Safety Product Manager

Sales office Chicago
Beckhoff Automation LLC
Product Management
As soon as possible

Beckhoff Automation is seeking an ambitious and self-driven Safety Product Manager. This position is responsible for safety product management for North America including product release and roll out strategy, market feedback, product promotion, marketing campaigns, seminar and conference presentations and high level customer interaction. Assisting industry leading companies adopt advanced technology, solid implementation practices. Advocate for the advancement of technology in manufacturing and the convergence of industrial technology with traditional IT technologies.


  • provide product trainings to internal sales and technical teams as well as customers
  • answer and log support issues that are escalated to your level
  • coordinate the escalation and resolution of issues that are directed to the developer level
  • assist sales and marketing in understanding best practices of applying your product
  • assist marketing in development of the “message” for display at trade shows
  • assist marketing with articles and webinars promoting your product
  • assist with staffing at trade shows as available
  • assist in launching new products within U.S. market
  • collect feedback from the country about products and report to HQ
  • be the interface between the local team (technical and sales) and Germany HQ team, as well as our global product specialists team

Interface with and at times support liaise with

  • sales team
  • support team
  • service team
  • marCom team
  • customers


Required education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or related technical field from a four year college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience
  • experience with industrial control systems (PLC, embedded, PC based. etc)
  • ability to handle multiple issues, prioritizing and effectively managing team resources
  • ability to lead team efforts in recognizing large scale issues and coordinate efforts with other team members to quickly solve large scale problems
  • knowledge and experience with multiple desktop operating systems (Windows based)
  • familiarity with incident or call tracking response system
  • ability to work in a high stress environment while maintaining professionalism
  • excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to present to customers, companywide, and/or departmental meetings
  • an active and valid driver’s license with the ability to travel
  • travel may be required up to 30%

Ideal knowledge base would include familiarity with the following technologies

  • automation systems architecture and planning
  • industrial controls systems and programming
  • IEC 61131-3 and 3rd edition
  • motion control
  • CNC
  • industrial fieldbuses and EtherCAT
  • computer science concepts
  • object oriented programming (OOP)


  • exciting tasks in an international environment at the technology leader in automation
  • a future-proof job with an economically sound global player
  • all advantages of an owner-managed family company
  • an open and family-oriented corporate culture
  • freedom for personal expansion and professional development

Ms. Lindsey Deiman
Headquarters United States
Beckhoff Automation LLC
13130 Dakota Avenue
Savage 55378 - MN
United States