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Product Manager – Associate Tools
Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt
The primary job of the Product Manager is to own and drive a product from vision, through design, to requirements, and finally delivery. A PM will be a facilitator within a larger cross-functional team to solve business problems. A PM should be able to work with significant autonomy and freedom, requiring little oversight. This autonomy, however, will be within a broader strategy set by a Senior Product Manager and/or Group Product Manager. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.
Essential Job Functions:
Identify product requirements and future enhancements through collaborative engagements to support product strategies
Create, maintain and communicate product catalog roadmaps, including near-term delivery and 1-2 year product evolution, to engage stakeholders across the organization in aligning and supporting company and business unit strategies
Create highly collaborative cross-functional partnerships across the Kroger matrix organization
Identify, measure and improve key product catalog metrics to enhance the customer experience, and create a compelling, relevant product vision using web metrics, customer loyalty/insights, customer feedback/research and internal operational metrics
Identify opportunities to create best-in-class capabilities by leveraging customer feedback and team knowledge/expertise in order to connect company strengths with available resources
Develop a product plan and deliver breakthrough experiences to market by working with technical and non-technical partners; measure output, improve execution and continuously deliver production expectations
Model Agile principles by maintaining a groomed backlog and providing 1-N prioritization for backlog
Set criteria for Minimum Viable Product to increase the speed/frequency with which enhancements and new capabilities are delivered
Travel to work locations to attend company meetings
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business, marketing, management or equivalent practical experience
3 years of experience bringing customer-facing eCommerce or Omnichannel products to market
3 years of software development, product management or business analyst experience in an eCommerce business with demonstrated success in sales and/or customer use through the delivery of new/evolving products
Excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills
Ability to identify metrics/key performance measures and use data to drive decisions that enhance the customer experience
Excellent oral/written communication skills and extreme attention-to-detail
Proficient Microsoft Office skills
Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:
Demonstrated leadership experience in product management and online business management.
Digital product management experience with a multi-channel retailer
Experience with iterative product development (Agile)
Experience using Atlassian products
Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
Regions: Any; General Office- Cincinnati; Mid-Atlantic; Midwest; Mountain; South; West
Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states. Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.
About the company
Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, employs more than 339,000 associates who serve customers in 2,425 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. The company also operates 789 convenience stores, 337 fine jewelry stores, 1,109 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food processing plants in the U.S. Kroger also operates over 80 “The Little Clinic” retail healthcare sites inside select Kroger, King Sooper and Fry’s stores.
Recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in America, Kroger supports hunger relief, breast cancer awareness, the military and their families, and more than 30,000 schools and grassroots organizations in the communities it serves. Kroger contributes food and funds equal to 160 million meals a year through more than 80 Feeding America food bank partners. For more information please visit Kroger.com.