Director, Product Management (Manufacturing)

Mountain View, CA, USA /
Center of Excellence – Center of Excellence /
Full-time
Aera Technology is the Cognitive Automation company that makes business agility happen. We deliver the first scalable digital platform that integrates with existing systems to make and execute business decisions in real time. In the era of digital acceleration, Aera helps enterprises around the world transform how they respond to the ever-changing environment.

We are looking for a Director, Product Management with expertise in Manufacturing to drive the definition and the delivery of a portfolio of Aera “Skills" servicing the Supply Chain functions of the world’s largest organizations.  In this role, you’ll work closely with key stakeholders: customers, prospects, sales, marketing, customer success, and senior management to set up the Skill strategy for that domain.

Our ideal candidate has strong product management experience, working with software engineers, data architects, and data scientists to deliver complex and high impact solutions.

Responsibilities

    • Develop innovative, intuitive, and disruptive skill designs while working on a daily basis with the Skill Developers
    • Prioritize development initiatives and manage the flow of in-bound Skill development requests
    • Out-bound Skill Product management with sales, pre-sales, customer success, partners, and customers on the area of responsibility
    • Managing the product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
    • Closely monitor competitive offerings, making sure Aera Skills stay ahead of the curve and anticipate market demand
    • Assist Aera Platform product development by providing assessment of your experience and suggesting ways to develop future features
    • Identify  the market positioning and differentiators of the skills in your portfolio
    • Define the roadmap of the skills of your portfolio
    • Develop the requirements and ensure the quality of the skills developed
    • Enable the sales and customer success team to the skills of your portfolio

About You

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Engineering or related field
    • Strong product management experience, working with software engineers, data architects, and data scientists to deliver complex and high impact solutions
    • Strong background in either using or developing supply chain software and solutions for large organizations
    • Strong experience in supply chain management and Operational planning processes such as S&OP, Demand Planning, Inventory Management
    • Strong knowledge of the market requirements about supply chain systems, especially planning and inventory management
    • Ability to define innovative solutions leveraging data, data science, and automation
    • Strong in data analysis and problem-solving capabilities
    • Strong business/financial acumen, excellent written, verbal, and communication skills
    • Ability to juggle several complex projects simultaneously
    • Experience with competitive supply chain software systems would be helpful
    • Should have international exposure

Perks and Benefits

    • Stock Options:  We believe every Aera team member should have a stake in our future success
    • Medical:  Benefits provided through your choice of Aetna PPO, Aetna HDHP, or, for California-based team members, Kaiser
    • Dental: No monthly cost to employee through Delta Dental
    • Vision: No monthly cost to employee through VSP
    • 401K and Additional Benefits Plans:  Employees can contribute to: 401(k) plan (Traditional/Roth); Health Savings Account (HSA); Flexible Savings Account (FSA); Supplemental Life Insurance Plan; Short-term Disability; Commuter Benefit Program
    • Learning and Development: You’ll have access to professional development content through Udemy, our online learning platform. Udemy offers thousands of courses to help you learn new skills - whether for your professional development or your personal interests
    • Employee Referral Program:  Earn cash when your referrals get hired!
    • Events and Extras:  We work hard and get things done, but we also value the importance of having fun: office outings; birthday celebrations; holiday parties; weekly in-office lunches, and more
    • Paid Time Off:  To give our best and live a well-balanced life, we need to take time off for rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. Here at Aera, we offer flexible paid time off. In addition, we have 10 paid holidays each year
    • Snacks: When you’re working from the office, you’ll have access to our fully stocked kitchen with a selection of snacks and beverages
    • Note: We’re continuously re-evaluating these to offer the best for our Aeranauts, so these are subject to change for the better
At Aera, our purpose is to enable a sustainable, efficient, and intelligent world with Cognitive Automation. Our Cognitive Operating System is increasingly used by the world's largest companies to fundamentally transform their organizations and how work is done.
 
If you share our passion for fundamentally transforming how people work — from people working machines, to machines working, guided by people, you’ve met your match. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, we're growing fast, with teams in Mountain View and San Francisco (California), Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Paris (France), Munich (Germany), London (UK), Pune, and Bangalore (India), Sydney (Australia) and Singapore.  So join us, and let’s build the future of work together!
 
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