Senior Product Manager

| Greater LA Area
Next Trucking
Based in El Segundo, CA, we are a venture-backed technology company disrupting the $800B freight transportation industry with an on-demand platform and marketplace connecting shippers and truckers.
Position Description
We are passionate entrepreneurs, creative thinkers and analytical decision makers who will transform the freight transportation industry with modern technology. We create delightful product experiences that enables freight to move effortlessly, solving complex problems for our Shippers, Carriers and Internal Users. We collaborate with some of the engineers and business partners to achieve our goals.
As a Senior Product Manager - Data, you will drive product strategy, help craft NEXT’s product road-map and deliver data-intensive products, experiences, and capabilities. You will be intimately involved in crafting NEXT’s product road-map, scoping and delivering the industry’s most effective web and mobile app products and offline experiences.

Responsibilities:

  • You will provide thought leadership and drive fundamental product innovations.
  • You will define and evangelize high impact road-map opportunities with executives, business leaders and engineers.
  • You will work with designers, engineers and data scientists to build, test, ship and market experiments and projects.
  • You will lead cross-functional teams in achieving business outcomes.
  • You will obsess about shippers, carriers, and other customers and users, eliciting customer needs and developing insights that inform product development.
  • You will take full responsibility for the user experience and commercial success of your products.
  • You will lead by example, helping to craft a mission-driven, performance culture

Qualifications:

  • You have 5+ years of Product Management experience working in fast-paced tech companies; 3+ years of agile product management experience.
  • You have high customer empathy, with a desire to improve customers’ lives.
  • You are flexible and can quickly adapt to unexpected changes.
  • You are industrious and self-motivated.
  • You are data-driven and consistently leverage data to make decisions.
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with different personality types and seniority levels.
  • You are technical or have aptitude and willingness to learn.
  • You are a collaborative team player

Nice to Have:

  • Experience working effectively with remote/offshore teams.
  • Experience in transportation, logistics, and supply chain industries.
  • Experience in venture-backed startups or other hyper-growth environments.

NEXT is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by emailing [email protected]
To all recruitment agencies: NEXT does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, NEXT employees or any other organization location. NEXT is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • GraphQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
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    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

With easy access to the 105 and 710 you can easily hop on and off the freeway! *In May 2019, we will be moving to offices in El Segundo*

An Insider's view of NEXT Trucking

What’s the vibe like in the office?

“Seeing the owners work just as hard and being present in the office inspires me to reach for higher goals.”

Sahar

LTL Senior Executive

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

“I look at our product as something that goes way beyond the technology itself. Creating the optimal carrier experience means getting close to our users and understanding their needs. There’s no better feeling than finding a solution that not only drives growth, but also makes drivers’ jobs a little bit easier and little bit more delightful.”

Brian

Product Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

"As a designer, one of the most important parts of being a successful designer is to always consider the system. We’re designing a system that spans online and offline so it’s critical that you think about how each piece fits into the system as a whole."

Cole

Director of Product Design

What is your vision for the company?

“We want to change the industry by streamlining the process for drivers to book loads and manage their trucks/fleets in an easy process so that they take a little bit of stress off their plate and enjoy what they do to the fullest.”

Eddie

Sr. Transportation Representative

What is your vision for the company?

"My vision is to be a transparent transportation company. We want to be the advocates for carriers, both big and small."

Corey

Carrier Rep

What are NEXT Trucking Perks + Benefits

NEXT Trucking Benefits Overview

Competitive base salary, bonus + equity
Full medical, dental and vision benefits 401k w/ company match
Vacation and Holidays
Dog friendly office
Remote friendly
Company trips

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
NEXT's 401(k) retirement plan matches up to 5% of their annual base salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Company Equity
NEXT offers stock options that vest over a three-year period.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
NEXT's vacation policy includes two weeks paid time off for all employees and up to three weeks off for tenured employees of five years or longer.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Pet Friendly
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