Product Manager, CAD products

Job Description
Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp., a Dassault Systèmes S.A. subsidiary, is a world leader in 3D solutions that help millions of engineers and designers succeed through innovation. Our products deliver an intuitive experience in product design, simulation, publishing, data management, and environmental impact assessment. For the latest news, information, or an online demonstration, visit our Web site ( or call 1-800-693-9000 (outside of North America, call +1-978-371-5000).


This highly visible position reports to the Director of Product Management and will be responsible to take the lead in steering the direction of SolidWorks software both short term and long term. Interfacing with all internal departments inside SolidWorks, this position also has the responsibility to lead positioning and specifying of software products. The ideal candidate would understand the engineer’s needs for design, understand the competitive landscape, and think strategically to create distinctive competence. Travel is expected to be 10-25%.

Create short term and long term strategic plan for SolidWorks.
Research the market - Market data gathering through analyst reports, trade press, and surveys.
Be the Voice of the Customer inside SolidWorks organization.
Create initiatives and drive the rest of the organization to exceed the business plan of SolidWorks.
Needs to work with multiple stake holders to successfully deliver the product to the market.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: 3 to 5 years experience as a product manager, applications engineer or marketing programs manager with a proven track record of successful product launches preferably in a mechanical engineering or manufacturing environment.

EDUCATION: BSME, MS or MBA preferred.


This position is ideal for an experienced designer or engineer in the area of machine design and is knowledgeable of related manufacturing technologies. Also knowledge of existing computer-aided design tools is required. Prior technical sales or product management experience required. Strong communication skills are also required ranging from the ability to present to large groups of customers to smaller groups of senior management.

Highly motivated self starter, willing to travel
Proven ability to communicate ideas with excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong knowledge of competitive products and markets.
Excellent overall knowledge of CAD market, including low and high end CAD products
Strong background in MCAD user needs
Working knowledge of industry applications such as rapid prototyping, machining, sheet metal, FEA, parts libraries, etc.
Working knowledge of enabling technologies, such as the Internet, office applications, etc.


SolidWorks offers an excellent salary with potential for bonus, commensurate with experience that is above average in the local community. Benefits include a choice of plans providing comprehensive coverage for medical, dental, vision care for employee & dependents offered at a very low 3 to 8% of total premium as well as employee life, short & long term disability, tuition reimbursement, immediate 401K enrollment, 401K match, 3 weeks vacation and 10 paid holidays.


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