Sr Product Manager - Rich Content

Date: Jun 7, 2024

Location: CHICAGO, IL, US, 60654-4203

Company: Grainger Businesses

About Grainger:

Grainger is a broad line distributor with operations in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with multiple products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. Find your way with Grainger today.

Position Details:

We are looking for product managers to help guide and chart a course for Grainger's enterprise systems and application development. The Senior Product Manager contributes to the product vision and to the roadmap of future products, with high degree of ownership over important features and the customer experience. You will work with engineering, design, and operations to develop aspects of a product. Work in a matrix organization and can use a variety of technologies and capabilities into products and applications that customers love. 


You will be reporting to the Director, Product Management and will be based in Chicago, IL (Merchandise Mart). 

You Will:

  • Define, develop and deliver products and services to manage Grainger’s enhanced content management product. Enhanced content at Grainger includes CAD, CGI, copy, documents and other forms of rich content.  
  • Develop business plans using data to make recommendations that create advantage for Grainger. 
  • Conceptualize customer & internal team member needs and build the product roadmap and requirements. 
  • Lead team of engineers through structured work, provide ample business context and establish shared ownership of outcomes. 
  • Lead, communicate & coordinate product launches across all partners including business, product and engineering teams with consideration of schedule, risk management, escalation of issues and balances tradeoffs. 
  • Facilitate product review discussions with C-Suite executives, landing the appropriate message for the audience. 
  • Partner with the analytics, UX, peer PMs and operational business leaders to deliver quality capabilities and measure the growth. 

You Have:

  • Demonstrated experience designing solutions to complex problems and accomplishing results by conceptualizing, building, or substantially modifying enterprise internal tools for a large organization.  
  • 7+ years' experience as a product manager or related occupation. Experience must involve leading agile sprint team, working with design, analytics and business partners and include demonstration of process design skills and delivering working software. 
  • Continuous improvement and progress mindset that results in the understanding of latest technologies. 
  • Guide team members to accomplish outcomes. 
  • Ability to function with ambiguity and within a matrix organization and on operate on a tight schedule. 
  • Problem solving & planning capabilities along with creative time management skills, high degree of ownership and help influence teams to act with urgency. 
  • Strong Analytical skills and ability to use hard data metrics to back up assumptions when presenting business cases to executive leadership and business partners. 
  • BS/BA degree in computer science, engineering, science, math or related field. MS or MBA ideal. 

Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger.

  • Benefits starting on day one, including medical, dental vision and life insurance
  • 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period with no personal contribution required
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, student loan refinancing, free access to financial counseling, education and more.

DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment that includes both providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the application and hiring process as well as throughout the course of one’s employment.  With this in mind, should you need a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please advise us so that we can provide appropriate assistance.