Associate Product Manager
San Francisco, CA
Entry Level · Full time
Posted a year ago

The opportunity

Flexport is building the first modern logistics platform to make global trade easier for everyone. We are solving complex problems on a global scale, and disrupting a multi-trillion dollar industry that has remained stubbornly unchanged.

We are looking for an Associate Product Manager to help create world-class customer experiences that progress the evolution of global trade. With a customer-first mindset and deep empathy for customer needs, you will work alongside a team of highly-skilled engineers, designers, data scientists, and freight forwarding experts in building the interface between our customers and the movement of their goods. The products you build will empower our customers to optimize their end-to-end supply chains and run more successful businesses.

You Will

  • Work with a cross-functional team of designers, engineers, and business stakeholders to bring your product vision to life
  • Become a domain expert by diving deep to understand the market, domain, competitive landscape, and how Flexport can change it all from the ground up
  • Understand customer and business needs, define clear requirements to enable designers and engineers to execute efficiently, and jointly make rapid progress building the highest-impact products
  • Innovate and launch features quickly and incrementally
  • Make data driven decisions and implement metrics to understand your team’s progress and impact
  • Be a strong voice for your team, communicating feature releases and managing expectations with stakeholders inside and outside the company
  • Add to our product culture and continuously improve Flexport’s product processes

You Should Have

  • Pursuing a Bachelor or Master degree with a major or minor in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field and graduating between the months May 2022 through August 2022
  • Strong technical competence – you can discuss trade-offs with engineers
  • Ability to reason with data – you can define clear success metrics and go deep in understanding how to pull and structure data in the right way
  • Ability to convey ideas effectively, listen intently, write strong product requirements, and drive consensus across functions and teams
  • Crystal clear communication and presentation skills, with a bias toward over-communication and inclusivity
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity – given an open-ended task, you can deliver great work with minimal supervision
  • A growth mindset and a willingness to dive into new challenges and learn

About Flexport

We believe trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easy for everyone. Flexport is building the platform for global logistics, empowering buyers, sellers and their logistics partners with the technology and services to grow and innovate. Today, companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use Flexport technology to move more than $10B of merchandise across 112 countries every year.

Worried about not having any freight forwarding experience?

Don’t be! Our mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. That’s why it’s important to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the global logistics industry forward.

We know this industry is complex. That’s why we invest in education starting day one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for success.

At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global trade easy for everyone relies on having a diverse, dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Flexport is a full-service global freight forwarder and logistics platform using modern software to fix the user experience in global trade.
Size:  1001-5000 employees
Year Founded:  2013
Y Combinator
DST Global
Founders Fund
Initialized Capital
FJ Labs
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