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Product Manager

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​About Us:

Wabash Marketplace ( is a groundbreaking joint venture between Wabash and Fernweh Group LLC and presents an exciting opportunity for talented professionals to pioneer digital innovation in the logistics and transportation sectors. This strategic collaboration is dedicated to creating new capabilities that cater to all customers in our marketplace, encompassing an enhanced Trailers as a Service (TaaS) model, an extensive e-commerce platform for parts, and other value-added services. We are seeking ambitious individuals to join us in building a true marketplace that efficiently serves both suppliers and buyers, fostering a transformative impact on the industry. Join our team to help set new standards and develop integrated solutions that significantly improve business processes and customer interactions across the ecosystem.


Join our dynamic team poised to revolutionize the industrial sector with an innovative digital marketplace. We're on a quest for rapid, inventive expansion, and we need a Product Manager who is ready to take on the challenge.

The Product Manager will be instrumental in driving the execution of our product strategy, aligning with our bold company vision. This role includes collaborating with cross-functional teams to refine product initiatives and ensuring that the roadmap is innovative and aligns with our growth objectives. The Product Manager will also contribute to developing detailed tactics for various product lines and ensure their successful integration into the broader product strategy.

Key Competencies:

A Product Manager at our company needs a diverse set of skills to thrive in our dynamic and fast-paced startup environment:

  • Strategic Execution: Contribute to the development and execution of strategic plans, while managing details that align with the company’s vision.

  • Technical Insight: A solid understanding of the digital landscape, with hands-on experience in product management tools, analytics, UX/UI design, and an awareness of tech trends.

  • Collaboration and Support: Work within a team environment to promote innovation and collaboration.

  • Effective Communication: Strong interpersonal and communication skills to build relationships with all company stakeholders.

  • Problem-Solving: Tackle challenges thoughtfully and make data-informed decisions, managing risks and resolving issues throughout the product lifecycle.

  • Customer Orientation: Embrace a customer-centric mindset, attuned to market trends and customer expectations.

  • Adaptability: The agility to operate effectively in our fluid startup environment, responding promptly to evolving business needs.

  • Logistics Industry: While experience in logistics and transportation is not mandatory, it is regarded as a valuable asset.


  • Agile Collaboration: Contribute to the execution of product initiatives, utilizing agile methods to achieve efficient and effective results.

  • Customer Feedback Loop: Establish processes to swiftly integrate and act on customer feedback, ensuring product evolution reflects user demands.

  • Design and Development Collaboration: Engage in design and development discussions, promoting a team environment where innovation thrives.

  • Product Strategy: Partner with team members to refine and advance the strategic product vision, aligned with the company’s broader goals.

  • Team Growth and Learning: Assist with talent growth and provide guidance to team members, cultivating a capable and flexible product team.

  • Cross-Functional Teamwork: Collaborate with Engineering, Marketing, Sales, and Account Management for unified product development and market entry strategies.

  • Operational Execution: Translate strategic objectives into actionable plans, delivering high-quality products on schedule.

  • Platform Contribution: Provide insights for the delivery of a competitive platform, with a focus on superior user experience.

  • Innovation Leadership: Maintain a dedication to customer-led product innovation, guiding the team toward solutions that elevate value and user satisfaction.

  • Continuous Enhancement: Advocate for ongoing enhancement within the product team, utilizing insights from metrics, user feedback, and market research to propel product superiority.


Candidates in or near Chicago preferred; open to remote and travel arrangements for the right individual.