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Senior Product Manager, Trucking

| Chicago

Flexport is on a mission to make global trade easy for everyone. We are re-making a trillion dollar industry that touches every person on Earth, which means solving some of the world’s most complex challenges.

With revenue growing at breakneck speed, Flexport is looking for an experienced Senior Product Manager to help develop innovative products to solve real logistics problems within trucking. International shipments begin and end with trucking moves, which are often the most costly, complex and time sensitive. Flexport is changing the way trucking companies do business with powerful products that automate work and enhance visibility. You will work alongside our team of industry experts and passionate technologists to build and drive adoption of key technology. Our trucking platform includes an expansive, standalone suite of web software, IoT Products and a mobile app built for our trucking partners.

What you'll do:

  • Develop a clear product vision, strategy and roadmap for trucking at Flexport
  • Learn directly from users to deeply understand their problems and drive the development of innovative solutions
  • Write clear, detailed specs and aggressively unblock your team to enable them to execute
  • Be a strong voice for your team, communicating feature releases and managing expectations with stakeholders across the company
  • Become a domain expert, deeply understanding the market and competitive landscape to solve real problems with technology
  • Get your hands dirty with data, developing meaningful business objectives and metrics to measure your team’s progress

What you'll need:

  • 4+ years experience as a Product Manager, preferably within a startup environment
  • Crystal clear communication skills and can make sure everybody is on the same page
  • Strong business acumen to learn the industry, find product market fit and drive results
  • A passion for design and building simple, usable products
  • Technical competence. Might not be an expert, but has experience writing code
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PeriscopeAnalytics
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • MailChimpEmail

Location

Come be a part of the founding team in our newest U.S. office! We're located near tons of restaurants and only a 10-minute walk from 3 parks!

An Insider's view of Flexport

What are some social events your company does?

We have a lot! In-house trivia nights, monthly team lunch outings, and TedTalk Tuesdays are some. Our office has good vibes all around.

JIllian

Global Operations Associate

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

We are solving the extreme complexity and opacity of trucking coordination and execution in international supply chains. We bring visibility and control to our customers while also reducing operational overhead.

Uri

Senior Engineering Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

Ownership. Our company is growing quickly and the surface area of our product is growing quickly as well. The strongest contributors identify important projects and see them through completely. They are proactive from the initial research and design phases to the post-launch productive monitoring. As Flexport grows, they emerge as natural leaders.

Max

Staff Engineer

How does your team reward individual success?

The squad model makes every team member's accomplishments integral to his/her peers success which, in turn, stimulates each us to celebrate each others wins through shoutouts on slack, nominations for projects and applause at team meetings.

Ellen

Global Operations Associate

What are Flexport Perks + Benefits

Flexport Benefits Overview

Flexport is an employee forward company. We know that life comes first and want you to take the time you need with our flexible paid time off program. We offer 100% covered health, vision, and dental insurance, 401K, performance bonuses, stock with a 10-year tax option, commuter benefits, a generous maternity (18 weeks with a phase back program that offers reduced hours and flexible schedule during their first month back) and paternity leave (8 weeks), free lunch and snacks, dog-friendly offices, pay equity, career advancement, and more.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Flexport's flexible PTO policy allows employees to take as many days off as they need, providing they get manager approval.
Paid Volunteer Time
Flexport encourages employees to give back with paid volunteer time off up to 10 hours per year.
Paid Holidays
Flexport gives all full-time employees paid time off to observe all major holidays.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Flexport offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all full-time employees.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Flexport provides catered lunches Monday - Friday and stocks our kitchen with breakfast foods for employees to enjoy in the morning.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

We're proud that we collectively speak over 40 languages and live on 3 continents. We strive to create a workplace where candidates, employees, and all community members within Flexport’s ecosystem of connected organizations are encouraged to share their stories, celebrate their cultures, and learn from one another. Joining Flexport means joining a truly global community.

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