Product Owner Software Development

Job area Research and Development
Location Veghel, Netherlands
Contract type Full time

Are you the enthusiastic Product Owner with a passion for automation? And do you enjoy building innovative and industry-leading products? If the answer is “yes” then look nu further and read the job description below!

We’ll give you the opportunity to work with talented experts. Together, in a multidisciplinary R&D team you make an important difference for our customers on challenging international projects.

Your responsibilities
Together with your colleagues you’ll support our R&D organisation in adapting a Lean-Agile way of working in our software development department. You are responsible for managing the Team Backlog, you will optimize the work value of the development team performs during the complex multidisciplinary product development process. You will serve as the Customer proxy responsible for working with Product Management and other stakeholders including other Product Owners. These Scrum Teams are part of the R&D department and are responsible for development and continuous improvement of new products and technologies. This means, amongst other things:

  • Maintaining a visible, transparent and clear Team backlog by clearly expressing and ordering Product Backlog items;
  • Ensuring the Development Team understands items in the Team Backlog to the level needed
  • Maintain team flow and accepting stories
  • Participating in Scrum planning, review and retrospective, and refinement
  • Working with Product Management, different stakeholders and other Product Owners to ensure program flow
  • Build, maintain and continuous improve the Agile way-of-working in a multidisciplinary project team

Your qualifications and skills

You are an experienced, enthusiastic and versatile Product Owner, you will excel at:

  • Bachelor or Master degree (e.g. software or mechatronics)
  • You have working experience (> 4 years) in a multidisciplinary product development environment
  • You understand the fundamentals of Agile and Scrum and preferably certified as CSPO or PSPO
  • Creative think with a vision and attention to details
  • You are a natural leader and have excellent communication skills
  • communicating with regular progress reports
  • Oral and written in English (other languages ​​would be advantageous).

Our company

Vanderlande is the global leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market, as well as a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses. In this world of technology, we believe in people – especially those who are totally dedicated, customer-driven and keen to continue learning throughout their career.

This is embraced by our Vanderlande Academy and International Talent Development programmes, with over 800 courses conducted every year. The focus is on freedom while being trusted to deliver, and this is one of the reasons why we received the highest rating of three stars in the Best Employer survey (The Netherlands).

If you’re ambitious and take your long-term career seriously, then please contact us to explore this global opportunity to join a company at the top of its game. For more information or to apply for this challenging position, please visit

Your application

If the role of Product Owner Software Development appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter. For more information, please contact Mirre Sengers, Senior Recruiter on 0413-95288 or

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