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Group Product Manager, Caper

Instacart, New York City, NY - Remote

Groceries and home essentials delivered from local stores in 1 hour


We're transforming the grocery industry

Instacart is the North American leader in online grocery and one of the fastest-growing companies in e-commerce. Since 2012, we’ve been working towards creating a world where everyone has access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. 

Groceries delivered to your door in as little as an hour. It seems simple, right? Well, it’s more complex than that. From re-routing deliveries during snowstorms, to connecting customers with coupons and deals for their favorite brands, to updating over half a billion grocery data lines every night...our efforts bring Instacart closer to being the operating system for the grocery industry.

OVERVIEW

The Group Product Manager leads a Product Manager while contributing as a senior level individual contributor capacity (as needed).  This role focuses on a core tenet of Caper’s strategic product offering on Caper’s web platform.  In this role you will refine the vision of your product; a product obsessed with delivering unrivalled value and continuously unlocking opportunities.  In this key role you are responsible for identifying initiatives tied to our objectives and leading others through delivery.  You will work with your team to derive and review insights gathered from a multitude of sources including shoppers, partners, session data and industry trends.  To succeed in this role you believe that Design and Engineering should not be siloed and that they work together throughout the process to build a structurally sound, beautiful and intuitive user experience.

About the Team

Caper builds smart shopping carts powered by deep learning and computer vision to enable a seamless grab-and-go retail experience. Caper’s unique technology is a plug- and-play solution that does not require retail store renovation, operational overhaul, heavy compute, and endless image labeling & training. Retailers simply purchase smart shopping carts and the entire store is upgraded with cashierless capabilities!

Caper is one of the fastest-growing retail automation technology products in the market, costs less than 1% of our competitions’ infrastructure and is already widely adopted in the marketplace.  Our cross-functional and durable Product team solves hard customer & business problems in ways that our customers love.  

ABOUT THE JOB

  • Lead product planning, product & customer discovery, the product development process, effort estimation and collaborate with teams across the organization (i.e Engineering and Design)
  • Identify opportunities via quantitative research, case studies, and reviews of industry standard methodologies
  • Intake & validate new ideas through a set of frameworks and drive them into implementable projects. 
  • Serve as the point person for your product area to leadership and across the organization
  • Promote best design practices and user experiences while creating a scalable & easy to use product that connects with it’s users.
  • Evaluate shopper/partner challenges and build solutions (from top-level goals to detailed operational and system details).  Maintain alignment across partner-facing teams.
  • Publish company-wide updates.  Ensure that requirements, release notes and other artifacts are documented.   consisting of product performance metrics, team performance and product roadmap.

ABOUT YOU

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of Product Management & Leadership experience
  • Knowledge of industry standard design tools and strong design thinking practices
  • Strong understanding of an empathetic, flexible and iterative approach to product development
  • Design thinking experiences & experiences standing behind design decisions that focus on finding out the right ideas alongside the business’s focus on growth
  • Proven experience leveraging data to make good decisions when confronted with ambiguity.  You should be data and metrics driven 
  • Strong experiences presenting to large groups & influencing people to run towards goals
  • Strong ability to manage multiple stakeholders
  • Experiences using tools like JIRA to manage Scrum processes

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience developing consumer-facing products, in retail, restaurant, hospitality or e-commerce
  • Engineering background or strong understanding of technical implementation at a high level
  • Experience with computer vision, software & hardware, IoT products
  • Experience working at a startup & building a team from scratch
  • Ability to be based in the New York City area preferred but not required

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Accommodations & Accessibility

At Instacart, we strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates. If you need assistance submitting an application through our career site due to a disability, please submit an Accommodations Request Form and someone from our team will reach out soon to see how we may be able to assist.

About Instacart

You can choose from a variety of local stores including Whole Foods, Safeway, Costco, Mariano's and many more, as well as being able to mix items from multiple stores into one order. Every day, we solve incredibly hard problems to create an experience for our customers that is nothing short of magical. 

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