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IT Product Manager

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Listing Status: Filled
  • Date Posted: 2023-12-11 02:46

Job Description

Welcome!👋Thanks for stopping by. We’re excited that you’re considering Nussbaum as the next step in your career! To kick it off, here’s a little about who we are:

  • We are employee-owned. All of our people receive an ownership stake in the company via our ESOP.
  • We are Purpose Driven. Our goal is to make a positive impact through each interaction. Therefore, character and integrity are essential.
  • We celebrate faith & family. We believe God owns this business and we’re just stewards for a season.
  • Innovation is our thing. We’re bent on continuous improvement and crushing expectations. We aren’t afraid to try something new.
  • We enjoy being at work. The transportation industry is hectic, but we do our best to have fun along the way.🙂

Does that match what you’re looking for?

Now, for those job details:

Nussbaum is seeking an energetic IT Product Manager with a strong passion for engaging people and problems in a meaningful way and an innate desire to improve our company’s unique suite of programs. We’re excited to expand the potential of our Innovation Team by adding an individual who shares our mindset of continuous improvement.

In this role, you will leverage a wide variety of tools including Jira Product Discovery (JPD), Atlas, Jira, Confluence, and Nussbaum Applications to help discover, prioritize, and implement the most impactful opportunities. Initially, you will focus on learning about the departments you serve: how they operate, and especially the problems they currently experience. Then, you will shift into 1) how to constantly apply multi-layer, decision-oriented business logic to prioritize potential work; 2) learning the IT workflow to integrate with the developer team; and 3) growing a practical understanding of Nussbaum’s operational core metrics. Our ideal candidate is energized by the challenge of dissecting problems to determine the best outcome for Nussbaum. Core responsibilities include:

  • Conduct research, gather user feedback, and analyze data to identify opportunities and make informed product decisions.
  • Communicate with stakeholders about the highest priorities and what throughput is available.
  • Build detailed requirements and prototypes for the developer team(s) you serve.
  • Prioritize work for the developer team(s) you serve.
  • Implement changes and ensure ongoing performance and success in your areas.
  • Manage a backlog of work for the development team(s) you serve.
  • Be a product evangelist to teams, stakeholders, and customers.


  • Full time: Monday-Friday, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm.
  • Location: Corporate Offices – 19336 N 1425 East Rd., Hudson IL.

Benefits & Perks

  • Health, dental, & vision coverage for you + eligible dependents.
  • Life & disability insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) option for healthcare and childcare expenses.
  • ESOP account – company-funded supplemental retirement account (on top of the 401k).
  • 401(k) match.
  • Paid holidays & escalating PTO.
  • Cross-Department Networking – get to know fellow employee owners through network lunches, financial workshops, serving on a committee/event team, service projects, and GrowRED activities.
  • GrowRED Professional Development – earn rewards points as you engage in classes, seminars, job shadows, online trainings, and activities with fellow employee owners!
  • Company Wellness Program – includes step and weight loss incentives, gym reimbursements, and free add-on healthcare benefits. Earn rewards points for engaging in a healthy, active lifestyle!
  • Rewards – GrowRED + Wellness points may be redeemed for gift cards, electronics, PTO days, and more!
  • Food days! Once per month, enjoy a free gourmet lunch served by fellow employee owners

Job Requirements

Here’s the type of person we’re looking for:

  • Humility and a desire to serve others before self
  • Intense desire to learn and absorb information
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Inspired to be Purpose Driven to make a Positive Impact on those around you.
  • Be energized by companywide success across our core metrics
  • Have a passion for improvement in all areas

Experience & Qualifications

  • Skills
    • Strong ability to present an opinion that is backed by good research
    • Ability to provide constructive feedback to team and manager
  • Experience
    • Truckload transportation industry experience
    • Experience in product management
    • Solid technical background with experience in software development and web technologies
    • Competent in managing meetings (formal/informal)
    • Ability to learn new tools and processes quickly
    • Experience with Agile methodology

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