Cloud Platform Product Manager

Product Management and Business Development, Remote, Vereinigte Staaten

Platform Product Manager  

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence (HMI) is seeking a Platform Product Manager to define and execute the company’s strategy and roadmap for a cloud-based platform and marketplace for Smart Manufacturing. 

This role may be based anywhere in Europe or North America, preferably close to one of the major offices of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, although consideration will be given to exceptional candidates in any location worldwide. 


Job Summary 

The successful candidate will have the responsibilities to review and understand market needs; identify and define in detail a portfolio and roadmap of smart manufacturing solutions building on the company’s highly successful existing solutions; work with the Platform Program Manager to ensure timely development; and work with HMI Business Units to launch capabilities to the market to drive revenue growth and maximise market share. 

The ideal applicant will have a track record of approaching challenges innovatively (problem solver) along with possessing strong interpersonal skills (team player). Candidates must be able to “get in the trenches” to work collaboratively with colleagues in a matrix environment to drive all aspects of this business. 


Platform Product Manager responsibilities and duties include: 

  • Analyse and understand the market for smart manufacturing solutions, especially cloud-based solutions, to help build business cases and to influence the company’s strategy to address the market. 

  • Engage with customers to develop detailed customer requirements and define and maintain a portfolio and roadmap of solutions. 

  • Develop a business plan including financial modelling for the proposed roadmap. 

  • Work with the Platform Program Manager and engineering teams to drive development and ensure timely delivery of portfolio of capabilities, following an Agile methodology. 

  • Work with all relevant stakeholders in the company and help manage competing priorities and communicate a clear roadmap and strategy. 

  • Contribute to strategic thinking concerning the smart manufacturing strategy for Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence overall. 

  • Work closely with the Sales teams to identify and engage with early adopters and support sales enablement efforts 

  • Support product marketing in the Business Units and other marketing communications efforts on product launch, presentations, sales tools, and general sales support. 

The desired qualifications and skills of the Platform Portfolio Manager: 

  • A Master’s degree in engineering or a related discipline, preferably with strong software engineering experience 

  • A Master’s degree in business, marketing, or a related discipline is a plus. 

  • A minimum of 10 years strategic software senior management and/or product management experience. 

  • Exceptional track record of developing and implementing software product strategies that have consistently met or exceeded planned objectives. 

  • Experience in both cloud-based software delivery (different business models) and manufacturing solutions, alogn with a keen awareness of relevant market players and trends. 

  • History of developing and growing business in an entrepreneurial environment. 

  • Experience working closely with software engineering teams in a multicultural setting in a global organization and with customers globally. 

  • Ability to plan, manage, execute, and communicate at both strategic and operational levels. 

  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in a matrix environment. 

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. 

  • A mission-driven, team player approach; and a desire to make an impact and difference. 

  • Demonstrable drive, determination, self-motivation and action orientation needed to be successful in working with short deadlines.  

  • The maturity, judgment and self-confidence to operate effectively with a high level of independence. 

  • The highest level of integrity and high ethical standards. 

  • Fluent in English. 

  • Willingness to travel internationally up to 40%. 



Hexagon Metrology, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 1-800-766-46731-800-766-4673 FREE for assistance.

“We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.”