Leadership of work within Fetch Robotics to develop products and solutions that meet customers'/prospects' requirements. Participate in prioritizing what work to fund, write MRDs (market requirements documents), PDDs (product description documents), do business case analyses, lead cross-functional NPI (new product introduction) teams, etc.
Interaction with sales and customers/prospects on opportunities. Convey Fetch Robotics' value proposition for both shipping products and the roadmap. Lead requirements-gathering discussions where (1) complete and accurate requirements are collected, (2) sales is helped to keep the customer/prospect engaged and (3) accurate expectations are set in the customers'/prospects' minds regarding feasibility and time frame for meeting their requirements.
Collaborate/interface with other functions -- both in "transactional" and ongoing ways -- to completely and successfully introduce a new product to market (e.g., engineering, finance, sales, marketing, customer support, manufacturing).
5+ years working in industrial environments (warehouses, logistics, manufacturing) and/or at an integrator developing/selling/installing/supporting solutions for industrial environments.
A strong presence and discussion/meeting leadership skills in order to facilitate decision-making involving senior people with strongly-held opinions while at the same time keeping the focus on coming to the best decision (versus your personal opinion "winning").
Ability to quickly learn new, complex technical information.
Must be comfortable with information technology generally. Must have some experience with automation in industrial environments. Ideally some exposure to autonomous guided vehicles and/or autonomous mobile robots.
Must have a strong foundation in business fundamentals (return on investment, business case analysis, P&L, etc.). Ideally some exposure to product management.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to concisely articulate complex situations and boil them down to the essential decisions and/or follow-up work needed. Good organizational skills with scheduling meetings, running meetings, documenting meeting results, overseeing follow-up actions, etc.
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David identifies customer needs and leads all areas of Fetch Robotics' product design. He oversees the production of everything visual—from robot skins to color scheme packaging to graphics to user interface.
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