Product Owner

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Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment of all makes. The Group has 18,000 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. Konecranes class A shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki (symbol: KCR).

Are you interested in working in the core of Lifting Businesses and digitalization? Konecranes’ vision is to know in real time how millions of lifting devices and machine tools perform and use this knowledge around the clock to make our customers’ operations safer and more productive.

We at Konecranes Technologies organization are responsible for common core lifting components and concepts used in product designs, digital solutions that make our products smarter, and IT services that we use to run our harmonized and integrated business processes. The expertise of our people is wide; from IPR and Innovation Management, through Research, Design, Analytics and AI, all the way to IT Service Management.

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We are looking for a Product Owner to join the Machine Data Platform Team (MDP)

Machine Data Platform (MDP) team is looking for a Product Owner to join our group of IoT professionals. Our team is part of the Digital Center of Excellence unit, responsible for the development and delivery of Konecranes Industrial Internet Platform as well as Digital solutions that serve both our customers and company’s business processes. In this role, you will work in a cross organizational setup and you will participate in all stages of software development and operational process: service concepting, technical solution architecture, MVP development, scaling-up, testing and operations.

As a Product Owner, you will be responsible for delivering enabling technologies, APIs, IoT data storage, data transformation and worldwide connectivity for a large fleet of connected machines and the digital services which are enabled by state-of-the-art solutions. The digital services which utilize these enabling technologies include, but are not limited to, machine learning applications, customer web portals and mobile applications on the plant floor level.

The Product Owner reports to Henri Gört, Machine Data Platform Lead, Digital Center of Excellence, Konecranes Technologies.

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– Translating business requirements into development requirements, specifications and plans.
– Managing the backlog, priorities and progress follow-up of the development team.
– Coordination of development team resources for the flawless execution of development sprints.
– Early phase concept creation and service design.
– Managing the development roadmap and aligning the development and release schedule to activities on partner organizations.

– You have experience working in Product Owner or Project Manager roles in IT, OT or IoT.
– Experience on working as liaison between different stakeholders.
– Experience on different agile and project management methodologies like Scrum, Kanban.
– Understanding of the challenges in IT/IoT/Industrial Internet environment.
– Open, curious mindset willing to learn.
– Good communication and language skills in English, both spoken and written is required.
– Willingness and ability to travel time to time.

In addition, we expect you to have a suitable educational background (preferably academic degree in software engineering, computer sciences or software development) and good communication skills. Scrum Product owner certification is considered an advantage in this position, as is understanding DevOps & Lean and any collaboration to open-source software projects.

Also welcome is any experience with machine/OT software systems and/or the control systems or possibly cloud-based data processing, data lakes, big data and/or machine learning. This role is both about technical expertise as well as collaboration with internal stakeholders and external customers and effective communication plays an important role in getting complex issues solved.

We offer you a possibility to work with Industrial Internet and digitalization initiatives at world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports, and terminals.

We are constantly looking to improve the wellbeing of our employees at work as well as on leisure time. We offer our employees a flexible work environment tailored to your life situation as well as performance-based incentives, comprehensive occupational healthcare and insurance, and take part in the employee stock ownership program.

Our primary megatrends



Supporting customers in reducing their environmental footprint and in their shift to a low-carbon future.



Geopolitical shifts reflect into our operating environment and conditions of businesses across the world.



Presents us with great opportunities to automate equipment, processes and entire customer operations.



Productivity is a continued priority for businesses, especially in capital-intensive industrial production.

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