Senior Product Manager, Vehicle Routing Technology

Wayfair is seeking an experienced, entrepreneurial product leader to lead Vehicle Routing Technology that is responsible for optimizing the collection and delivery of big & bulky orders in the fastest and most cost effective manner while delivering excellent customer experience. You will partner closely with Engineering, Experience Design, Data science, Operations, and Analytics to build technology that solves important customer/business problems in elegant, scalable, measurable ways. You will define and execute the product strategy and roadmap building a scalable technology platform. Technologies will be operated across Wayfair’s network in North America and Europe.  You will own the overarching vision, driving product prioritization, requirement creation, and execution of product development with Engineering, Design, and Operations teams.

This role is highly strategic, requiring close partnership with many internal stakeholders including other transportation technology teams, operations research, finance, procurement, carrier management, customer service, storefront experience, and others.

This role reports to the Head of Product for Driver Technologies & On-Road Execution and presents significant technical, analytical, and leadership opportunities with enormous potential for business impact. Successful candidates will be entrepreneurial and creative problem solvers who are able to lead and influence high-performing cross functional teams that bring their vision to reality. 


What You'll Do

  • Partner with domain leaders and stakeholders to define and align business and product vision and strategy for Routing Planning Technology
  • Develop and maintain a product platform roadmap and regularly update to key partners and stakeholders
  • Lead cross-functional teams in planning, prioritization, and product delivery including engineering, operations, operations research, and storefront experience.
  • Counsel leaders in business, operations and other departments on strategy, optimization, process definition, and execution
  • Serve as internal subject matter expert on all facets of your product space and technology platform
  • Define and measure business impact, and monitor performance of initiatives and communicate performance metrics to key stakeholders
  • Leverage data to understand risks, impacts, scope and priorities of our business objectives, and enable the team to drive results 

What You’ll Need

  • 7+ years’ Product Management experience, with preference for candidates with a mix of start-up and large-company experience (and/or candidates who have started new products/initiatives within large companies).  
  • Excellent analytical skills with demonstrated experience with hypothesis-driven problem solving and turning data into actionable insights.
  • Deep understanding of business strategy and metrics.
  • Superior communication skills with demonstrated ability to navigate a complex organization and generate buy-in for ideas and plans.
  • Strong technical background, with demonstrated ability to partner effectively with both engineering and operations research / data science
  • Transportation industry experience preferred, but not required.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, with a bias for action and ability to deal with extreme ambiguity and rapidly changing environments.

About Wayfair Inc.

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

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