Position Summary:

Product Manager responsible for Studio 5000 Application Code Manager and FactoryTalk Network Manager with strong emphasis on being able to gather, define and validate product's requirements with customers and other stakeholders and manage these product requirements through an agile software development process. Also, for the product planning, promotion and product life cycle management.


Essential Functions:


  • Define product features and capabilities with strong emphasis on delivering measurable customer usability, productivity and lifecycle benefits and business value as per our company strategy. With a strong emphasis on collaborating with other product managers and businesses to deliver the best and easiest-to-use integrated system solution offering possible. Last, but not least, delivered solution must create market differentiation and greater attachment opportunities.
  • Gather product's customer / market requirements from all global regions and from disparate sources. Collaborate with product managers, engineering and other stakeholders to build an idea for a feature, function, or product to address these market requirements and our business objectives. Use this information to create detailed and validated customer centric market requirements.
  • Manage product requirements through an agile development process, while controlling any changes and effects on the end product and recommend and negotiate appropriate trade-offs when needed.
  • Act as the representative of the business during development as the functional requirements are developed into a software feature, function or product that will be available to the market.
  • Prepare competitive analysis and formulation of competitive counter strategies for all new products and existing products.
  • Provide commercial support for post-sale product issues, including those involving quality.

  • Provide strong leadership in the execution of projects that involve cross-functional and cross-business teams.
  • Champion innovation in product line by creating both product differentiation, attachment opportunities and increasing our company intellectual property portfolio, while being a thought leader
  • Conducts tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality, and environmental regulations (state/federal laws, ISO9001, ISO14000, etc.) as well as Rockwell Automation policies and procedures.

  • Ability to convert voice-of-the-customer input and business needs into detailed product requirements and manage those through an agile development process.
  • Strong customer relationship management skills and ability to collaborate effectively with various functional groups and peer business units.
  • Good communications skills, efficient in Microsoft Office products, and an ability to work within a team environment to achieve position objectives
  • Recognized by management and peers as an advisor on issues beyond assigned product line(s) and current business practices. This would include, but not limited to, a good understanding of Rockwell Automation technologies and their application.
  • A good understanding of Rockwell Automation software development processes, policies and procedures relating to standards of business conduct. Trains and motivates others in the importance of full compliance with the letter and spirit of such, processes, policies and procedures.
EOE, M/F/Disable, Vet

Minimum Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree
  • 8+ years of work experience
  • Must have experience in implementing control system architecture and/or applications
  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening
Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred candidate to be located in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
  • Candidate is expected to travel to the Mayfield Heights, Ohio location on a regular basis.
  • Academic major in a technical field, or equivalent.
  • Formal training or demonstrated leadership influence
  • Experience in Control System design, implementation, commissioning, and support with knowledge of current Rockwell Automation software products.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an all-encompassing list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Reasonable accommodations to essential functions of the job will be made if appropriate.

Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Requisition Number:

Business Group:
Architecture and Software

Job Category:
Engineering and Technicians

Relocation Eligible:

Position Type:
Full Time

No. of Positions:

Work State/City:
Mayfield Heights - Ohio, Mequon - Wisconsin, Milwaukee - Wisconsin

Company Overview:
Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley(R) and Rockwell Software(R) product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.

When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.

You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth - and career opportunities.

As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.

EEO Statement:
Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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