Digital Product Manager in Fort Worth, TX

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5 - 7 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

About Allied Electronics & Automation

We are the leading distributor of industrial automation products to manufacturers across the Americas, and are working to change the game in the industrial distribution space. Leading with our digital capabilities and backed up by strong customer service, our mission is to create the best possible experience for our customers, both online and off.

Allied is building rapidly on its 90-year history, with double digit growth over the last 10 years and more than $500 million in annual sales. We are also part of the larger Electrocomponents group, a $2B+ global company and part of the FTSE 250.

What You'll Be Doing

- Build, own, and communicate the product vision and roadmap for your agile product team

- Develop actionable insights from large search data sets

- Operate with a customer-first mindset, working on the Agile team to deliver value "early and often" to the customer

- Translate the product vision into an actionable product backlog

- Manage the full product lifecycle from start to finish – gather requirements, develop user stories and acceptance criteria, coordinate with design team for UX/UI, respond to development questions, and plan releases

- Collaborate and communicate with a variety of internal stakeholders to gather requirements and feedback, provide updates and transparency, and act as the conduit through which we match the needs of our customers with the strategy of the organization

- Collaborate in the development of investment proposals as needed

- Work with IS as needed to ensure a successful end-to-end integration with SAP and other internal systems

- Consider any change management required with new features, working with the business to facilitate any education and adoption that may be needed

- Collaborate with the entire digital product management team regarding business priority and overall product vision

- Develop strong relationships and manage engagements with third party vendors

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications Required


- Bachelors degree in Marketing, Business, Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, or related area

- 4+ years experience in an ecommerce product manager or owner role

- Deep understanding of search relevancy and approaches to tuning

- Experience using Solr, Elasticsearch, Endeca, Hawk Search, or other search engines

- Base knowledge of Machine Learning

- Strong research and analytical skills including the ability to structure problems for analysis, query data, and understanding root cause

- Experience working on a cross-functional agile team

- Experience managing a product backlog and roadmap

- Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

- Strong communications and interpersonal skills

- Comfortable presenting in front of groups, including executive management

- Must be able to work with autonomy

- Experience working with and managing 3rd party resources

- Knowledge and understanding of web architecture, web development and usability