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Product Manager, Merchandising Systems

Misfits Market

Misfits Market

Product, Sales & Business Development
Remote
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

About Misfits Market

Misfits Market is a mission-driven, high-growth startup dedicated to reducing food waste and making shopping for sustainable, high-quality groceries easier and more affordable. We deliver organic produce, high-quality meats and seafood, plant-based proteins, dairy, bakery, wine, and other grocery items to nearly every zip code in 48 states at up to 30 percent off traditional grocery store prices. In 2022, Misfits Market acquired sustainable e-grocer Imperfect Foods and now leverages its in-house transportation network to deliver directly to consumers with one of the most carbon-efficient grocery delivery models on the market. By tackling inefficiencies in the food system, our passionate and motivated team of problem solvers helps save an average of 500,000 pounds of food per week from waste or lesser outcomes, with an all-time savings of 190+ million pounds of food.

About The Role

We are now seeking a Product Manager, Merchandising Systems to join our team. As a member of the Product team at Misfits Market, you will be responsible for building, maintaining and iterating on enterprise-grade tech to unlock capabilities to support the business’ exponential growth.

In this collaborative role, you’ll work closely with the Merchandising and Site-merchandising department leads, our in-house Engineering and Data teams and external partners to develop, define, and grow cutting edge technologies.

Objectives

  • Define and maintain strategic technology roadmap for our Merch and Merch-adjacent product areas, comprised of the smartest big and small investments we can make
  • Make our Merch team more awesome! Build products and systems that improve their day-to-day lives and help us divert more food from waste
  • Enable business teams to be more autonomous in day-to-day operations by learning today’s process and empathizing with our users

Responsibilities

  • Determine the overall product strategy for Merch focus areas (e.g. Catalog Management, Pricing Systems, Vendor Management, Purchase Order Management, Inventory Management System, ERP, etc.)
  • Scope new internal features and products, working cross-functionally to gather requirements, write business cases, track progress, and deliver value
  • Partner with leads in the Merchandising and Strategy teams; serve as catalyst for substantive cross-functional debates on business priorities
  • Set and pursue shared, measurable goals with business stakeholders on a quarterly, half, and annual basis
  • Drive large cross-company projects that may be outside of day-to-day domain
  • You are able to create (lo-fi) wireframes and write supporting requirements to facilitate communicating requirements, with developers
  • Project manage cross functional initiatives through successful technical implementation
  • End to end ownership over a product roadmap that aligns with Misfits Market’s company goals
  • Ensure that stakeholders stay informed about relevant progress and decisions regarding each product
  • Run demos and meetings with stakeholders and functionality consumers
  • Write, edit, and maintain product documentation

Skills & Qualifications

  • Backed by 5+ years of experience developing, defining, and growing multiple business systems (1st and 3rd party) that impact many different parts of an organization
  • Equipped with a technical mindset, empathy for users, product & systems thinking, and an eye for good design—all of which help your understanding of how to create and deliver exceptional products
  • A naturally curious person who dives deep into any available information to better understand the task at hand
  • Strong influencer who is able to gain buy in, and move initiatives forward, at various levels within the company and externally
  • A well-rounded communicator who can write clear expository prose on complex topics and facilitate compelling presentations
  • Strong analytical reasoning skills and experience analyzing scenarios quantitatively
  • Able to measure the business impact of back-end systems you've product-managed
  • Ready to make tough decisions when needed and ability to prioritize effectively
  • Comfortable being both a team player and a leader while contributing on a variety of projects
  • Highly autonomous and driven by the desire to help others
  • Familiar with Agile, scrum, and other project management methodologies

Bonus:

  • Experience with Merchandising, Operations, ERP, or B2B systems

Details of Position and Benefits

  • Salary range $120k-140k
  • Full-time exempt position
  • 100 % Remote Work
  • Salary and employee stock options commensurate with experience
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Multiple health, dental, and vision plan options
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K plan