Senior Manager Business Development & Strategic Product Management (f/m/d)

Festanstellung, Vollzeit · Cologne/Hybrid

What you will do
You will be heading our efforts in Business Development while also applying your profound and in-depth expertise in production management and lean manufacturing in the product management team. Your responsibilities will include: 
  • Bringing manufacturing and production industry expertise to all areas of the business, be a sparring partner and thought leader for all teams in this domain
  • Managing and forming relationships with partners and strategic customers
  • Being a subject matter expert on lean manufacturing and production management and take over the responsibility for strategic product management in order to define new product features and the product roadmap together with the product management team
  • Staying close to the customer, identifying unstated customer needs and translating them into potential new features and customer workflows
  • Supporting the growth team with identifying and approaching strategically important customers, partners and projects
  • Supporting marketing activities with your in-depth understanding of lean manufacturing and related customer challenges
What we expect from you
  • Several years of experience in production management, lean manufacturing, or similar in discrete manufacturing industries. Some experience with Process Mining is a bonus. 
  • Strong relationship building skills, outgoing and communicative personality, ideally with an active, existing network in the industry
  • High levels of organizational skills, ability to work independently with a strong sense of ownership
  • Understand the most pressing customer issues in production and manufacturing processes and translate them into a SaaS product solution
  • Willingness to work in a team-oriented, agile and collaborative environment
  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (preferable with focus on production management) or a related technical field
  • Excellent language skills (English and German C1)
What we offer
  • We work differently, we highly value transparency, integrity and authenticity. We trust and respect each other, which leads to a very collaborative working environment where we ensure that everyone can contribute ideas and decisions are made based on competency.
  • We are agile and fast paced, you will have the opportunity to take on as much responsibility as you want to and go beyond your job description to push (your) progress. 
  • We truly care about work culture and make it a priority by regularly spending time reflecting on our teamwork, by actively committing work time to keep our strong team spirit and by incorporating activities into the workday to create balance.
  • We contribute to fighting climate change by helping our industrial manufacturing customers reduce their carbon emissions with our products, by being aware of our own environmental impact and by being carbon neutral as a company.
  • All other benefits that make work more pleasant like flexible hours, part-time options, possibility to work remote, regular team events and offsites, 30 days PTO, weekly yoga sessions etc.
How to apply
We'd love for you to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Please use our job portal for your application, we are looking forward to hearing from you! If you have any questions, please contact us at
About us
ONIQ has set out to enable the transformation of manufacturing to a sustainable and efficient tomorrow. With our software we help industrial companies to produce more efficiently and conserve resources while becoming more agile and cost-efficient at the same time.
At ONIQ, we are proud of our corporate culture. We work according to the principles of “new work” and believe that outstanding performance is based on team spirit, opportunities for growth and mutual support.

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