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Digital Product Manager - eCommerce

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary:

Lead the evolution of Kroger's eCommerce product browse and search experience to address the unique challenges of online grocery shopping. Provide customers a personalized and convenient way to navigate product assortment while providing relevent content such as recipes, personalized recommendations, and promotions. Deliver a digital product vision that connects customer feedback, performance metrics, enterprise strategy and competitive benchmarking. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Identify eCommerce product search and browse experiences in web and mobile, aligned to company strategy, personalization framework, and go-to market plans.
  • Create, maintain, and communicate product catalog roadmaps including near-term delivery and 1-2 year product evolution to engage stakeholders across the organization in alignment and supporting company and business unit strategies.
  • In partnership with Merchandising, define online catalog assortment strategy, navigation, attributes, and customer facing features as well as criteria for evaluating vendors/partners to make ongoing buy-build or partner decisions.
  • Create highly collaborative working environments partnering with Merchandising, Marketing Services, Loyalty, Creative Services, Media Services, dunnhumbyUSA, Customer Insights and Research, and Kroger Technology.
  • Identify, measure, and improve key product catalog metrics to enhance the customer experience and create a compelling, relevant product vision using web metrics, customer loyalty and insights customer feedback/research and internal operational metrics working with Customer Insights and Consumer Research.
  • Identify opportunities to create best-in-class capabilities leveraging customer feedback, team knowledge and expertise, and connecting to company strengths and resources. Develop the plan and deliver breakthrough experiences to market working with technical and non-technical partners. Measure, improve and continuously deliver to production.
  • Model Agile principles by maintaining groomed backlog, providing 1-N prioritization for backlog and set criteria for Minimum Viable Product to increase speed and frequency with which enhancements and new capabilities are delivered.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience bringing customer-facing eCommerce or Omnichannel products to market.
  • 3+ years of software development, product management, or business analyst experience in an eCommerce business with demonstrated success in sales and/or customer use through delivery of new and evolving products.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to identify metrics and key performance measures and use data to drive decisions which enhance the customer experience.
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills
  • Proficient experience in MS Office suite of products
  • Ability to travel independently

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business, Marketing or Management.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in product management and online business management.
  • Digital product management experience with a multi-channel retailer.
  • Experience with iterative product development (Agile).


Education Level: None
Required Travel: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
 Regions: Any; General Office- Cincinnati; Mid-Atlantic; Midwest; Mountain; South; West


Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.


Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states. Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

 Posting Notes:  OH || Cincinnati || 221 E 4th St || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Digital/e-Commerce || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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