Product Owner - Ordering/Inventory

Hy-Vee West Des Moines , IA 50398

Posted 2 months ago

Product Owner

  • Ordering/Inventory

We're looking for geniuses. Dreamers. Inventors. Innovators. People with the will to get stuff done. Doers who'll rip an idea out of thin air. Make it a reality. Own it. And amaze their peers. Sound like you? Welcome home.

There is an immediate job opening in the IT Department for a Product Owner

  • Ordering/Inventory. The following partial job description explains this full-time position located at the Grimes Technology & Innovation Center. The position is primarily Monday through Friday with occasional overtime and some travel.

The Ordering/Inventory team keeps Hy-Vee humming by delivering and maintaining software related to vendors, purchase order creation, billing and inventory related processes.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Help execute the vision and strategy for our line of business applications, which includes integration with other systems in the Hy-Vee product eco-system

  • Interface with key people from our business team and management to capture requirements

  • Work with the business to distill large initiatives into a deliverable roadmap

  • Curate the product backlog

  • Work with the architects and technical members of the team to ensure that production vision and technical execution are in harmony

  • Be organized and detail oriented

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED TO PERFORM JOB:

High School or equivalent experience. Two to three years of additional schooling with an emphasis in technology is preferred.

Skills and Experience:

Required

  • Effective and patient communicator that can translate technical and non-technical issues to various team members

  • Proven ability to guide the definition and refinement of product vision and strategy

  • Cross functional leadership skills to execute product strategy

  • Multiple years of hands-on experience as a Product Owner

  • Experience working within an environment with a Continuous Discovery/Delivery mindset

  • Multiple years of experience working directly with software engineers

  • Ability to learn new domains quickly

  • Desire to grow as an individual through continuously learning new techniques

  • Must have the ability to do arithmetic calculations involving fractions, decimals, and percentages

  • Must possess the ability to compose original correspondence; follow technical manuals; evaluate technical data; and counsel or advise people

  • Must be physically able to perform sedentary work: exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time

  • Visual requirements include clarity of vision at 20 inches or less up to 20 feet or more with or without correction; and color vision

  • Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Fingering, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions

Advantageous

  • Experience in supply-chain and/or retail processes

  • Experience mentoring other Product Owners

  • Lean six sigma experience

  • Experience with elaborating user stories using models, acceptance criteria and examples in gherkin format

  • Experience with requirements analysis and elicitation

  • Experience working with automation engineers

  • Experience facilitating discussions between people from technical and business parts of the organization

  • Experience with system integration effort

About Hy-Vee, Inc.

Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 260 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $10 billion annually. The supermarket chain is synonymous with quality, variety, convenience, healthy lifestyles, culinary expertise and superior customer service. Hy-Vee ranks in the Top 10 Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America's Top 5 favorite grocery stores. The company's 80,000 employees provide "A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle" to customers every day.

Visit https://innovate.hy-vee.com to apply today and learn about all the exciting things our IT organization does!


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