Director of accumark
@ Gerber Technology in Tolland, CT
What We Need
We are looking for a forward-thinking product management leader to join our dynamic product management team in planning and executing our overall manufacturing solutions software products vision, strategy, and roadmap. Your work will translate internal and customer needs into innovative business and product strategies to advance our overall vision of providing sophisticated hardware and software systems to incredible product design and manufacturing industry leaders.
We at Gerber believe in a strong team-oriented environment and value the amazing contributions of each of our team members. The opportunities for growth and impact are many, but here are a few things we’re excited for you to work on:
Leading product vision, strategy, roadmap, execution, and testing of AccuMark production software including Marking, AccuNest, AccuPlan, and AccuManager
Ensuring that our products are focused on customer needs, both spoken and unspoken, through user interviews, on-demand user testing services, data analysis, and other ways that you will dream up
Being the expert on our Manufacturing software for external customer issue diagnosis and internal training and documentation on new features
Collaborating with Marketing on campaigns, trade shows, product demos and promotions, and training course content
Supporting sales and go-to-market for Manufacturing products through product price and infrastructure research
Building a transformative product, making sure our technology is always pushing the envelope and moving the world forward
**This role will require periodic travel (~25% overall), both domestically and internationally, at trade shows, customer meetings, and other business travel.
Who You Are
You seek to affect change both within our teams and for the fashion and retail industry and utilize your skills in bold and interesting ways.
To succeed in this position, we’d foresee that you...
Enjoy tackling projects, not only head-on, but from all sides
Are scrappy, resourceful, and are proud of your ability to creatively problem solve
Delight in solving problems collaboratively with both technical and non-technical colleagues
Value analytical decision-making based on research, market data, and industry trends
Communicate proactively and effectively, especially in presentations
Have a positive outlook, are self-motivated, and take initiative
5+ years of experience working in or with manufacturing/supply chain
5+ years in business-related role for software (strategic marketing, product management, etc)
Business-to-business product model and marketing
Translating customer needs into projects or product features
Physical product manufacturing process
In a perfect world...
Degree in Apparel or Fashion-related field
Multilingual with international business experience
Background in apparel manufacturing planning, cutting room management, and/or marker making
Training in technical fashion design software (e.g. Accumark, Clo, Browzwear)
Who We Are
Gerber Technology has been the world leader in providing sophisticated software and hardware systems to automate and more effectively manage the product design and manufacturing process. The company serves 78,000 customers, including more than 100 Fortune 500 companies, in the aerospace, apparel, retail, composites, packaging, furniture, technical textiles and transportation interiors industries in 130 countries. Gerber’s products help users move faster, at less cost, and with the highest quality. Our software products, including the Accumark suite of products and YuniquePLM, reach far and wide, helping our users build the products that fill our lives.
Headquartered in Connecticut in the USA, Gerber Technology is owned by AIP, a New York based, global private equity firm specializing in the technology sector and has more than $3.0 billion assets under management. Visit us here for more information on Gerber Technology or here to learn more about what we’re doing in software.