Product Manager (Factory)

Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland /
Engineering/Product /
Full Time
JOIN US IN OUR MISSION OF MAKING REFURBISHED MAINSTREAM

Swappie is the no1 online destination for buying and selling refurbished smartphones in Europe. Since launching in 2016, we have grown to more than 1 000 talent and €100M annual revenue. And this is just the beginning! We empower our customers in 15 countries to choose environmentally friendly and affordable ways to upgrade their smartphones. Buy smart, not new; that's how we change consumer behavior in Europe and soon worldwide. 

Our values are endless optimism, highest standards, customer focus, and connect. They guide us in the decisions and actions we take every day. Global sustainability and startup awards recognize our growing model and aspiration in solving critical sustainability issues, including Growth Builder of the Year 2020the FinnishInnovation Fund's award for contribution to the circular economy, and appearing on Wired's list of hottest startups in Helsinki.

Sounds like the place for you? If yes, you are invited to take a once-in-a-lifetime learning and development opportunity in a unique growth setting. You will have the support of a highly talented and committed diverse team of 60+ nationalities. We welcome you to join us in our meaningful mission of making refurbished electronics mainstream.


ABOUT THE ROLE

As a Product Manager for our Factories, you have a great opportunity to impact the very core of our business: How we refurbish electronics efficiently at scale. You will work as part of a cross-functional team alongside experts from operations, data science and software development. This is an individual contributor role with high visibility. You are involved in every step from discovery to delivery, anticipating bottlenecks, making trade-offs and taking clever risks to maximize the impact of the solutions. The growth possibilities are endless as this position comes with high ownership and responsibility in the fastest growing part of our business.

WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON

    • Define data-driven products that help us to plan and deliver our ambitious growth, quality and cost-efficiency targets at scale across across all our factories
    • Lead the discovery phase working closely with sales & operations planning, factory operations, data analytics and engineering
    • Define problems by analyzing business value, and estimating effort and impact of compress, multi-sided operational areas
    • Design, test and validate problems together with operations and engineering colleagues
    • Represent the customer to your colleagues and team mates

REQUIREMENTS

    • Expertise in data science, analytics, building business cases and profitability calculations for different factory, operations or product development efforts
    • Product management experience preferably from a tech or manufacturing company as an individual contributor
    • Proven track record in driving efficiency through the use of data in areas like operations research, operations planning, optimisation problems, and forecasting
    • Proven track record of product management and related skills; strategic thinking, interviewing stakeholders, feature prioritization and making trade-offs
    • Understanding methods and context: you know which tools and methods to use and when (e.g. brainstorming, design document, prototypes, discovery research)
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal (English)

WHAT WE OFFER

    • A unique opportunity to join our growing 1000+ person team in one of the fastest growing startups in Europe
    • Opportunity to impact how customers from 15+ markets buy and sell refurbished electronics as part of an independent product team
    • Experienced product, design and engineering colleagues from Zalando, Google, Apple, Revolut etc. to work alongside with and learn from
    • Flexible working hours and remote working possibility
    • Supportive & low-hierarchy team
    • Competitive salary & great option package
    • Brand new office in Helsinki, Ruoholahti with good commute possibilities
    • Opportunity to choose your own working devices
    • Healthcare, lunch benefits, phone discounts, company events and much more!

A COUPLE OF GOOD REASONS YOU MIGHT ENJOY WORKING WITH US

    • Become a part of our global team: We are a diverse group of skilled, ambitious, fun, kind, laid-back, and professional people from more than 60 nationalities—our neat offices are located in Helsinki, Amsterdam, and Tallinn. And as you have probably guessed, our working language is English.
    • Make a difference: By refurbishing smartphones to the highest standards, we reduce environmental waste, empower our customers to make more sustainable choices, and build a better tomorrow. Being part of the solution, not part of the pollution, thrives us every day.
    • Be a part of our culture of trust: As we only have resourceful and insightful grownups working with us, we have plenty of freedom and responsibility that we use in the best interest of Swappie. We share information, learnings, insights, plans and achievements as we know that we are all in this together.
    • Learn and grow like never before: We offer a wide range of development and growth opportunities and encourage our people to seek new ways to improve constantly.
    • Be yourself: We are working hard to make our Diversity & Inclusion Manifesto a reality in everything we do: we create a diverse and inclusive workplace where we have equal opportunities to grow and feel safe. We respect varied backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
    • Enjoy organized working models: We offer the possibility to work remotely from abroad for one month per year, with certain restrictions regarding role and country.
    • Furthermore, you get an attractive salary and a good option package, nice perks and benefits, and much more! If you need to relocate, we are there to empower you. No matter where you are moving from, we will support you to make every step of the process as easy as possible for you and your loved ones.
We’re growing exponentially and welcome the best talent to join our green revolution! Does this sound like an exciting opportunity you don’t want to miss? If yes, we would love to hear from you! 🚀 

If you have any questions about the role or the recruitment, we are happy to reply to you at recruitment@swappie.com. Please note that we don’t accept job applications via email.

ABOUT SWAPPIE 

Swappie is the no. 1 online destination for buying and selling refurbished smartphones in Europe. Since launching in 2016, we have grown to more than 1300 talent and €100M annual revenue. And this is just the beginning! We empower our customers in 15 countries to choose environmentally friendly and affordable ways to upgrade their smartphones. Buy smart, not new; that's how we change consumer behaviour in Europe and soon worldwide.

Our core values are endless optimism, highest standards, customer focus, and connect. They guide us in the decisions and actions we take every day.  

Our successful model and ambition in solving important sustainability challenges is being continuously recognised by international sustainability and start-up awards, including being listed by Financial Times as the fastest growing company in Europe, the Finnish Innovation Fund’s award for contribution to the circular economy and appearing on Wired’s list of hottest startups in Helsinki. Sounds like the place for you? Join us! 🚀