At BrightDrop, we are reshaping e-commerce by developing smarter, greener, and more efficient ways to deliver goods and services to your door, while delivering a brighter future for the cities where we live. We are building an ecosystem of all-electric, zero-emissions delivery solutions – from electric vehicles, to ePallets and software that leverages real-time data to drive intelligent optimizations for e-commerce. To deliver on our mission we are growing fast and building a team, based in Palo Alto, with offices in Atlanta and Detroit, that is customer-focused, agile and passionate about innovating for a more sustainable future.
From engineering to product management and operations, BrightDrop is looking for people who can combine a passion for technology and sustainability with high doses of curiosity and rigorous thinking to deliver a better future.
Backed by General Motors, BrightDrop is striving to improve the communities where we live and deliver a better future for generations to come. We hope you’ll join us. https://www.gobrightdrop.com/
About the Role:
BrightDrop is looking for customer-obsessed, nimble Product Managers who have a passion for building life-changing products. PMs will work collaboratively in agile teams to create new products that do not yet exist in the Last Mile Delivery space.
Access to advanced technologies and the autonomy to challenge convention creates the recipe for an exciting, fast-paced environment and energetic work culture. This is a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to innovate and scale products that you build from the ground up. We are looking for experienced PMs who are ready to rise to the occasion and excited to tackle a big, hairy problem.
This Product Manager will own the product strategy and roadmap for BrightDrop’s Hardware Platform. Key responsibilities include:
Developing an in-depth understanding of the customer problem space across both large and small players in various industries, and identifying opportunities for BrightDrop to introduce new solutions
Creating and owning the business case for the hardware products, thinking through product offering, pricing, and go-to-market approach
Creating and owning the product strategy and roadmap using qualitative and quantitative data, and aligning cross-functional stakeholders to that plan
Generating requirements to address key customer pain points in a holistic, customer-centric manner, and partnering with subject matter experts to ensure applicability of solution(s)
Overseeing the design and development of the hardware platform, collaborating with engineers and designers to bring the requirements to life
Exhibiting analytical prowess through setting success metrics and creating the analytical backbone for your product
Integrating the hardware effectively with other product offerings within the BrightDrop portfolio
Bachelor’s degree required in business or related field
10+ years of Product Management experience in developing a hardware product
Experience with a SaaS and Hardware products a plus
Expert analytical know-how
Strong attention to detail, love for establishing structure in ambiguity and bias to action
Startup experience preferred, MBA or Engineering graduate degree a plus
Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.
Why Join Us
We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.
The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.
General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.
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