Factory software is incredibly valuable and important. Building it, is exceedingly difficult. Actyx is solving this problem. Our Industrial Application Platform (ActyxOS) allows developers to easily build and run powerful data-driven applications. This helps factories answer questions and increase performance. Over the last 2.5 years Actyx has grown to a team of 25 absolutely outstanding people, raised over 4 million EUR and is running in multiple factories in Europe.
Product Management is ultimately responsible for the success of Actyx products in factories. To keep up with the rising market demand and the increasing complexity of different application scenarios, Actyx Product is seeking a driven, independently-thinking and smart Product Manager to guide the process of bringing Actyx Apps to the market.
About the role:
As a Product Manager you will guide the entire life-cycle of a product, from identifying the customer problems that need to be solved, up until the point a product or feature is ready for installation in a factory. You will work in close collaboration with engineers and designers, and you are an integral part to ensure that marketing, sales and solutions is successfully selling and installing Actyx products in factories. This role reports directly to CPO and co-founder of Actyx.
Deeply understand factory processes and problems to identify customer needs
Transfer customer needs and problems into user stories and product requirements and define how this fits into our standard app portfolio
Manage the ideation process of new products and make tough, data-driven choices to prioritise
Define the value proposition and USP of individual apps and how they should be commercialised
Act as interdisciplinary manager working with engineers and designers and guide the process of designing, testing, implementing and shipping valuable and scalable products
Shape and continuously improve the internal processes as the Product team and Actyx as whole grows
2+ years of experience in managing complex (enterprise) software products
Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent experience
Native or bilingual proficiency in English, speaking German is a plus
Capable of taking decisions under high-level uncertainty
Highly organised, able to deal with lots of different things at the same time
Resourceful, make it happen, do whatever needs to be done
Emotional intelligence, able to communicate well and understand needs and goals of others
A unique opportunity to revolutionise the manufacturing industry, displace old-school software and have a direct and measurable impact on the Actyx success story
A world-class multicultural team: we don’t just work together, we truly care about each other and seek to bring out the best in each other every day
High growth potential, learning from very experienced team while solving today’s challenges in the world of factory software
A flexible and high pace work environment, with low hierarchies and competitive compensation and equity package