Product Manager

Location: Tucson, AZ, US, 85706
Req ID: 23096
Onsite or Remote: Partial Remote Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

The Company

Modular Mining Systems is the global leader in mine management technology and a wholly owned subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd. Our innovative technology powers mine operations in every corner of the globe. The products we cultivate, the solutions we engineer and the service we deliver set us apart in the Mining Technology industry. We are more than a company, we’re a community of passionate, creative professionals striving toward a shared vision: to revolutionize the way the mining industry operates. With a presence stretching from Johannesburg to Vancouver, Sydney to Lima, you are part of a global brand that supports creativity, fosters innovation and encourages you to think big, share ideas and be yourself.

Job Purpose

As part of Modular Mining’s Product Strategy team, you will be responsible for managing the entire product life cycle for the assigned product lines and therefore have the opportunity to define, analyze, scope, and prioritize product requirements. You'll be tackling tough challenges that require innovative out-of-the-box thinking, an understanding of our customer’s business and operating environment, problem-solving skills, and the ability to make sound business decisions. If you consider yourself someone who can apply mining domain know-how in a software engineering environment and contribute with practical solutions in a dynamic and team-oriented environment, this is a great opportunity to work side by side with some of the biggest innovators in the mining technology industry. Some domestic and international travel is required to attend both internal and external meetings.

If you consider yourself someone who can apply technical know-how to create practical solutions in a dynamic and team-oriented environment, this is a great opportunity to work side by side with some of the biggest innovators in the Mining technology industry.

Travel Requirements

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create a competitive strategy for the assigned product lines
  • Establish shared vision across the company by building consensus on priorities leading to product execution
  • Act as the liaison between our business and development teams to identify market opportunities, drive the reduction in the time-to-market, and launch completed and marketable products to the end use
  • Maximize efficiency in a constantly evolving environment where the process is fluid and creative solutions are the norm
  • A strong desire to understand the why behind actions and to truly understand the core problem within every opportunity
  • Collaborate with technology platform Product Owners and Software Engineering to provide application and implementation guidance and direction to achieve product release and deployment
  • Triage support issues requiring Software Engineering support, in collaboration with technology platform Product Owners
  • Identify and document opportunities for innovation while working closely with internal and external end users and various mine technology groups
  • Contribute to the sales and support process by providing clients and our regional sales teams with thoughtful responses, product demonstrations, product release bulletins, and value measurement tools
  • An adaptable attitude when it comes to managing projects

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in mining engineering or related discipline
  • 5+ years of Product Management or related experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong initiative, customer focus, leadership, and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational and analytical skills

Desired Skills

  • MBA or graduate business degree recommended
  • Experience with complex systems
  • Mining operational experience
  • Understanding of Agile development methodologies
  • Experience using Microsoft SQL Server


What are the benefits of being a part of Modular?

We believe strongly in a healthy work/life balance and we love to brag about all the great things are members enjoy; like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, RRSP contributions with company match, flexible scheduling options and, of course, an excellent vacation policy. We are a global organization with a reputation for having premier people building premier products, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off creativity, collaboration and teamwork.

Mine Smarter.

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.