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Senior Product Manager, Restricted Substances and Sustainability

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Date: May 4, 2021

Location: Cambridge, GB, CB1 7EG

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.


Senior Product Manager, Restricted Substances and Sustainability


As Product Manager, you will drive the product strategy, planning, product management, and successful customer adoption of our Restricted Substance and Sustainability Products.


The Materials Business Unit in Ansys provides market-leading software that enables product development organizations to manage vital materials information and make critical decisions about their engineering materials. You will be responsible for driving further growth of our Restricted Substance and Sustainability Products by leading the product management of this critical and growing area.





  • Understand the market for restricted substance and sustainability through customer contact, engagement with stakeholders, and requirements-gathering exercises.  Develop clear profiles of the key personas and their challenges. Provide leadership by owning our product vision and roadmap.
  • Define and plan products that combine software and both legislation and materials data to deliver on this roadmap.  Own the commercial success of these products.
  • Work with our Data Products and Software development teams, inside the Materials Business Units and with other Ansys Business Units, leading sprint planning processes as the Product Owner, representing the customer to internal teams, and ensuring that the final product meets market requirements.
  • Negotiate, manage and develop key partnerships in support of our product development processes – for example, with providers of relevant materials data and materials safety data sheets.
  • Support the product marketing of these products, including product launches, product collateral, and technical and commercial presentations.





A minimum of 3 years of software or data product management (or equivalent) experience

A Bachelors or higher degree in Engineering, Materials Science, or a closely related discipline.

Have an organized approach and the ability to prioritize and trade-off conflicting commercial and technical constraints.

Possess excellent presentation and interpersonal skills and be comfortable working with technical and commercial staff both internally and with customers.

The ability & willingness to travel to our customers and conferences outside the UK as required



    •    Master’s Degree preferred

    •    Experience working with materials science, restricted substances and/or sustainability/eco


Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high, met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on.  Because at Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration.  It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com
Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys.  Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.