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Software Product Manager

Albany, New Zealand

Reference: 6223787


  • Chance to join a large software team in Auckland New Zealand
  • Influential position leading the flagship product
  • Progress your career using leading-edge software

About the role

Daifuku Oceania continues to experience rapid growth, with sustained demand for our software solutions in Airports, warehouses, and Courier logistics projects.

The current opportunity is to join and lead the team developing our flagship software Sym3 for 3D simulation, emulation, and SCADA. You'll work with both the dev and sales teams to define and deliver the roadmap, to ensure customer success.

Based in our Auckland Head Office in Albany (or remote for exceptional candidates), the scope of the role includes

  • Leading and inspiring the Sym3 software development team
  • Defining the roadmap and managing the product R&D budget
  • Keeping up to date with market and competitive dynamics
  • Being the Product Evangelist - producing and delivering all product marketing material including manuals, demos, and videos to support our sales teams and customer presentations.

About You

Bringing experience as a Software Product Owner or Manager with direct management of a software team, ideally, in industrial applications, you'll be valued for your

  • Experience managing a small team of software developers
  • Excellent knowledge of Agile SCRUM software development methodology
  • Past experience as a software developer or enough technical skills to understand what it takes to develop code in C++, C# and Javascript
  • Knowledge of the SCADA industry is a clear bonus
  • Effective leadership, guides and support the technical knowledge to understand the challenges, opportunities and design choices of the team.
  • Customer-centric and commercial approach, to optimise opportunities and drive success

About us

You'll be joining a business with over 9,000 team members worldwide, delivering material handling automation solutions to our customers. We are proud of our culture and reputation as specialists in the aviation and logistics sectors, where we are changing the game through technology and digital innovation.

Our inclusiveness is integral to our culture, where individual contributions and differences are valued. We encourage and celebrate creativity to look beyond the obvious, together creating technology - ‘automation that inspires"

Our Company Values

  • Think Safe - Act Safe - Home Safe
  • Outstanding service and value to the customer (internal & external)
  • Respect and trust for each other
  • To look beyond the obvious - creativity, innovation and continuous improvement
  • Having fun

Is Daifuku Your future?

It's an exciting time to be a part of Daifuku. If you're looking for a rewarding career at the forefront of technology, in a business offering world-class opportunities, we'd love to hear from you.

Please note we may consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity.

Applications Close: 17 Feb 2023