Products That Count
Products That Count

(USA) Manager II, Product Management



Hoboken, NJ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 25, 2023
  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
  • Career Area Product Management
  • Job Function Product Management
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition R-1561988

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Job Description

About the Team 

As a part of the Walmart Supply Chain organization, you will contribute to the growth and delivery of our Product Management team! Why? Because Sam Walton founded our company with the belief that the customer is #1. It is not just a belief, but our way of doing business. Our Supply Chain Team is at the forefront of a retail transformation where you can work on a team that is ultimately focused on delighting our customers, saving them both time and money in unexpected ways.

The Market Fulfilment Center team works closely with robotics and automation, to come up with innovative ideas to serve our customers. Imagine your Walmart order being fulfilled 100% by robots, and you are the one to make that happen, by enabling the technology and tech products behind it.

What is a Market Fulfilment Center?

These buildings contain fully automated robots which can store, pick, pack and dispense items ordered by Walmart customers including grocery and general merchandize. MFCs are a keystone to enable our customer to save money and time so that they can live better. In our current world, eCommerce has scaled immensely, and the reduction of touches on supply chain is key for a scalable operation.

As the biggest player in the game, we trust our associates to innovate the future of Supply Chain!  If you are motivated by complex, purposeful challenges, this role, with the world’s largest retailer, could be the fit you have been looking for. 

  • Supply Chain Management experience, Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), Technology Product Management, Program Management, Distribution or Ecommerce Fulfillment background
  • Automation & Robotics experience (not a must have)
  • Cross-functional team management
  • Supply Chain Operations Management

You’ll Make an Impact by 

  • Driving product lifecycle from requirement gathering, requirement writing, identifying, and measuring the value, partnering on the development, testing, and other launch efforts
  • Defining vision and strategies for your product family, using domain expertise, internal and external best practices; identifying market opportunities, building business cases, and approving objectives
  • Developing and enhancing products – you will manage product roadmaps, align business and technical needs, analyze customer and product data, turn customer insights into actionable initiatives, determine rollout strategy, and manage risks
  • Help software engineers design and architect the best solution for technical needs. Developing scalable systems that will serve millions of customers across the US

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…

  • You’re a team player and works well with others
  • You’re comfortable with ambiguity and able to bring structure to it
  • You’re passionate about solving complex problems
  • You’re customer-centric in spirit and in execution
  • You can work with details, but also see the big picture
  • You’re comfortable influencing others, managing stakeholders, getting buy-in from leadership, and communicating clearly
  • You are data-driven and a strategic thinker
  • You’re organized and work with proper documentation

Roles & Responsibilities Definition:

The product deployment manager will be responsible to create ensure software and system readiness to launch the MFC program at scale. This role will be in charge of working cross-functionally to coordinate efforts, anticipate and mitigate risks, to launch sites at scale and deliver on program goals. Also, should partner with engineering and product managers to identify ways to make simple, stable and scalable processes, systems and tools.

Plan, coordinate and execute activities to ensure software readiness in multiple MFCs across the network

Lead the communication and alignment with program stakeholders for road mapping and key initiatives.

Making sure product road maps align with the business program strategy Spearhead a launch simplification process, identifying the current gaps and minimum time to launch an MFC and reducing that time and complexity by creating new tech processes for it Partner with PMO teams to perform launch plans, features and new discovery efforts when analysis is needed

Project Management: The individual needs to have big project management experience, having a proven track record of coordinating the launch of new innovation projects or initiatives

Strategic Mindset: The role will require a close partnership and visibility to the larger business goals of the MFC program to ensure all contributing teams are properly staffed as well as working on the correct deliverables for the program

Relationship Management: The role requires working with global tech, platform product, operations, business and strategy stakeholders. The individual must have impeccable relationship management and the ability to influence upwards, sidewards and downwards.

Data Expertise: The individual will need to be able to review and provide insight base on provided data by other teams. Data will be key to make sure teams are working on the correct problems, in addition, the role will need to track if metrics for the program are improving, and tie them to specific deliverables from the team.

Optional Technical Expertise: This role interacts with 15+ tech products, which are complex in nature due to the scale of Walmart and the use of legacy systems for stores. This role will require a deep level of understanding of the architecture of regional, grocery, billing, forecast and inventory systems

Studies & Experience:Bachelor degree in engineering, business or equivalent 3+ years of experience in product management, supply chain, or related field MBA/Masters ideal but not required

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based incentive awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more. You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable. For information about PTO, see . Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart. Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart at . The annual salary range for this position is $136,000.00-$200,000.00 Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance incentives. Additional compensation for certain positions may also include: - Regional Pay Zone (RPZ) (based on location) - Stock equity incentives

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Option 1: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or related area and 5 years’ experience in product management. Option 2: 7 years’ experience in product management or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, or related area and 4 years’ experience as a product manager, ideally working on consumer-facing, large-scale, highly complex B2B/C products Masters: Business Administration, Masters: Computer Engineering, Masters: Computer Science

Primary Location...

221 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.