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 the Trace and software that demonstrates 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 meticulous thinking to deliver a better future for generations to come. .
BrightDrop is striving to improve the communities where we live! We currently have rare opportunities to join a fast-growing team in early stages of design, and to have a real impact on the products, technologies and work processes.
About the Role:
BrightDrop is looking for customer-obsessed, nimble Product Managers who have a passion for building life-changing products. PMs work collaboratively in agile teams to create new products that do not yet exist in the Last Mile 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 create 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 role will own the solutions for Retail and E-commerce companies. Key responsibilities include:
Developing an in-depth understanding of the customer problem space across both large and small players in the Retail and E-commerce industries, and identifying optimal opportunities for BrightDrop to introduce new solutions
Owning roadmap for new products, and managing the execution of that roadmap across the organization
Creating end-to-end product lifecycle strategy, including aligning full product offering, pricing, and go-to-market approach, and collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders like Product Management, Engineering, Sales, and Customer Success to execute effectively
Measuring success of adoption process using qualitative and quantitative data, and influencing roadmaps to improve upon success metrics
Working through ambiguity in a 0 -> 1 environment, leveraging resourcefulness to overcome obstacles and achieve goals
Communicate up and out on product decisions, challenges and opportunities
Bachelor’s degree required in business or related field
5+ years of Product Management experience creating products with hardware and software components for B2B or B2B2C
Previous experience working in a distributed environment
Relevant domain knowledge in Retail, E-Commerce, Logistics and Supply Chain, Transportation
Experienced launching various products from inception to scale
Strong attention to detail, love for establishing structure in ambiguity and bias to action in a resourceful manner
Expert analytical know-how and nimble critical thinking
Startup experience preferred, MBA a plus
*This is a hybrid role based in Palo Alto, CA. Work will be performed onsite 3 days a week.
The expected base compensation for this role is: ($123,500 - $193,300 USD Annual). Actual base compensation within the identified range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.
Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.
Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.
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