IT Product Owner Supply and Production Planning (m/f/d)

This is how you WOW:


  • You have two roles in this position: As a squadleader, you will coordinate several IT products within the squad, aligning the roadmap, managing capacity planning and mediating between several product owners.
  • As a Product Owner, you will also lead a cross-functional, agile team and implement digital solutions to evolve our planning processes (demand, supply chain & production).
  • In close collaboration with stakeholders, you will perform requirements engineering and decide on adjustments to be made to the planning and production process.
  • You will prioritise the overall product backlog, plan the resources required for the implementation in the team and manage the connection to existing IT systems (e.g. SAP R3/S4, SAP APO).
  • You will make decisions on the implementation of software solutions, taking into account IT governance to map end-to-end processes, and manage the connection to existing IT systems.
  • You will coordinate the go-live and rollout phases and be responsible for the future IT operation of Kinaxis Rapid Response and the sunset of the SAP APO system.
  • Last but not least, you will use a wide range of agile methods and tools and promote the digital mindset in the team


It would be WOW if you would bring this in:


  • An academic degree in business/technical field (e.g., Informatics, Business Informatics, Business Administration) or equivalent, combined with several years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong expertise in planning, designing, implementing, and managing (IT) projects. Ideally experience in managing external service providers.
  • Very good knowledge of Kinaxis Rapid Response and Supply Chain Planning processes.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems (e.g. SAP R3/S4, APO and PP) and the interface architecture to SAP MM and SD is desirable.
  • Proficient in various agile and classical IT methods (waterfall, SCRUM, Kanban, Design Thinking, etc.).
  • Fluent in German and English, with a confident demeanor.
  • Open and goal-oriented communication, analytical and business acumen, innovative mindset, process affinity, and strong solution orientation complete your profile.


Our Kärcher WOW-package:


  • Your everyday life requires flexibility? We offer trust-based working hours and the possibility to work remotely.
  • Enough time to see family, friends or the world: Up to 32 days of vacation. Christmas and New Year's Eve are days off.
  • WOW = Job + Family: We support you in returning to work after parental leave, in caring for children and dependents - also with subsidies for childcare costs and many other options.
  • Mobility tailored to you: Travel allowance for public transport of 60%, attractive salary conversion models for leasing a bike or car, bonuses for cyclists.
  • We want you to look forward to a secure WOW future. That' s why we pay an annual contribution into the company pension scheme for all employees, which you can additionally increase with your own individual contributions.
  • The right people, at the right time, in the right place, with the right perspective: Sounds complicated? Not for us. We support you in your individual development with our talent management process and an extensive range of further training.


So: Wanna WOW with us?


Simply upload your resume online and leave your contact information. We look forward to getting to know you! We welcome applications from people with disabilities, as their integration is of special concern to us.


Together towards a clean world.


Tilia Möhring | Recruiter | +49 (0) 7195 14 5708

Winnenden, DE, 71364

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Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG
May 28, 2024
Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG
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