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Digital Product Manager

Posted: 10 Jun 2021 Closes: 10 Jul 2021
Fort Worth, Texas, United States Competitive
Permanent & Full-time ALL_01RTU

About Allied Electronics & Automation

Allied Electronics & Automation is a high service level, authorized distributor of industrial automation, interconnect, cabling, and electromechanical products. We are part of the $1.7 billion global distributor, Electrocomponents, serving as Allied Electronics & Automation in the Americas and RS Components around the rest of the world.

Our global footprint and world-class logistics allow us to give customers the products they need, when they need them.

We pride ourselves on the great working environment that we've created at Allied, where our employees can make a difference in the lives our customers, we can move fast, experiment when needed, can operate with autonomy and where everyone is focused on doing the right thing for the customer.

The Digital Product Manager of Search / Product Discovery is a key member of the Allied digital team, driving forward the features and functionality for our website as we continue our digital transformation. Reporting to the Digital Experience Manager, the Digital Product Manager is responsible for the product vision and roadmap, analyzing customer problems and collaborating with stakeholders throughout the business to assess needs, and working on the Agile team to deliver valuable online solutions. This candidate should be highly analytical, well-organized, well-versed in product management and digital trends/best practices, have excellent communication skills, and be very capable of working with a great degree of autonomy.

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
  • 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
  • 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
Equal Employment Opportunity

Allied is an equal opportunity employer and maintains policies and practices that are designed to prevent and prohibit unlawful discrimination against any qualified employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military/veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other unlawful classification to the extent protected by law. This policy of nondiscrimination applies to all employment practices, including hiring, compensation, benefits, promotion, training and termination. Employees who engage in unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.
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