Product Manager- Operations in Hoffman Estates, IL at Transformco

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 988626BR
Employing Entity: Transform SR LLC
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Product Development/Management
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

The Product Manager develops and applies Product Management processes in the design/realization of new product offerings through partnership with key business owners across the Integrated Retail Operations team.
This position works closely with key contributors across various teams to include, engineering, supply chain, member support and other product teams to ensure the product developed meets the needs of the members and internal customers throughout the various stages of requirements, design, development, testing and release. The Product Manager is responsible for product planning, requirements, defining product vision and creating the product roadmap. This position is also responsible for the day-to-day management supporting the end to end solutions for the Integrated Retail Operations Business Unit.

Job Requirements

Job Duties/Responsibilities
  • Writes product requirements, develops business models, and defines support requirements and processes to ensure product vision is understood by all teams
  • Defines and establishes the product vision, goals, supporting business metrics, and success indicators to ensure cross teams understand the business objectives
  • Works to define new product concepts and business cases to support initiatives that increase operational efficiencies and/or margin.
  • Own end-to-end responsibility for success while working collaboratively with Supply Chain, Member Operations, product development and support within and outside the business unit.
  • Use industry/market research, customer feedback, and web analytics to identify product gaps, build business cases, and develop product roadmaps
  • Conduct analysis and competitive benchmarking to inform the product roadmap and strategy and evolve the business model.
  • Creates, evolves, and communicates feature area specifications that form cohesive, iterative plans that align to the multi-release vision
  • Demonstrates a strategic understanding of the timing and rationale for design choices for a feature area
  • Advocates for process improvements through an understanding of the engineering lifecycle and previous shipping experiences
  • Identifies feature-level dependencies and establishes milestone release criteria to manage them
  • Proactively resolves upstream dependencies and demonstrates an ability to resolve conflict effectively across teams
  • Identifies unaddressed issues and resolves, escalates, or finds the appropriate owner to ensure the highest level of quality

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's Level Degree
  • 2+ years related professional experience
  • Knowledge in supply chain and fulfillment a plus
  • Ability to work in an environment where work is generally self-directed and is guided by workflow and project requirements and review is normally after the fact and may be developmental in nature.
  • Ability to exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results on matters of significance to the business.
  • Skilled in Presenting – can effectively communicate in large or small group settings.
  • Business Awareness – understands current and possible future business trends and information.
  • Knowledge of analytics platforms and ability to utilize the data / tools to guide decision making.
  • Ability to use professional concepts and resolve a variety of issues significant to the operations of the business.
  • Requires the knowledge and confidence to evaluate possible courses of conduct and propose solutions to moderately difficult business or operational challenges in the normal course of work
  • Can effectively write so requirements are clear and readily understood.
  • Demonstrate leadership based on integrity representing a set of values others share, behavior consistent with values and dedication to honesty with self and team members. This leader "walks the talk" and in the process earns trust