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Software Product Manager, Machinery Software (Remote)

Company: MiTek Industries, Inc.
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

MiTek is a platform innovator and enabler that exists to transform the building industry with better building solutions. In 1955, MiTek transformed residential construction with the invention of the Gang-Nail plate and a digital platform that provided an affordable and scalable way to manufacture wood trusses. Today, MiTek delivers software, services, engineered products, and automated solutions that enable the building industry to?improve efficiencies by optimizing?the balance between off-site and on-site. With nearly 5,600 team members worldwide, MiTek collaborates across the building industry to enable and accelerate transformational breakthroughs in design and construction to transform the way the industry designs, makes, and builds. As a Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A, NYSE: BRK-B) company since 2001, MiTek has a record of continuous growth and innovation. Learn more at


Responsible for owning and controlling direction of various components of the MiTek Machinery software solutions. Works directly with various Machinery/Production Product Managers on short and long-term planning on both existing and new Machinery software solutions. Responsible for writing operational requirements for Machinery software solutions including Design, Documentation and verification of features and functionality. Provides technical support assistance and training for support of new features and functionality. Works directly with customers to determine market needs, run customer research efforts, and to determine competitive environment needs. Is an active and critical member of an Agile Development scrum team within software development process and is a key part of the decision-making group to assess risk of various projects alongside project manager, software developers, QA managers, and other stakeholders such as the Product Portfolio Manager for Machinery/Production Solutions.

Job Responsibilities & Requirements


* Product Ownership
* Product ownership for various Machinery and Production software applications across the suite (Old and New), including but not limited to Board Stretcher, Blade Saw, MatchPoint Planx and Wizard PDS, Hornet Saw, TASS, Momentum Saw, CyberAT, etc.

* Experience delivering successful outcomes for software projects across the software development life cycle to a deadline.

* Leading and owning a Software Product and/or Software Projects within MiTek's Software offering

* Leads and owns a subsystem in a complex product in development and/or leads a complex project

* Oversees and owns Backlog maintenance of Product and/or Projects

* Oversees and develops User Stories / Requirements for Project and Product needs

* Owns and creates vision planning for Projects and/or subset of Product

* Owns specific area of logic in a complex product/project or oversees the entirety of ownership over a smaller product/project.

* Customer Relationship:
* Key contributor towards customer discovery efforts and customer exchanges

* Creates and leads various customer exchanges

* Software Development Skills:
* Stays current with software technologies and standards in software development and applies those in their work

* Software Lifecycle Expertise:
* Understands all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle and applies that knowledge effectively as a product manager

* Follows and executes existing MiTek best practices in software development effectively and efficiently

* Project Management:
* Oversee and drive project timing and deliveries across a Project

* Supervisor or Managerial Requirements:
* Occasionally mentors Software interns or new Associate Software Product Managers

* Domain Knowledge:
* Ability to rapidly gain domain expertise both locally and globally

* Recognized as an expert in a portion of the offerings you oversee

Required Qualifications:

* 3+ years of product management experience

* Experience with Microsoft Office suite

* Passion for learning new technologies and brainstorming ideas with a wide range of stakeholders and customers

* Ability to foster new and existing relationships with a variety of personality types.

* Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.

* Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

* Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results.

* Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization's strengths and weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.

* Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience with Production and Machinery software applications used by Wood Component Manufactures and/or experience with Human Machine Interfaces and Process Control Systems highly preferred

* Wood Truss and Wall panel manufacturing industry knowledge and background preferred

* Experience managing software products preferred

* Experience with automation equipment or machinery desired

* Experience in a manufacturing environment or construction industry preferred

* Experience with SQL databases preferred

* Experience working in a software development environment preferred

* Familiarity with software development environments like C# or Visual Basic .NET is beneficial but not required

In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay For Equal Work Act, the pay range for this position is estimated at $90k-$110k/year. Base pay offered may vary based on job-related knowledge, skills and experience. Please visit to learn more about MiTek's benefit opportunities .

MiTek is an E-Verify and Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace.

We are an equal opportunity employer; and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ethnicity, physical or mental disability, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or transgender status), age (40 and over), genetic information (including family medical history), veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

For accommodation to assist with completing this application, please contact Human Resources at +1 314-434-1200.

Keywords: MiTek Industries, Inc., Saint Charles , Software Product Manager, Machinery Software (Remote), IT / Software / Systems , Saint Charles, Missouri

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