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Principal Lead, Caper Product Operations Expansion

Full-timeProduct Operations Manager$110,250-$151,800*
San Francisco, United States
Asynchronous work
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At Instacart, we invite the world to share love through food because we believe everyone should have access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. Where others see a simple need for grocery delivery, we see exciting complexity and endless opportunity to serve the varied needs of our community. We work to deliver an essential service that customers rely on to get their groceries and household goods, while also offering safe and flexible earnings opportunities to Instacart Personal Shoppers.

Instacart has become a lifeline for millions of people, and we’re building the team to help push our shopping cart forward. If you’re ready to do the best work of your life, come join our table.

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About the Team is a subsidiary of Instacart and an AI company. It leverages cutting-edge AI and computer vision technology to bring the autonomous shopping experience to in-store.

Its product, the Caper Cart - an AI-powered smart cart equipped with scales, sensors, touchscreens, and computer vision technology, is the cornerstone of the Instacart Platform Connected Stores initiative.

Caper builds smart shopping carts powered by deep learning and computer vision to enable a seamless grab-and-go retail experience. Caper’s unique technology is a plug-and-play solution that does not require retail store renovation, operational overhaul, heavy computing, and endless image labeling & training. Retailers purchase intelligent shopping carts, and the entire store is upgraded with cashier-less capabilities!

Caper is one of the fastest-growing retail automation technology products in the market, costs less than 1% of our competition’s infrastructure, and is already widely adopted in the marketplace. Our cross-functional and durable Product team solves hard customer & business problems in ways our customers love.

About the Job

​​Head of Expansion role in Caper maximizes Caper product footprint on a global scale. It works closely with cross-functional partners to surface user needs, prioritize, test, launch, and iterate on products. 

You will:

  • Responsible for expansion, deployments, and upgrades in US, Toronto, and EU countries.
  • Strategize, plan, and execute expansion and be ultimately responsible for hitting our growth target
  • Maintain regular communications with key team members across the org, no team is an outsider for you and you will ensure seamless communication with Product Management, Operations, Engineering, Finance, Legal, Tax, Accounting, Marketing, Design, Data Science and other partner teams
  • Define innovative operating structures and process improvements
  • Ensure functional partners are aligned on key objectives for the program/product and advise on the global feasibility of products throughout the product life cycle
  • Track core business metrics related to the product suite and iterate on product/business improvement plans
  • Accountable for full lifecycle management: engage, demo, pilot, scale and maintain and upgrade
  • Drive operational excellence: reduce store deployment time, shorten the time from pilot to scale, reduce maintenance cost, and demonstrate operational gains and metrics to retailer customers 

About You

Minimum Qualifications

  • 8+ years of Program/Product management experience delivering highly successful and innovative products background in Engineering, Operations, and/or MBA
  • 3+ years of experience hiring, managing, and developing individual contributors
  • User/Customer advocate - You deeply care about your end-users and customers, love experiencing your product, and relentlessly innovate for them
  • Demonstrated Experience - Proven experience in product management, Program Management, Operations, Strategic Planning, or related fields
  • Unrelenting Drive - Think about the "how" while focusing on the “why” to navigate the complexities at scale. You are passionate about creating a seamless user experience and unwilling to allow product challenges to impact users negatively
  • Data Driven - You seek out to use data to align teams and drive strategic decisions. You always get the data you need and distill it into insightful stories
  • Cross-functional leadership - You can influence and motivate people at all levels across a variety of job functions
  • Leadership and management - You enjoy coaching, empowering, and growing product teams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with Grocery retailers in a global setting and ability to understand the needs of businesses of all sizes ranging from SMBs to Large Enterprises
  • Entrepreneurial experience - either your own startup or working in a high-quality startup would be a bonus
  • Lead multiple products and priorities, scale teams, and ensure org is effective, healthy, and set up for success by establishing clear measurable goals

Instacart provides highly market-competitive compensation and benefits in each location where our employees work. This role is remote and the base pay range for a successful candidate is dependent on their permanent work location. Please review our Flex First remote work policy here.

Offers may vary based on many factors, such as candidate experience and skills required for the role. Additionally, this role is eligible for a new hire equity grant as well as annual refresh grants. Please read more about our benefits offerings here.

For US based candidates, the base pay ranges for a successful candidate are listed below.

$194,000$245,000 USD
$185,000$235,000 USD
$178,000$225,000 USD
All other states
$160,000$203,000 USD

Accommodations & Accessibility

At Instacart, we strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates. If you need assistance submitting an application through our career site due to a disability, please submit an Accommodations Request Form and someone from our team will reach out soon to see how we may be able to assist.

Questions & answers for this position
  • What is the type of contract for this position?
    The contract for this position is a Full-time contract
  • What's the salary range for the Principal Lead, Caper Product Operations Expansion position?
    The suggested salary for this position is $110,250-$151,800*
  • Is telecommuting possible for this position?
    Yes, telecommuting is possible for this position
About Instacart
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