Robot Product Manager

  • FANUC America Corporation
  • Rochester Hills, MI, USA
  • Jul 02, 2024
Full time Engineering

Job Description

FANUC America Corporation is the world leader in robotics, CNC systems and factory automation and has been voted by our employees as a Top Workplace year after year. Our innovative technologies and proven expertise help manufacturers in the Americas to be more efficient, reliable and profitable.   

We are looking for talented people who value integrity, informed decision-making and collaboration. If you believe you are one of those talented people, and are interested in being considered for a career at FANUC America, we invite you to apply today!

FANUC America is currently searching for a Robot Product Manager in our General Industry and Automotive Mechanical Products group to support future growth of products and nurture those new areas of growth.

Primary responsibilities will include: 

  • To identify opportunities for new products, define the new products to fit the market opportunities, manage the introduction of the new products and provide product / application support for products once they have been introduced. 
  • Perform market analysis or other related analysis intended to identify opportunities for new robot/software products or required modifications to existing products, distribution or systems execution 
  • Develop specifications for new robot products 
  • Develop and execute test plans 
  • Develop and coordinate training course materials in conjunction with the FANUC America Corporation training department 
  • Develop technical marketing tools or programs 
  • Develop pricing recommendations 
  • Perform competitive product analysis and reporting. 
  • Maintain assigned product models for CPQ (Configure-Price-Quote), a critical communications channel within FAC and to our integrator partners 
  • Identify and support beta/lead users and other activities required as a part of a successful product introduction 
  • Evaluate the feasibility of new applications, provide customer demonstrations, develop trade show displays, support proposal development and related activities required to successfully apply our products 
  • Consistently maintain a professional appearance and enhance as appropriate the MH Applications Lab 
  • Identify robot/software product concerns and limitations and manage the resolution of all critical issues 
  • Execute small development efforts or support our internal development groups in the execution of larger development efforts in conjunction with our marketing organization

Ideal candidate will have the following experience/skills and education: 

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or related field, or equivalent relevant experience, Masters degree preferred 
  • Previous experience with demonstrated success in Robot Product and Applications Engineering or related position is preferred.  
  • Experience with 2D and 3D design software (AutoCAD, SolidWorks) preferred. 
  • Working experience in mechanical engineering (develop designs, test prototypes) is preferred.  
  • Have an excellent understanding of industrial robot and safety standards (e.g. ISO, RIA, etc) 
  • Have developed and demonstrated an ability to identify and define robot product problems or needs 
  • Define plans to address those problems or needs, and successfully manage the execution of the developed plan. 
  • Must have demonstrated capability in computer and/or robot programming  
  • Advanced Project management skills (i.e. planning and administrative skills)
  • High School Diploma or GED Required

We offer market competitive pay and benefits programs, as well as opportunities for advancement, knowledge and skill development, and recognition of individual achievements. In addition, we offer the following benefits to our employees:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Plans
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Benefit Dollars
  • Generous Holiday & Vacation Program