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Product Manager - Distribution Warehouse Technology (REMOTE)

Location
Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
2 May 2022
Description

Every season starts at DICK'S!  As the seasons of sport come and go, our products go through a lifecycle all their own.  As part of the Supply Chain Technology team, you will obsess over creating tools and services that allow our teammates to orchestrate the product lifecycle.

DICK'S Sporting Goods is looking for a Product Manager to lead our Warehouse Management technology team. In this role, you will be partnering with Omni Fulfillment, Stores, Merchandising, Vendor Relations, and Supply Chain Operations to define the art-of-possible and bring a technology vision to life. We are investing in our future and would love for you to join us on our journey to modernizing the supply chain tech ecosystem.

As a Product Manager, you will be a part of a balanced team, alongside software engineers & designers, responsible for developing new services, enhancing and scaling existing systems, and discover ways to improve how our supply chain technology that supports yard, labor, warehouse controls, and warehouse management systems. 

You will be accountable for refining business outcomes, defining product outcomes & KPIs, and aligning the execution plans of all key stakeholders and teams to ensure the product achieves its desired goals. Using Lean Product management frameworks, you will take a broad approach to identifying problems & through data, value, and viability will prioritize which problems to solve.

 

***This is a fully remote position.

 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

 

Strategy & Planning

Product Strategy & Roadmap - You own the vision, strategy and roadmap for your Product. Must be able to distill the fire hose of insights, data, and requests into an actionable roadmap inclusive of customer and business partners needs to build both incremental and innovative experiences for your customers.  Ensures that value is delivered early, often, and in-sync with customer goals.

Customer Value & Business Outcomes - Ensures a business outcome is achieved and customers receive a product that provides value, whether it's an MVP or mature product with a new feature.  Goes above and beyond defining and delivering. Requires a solid understanding of the inter-relations of our business - financial, marketing, sales, legal, partnerships, customer service, stores, technical capabilities, user experience.

Know Your Business - Accountable for results.  Whether that is maximizing metrics, managing expectations, addressing customer feedback, or prioritizing the backlog.  Knowing your numbers, competitors, who is doing what, the next big thing, suggesting innovative ideas to POC and constantly striving to increase revenue and conversion are primary responsibilities for your role.  You will provide regular reporting to executive management along with strategies to constantly improve the numbers, hit revenue goals, and maximize return on investment.

Product Decisions - you will be called upon to make tough decisions, whether it is a go/no-go decision, balancing risks versus reward, pros/cons, dependencies, cost/benefit analysis, or ROI of resource investment.  You must stand behind your decision with facts and data.  Must be able to recognize when to change course and reverse a decision, subscribing to the philosophy of learning fast, and moving on.

 

Delivery & Execution

Features - creates accurate user stories and prioritizes the backlog; working with the team to groom, refine, and ultimately deliver the feature. 

Ceremonies - Participates in standups, planning sessions, demos, and retrospectives. Fosters team collaboration, co-creation, and open communication.

Testing and Research - Formulates hypothesis to A/B test, prototype, or research, continually refining the product until desired outcome is achieved. Ensures successful tests are translated into new site features.

Vendors - Accountable for the day to day interaction and management of any vendor partners for your product, regularly holding business reviews, monitoring SLAs, managing RFPs, participating in contract negotiations and managing budgets for those services.

 

People

Change Influencer - Acts as an agent of change within your team, organization, and leading to embrace new methodologies, processes, efficiencies and challenging the status quo.  Constantly pushing and asking why even if it's to Senior Executives.  You must be a strong communicator and partner, capable of influencing a team of designers, developers, stakeholders, and executives to achieve value early and often.

Alignment - You must evangelize your roadmap and gain alignment with all team members stakeholders, and partners; distilling complex technical concepts into plain language for stakeholders, and advocate for the customer.  Ensuring alignment across your group and the Product organization.  

Partnering - Partners with business and technology stakeholders to define and ensure successful delivery of our consumer and associate facing Commerce experiences. Manages stakeholder expectations and provides education to requestors on prioritization, ROI, and roadmap

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or Supply Chain & Logistics preferred
  • 3 - 5 Years of relevant experience
  • 2 - 5 years of Supply Chain or Logistics product management preferred, or 7+ years of product management experience in technology
  • Experience with warehouse management systems, retail distribution, or multi-node logistics operations a plus
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Details

  • Job Reference: 581232478-2
  • Date Posted: 2 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Dick's Sporting Goods
  • Location: Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent