Product Manager
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Whisker, formerly known as AutoPets, is the maker of Litter-Robot, Feeder-Robot, and Litterbox.com. At Whisker, we believe pet parenthood can always get better. 

As leading innovators in pet tech and refined pet accessories, we work tirelessly to solve problems and deliver smarter insights for pet parents while enriching the lives of pets. Whether it’s a self-cleaning litter box that automates scooping, an automatic feeder that helps pets develop healthier eating habits, or a modern cat tree that delights both humans and felines, we strive to deliver better solutions for consumers while transforming pet care along the way. To us, having a pet is the best thing ever. At Whisker, life together just keeps getting better.


Whisker is based in Auburn Hills, Michigan and Juneau, Wisconsin with 350+ passionate team members. 


What You’ll Do:

The Product Manager is a vital role in the Whisker Engineering team. You will be responsible for managing a pet product line which includes mechanical, electrical, and software engineering disciplines as well as product development, marketing and consumer research. Your impact will ensure current products are managed effectively and future product lines are launched successfully. 

Requirements

What You’ll Bring:

  • BS in Engineering 
  • 3+ years of product management experience with consumer appliances and/or consumer electronics 
  • 2+ years of leading a small team; experienced with driving programs leveraging multiple cross-functional teams including, Marketing, Sales, IT, Engineering, Finance, Legal, and Supply Chain
  • 1+ years of experience in IoT and/or embedded software and/or other smart home solutions
  • Proven successful record with managing consumer-facing hardware and software products from ideation through launch
  • Experience writing clear and concise product and procedure requirements documents
  • Experience with defining and running product testing
  • Strong business acumen with hands-on experience in Product Management, Pricing, Marketing, and Sales in Manufacturing, E-commerce, and Digital Marketing industries
  • Customer-facing experience working directly with customers and has demonstrated capability to understand customers’ context, provide support insights, and compile detailed solutions and applications in scope for support
  • Strong data skills with expertise across multiple disciplines including Data Analytics (Excel, DOMO, SQL, VBA)

Benefits & Purrks: 

Join a tenacious, inventive company that empowers team members to chart their own path, lead by grounding decisions in the “why”, and has a strong sense of empathy and openness to new perspectives. Be a part of exciting growth, work with incredible people, and create tomorrow’s pet products—plus a whole lot of extras. You will also be provided with:

  • Premium Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • PTO
  • 14 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401K with 4% Match
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Top of the line equipment 

Statement of Inclusivity: 

We believe different perspectives make Whisker better and strive to create a place where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive.