Digital Manufacturing Portfolio Development Executive - Multiple Locations

Job Description

Digital Manufacturing Portfolio Development Executive - USA

At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow’s reality.  Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here:

Position Summary:

The Digital Manufacturing Portfolio Development Executive (PDE) will be responsible for developing and executing the Americas go to market strategy for solution areas in the Digital Manufacturing portfolio. This Portfolio Development Executive will drive Siemens’ Digital Manufacturing Story across all the Electronics industry and manufacturing domains

  1. MOM - MES, Production Scheduling and Quality Management and Manufacturing Intelligence
  2. Manufacturing Engineering – Line Planning, Virtual Commissioning and Robotics
  3. IIoT – Smart Manufacturing; Connection to Automation; SAAS and Cloud technologies

As part of the America’s Zone Sales organization, a Portfolio Development Executive (PDE) must drive the pipeline creation and sales of assigned product domains by targeting accounts and industries where the products have a fit.   The domain PDE must work closely with industry PDE’s, account teams, and partners to support the industry strategy.

To achieve success, a Portfolio Development Executive will be responsible for and take on ownership of assigned MOM and Manufacturing Engineering campaigns, leveraging and collaborating with cross functional teams to maximize software opportunities. As a trusted partner with direct and indirect sales teams, this role will be 50% customer facing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to define business needs and develop value propositions and contribute to the generation of compelling proposals
  • Own the research to support initiative business plan
  • Develop and articulate Trends-Implications-Possibilities-Solutions, create presentations, and deliver a demo through AVI
  • Documented experience of owning and managing discovery phase with clients
  • Ask challenging questions to understand/identify problem areas
  • Clearly articulate “why Siemens?” in non-technical terms (then if required, at a more technical level)
  • Manage multiple campaigns/initiatives per year
  • Define campaign/initiative success with each Country Manager/Sales Leader
  • Develop business justification, sales execution plan and revenue goals
  • Complete understanding of campaign/initiative value proposition and presentation materials
  • Present plan to America’s Zone MD and Country Managers
  • Drive campaign execution with Industry, Marketing and Sales
  • Deliver sales enablement training of collateral as required
  • Deliver campaign and initiative materials to prospects and customers as required
  • Manage execution plan and report weekly progress
  • Support closing process if required

·       Ability to build a strategy and roadmap interacting with Senior Manufacturing Executives including C-Suite. Execute selling experience in Manufacturing Engineering, Operations and IIoT areas

·       Proven sales experience at Siemens or a competitor

·       Proven strategy development at an account and industry level

·       Proven experience partnering with development team on market/industry requirements gathering to drive software enhancements

Minimum Requirements:

NOTE: Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the USA. Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the USA.

  • Must currently reside in the continental USA
  • Practical experience with Manufacturing Planning, MES, Quality, Scheduling, Plant and Process Simulation and Manufacturing Intelligence software in diverse manufacturing industries and environments. Including connection/integration to Design, PLM, ERP and Shop floor technologies.
  • Experience with cloud-based technologies and deployment on-premise and in the cloud
  • Must have 5 to 10 year of sales (this could be internal selling of ideas and business cases, as well!), business development or presales experience and strong, proven grasp of technology/solutions.
  • Experience with Electronics Manufacturing process, in either OEM or Contract Manufacturing companies.
  • BA/BS degree preferred (not required)
  • Demonstrated capability to be the trusted advisor for the client within new or existing customers at various organizational levels
  • Ability to articulate end to end Digitalization message to the customer and ability to map in Siemens technology to the customer requirements and vision.
  • Experience working with clients in IoT/IIoT and Industry 4.0 based solutions (strongly referred)
  • Proven written and presentation development skills required, with strong skills in MS Excel and PowerPoint and Tableau
  • An understanding of organizational management is critical
  • Must have the ability to multi-task
  • Experience aligning with mid/upper-level management and technical users
  • Collaborate and drive results with diverse teams across multiple internal and external organizations
  • Formal and informal networking across company
  • Approximately 50% travel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Multi software solution and multi-industry experience a plus
  • MBA Preferred
  • 6 Sigma Black Belt and LEAN manufacturing expertise
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Siemens Industry Software Inc. is a technology supplier to the United States Federal Government.  Recently The White House issued an Executive Order requiring most federal workers, contractors and subcontractors who do business with the government to get vaccinated against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation due to a disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice.  The Company has decided to pause enforcement of the vaccine mandate for the time being while the issue is addressed by the courts. We will be monitoring the situation closely and may lift the pause if required to do so in order to be in compliance with federal law.  If this pause is lifted, you will be expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19.



Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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