Meet CHEF iQ®

Chefman is one of North America’s leading brands of small kitchen appliances. Our mission is to provide the world with innovative products that make every day cooking a better experience. Our vision is to have every kitchen cooking with Chefman products.

In 2020, we launched the CHEF iQ brand, an ecosystem of digitally connected kitchen appliances designed to streamline food preparation through guided cooking experiences. With this brand, we are seeking to redefine cooking as we know it, making great food effortless in an immersive digital experience.

The CHEF iQ® journey began in 2017 with the simple idea that cooking should be approachable and enjoyable for all. Our first product CHEF iQ Smart Cooker™ was launched in 2020 and was awarded as one of the Best Innovations by TIME magazine in the same year.

Our team of master engineers, software developers, and design experts have worked tirelessly to create an unrivaled cooking experience that seamlessly combines software and hardware to elevate the art of cooking. The result — An ecosystem of unparalleled culinary intelligence that lives in one simple app, connected to smart IoT products that can turn any ingredient into art.


Job Description

One of the many reasons Chefman can consistently bring innovative, world-changing products to the market is because of the collaborative work we do in Product Management. With eyes focused squarely on the future, our team works closely with creative and passionate engineers to help design and develop IoT products that create an unrivaled cooking experience. We’re responsible for guiding products throughout execution cycle, focusing specifically on analyzing, positioning, packaging, promoting and tailoring our solutions.


As part of the Product Management team, you bridge technical and business worlds as you build products with cross-functional teams. You have a bias for action and can break down complex problems into steps that drive product development at its full speed. As a Product Manager, you will be part of shaping CHEF iQ’s next game-changer.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the ideation, technical development, and launch of innovative products
  • Establish shared vision across the company by building consensus on priorities leading to product execution
  • Drive product development collaboratively with engineering, designing, marketing, culinary, sales, legal, etc. on cutting edge technologies
  • Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction
  • Develop innovative solutions to problems by collaborating as needed across regions, product areas, and functions
  • Define and analyze metrics that inform the success of products
  • Maximize efficiency in a constantly evolving environment where the process is fluid and creative solutions are the norm


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 4+ years of technical product management experience (e.g., creating strategic product roadmap(s) from conception to launch and working with cross-functional teams)
  • Experience driving the product vision, go-to-market strategy, and design discussions
  • A willingness to dive into technical environments and issues, with a proven history of teamwork and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done
  • A structured thinker who can influence a diverse array of audiences. Clarity of thought is important in both written and verbal communication
  • A great listener who is comfortable talking to various people to understand their needs and distill insights from those conversations into themes that drive product strategy


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a technology or business-related field
  • Experience managing day-to-day technical and design directions
  • Knowledge of multiple functional areas, such as Product Management, Engineering, UI/UX, Sales, Customer Support, Marketing
  • Ability to influence multiple shareholders without direct authority

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