Product Development Manager – Autonomous Vehicle Technology


Ref: 41Friday 1 October 2021

Product Development Manager – Autonomous Vehicle Technology


Senior role in a team delivering game changing autonomous vehicle hardware & software

Autonomous driving products for Land based vehicles in Mining, MHE, Agricultural, Defence, Military,

& Specialist Automotive sectors.


You need excellent knowledge and experience of the Defence, Military, MoD & / Agricultural sector. Understand what end users want to do, then evaluate what is required and build a new product to achieve this (while fitting the correct price point). You will need a strong knowledge of MHE industry trends, good mix of technical, commercial, communication and teamwork skills. These groundbreaking new software & engineering design tools are being adopted by leading Tier 1 & OEMs in Automotive, Defence, Industry 4.0, Smart Factories worldwide.


Client facing role working with clients and suppliers in Mining/ Defense / Agricultural Sector  industry to identify and understand client requirements and then help build a high tech autonomous solution for land based vehicles

Be able to communicate effectively with clients at all levels including technical.

Have an expert level understanding of the sector and what the market wants. Both now and in the future - future requirements, applications and next generation products.

New Product Introduction for Tier 1 & OEMs in land based vehicles for agricultural, defence, military. Cross Functional role working with clients, design & systems design engineers, product developers, sales teams. Hit target milestone and achieve growth in sales/ revenue



  • Degree in Electronic, Electrical or Mechatronic engineering. Or Software/ IT or similar

Design Engineering Background in either land based vehicles for the Mining, MHE, agricultural, defence or military sector – understand market, the players, the people and the technology .

  • Technical - design and development in Electronic systems, AI, Autonomous Vehicle Tech.
  • Client facing & Commercial skills eg Business development, NPI, Key Account Management.
  • New Product Design engineering experience 



Any experience of autonomous driving systems – controls, electrical, sensors, Machine Learning, Machine vision, electronic, software, Object detection sensor, smart robot AI,

ADAS, Driving Robots, Drive-by-wire, Blind spot detection, Self driving vehicle sensor validation with multiple vehicles and junctions.

Please note: Excellent Knowledge of either land based vehicles for Military / Defence / Agriculture sector, Engineering Degree and relevant technical background essential. Also: New Product Introduction for high end design engineering Business Development/ Commercial skills are essential for this role

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