Position Description

Technical Product Manager
Location Vancouver, BC
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LMI Technologies, recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Workplaces, is a medium-sized technology company built on a culture of openness, respect and professional excellence. At LMI our staff work passionately toward the common goal of designing and delivering innovative 3D machine vision solutions to OEMs and System Integrators working in industrial factory automation around the world. The result of this teamwork is high-performance, easy-to-implement and cost-effective 3D sensor technologies that deliver the best results in even the most challenging 3D inline inspection applications.

What will you do as a Technical Product Manager?

As a Technical Product Manager, you have an overall responsibility for the management and success of the Company’s products.  Success in the role will be defined by clarity of roadmaps for new and existing products and the related requirements, communication of the roadmap to the key internal groups and various external influencers, and collaborative efforts across the company.

You must be able to communicate with all areas of the company. You will develop technical requirements from market requirements. You will work with marketing to define the go-to-market strategy, helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customers. You will also serve as the internal and external evangelist for your product offering, working with the sales channel and key customers.  You will monitor the success or challenges of new products into the market based on objectives and make ongoing recommendations to achieve these objectives. You must enjoy spending time in the market to understand their problems, and find innovative solutions for the broader market.

The Technical Product Manager will report to the Lead Technical Product Manager as part of the product management team.

  • Specifying technical requirements and use cases for current and future products by gathering requirements and business input from sales. competitive analysis and visits to customers, industry trade shows, etc.
  • Handling legacy product transitions to mitigate customer concerns and find new product solutions that will address the needs of LMI’s.
  • Driving a set of features or products with the development teams to meet identified market requirements and positioning.
  • Conducting effective beta programs that bring timely information on product performance and effectiveness for the applications using this information to best position the product for the target market.
  • Writing and updating product definitions to drive technical direction.

What you need to be successful?

  • Computer Science or Engineering degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years of product development experience with a proven track record in communicating to customers.
  • Up to date knowledge of hardware and software technology. Knowledge of vision systems is ideal.
  • Well-developed business acumen and ability to plan and prioritize.
  • Excellent communication and skills – oral and written – and presentation skills.
  • Excellent people and management skills to interact with staff, colleagues and cross-functional teams, and third parties.
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects/priorities.
  • Metrics-driven and willingness to be held accountable.
  • “Default-to-action” approach.
  • Well-defined sense of team approach to product development and a willingness to credit others for positive contribution to efforts.
  • Willing to travel as required.

How to submit your interest?

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and working for a fast-growing global technology company with an inspiring and engaging workplace environment, please submit your application to our Human Resources team in confidence by clicking the “Apply Now” button.

While we appreciate your interest in LMI very much, we are only able to respond to candidates selected for further consideration. We look forward to talking to you about the possibilities of beginning a rewarding new chapter of your career!

Why being inclusive is important to us?

At LMI Technologies, we are an Equal Opportunity employer and we value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. We strive to build and grow our team that fosters variety in backgrounds, perspectives, experiences and skills. We embrace inclusiveness in our workplace, so we can utilize each person’s talents and strengths.

If you are interested in working for a fast-growing global technology company with an inspiring and engaging workplace environment, we invite you to apply and talk about the possibilities of beginning a rewarding new chapter of your career.

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