Director of accumark
manufacturing solutions

@ 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.

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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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 5+ years of experience working in or with manufacturing/supply chain

  • 5+ years in business-related role for software (strategic marketing, product management, etc)

Mastery of...

  • Business-to-business product model and marketing

  • Translating customer needs into projects or product features

  • Physical product manufacturing process

Proficient in...

  • People Management

In a perfect world...

  • Degree in Apparel or Fashion-related field

  • SaaS

  • 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.