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Product Manager

Date:  Sep 18, 2023
Location: 

Tucson, AZ, US, 85706

Req ID:  27903
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics, and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

We’re more than a company, and we’re a community of passionate, creative professionals striving toward a shared vision: revolutionizing the way the mining industry operates. With a presence stretching from Johannesburg to Vancouver, Sydney to Lima, you are part of a global brand that supports creativity, fosters innovation, and encourages you to think big, share ideas and be yourself. 

The Company

Modular Mining Systems is the global leader in mine management technology and a wholly owned subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd. Our innovative technology powers mine operations in every corner of the globe. The products we cultivate, the solutions we engineer and the service we deliver set us apart in the Mining Technology industry. We are more than a company, we’re a community of passionate, creative professionals striving toward a shared vision: to revolutionize the way the mining industry operates. With a presence stretching from Johannesburg to Vancouver, Sydney to Lima, you are part of a global brand that supports creativity, fosters innovation and encourages you to think big, share ideas and be yourself.

Job Purpose

As a Product Manager at Modular Mining, you will be responsible for overseeing the entire lifecycle of our mining technology products, from conceptualization to launch and ongoing enhancement. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including engineering, UX design, marketing, and sales, to ensure that our products align with market needs, provide exceptional value, and contribute to the company's strategic goals.

 

If you consider yourself someone who can apply technical know-how to create practical solutions in a dynamic and team-oriented environment, this is a great opportunity to work side by side with some of the biggest innovators in the Mining technology industry.

Travel Requirements

30% Domestic and International. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Product Strategy and Vision: Define and communicate a clear product vision aligned with the company's mission and market trends. Conduct market research to identify customer needs, competitive landscape, and emerging technologies.
  • Roadmap Planning: Develop and maintain a comprehensive product roadmap, prioritizing features and enhancements based on customer feedback, market analysis, and business objectives. Collaborate with engineering and design teams to ensure alignment on product goals and timelines.
  • Requirements Gathering: Collaborate with customers, stakeholders, and internal teams to gather and prioritize product requirements. Translate user needs into detailed product specifications and user stories.
  • Product Development: Work closely with engineering and design teams to drive the development of high-quality, innovative products that meet customer needs and industry standards. Provide clear and concise guidance throughout the development process to ensure timely and successful product launches.
  • Go-to-Market Strategy: Collaborate with marketing and sales teams to develop go-to-market strategies, positioning, and messaging for product launches. Identify target markets, customer segments, and channels for product distribution.
  • Performance Analysis: Define and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of product launches and ongoing performance. Analyze market feedback, user behavior, and KPIs to iterate on products and drive continuous improvement.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Foster strong relationships with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment, effective communication, and successful execution of product initiatives.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in mining engineering or related discipline; MBA or equivalent experience is a plus.
  • Proven track record of at least 5-7 years in product management, preferably within the mining technology, heavy machinery, or industrial sectors.
  • Strong understanding of mining operations, technologies, and challenges.
  • Experience with agile methodologies and product development lifecycles.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.

Desired Skills

  • Product Management certification
  • Experience with complex systems
  • Mining operational experience
  • Understanding of Agile development methodologies
  • Experience using Microsoft SQL Server

 

What are the benefits of being a part of Modular?


We believe strongly in a healthy work/life balance and we love to brag about all the great things are members enjoy; like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, RRSP contributions with company match, flexible scheduling options and, of course, an excellent vacation policy. We are a global organization with a reputation for having premier people building premier products, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off creativity, collaboration and teamwork.

Mine Smarter.

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

 


Nearest Major Market: Tucson

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