Product Manager, Supply Selection Strategy at Carvana (Phoenix, AZ)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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ABOUT CARVANA...

If you like disrupting the norm and are looking to join a company revolutionizing an industry then you will LOVE what Carvana has done for the car buying experience. Buying a car the old fashioned way sucks and we are working hard to make it NOT suck. At Carvana, our customers can hop online to...

  • Search and browse our inventory of over 20,000 vehicles that we own and certify
  • Narrow down search results using highly intelligent filtering tools/components
  • View vehicle details, Carfax reports and 360 rotating studio images for every vehicle
  • Secure financing in minutes using Carvana’s in house service or their own bank
  • Interact with GUI components to easily customize loan length, down payment and monthly payment
  • Generate, upload and eSign all documents online (no ink necessary)
  • Schedule front door delivery or pick up at one of our vending machines
  • Trade in their existing vehicle or just sell it to Carvana (no purchase necessary)

Position: Product Manager, Supply Selection Strategy (SSS)

You will work closely with our Brokerage, Logistics Operations team and Planning Org to define and solve complex problems associated with how we move vehicles throughout our network on a day to day basis. The ideal candidate has strong empathy for their customers, is obsessed with data and is excited about solving recurring problems within the Transportation space through sustainable solutions.

Team: Logistics, Product

We support a diverse supply of transportation partners to facilitate our first, middle and last mile moves. As these partners are onboarded and execute work within our network, we will need to stand up new products, and update existing products and processes to support our partners (Carriers and Drivers). Separately, as we procure and scale new sources of capacity, we will need to solve how and why we will allocate demand across our partners. Finally, we will need to identify and establish the necessary key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness of this strategy. 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Develop and drive the roadmap for our strategy to allocate demand across multiple sources of supply in partnership with our Brokerage, Logistics Operations and Planning team, participating end to end in the product life cycle, from market research and strategy to prioritization to delivery.
  • Translate data into consumable, actionable narratives; regularly update the company, including senior leadership, with results and strategic recommendations.
  • Become an expert in broader external capacity for automotive haulers. Have an informed point of view on market trends for carriers and drivers along with specific needs partner to partner.
  • Utilize data living in SQL tables and APIs to create visualizations in Tableau (or other platforms).
  • Take ownership of the models and products that enable success for our teams, enabling and empowering the constantly evolving customer experience that makes us leaders in our field.
  • Lead by example for the rest of the team in the above areas.

EXPERIENCE YOU SHOULD HAVE

  • Intuitive problem-solving. Understand and think through causal relationships and ripple effects. Confidence in tackling emerging and complex problems.
  • Product sensibility. A student of products with sharp intuition about customers and user experience.
  • Excellence in communication. Ability to collaborate and speak the language of our Operational, Product, Engineering, and Executive teams.
  • Analytical thinking. Capable of the full scope of data-driven decision-making: diving deep to understand the nuances of individual data points, defining illuminating summary statistics and visualizations, crafting simple yet accurate narratives, and employing all of the foregoing to improve our product and business.
  • Intuitive problem-solving. Understand and think through causal relationships and ripple effects. Confidence in tackling emerging and complex problems.
  • Excellence in communication. Ability to collaborate and speak the language of our Operational, Product, Engineering, and Executive teams.

REQUIRED SKILLS 

  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or Computer Science.
  • 2+ years experience in product management.
  • Strong project management skills, and the ability to work cross-functional on complex product areas, managing dependencies.
  • Openness to feedback from all people and parts of the company.
  • A positive outlook, humility, and a healthy sense of humor. Read this again if necessary!
LEGAL STUFF

Hiring is contingent on passing a complete background check. This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Carvana is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Carvana also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.

Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


More Information on Carvana
Carvana operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Tempe, AZ. Carvana was founded in 2012. It has 4500 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 51 open jobs at Carvana, click here.
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