Director, Product Management - Platform
As a fast-growing SaaS company, Plex is revolutionizing global manufacturing in the same way cloud solutions have transformed sales, marketing, and human capital management. The best SaaS companies in the world are centered around thriving partner and extensibility ecosystems. We are therefore on a mission to build the first "mPaas" (manufacturing Platform as a Service) to enable our customers and our community of partners to extend Plex to meet "last mile" requirements and ultimately to deliver entirely new offerings for our growing customer base.
The Plex team is searching for an experienced product leader to help drive and deliver our mPaaS vision, including a compelling app marketplace that encompasses integration, extensibility and marketplace transactions, while owning and delivering on our near-term roadmap and customer success commitments.
Principal Roles & Responsibilities:
Lead and grow a team of product managers knowledgeable on general manufacturing, logistics, and financial processes;
Provide out-bound representation of platform initiatives, articulating customer value to internal stakeholders like services, customer care, and GTM team as well as directly to our customers;
Be accountable for successful delivery of roadmap and customer success initiatives, synthesizing near and long-term needs across a diverse landscape of integration technologies and offerings;
Articulate and advance our long-term mPaaS vision, position Plex as a market leader in this space, and incorporate our thriving customer and partner community as a seamless counterpart and extension of the mPaaS model.
You will provide the SaaS GTM know-how and experience that will continue to engender confidence throughout the organization as Plex continues to grow. You will possess a unique blend of business and technical acumen; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. This is a unique opportunity to shape and transform the market for manufacturing ERP software as our SaaS model accelerates into the marketplace phase. This position can be located in either our Troy, MI headquarters, or be remotely based from a home office with travel to Troy, MI required.
A Bachelor's Degree is required, a Master degree or MBA is highly desirable.
8+ years with increasing levels of responsibility in digital Product Management, Product Marketing or Engineering for SaaS solutions, preferably with Marketplace or "Platform as a Service" experience.
Demonstrated leadership, including the passion and drive to execute across multiple functional areas, aligning internal stakeholders and ultimately delivering GTM messaging to customers and/or partner ecosystems.
Demonstrated expertise in SaaS application integration needs to include but not limited to: API strategies, product extensibility models and architectures, multi-tenancy data concerns, security models, browser plug-ins, etc.
The Plex Manufacturing Cloud
Plex is the engine behind the manufacturing economy, powering the first ERP cloud built specifically for the plant floor. The Plex Manufacturing Cloud delivers anywhere, anytime industry-leading ERP and manufacturing automation through a secure web browser, connecting suppliers, machine, people, systems, and customers with capabilities that deliver continuous innovation. Plex now supports more than 600+ organizations and 2,000+ manufacturing facilities in 22 countries around the world. Our customers make everything from diesel engines and aircraft to ice cream and candy, all in the Plex Manufacturing Cloud.