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Head of Product Portfolio Managers & Product Owners (f/m/d) in the System Line Operations & Infrastructure

Job Description


Knowledge for the world of tomorrow.

At our locations in Nuremberg, Erlangen and Karlsruhe, we develop the SIMATIC automation system in agile teams. In the DI FA HMI & Operations business segment, the tasks of our "Operations & Infrastructure" system line are the design and implementation of new portfolio elements for flexible production orchestration, as well as the establishment of an OT infrastructure for the automation ecosystem. 

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated leader to become the new Head of Product Portfolio Managers & Product Owners, ready to encompass both our existing automation topics and our software-oriented innovations. 

What are your tasks?
  • You lead our cross location, international team of Product Portfolio Managers and Product Owners, responsible for SW products and SW components for the OT Infrastructure we successfully market together with our SIMATIC automation portfolio (Diagnostics, User Management, Licensing, Communication)
  • You drive and perform all strategic activities necessary to extend our automation portfolio to additional SW-based functionalities, paving our way towards modular, autonomous and intelligent productions across different industry segments
  • You have a personal focus on the customer side: you care about customer relations and support our sales channels in a better marketing of our existing portfolio and in the successful market introduction of our upcoming products
  • You clearly understand business goals, system requirements and trace to realization
  • You understand the needs of our stakeholders and feel comfortable to explain complex workflows to a senior management
  • You actively contribute with your participation to strategic projects, portfolio alignment across the boundaries of different organizations and major innovation initiatives 
What you need to make real what matters.
  • The basis of your success is a technical degree or comparable knowledge
  • You are ready to take over multiple responsibilities and act as a role model within our team and across the boundaries of our organization
  • You have in-depth knowledge in the domains of automation and Software for Industrial Operations and you are familiar with new technologies like Edge, Cloud, SaaS, IoT and their business models
  • You have already worked in globally distributed development environments and understand the impact of this development environment on the organization
  • You can communicate effectively and build strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, senior management and customers
  • Previous leading experiences are beneficial
  • German and fluent English skills are a requirement
What we offer. 
  • 2 to 3 days of mobile working per week as a future global standard
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Development opportunities for both personal and professional growth 
  • 30 leave days and a variety of flexible working models that allow time off for yourself and your family 
  • Share matching programs to become a shareholder of Siemens AG
  • Find more benefits here
Individual benefits are adapted to meet local legal regulations, the requirements of different job profiles, locations, and individual preferences. 


Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

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Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Either

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