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Technology Product Manager

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: 88



Position Summary

Assume the role of principal owner/manager of assigned products through all phases of the product lifecycle needed to deliver products to Kroger and commercial market. Develop product strategies by conducting market research, generating product requirements, determining specifications and developing marketing strategies. Deliver a product vision that connects customer feedback, performance metrics, enterprise and technology strategy and competitive benchmarking. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manage product profit & loss and all timetables to ensure consistent on-time, on-budget results
  • Manage all technical aspects of product through product lifecycle
  • Work directly and indirectly with vendors and third parties to ensure execution of deliverables
  • Create, maintain and communicate product catalog and technology roadmaps, including near-term delivery and 3-5-year product evolution, to engage stakeholders across the organization and commercial market
  • 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/insights, customer feedback/research and internal operational metrics
  • Set criteria for minimum viable product to increase the speed/frequency with which enhancements and new capabilities are delivered
  • Lead and motivate a technology project team, while maintaining and building positive relationships and partnerships
  • Provide cost estimates for proposed projects independently or through collaboration with subject matter experts
  • Travel when needed to support the product initiatives
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, business, marketing, or management
  • 5+ years of experience bringing customer-facing products to market
  • 5+ years of software development, product management or project management experience
  • Excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills and extreme attention-to-detail
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in data science and machine learning
  • Product management experience with a multi-channel retailer
  • Experience with iterative product development (Agile)

    Education Level: None
    Required Travel: Up to 25%
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time

    Regions: Any

    Jobs at Foods Co.:  At Foods Co, our people make us who we are. They are more than just our associates, they’re part of the communities we serve. We offer a variety of exciting opportunities in every area of our operation. Whether you want to create a fast, fun and friendly shopping experience for customers in our stores or you want to be part of our innovative corporate team at our headquarters in Los Angeles, Foods Co is always looking for outstanding associates. Our associates enjoy competitive pay and excellent benefits, along with a positive work environment built on mutual respect and professionalism. If you are interested in building and advancing your career with Foods Co, we invite you to complete an online application today.


    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to 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 || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Kroger Technology/Digital || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

    Job Segment: Information Technology, IT Manager, Developer, Manager, Marketing, Technology, Management

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