Product Manager, Factory Automation

Job Description

Change the future with us.

We are looking for dedicated and talented people who tackle ever-changing challenges, customer needs, and questions from colleagues with clever concepts and creativity.  We embrace change and work with curious minds re-inventing the future of work.  Join us and let us focus together on what’s truly important: making lives better with new ideas and the latest technology around the world.

Why you’ll love working for Siemens!
  • Freedom and a healthy work- life balance– Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces. 
  • Solve the world’s most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects. 
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment. 
  • Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Profit sharing available.
  • Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell your vacation depending on your lifestyle. 
  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community.  
  • Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
  • Employee perks and discounts.
  • Diversity and inclusivity focused. 
Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2018 and Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2019.

What will you do?

As Product Manager, you will provide Product Management support for Factory Automation products. Functionally reporting to the Product Management Manager, you will play an instrumental role in supporting the pre and post sales activities for the Factory Automation business in Canada. You will be passionate about exceeding customer expectations and working with a sense of urgency. Your role will involve:

  • The analysis of customer requirements and relating these requirements to the Product Management of Factory Automation product portfolio 
  • Working closely with Siemens Sales Organization, Exclusive Industrial Distributors and Siemens Solution Partners, to demonstrate technical features and benefits of Factory Automation portfolio 
  • Your understanding of our value-added service offerings is paramount in partnering with customers to further understand their needs in order to provide them with a technical Consultative solution 
The Product Line for Factory Automation includes SIMATIC Programmable Logic Controllers, Distributed I/O, HMI, SCADA, Industrial PCs, Power Supply and Specialty Modules required for automation applications in verticals like Automotive, Aerospace, F&B and Water & Wastewater.
  • The Product Marketing Manager for Factory Automation drives the company growth by leading the development and enhancement of innovative marketing programs that enable new customer acquisition deeper market and product penetration and retain customer loyalty thereby fulfilling increased market share and product line profitability requirements of the business
  • Responsible for management of product line including product definition, product promotion and product life cycle management
  • Determine product pricing and recommended pricing policies based on established gross margin objectives
  • Determine and understand the Canadian market for the product line and appropriately develop product strategy for demand creation
  • Will develop and execute product marketing campaigns and collect analyze competitive information
  • Will recommend marketing strategies for sectors and act as a key resource by responding to inquiries from the Sales team and other internal cross functional stakeholders
  • Responsible for anticipating upcoming changes within the industry and making recommendations to benefit from such changes
  • Develop Success Stories and Use Case scenarios for product line
  • Develop Sales Collateral like value proposition
  • Partner closely with the Marketing team on various Marketing activities like Product launch Seminars and Workshops 
  • Support Product Marketing in development of product positioning and competitive analysis Offer support and implement corporate regional local and global marketing programs for lead development 
  • Technically represent and interface with Siemens HQ and Competence center on complex customer projects 
What will you need to succeed?
  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • The ideal candidate will have minimum of 3-5 years of technical experience in Industrial automation and strong knowledge of SCADA HMI Networks and PLC systems
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Marketing and Product management
  • Excellent communication skills and proven management skills
  • This role demands critical analytical and strategic thinking superior judgment and the ability to develop and deliver compelling plans mandates and reports
  • Strong knowledge of Industrial applications involving Factory Automation products
  • Familiar with other Industrial Automation Platforms and Industrial networks  
  • Exceptional teaming communication and leadership skills are a must
  • Track record of advancing marketing initiatives
  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills 
  • Some national and international travel up to 20% required 
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
About us.

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability.  Siemens Canada is a technology leader providing comprehensive solutions for Smart Infrastructure, Gas & Power, and Digital Industries.  We make real what matters by setting the benchmark in the way we electrify, automate and digitalize the world around us.  Ingenuity drives us and what we create together in yours.  

Making a difference together we raised $565,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 50 non-profit organizations and planted 1,850 trees in our local communities.    Siemens Canada generates $2.2B in sales with 4,800 employees.   Join our team of approximately 377,000 talented professionals in more than 200 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together.  So, what are you waiting for?  Take your next career step with us.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Job ID: 187438

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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