Software Product Owner

Marel ehf. 3. Dec 2021 Fullt starf

Transforming the way food is processed demands high quality solutions with automation, sustainability, and security at the forefront. Marel is dedicated in being the leaders in field of food processing machineries and that requires innovation for both hardware and software. Every year, Marel invests 6% of its revenues in inno-vation which brings new and transformative solutions to the market. It’s safe to say that innovation is in our DNA.

Are you excited to participate in making the digital future in food processing worldwide? Join us in creating it!

About the job

Marel is looking for a Software Product Owner to head the embedded part of the Marel Digital Platform. The Platform consists of multiple Agile teams and the embedded part is responsible for developing and sustaining embedded machine control systems and standard machine connectivity. The Software Product Owner is part of the Software Engineering team within Marel TechCenter.

Main tasks

  • To serve as the customer proxy responsible for working with key stakeholders to define and prioritize stories in the team backlog

  • Responsible for requirements elicitation and analysis including Agile story writing

  • Manage and maintain the team backlog with input from stakeholders and coordinate dependencies with other Product Owners

  • Participate in relevant Product Management events for planning and program backlog/vision refinement

  • Contribute to the Marel Digital Platform vision, roadmap and return on investment

  • Build up strong relationships with Digital Platform teams, business units, customers, and other key stakeholders

  • Contribute to team collaboration and build team spirit

Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering or comparable work experience and knowledge

  • Good knowledge of Agile values, principles, and mindset with relevant experience in Agile software develop-ment, ideally as Product Owner

  • Experience or good knowledge of embedded software engineering

  • Strong technical insight and ability to articulate and clearly communicate complex problems and solutions in a simple and logical manner

  • Self-driven, take initiative, have a sense of urgency and capability to prioritize

  • Demonstrate a broad range of experience in effective requirements elicitation and analysis

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of coworkers and customers

  • Experience with and comfort working in multi-cultural, multi-discipline organization

  • Excellent English skills, both written and verbal

We offer An exciting and challenging job in a world class and global company with great opportunities for both professi-onal and personal development. The international atmosphere supports the company’s vision, and exhibit Ma-rel’s core values: Unity, Innovation and Excellence. Our workplace is characterized by a good working envi-ronment with a good and informal tone and attractive working conditions.


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Interested? If this job sounds interesting to you, we would like to hear from you. Please send us your application through our website no later than 19 December 2021.