Product Owner Warehouse IT Platform- (DCS)

Product Owner Warehouse IT Platform- (DCS)

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Dortmund, Germany. Veghel, Netherlands.
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Vanderlande is a global market leader in material handling systems and innovation is the key to winning in a world that is changing faster than ever, which is why it is essential for Vanderlande to develop cutting-edge solutions. The use and development of cutting-edge technologies is core to that success. This technology alone does not make a successful organisation and our mantra is “In a world of technology, a belief in people”.

Your department

Within the Development Centre Software (DCS) departments you can be one of those people and bring your passion for cutting-edge technologies and have an opportunity to make a positive impact to some of the world’s leading companies that rely on Vanderlande to give them a competitive advantage. The software and solutions that we create are at the core of driving the equipment and processes that make this happen. Be a part of the team that is creating software that is being used in hundreds of the world’s leading organisations worldwide.

Your responsibilities

As a Product Owner you work closely with other Product Owners, Product Managers and Software Architects in refinement and defining feature functionality and acceptance criteria to meet the product roadmap. You will be responsible for gathering and defining software requirements through user epics and stories to meet the expected feature functionality of Vanderlande’s customers. Additionally this role will prioritize software construction activities, utilizing a release management strategy within an Agile culture and working with software development teams. Serving as a SME leader for the groups, this role requires the following duties and responsibilities:

  • You collaborate with Sales and Product Management on market research, future features and functionalities to meet new sales markets and demands

  • Works with Solution Architects to help define the solution and produce cost estimations

  • Creates technical and feature roadmaps along with release planning, sprint goals, and grooming both technical and business functionality that meets multiple development projects

  • Manage project conflicts, challenges and dynamic business requirements to meet expected deliverables

  • Communicates with management and stakeholders on sprint and project milestones, KPIs, etc.

  • Able to do post mortem and root cause analysis with teams along with retrospectives to improve the construction process

  • Able to work with test engineers to build complex testing scenarios for system validation as part of release management approval process

Your qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business or equivalent;

  • You have at least 5 years of technical/operational experience within Material Handling domain or similar controls based environment

  • You have at least 3 years experience in Agile gathering technical and business requirements as a product owner and/or scrum master

  • Expert working knowledge/experience defining event driven applications based on domain driven designs utilizing micro-services through ubiquitous business domain language

  • You have experience in automation and control based systems

  • Strong coach on implementation of SAFe or Agile scrum and working with Architecture teams to assess and size story/epics

  • Working knowledge of developing/deployment of applications within cloud systems (Azure, AWS, etc.) 

  • Good interpersonal skills (work well within a team) and ability to influence at various levels of the organization.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced operational environment with competing priorities and multiple stakeholders.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

Our offer

In the challenging and responsible position of Product Owner, you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to industry-leading projects and be connected to our dedicated people and customers. We offer a position in an informal, international and professional working environment with a lot of scope for personal development. By joining our profitable and growing company you will be able to reach your goals and focus on your future.​

This position offers a competitive salary range of € 4610 to € 6200 gross per month (excluding 8% holiday allowance). Through exceeding performance expectations, you even have the possibility to grow outside this scale. 

On top of your fixed salary you’ll receive the following secondary benefits:​

  • 40 vacation days (20 statutory days and a flexible budget worth 20 days).​
  • Flexible working hours.​
  • A hybrid workplace (40% working from home and 60% in the office).​
  • A Health & Wellbeing budget worth €300,- per calendar year.
  • Commuting allowance, including full reimbursement of travel by public transport.​
  • Working from home allowance.​
  • Collective pension scheme and discount on additional health insurance.​
  • On-site company health centres with a gym, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.​
  • Vanderlande Academy and training facilities to boost your skills.​
  • A variety in Vanderlande Network communities and initiatives.​
  • And a great company restaurant and coffee bar with barista.

Diversity & Inclusion

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.


Are you interested in this position? Then apply now directly on our workday vacancy link with your resume and motivation letter!

For more information about the position, please contact / +31413494702.

PS: Due to process compliance, we cannot process email applications. Kindly use the correct vacancy link to apply for this vacancy.

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