Product Owner - CIS


Position Summary

      The Cost Intelligence System is a cost accounting and modelling program that trucking companies use to analyze their business and respond to bids and to price new freight. We are looking for a high performing, business solutions oriented professional to play a critical role in managing this product. The Product Owner will oversee system support and development work, demonstrate the system to potential customers, and will meet with clients to oversee cost model set up, installation, and user training. This role is also instrumental to scheduling, planning and coordinating CIS User Group meetings held three times a year that clients attend.

Essential Functions

    • Gather product feedback and understand business needs of users for LTL and TL costs/pricing
    • Develop a short, mid, and long-term vision of the Cost Intelligence System such that it delivers added value to our current customers and penetrates new customer segments
    • Prioritize, coordinate and maintain user requests for cost model enhancements
    • Develop and drive vision of next generation of products
    • Prioritize backlog of work items for development team
    • Design and implement features to:
    • Improve cost recognition and applications
    • Special client applications
    • Process client data including:
    • Written instructions for programmers
    • Programming “the math”
    • Written explanations for clients
    • Changes and updates to manuals
    • Support
    • System failure analysis and investigation
    • Product demonstrations to potential customers
    • In support of new clients:
    • Oversee model setup
    • Recommend and implement needed customizations
    • Package, document and send installation
    • On-site training
    • Active support of User Groups
    • Develop a detailed agenda
    • Determine, develop and present sessions


    • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related degree from an accredited university or college required
    • MBA preferred
    • 2+ years of experience working in an agile environment a plus
    • 7+ years in a management role with a transportation, third-party logistics or related industries preferred
    • Knowledge of operational networks and cost drivers for asset-based carriers a plus
    • Excellent technical and interpersonal skills
    • Demonstration of successful leadership
    • Strategic minded and adept at keeping the organization focused on its longer-term strategic goals amidst a wide range of tactical activities
    • Excellent communication skills and adept at making the complex, easy to understand
    • Verbal
    • Written
    • Presentations
    • Ability to travel as necessary (10-20% estimated)


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

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