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IT Product Owner

Winnenden, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyAK-IT

Job description

Kärcher is the world's leading supplier of cleaning technology and stands for quality, innovation and sustainability. We owe this success not least to our employees. As a family-owned company with mature corporate structures, we convince with outstanding career prospects and a trusting relationship. Interesting challenges and open knowledge transfer offer a perfect platform for your individual career planning and personal development.

Extraordinary tasks require extraordinary people. To strengthen our Information Technology & Digital Transformation department at our headquarters in Winnenden near Stuttgart, we are looking forward to your committed support in the global Kärcher IT.

What are your tasks?

In close coordination with the specialist departments, you will carry out requirement analyses and develop innovative solution concepts. In this way, you will play a key role in shaping our departmental strategies.

You prioritize the overarching product backlog, plan the capacity requirements for implementation in the team and manage the connection to existing IT systems, e.g. for SAP ERP or Microsoft Dynamics 365.

You will be responsible for requirements management, implementation & worldwide rollouts, as well as the operation of solutions.

You will support the program manager in planning the product roadmap and the chapter lead in determining the skill requirements.

You will take over the product lifecycle management for all applications assigned in the squad and ensure their operation.

Last but not least, you will provide technical guidance to your teammates and be a sparring partner for their concerns.

What do we offer you?

Individual working time arrangements (e.g. flexible flextime and home office options).

A company pension scheme or direct insurance that supplements your statutory pension insurance from your first day of work.

Up to 32 days' holiday.

Varied sporting opportunities - from yoga to Zumba to outdoor training.

Numerous networking opportunities.

Kärcher Has Talent: The right people, at the right time, in the right position, with the right perspective. Our talent management process supports you in your individual development.

Job requirements

What might your profile look like?

A completed commercial/technical degree (e.g. business informatics, business administration or finance) or an equivalent degree.

Extensive experience of several years in the conception and implementation of IT solutions as well as in project management (incl. management of external service providers).

Very good knowledge in the application of various IT methods (agile, Scrum, Kanban, User Story Mapping, etc.).

Business fluent in English.

Analytical and economic thinking, innovative spirit, process affinity and a high level of solution orientation.