation, logistics, software solutions and electronics. If you´re a go-getter, a visionary with bold ambitions and believer in collaboration and mutual respect, then you're poised for success here at KUKA.  

Short Facts

  • Augsburg
    Augsburg, Germany
  • KUKA
  • Product Management
    Product Management
  • Permanent Position
    Permanent Position


Make an impact
  • Make market survey, segmentation, targeting and positioning
  • Develop high payload robots portfolio roadmap according to market and application needs globally
  • Develop and align product value propositions and feature set for each delivery step.
  • Evaluation of technology trends and market needs
  • Balance the priority of requirements based on business cases
  • Create market specification and product specification
  • Close cooperation with R&D product owners/team leaders, business developers and sales managers
  • Support and align the marketing and sales package (marketing event, training, e-Learnings, Webinars, presentations, demos, etc.)
  • Develop success stories together with marketing and the first customers to push the global rollout
  • Define and manage customer validations together with regional sales and industry management
  • Establish a Feedback channel to consider the customer information within the further development and rollout steps
  • Definition of market entry strategies including marketing storyline
  • Product lifecycle management from ideation to discontinuation

Application Requirements

What you need to succeed
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in mechanical engineering or relevant
  • Master of Business Administration is preferred
  • More than 6 years working experience for Bachelor’s degree, or more than 3 years working experience for Master’s degree
  • Sales or marketing knowledge is an advantage
  • Scinientific or engineering technical background (academic or working) is a must
  • Experience in product management or project management is preferred
  • Experience in industrial automation or machinery industry is preferred
  • Experience in automotiive industry is an advantage
  • Ability to analyze problems and create business value
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills on all hierarchy levels
  • Hands-on-mentality
  • Structured and focused working attitude
  • Strong target orientation and self-motivation
  • Fluent English
Great working environment
Hybrid working
International Team

Our promise to you

Our culture is deeply rooted in our passion to make robotics and automatic solutions accessible and easy to use. The result? We make peoples´ lives easier and safer, across the world. Diversity is the beating heart of our company - and we appreciate every single one of our bright and bold brainiacs. We encourage everyone to bring their full selves to work, fostering an environment where inspiration, expertise, and personal growth can flourish. Our collective goal? To achieve greatness and ignite innovative, positive change - not only within the automation industry but also beyond its boundaries. And in return, we prioritize creating a supportive, empowering, and caring environment for all.

Perks and benefits

As part of our commitment to the well-being of our employees, we offer a range of comprehensive perks and benefits. From competitive salary packages to flexible work schedules, and professional development opportunities, we aim to provide a holistic approach to employee satisfaction. We believe in recognizing and appreciating the hard work and dedication of our workforce, and our perks reflect this commitment. Our goal is to create a workplace where employees feel valued, motivated, and inspired to contribute their best. Join us and enjoy the rewards of being part of a company that prioritizes the well-being and growth of its team.

DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) statement 

Our core belief is in treating each other with kindness, an open mind, and mutual respect, creating an environment where everyone feels empowered to bring their authentic selves to work.

KUKA is a company committed to equal opportunities. We manage every application with meticulous care and consideration - with a decision-making process that pays no heed to your origin, educational background, age, gender, sexual orientation, or your religious or political beliefs. If you join KUKA, you will have ample opportunities to share what motivates you and what defines your individuality.

Join the journey!

If you think a career with KUKA could be what you are looking for, we´d love to hear from you.

We´re looking forward to receiving your application!

Start date: Immediately

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