Distributed Control Systems Product Manager

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Rockwell Automation
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Full Time, Full Time
Work from home not available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description


Distributed Control Systems Product Manager

United States

Position Summary

Responsible for the strategy, requirements, and execution of key hardware areas of the PlantPAx Process Automation System.
Maintains system capability needs across process industry segments to drive current and future product development.
Routinely engages with customers and industry marketing teams.
Responsible for coordinating with engineering on product development, business partner activities, cost, and schedule.
Recommends the expansion of PlantPAx portfolio through business development activities to accelerate growth.
Develops PlantPAx positioning based on competitive analysis and strategies for all existing and new system capabilities.
Assesses the total market and available market for PlantPAx and prepares demand forecasts.
Responsible for developing short and long range business plans for PlantPAx in working with Sales, Market Development, Industry Marketing, Partners and other Rockwell product groups.
Responsible for meeting market share, revenue and margin commitments to the business.
Supports product promotion and new product introduction process, including sales training, commercial campaigns and participation in industry consortia.
Must be widely regarded as an expert in Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and DCS migrations.
Excellent influencing capabilities.
Efficient in MS Office products.



  • Bachelor s degree in business or a technical field.
  • 8+ years of product management experience within the control system industry.
  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with Rockwell Automation products and PlantPAx System (or competitive equivalent.)
  • Knowledge of hardware components for RA integrated architecture (or competitive equivalent.)
  • Industry knowledge around hardware architectures for oil and gas, food and beverage, or life sciences.
  • Up to 10% travel both domestic and international.

Requisition Number


Business Group

Control Products and Solutions

Job Category

Software and Engineering

Relocation Eligible

Yes - Domestic

Position Type

Full Time

No. of Positions


Work State/City

Mayfield Heights - Ohio

Company Overview

Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley and Rockwell Software product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.

When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.

You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth and career opportunities.

As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.

EEO Statement

Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Company Information

Over centuries, the world has evolved and advanced. New innovations change how we work. How we live. How things get made. The next industrial evolution is here — a new test of intelligence for humans and machines. Where breakthroughs are hard–won and success requires sifting through overwhelming data for insights, clarity and confidence. Rather than fearing change, we embrace its possibilities. We know how to connect the imaginations of people with the potential of machines to make the world work better. More intelligent. More connected. More productive. We stand with the problem solvers, the builders, the makers, the innovators because we belong to that community. And we stand ready to lead the way. At Rockwell Automation, we are expanding human possibility.
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Position Id : 2580625

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