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Senior Product Owner (m/f/d)

Senior Product Owner (m/f/d)

Posting Date:  Jul 22, 2021

Karlsruhe, DE

Company:  Körber Digital

Do you want to redefine established processes and industries by leveraging IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Industry 4.0 principles? Would you like to be part of a digital solution that increases the quality of pharmaceutical products and, thus, improves the life of millions every day? If your answer is yes, you should continue reading!

With HQ in Karlsruhe, our newest established corporate venture is poised to become the leading end-to-end AI solution provider for quality and performance improvements in pharmaceutical visual inspection. The digitally enabled solution is not just significantly improving inspection procedures using AI but reshapes and simplifies all adjacent processes.

We are data scientists, engineers, designers, product managers, and regulatory compliance experts. We are a team, united by our shared ambition: We exploit the value of data to revolutionize visual inspection to the benefit of all!

Become part of an amazing journey and let us jointly deliver the difference in Pharma!


Your role in our team


As Product Owner you basically act as lawyer, mentor as well as the heartbeat of our product suite, operating and navigating at the edge of the disciplines.


As the heartbeat of the product:

  • You define the vision and mission of our product and ensure that these are well-known within the venture
  • You are listing features and user stories from various stakeholders (Customer, UX, Engineering, Sales, Operations) within the product backlog
  • Based on your technical and business acumen, you manage, maintain, iterate, and prioritize the product backlog and define required user stories for upcoming sprints
  • You facilitate and drive backlog grooming/refinement sessions to share information and assure a continuous information flow for a detailed description of user stories
  • You maintain and communicate user story burndown charts and feature roadmaps to present the progress of our product suite


As a lawyer of the product:

  • You act as the central go-to person for Sales, Operations, etc.
  • You are not shy to block feature requests that do not fit into the development process or do not add dedicated customer value


As a mentor of the product:

  • You participate in customer interviews to identify pain points that you unerringly translate into feature requests ensuring that the product will meet these pain points
  • Together with the team, you determine innovative business models that ensure the commercial success of the product and the venture in total


Your profile


  • 3+ years of experience as a Product Owner, Product Manager or in a related role
  • Excellent communication skills with experience collaborating with cross-functional teams
  • A demonstrated and focused desire to build products and services that customers love
  • Proven ability and experience in developing and scaling digital products (high-product complexity e.g., Big Data, Process Modelling, etc.) - ideally in a B2B environment
  • In-depth working knowledge of agile development methodologies and scrum principles
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively; Strong analytical, problem-solving, prioritization, and product management skills
  • Ability to break aspirational targets into validated feature ideas with concrete deliverables


Your benefits


  • For you to take responsibility and make an impact from day one
  • Growth opportunities on and off the job and a generous individual development budget
  • A competitive salary and benefits package, with flexible working hours and remote work options
  • Company mobile phone, laptop (MacBook / PC), and other tools you might need


Recruitment Team

For questions please contact us via jobs@koerber.com.
Please apply exclusively via the “Apply now” button.

For questions please contact us via jobs@koerber.de.
Please apply exclusively via the “Apply now” button.

We are Körber – an international technology group with about 10,000 employees, more than 100 locations worldwide and a common goal: We turn entrepreneurial thinking into customer success and shape the technological change. In the Business Areas Digital, Pharma, Supply Chain, Tissue and Tobacco, we offer products, solutions and services that inspire. We act fast to customer needs, we execute ideas seamlessly, and with our innovations we create added value for our customers. In doing so, we are increasingly building on ecosystems that solve the challenges of today and tomorrow. Körber AG is the holding company of the Körber Group.

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