Launch Program Manager

Posted on 4/23/2024

Chewie Labs

Chewie Labs

51-200 employees

All-inclusive food recycling service for homes

Social Impact

Compensation Overview

$126,000 - $167,000Annually

+ Equity


San Bruno, CA, USA

Required Skills
Data Analysis
  • B.S. or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of program management, software engineering program management, or systems engineering program management
  • Experience with the development and delivery of large cross-functional efforts, ideally in start-up environments
  • Experience with end to end cycle of software development from concept to release
  • Experience configuring common program management tools such as Jira and Github
  • Experience with consumer electronics lifecycle a plus
  • Passion for the customer and knowledge of defining user needs, gathering requirements, and building roadmaps
  • Ability to operate autonomously across multiple teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organizational, coordination and multi-tasking experience
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills across large-scale systems
  • Tie together all Mobile, Data, Analytics, Internal tools, Algos and GTM SW teams at Mill
  • Document expected sprint process, attend sprint retrospectives and follow up on AIs, propose process improvements
  • Ensure process is properly executed, ensure meetings are set up, metrics are re-visited, schedule release reviews, course correct teams when needed
  • Drive highly cross functional efforts, to ensure all required parties are involved appropriately and communication is managed
  • Configuring relevant tools to support effective process
  • Facilitate process led by TLs and PgMs, follow through on AIs, conduct retrospectives, and feed learnings back into process improvements
  • Run the release sign off process, including mini bug reviews before a release sign off
  • Wrangle weekly roundup report for each workstream
  • Own high level release roadmap, in easily consumable visual form, for each workstream
  • Manage the SWQA testing schedule, reacting to release delays, re-spins, and bugs
  • Coordinate cross functional features, timing of releases, ensuring coordination of technical checklists/tickets, comms + customer support communication

Mill offers an all-inclusive food-recycling service that transforms kitchen scraps into Food Grounds, which are then used to produce food for chickens, creating a closed loop system. The company's innovative technology includes a magical bottomless kitchen bin that shrinks, dries, and de-smellifies food waste, contributing to waste reduction at home.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



San Bruno, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth