January-June 2024: Product Operations Intern (Undergraduate)

October 23, 2023
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iRobot is on a mission to empower people with robots that enhance their lives, and we're looking for an ambitious Product Operations Intern to join our product operations team.

Are you eager to learn what it takes to be a product operations manager at a leading consumer technology company? As a pioneer in the consumer robotics industry, iRobot is a driving force of innovation, serving as an industry catalyst and changing the world by fueling the era of home robotics. Our product operations managers play a crucial role in bringing our products to life.

You'll be joining a hardware-focused product organization and will gain invaluable experience working closely with experienced product managers, engineers, designers, and other stakeholders to build incredible products. Join us at iRobot and be a part of revolutionizing the robot industry!

This is a full-time (M-F; 9AM-5PM) co-op opportunity from January through the end of June. Students must have the ability to work 40 hours per week.

What You Will Do:

Consumer Insights:

  • Gather, analyze, and report key consumer and market insights – both qualitative and quantitative – from various data sources to inform product requirements
  • Collaborate with the product team to share insights to impact product requirements, feature sets, and roadmaps
  • Execute Product Operations:

  • Create and improve upon operational processes within teams and across the enterprise.
  • Streamline operational functionality to maximize output with minimal input required.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders and cross-functional teams to develop and design SOPs
  • Collect feedback and incorporate learnings into process improvement to drive efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Lifecycle Management:

  • Assist in day-to-day management of in-market product SKUs by maintaining SKU sheets, spare parts lists, product data sheets, etc.
  • Collaborate with product line management to implement various product initiatives in the factory
  • Track and analyze product performance metrics and identify areas for improvement.
  • Process Management:

  • Help keep our product management team efficient by maintaining, improving, and auditing our product databases and document management systems.
  • To Be Successful You Will Have:

  • Available for work full-time (40h/wk) during the internship period.
  • Current enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree program in either business or engineering discipline
  • Strong entrepreneurial drive with an owner mentality; ability to lead and coordinate teams.
  • Experience working cross-functionally with multiple types of teams.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize important work.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and with multiple project teams.
  • Passion for robotics and emerging technologies
  • Self-starter and able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Nice To Have:

  • Technical Background and relevant experience working with hardware, IoT, and robotics.
  • Previous product management experience (1+ year)
  • Data analytics skills.
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