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Lead Product Manager

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Genesis Robotics & Motion Technologies - Lead Product Manager

Langley, BC 

At Genesis (GRMT), there is no such thing as a dull moment. The path we are on is full of excitement, energy, and exploring new frontiers. Picture having your own front row seat to the robotics revolution and the future of motion technologies. This is the journey Genesis has traveled since the company’s inception. In April 2018, Koch Industries acquired majority ownership of GRMT. As a part of the Koch Engineered Solutions group, GRMT is able to leverage the capabilities and strength of one of the world’s largest private companies. 

We have a fantastic newly created opportunity for a Lead Product Manager. Reporting to the VP - Technology, the Lead Product Manager is a highly influential and critical leadership role within GRMT. You will envision new products to enter new markets and product segments, leveraging GRMT’s technologies to position the company for long-term growth. You will work closely with engineering, sales, marketing, and other key stakeholders.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Lead the Product Management team in terms of vision and approach to achieving product-market alignment
  • Coach and mentor a team of 3 to 4 direct reports, including Product Managers, Market Analysts, and Technical Writers 
  • Grow and develop the team into the “go to” resource for products, customers, and market values
  • Identify and prioritize new products through market research, including writing market requirements for new products, developing businesses cases for new products, and championing the products throughout the company and to the executive team 
  • Create go-to-market strategies for products including market segmentation and competitive analysis 
  • Define and develop product strategy, product roadmap, and requirements for GRMT actuator products 
  • Develop product messaging and positioning; working closely with our marketing, sales, and applications engineering teams to ensure alignment 
  • Ruthlessly prioritize product features according to data and feedback from internal and external stakeholders 
  • Develop content for product documentation, data sheets, and marketing material 
  • Establish a product management practice and introduce product focused thinking within GRMT


The Experience You Will Bring

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of leadership experience 
  • 12+ years of experience in a high tech hardware technology company, including at least 8 years in B2B product management 
  • Strong technical background in electromechanical products 
  • Experience managing products through entire product lifecycles 
  • Demonstrated start-up experience bringing a product from zero to launch 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (in English) with the ability to effectively convey technical information to a variety of internal and external audiences


What Will Put You Ahead

  • Strong preference for candidates who are willing to relocate to the Greater Vancouver area; immigration and relocation support will be provided 
  • Robotics and automation experience 
  • Engineering degree


Who is Genesis Robotics?

Genesis Robotics & Motion Technologies develops and commercializes innovative actuation technologies, including electric motors and gears, for robotics and other end markets. Our core patented product is a high-torque direct drive robotic actuator – the LiveDrive™. The LiveDrive™, along with a growing portfolio of other motion technologies, will power the world’s fastest, safest, and most versatile robots. 

Located in Langley, British Columbia, our rapidly growing team is currently made up of 100+ individuals with diverse skillsets: PhD engineers, designers, physicists, mathematicians, highly skilled machinists and fabricators, and business development and sales professionals.

 As a part of the Koch family, we are able to leverage the capabilities and strength of one of the world’s largest private companies as we look to bring our technologies to the world. 

Learn about the Humans of Genesis on our LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/genesis-robotics 

See more at our website: http://www.genesis-robotics.com/ 
and on our Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD5azmfUwUcfAvJn8jl1_eg 

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