Director, Product Management
Company: XPO Logistics
Posted on: September 15, 2018
Logistics done differently. Innovation is in our DNA. At XPO Logistics, we're out to transform transportation logistics through technology, and our multimillion-dollar commitment to IT underscores its importance to our vision. As the Director of Product Management, you will be responsible for leading the product management and UX engineers. When you join us, you'll have the resources to build a future you can be proud of. It's more than a better job. It's a better life. Pay, benefits and more. We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability, and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan. What you'll do on a typical day: Build industry-changing applications for the 3PL (3rd party logistics) industry Drive product vision and feature definitions by gathering feedback from end-users Coordinate development and testing with the development, QA, FABP, and accounting teams Design web, desktop, and reporting interfaces, and develop wireframes, mockups, and user stories Perform statistical analyses for implementing optimum decisions regarding pricing, operational efficiency, and route optimization Define and propose to the stakeholders a strategic vision to create competitive advantage Coordinate the rollout, training, and implementation of the software product to all the business locations What you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, you'll need: 1 year of experience designing web software products 5 years of experience designing and optimizing business processes 5 years of team management experience Experience in freight brokerage or logistics Experience documenting business requirements in one or more project delivery methodologies (Agile, Scrum, etc.) It'd be great if you also have: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or an Engineering discipline Management consulting background Experience with a wire-framing tool such as Omnigraffle or Balsamiq Knowledge of usability and user experience Be part of something big. XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Or--al, Toyota and many others. We're the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we're just getting started. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Nearest Major Market: Chicago
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