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Head of Product/Director of Product


Job Type:

Full Time

ClearCOGS is looking for a Head of Product to join our rapidly growing startup team that is using demand forecasting to improve restaurant operations and prevent food waste. This role involves managing a remote team of 1-3 highly motivated, self-sufficient, and passionate analysis and design employees. The Head of Product will work with the Chief Product Officer and engineering leads to build a multi-year product strategy, set a vision, outline goals, and identify new technology opportunities. The engineering lead will support this role as the manager of the Engineering/Dev team. The ideal candidate will have experience building groundbreaking technology, a history of successful project completion, and love the challenges that come with nurturing a large team to meet their goals and create something new. The ClearCOGS team is fully remote and operates in a fast-paced, startup environment where every day brings new challenges and opportunities.

About ClearCOGS

According to current estimates, restaurants in the U.S. throw out more than 22 billion pounds of food each year. ClearCOGS works with frontline restaurant data to predict optimal daily prep levels to improve efficiency, save money, and prevent waste. Through the combination of modern data management, machine-learning, and statistical tools, our predictive forecasting system can help operators lower their food waste, while also decreasing their risk of stocking out


  • Collaborate in the creation of a strategic product roadmap that outlines future development, including feature releases, enhancements, and major milestones 

  • Train, mentor, and motivate a team of passionate designers and analysts to foster a high-performance culture that exceeds company OKRs 

  • Monitor product performance and user feedback to make data-driven decisions that drive product improvements

  • Prioritize the roadmap based on market opportunities, customer needs, and business goals, ensuring resources are allocated effectively

  • Coordinate and oversee product launches, working closely with cross-functional teams to ensure successful, impactful launches, and monitor customer feedback to refine the product post-launch

  • Conduct user research (interviews, surveys, usability testing, etc) to gather deep insights into user needs, pain points, and preferences

  • Conduct market research to gather customer insights, define product requirements, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and prioritize feature development

  • Partner with sales and marketing to provide product expertise, training, and support 

  • Encourage creativity within the team, explore new technologies, and market trends to identify opportunities for product innovation, drive experimentation, and champion continuous improvement to stay ahead of market demands and drive business growth

  • Work closely with the CEO and CPO on department-wide initiatives  


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, business, or related field; MBA or advanced degree is a plus.

  • 5+ years of proven experience in product management leadership roles within the restaurant industry or related field

  • Proficient in AWS systems and tools, as well as data analysis and visualization tools

  • Proven success in building, scaling, and leading a high-performing product team

  • Strong leadership, communication, and analytical skills to effectively guide and collaborate across remote teams to influence decision-making and drive innovation

  • Proven experience leading product teams in an Agile/Scrum environment

  • Experience managing a product team (remote preferred), setting goals, providing motivation, and leadership

  • Top-notch (written and verbal) communication, presentation, and negotiation skills

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and coordination skills

  • Analytical skills to evaluate data and use it to make decisions

  • Experience working at a startup or early-stage company

  • Ability and interest in working in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment

  • A passion for restaurant technology and a desire to contribute to a mission-driven organization

Bonus skills

  • Experience with project management in Notion

  • Understanding and insights into restaurant operations and their needs

  • Restaurant experience

ClearCOGS is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

For any questions, email

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