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Principal Industry Lead - Automotive / Manufacturing (f/m/d)

Aleph Alpha

Aleph Alpha

Heidelberg, Germany
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024


We are looking for a highly specialized Industry Lead for Manufacturing, who will serve as both an advocate and evangelist within this sector. This role demands a profound understanding of the manufacturing industry, combined with an expert ability to translate AI technology into tangible business impacts. The ideal candidate will be a thought leader, capable of forging strong relationships, identifying industry-specific challenges, and articulating how our AI solutions can drive transformation and value.

Your responsibilities:

  • Become the go-to expert and thought leader for Manufacturing, maintaining a deep understanding of industry trends, challenges, and opportunities.

  • Develop and implement strategies to evangelize our solutions within the industry, demonstrating their impact and value proposition.

  • Forge and nurture strong relationships with industry stakeholders, including clients, partners, and industry groups, to establish our brand as a leader in solutions for Manufacturing.

  • Collaborate with product and engineering teams to tailor solutions that meet the specific needs and challenges of the industry, ensuring they deliver maximum business impact.

  • Lead educational and advocacy initiatives, such as speaking engagements, workshops, and whitepapers, to increase industry awareness and adoption of our technologies.

  • Provide strategic insights to the company leadership on industry trends, competitive landscape, and potential growth opportunities.

  • Work closely with the sales and marketing teams to support sales initiatives, including developing industry-specific sales collateral and case studies.

  • Monitor and report on the performance of industry-specific initiatives, using data-driven insights to refine and enhance strategies.

Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a field related to Manufacturing, Business, or Technology. Additional qualifications in AI or Data Science are highly advantageous.

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in Manufacturing, with a deep understanding of its dynamics, regulatory environment, and key business drivers.

  • Proven experience in a role requiring the translation of technology solutions into business value, preferably with exposure to AI or related technologies.

  • Strong network within Manufacturing, with a track record of building and maintaining high-level relationships.

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences.

  • Strategic thinker with a proven ability to develop and execute industry-specific strategies.

  • Demonstrated leadership and influence in driving initiatives and gaining buy-in across various stakeholder groups.

  • Ability to travel as needed to engage with clients, attend industry events, and support sales and marketing efforts.

What you can expect from us:

  • Become part of an AI revolution

  • 30 Days of paid vacation

  • Flexible working hours

  • Join a dynamic start-up and a rapidly growing team

  • Work with international industry and science experts

  • Take on responsibility and shape our company and technology

  • Regular team events