Software Product Manager – Total stations

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: 14268

What's the role?

In this role, you will be at the forefront of shaping Hilti’s total station software solution through a thorough understanding of customer workflows in the field as well as the office. We have identified software as the key differentiator against competition and see this as the long term bet to win the total station business. You will work with a team of product owners and with markets to jointly create the best-in-class field layout solution and be part of an important journey for Hilti. Located at the headquarters in Liechtenstein in a diverse and international team set-up, you are going to have frequent interactions with lead customers, close collaboration with our regional market organisations and global business units.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.

With some 29,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

As the Software solution product Manager you will 1) Shape and implement the long term strategy for total station software 2) Have an in-depth understanding of customer workflows for field layout 3) Define requirements and drive specification of software features working jointly with the product owners, markets and customers, 4) Ensure clear customer and market communication for any new features 5) Achieve business results to make software a sizeable business in BU Measuring.

Every customer in the construction industry struggles with the “where” problem. Where do I position the cast in place device? Where is the rebar in the concrete? This issue is of critical importance to Hilti customers as it represents a large productivity opportunity and risk. Hilti’s Business Unit Measuring solves the “Where” problem bringing differentiated positioning productivity solution to its clients. BU Measuring has expanded outside of traditional tool related services into value added offerings including trainings, data preparation and BIM services.

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.

We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally.

Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, these may include day care for your kids or a free in-house gym.

Why should you apply?

What you need is the passion to directly engage with our customers to understand their needs and their workflows around advanced layout. You need to have the software product management experience combined with an understanding of marketing in a B2B environment.

What you need is:

  • Experience in construction industry and/or surveying with total stations
  • Prior work experience in software agile development methodology
  • Technical degree (+3 years) with additional business education is a plus
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written), additional languages are beneficial
  • Team player with ability to interact and communicate across different hierarchy levels and cultures

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