Lead OEM Innovation Manager

$95,000 - $125,000 yearly
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  • Hybrid (Nashville, TN, USA)
  • Jan 23, 2023
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Job description
Digital Innovation Management (70%):
• Oversee the entire lifecycle of product features, from ideation to technical implementation, in collaboration with creative stakeholders, interaction designers, developers and QA
• Drive the digital development using Agile Scrum practices, while simultaneously working with product managers, product owners, and stakeholders
• Write clear and actionable backlog items using technical specifications for new features and communicate these ideas clearly to the team for implementation
• Manage a portfolio of assigned digital products, working with cross-functional teams and external resources to deliver high-quality digital projects on schedule and on budget
• Participate in and help facilitate stand-ups, release and sprint planning, reviews, demos and retrospectives
• Support or coordination with release management and user acceptance testing
• Contributing and collaborating in creation and consumption of open, standards-based solutions, while working with existing client technologies and infrastructure
  • Direct field sales support with end users for communicating value proposition of the product(s)
Mentoring / Training / Development (5%)
Mentoring, coaching, and training less senior product managers as Bridgestone's digital solutions portfolio grows may be required.
Digital Product Management Strategy / Direction (25%)
Assist CET Directors in the identification of new digital, digitally-enabled, or IoT products and development of project charters and plans as appropriate.
  • BS in marketing or computer science
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in product design, interactive or digital platforms and mediums that may include games, and marketing.
  • Minimum digital products management experience, preferably those with a mix of IoT, edge processing, big data, and predictive/prescriptive analytics components. 
  • General Product Owner experience, owning all aspects of a product from ideation to optimization.
  • Firm understanding of web, mobile and emerging platforms best practices, and a high level of comfort working with creative, engineering, and technical teams.
  • Proven experience with and understanding of processes to create new digital solutions, including use case development, technical requirements gathering, agile methodology, and defining KPI
  • Strong product and project management, planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize business and development needs and manage stakeholders on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent customer focus, awareness of User Centered Design methodology, digital customer behavior, sourcing of customer insight and importance of customer testing.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to operate effectively with ambiguous and incomplete data.
  • Respectful of different cultures, working with colleagues from across all regions:  North America, Latin America, Middle East, Asia Pacific and Europe.