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Robot Solutions Product Manager

ID:  2874
Function:  Engineering

Odense S, South Denmark, DK

Robot Solution Product Manager


At Universal Robots, we create robot technology for businesses of all sizes to access the benefits of automation. Collaboration is our greatest strength. It’s a belief that drives everything we do and inspired us to build the world’s leading collaborative robot – the cobot.


Universal Robots (UR) and Mobile Industrial Robots (MIR) see a great potential in products, which combines the Universal Robot Arm with MIR’s Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR) into a solution that can pick-, move-, and place elements. Today these solutions are being developed by our innovative partners, but we want to accelerate the growth and success of our partners that are building this new industry.


For this exciting new technology, we’re looking for a Solution Product Manager.


You possess an outstanding blend of business and technical savvy that includes a big-picture vision and can translate the company’s high-level vision and goals into meaningful tasks. You will set the product strategy, prioritize features, build consensus, and coordinate product schedules.


You enjoy spending time with customers and find innovative solutions for the broader market. Together with product marketing and marketing communications you play a key role in defining the go-to-market strategy by providing key product and market insights. Being the internal and external evangelist for your product offering, communications skills are key to success.


The role is based in Odense, Denmark and will report to the Innovation leadership of UR, as key in spearheading the creation of a new generation of collaborative products and will be working broadly with key players across UR, MIR and our partners.


Key responsibilities for the role


  • Build the partnership between UR, MIR and our Mounted Arm AMR partners
  • Develop the product strategy for the product area and collaborate with UR and MIR Product Leadership to convert product requirements into roadmaps
  • Drive the commercialization and go-to-market strategy through the UR and MIR value-chain when products are ready to scale
  • Continuously develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of markets, competition, and users/customers through research, customer visits, win/loss analysis, and interviews
  • Use qualitative and quantitative data to find opportunities to add value to customers and then prioritize these to build a strategic partnership and product roadmap
  • Translate voice of the customer powerful user stories that build smart requirements for our products, applications, and solutions
  • Be primary product communicator and link between key players and ensure buy in on all major decisions
  • Based on market needs drive continuous improvement and change.


Skills and qualifications


We expect our future colleague to come with a broad technology experience in engineering, research and development, marketing, sales, applications, or product management. It’s key to be passionate about working with partnerships and growing new business.


  • You have 7+ years of combined experience working on mixed technology in a complex, or rapidly growing environment in a product, engineering, or strategic role
  • Validated work experience (3+ years) in product management or as an associate product manager
  • Confirmed experience in managing and/or supporting commercial partnership relations, and understanding of/or hands-on experience in manufacturing or industrial automation
  • Experience with managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle and drive successful business outcomes
  • Experience with agile scrum development and lean startup principles
  • Capable of and comfortable with being a public speaker in front of large, senior groups
  • Experience using and managing cross-functional collaboration and product development tools such as JIRA, Confluence, MS Teams, and Microsoft CRM; proficient in productivity applications such as Microsoft Office Suite
  • Industry experience a strong plus


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Send your application using the link. We take candidates into the recruitment process on a continuous basis and encourage you to apply as soon as possible.


Join Universal Robots


We are a diverse group of smart, creative people working at the forefront of collaborative robotics. Our robotics arms help our customers improve productivity and profitability and create a safer work environment.

Together, we find innovative solutions to some of the most important manufacturing issues facing businesses today. And we dare to do what others find impossible – working towards making leading-edge technologies a reality for businesses of all sizes.

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