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Product Owner II - Salesforce

Date: Mar 15, 2023

Location: Duluth, GA, US

Company: AGCO

Product Owner - Salesforce


Who we are looking for:

 At AGCO, we believe that when our employees succeed, our business succeeds. It is a people philosophy that we believe and invest in. We make sure all our employees – in every function, every geography and at every level – have the tools they need to be successful and take charge of their career. Because when our people grow, our business grows. Every day. Every way.

We are seeking an initiative-taking Product Owner to join the IT team at AGCO’s corporate office in Duluth, GA. This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-paced environment and become part of a dynamic and growth-oriented company.


The Product Owner (PO) is one of the key operational roles within a digital product team. The PO is responsible for maximizing the value delivered by the team and ensuring that the Team Backlog is aligned with customer and stakeholder needs. As a member of the extended Product Management function, the PO is the team’s primary customer advocate and primary link to business and technology strategy. This enables the team to balance the needs of multiple stakeholders while continuously evolving the Solution. The PO has a significant role in quality control and is the only team member empowered to accept stories as done.


What you will do:

  • Represent the customer /dealer needs by engaging the customer/ dealer
  • Be the voice of the customer throughout the development cycle
  • Supporting the team in delivering Value
  • Contributes to the vision and roadmap of a Product
  • Own prioritization of product backlog to be continually aligned to business value and the overall release plan.
  • Balance stakeholder perspectives and proactive communication of the roadmap as well as be a passionate advocate of product roadmap
  • Act as knowledge broker to resolve blockers
  • Owns User Story planning, writing and refinement
  • Answers questions from developers and clarify requirements and foster Built-In Quality
  • Organize sequence of work by collaborating with other product owners to identify dependencies and refine enabler stories
  • Leads backlog grooming to decompose, estimate and refine stories with other product teams
  • Contribute to the success of each sprint and make sure the team understands the roadmap and goals at the beginning of every sprint
  • Leadership and active participation for agile ceremonies such as Product Increment Planning, Sprint Planning, Refinements, Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives
  • Ensure proper business testing on user story level
  • Participate in preparation and presentation of product demos and prepare product launches/releases.


What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent education
  • 3-7 years of professional experience in Digital IT or Product Management
  • Experience with Salesforce Security and sharing models
  • Relevant experience in software development and solid knowledge of agile methods (e.g., SAFe)
  • Understanding of Salesforce Flows, Approval Processes, Validation Rules, etc.
  • Expert knowledge in opportunity and business case development, business process re-engineering, organizational change management, transition planning, system development lifecycles, program/project management and fielding of business applications in a large-scale enterprise with complex organizational and IT structures


A plus if you have:

  • Global company experience is a plus.
  • Salesforce Administrator, Salesforce Platform App Builder, & Sales Cloud Consultant Certification a plus


What we offer:

Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s eight billion people. From the day you decide to join AGCO, we want to engage and excite you and we are clear on where we want to go as a business, and we trust you to help us there. Whether you want to learn a new skill or aspire to do something different, we can help you develop the skills you need to take your career - and our business - to the next level.


We also invite you to “Make the Most of YOU” - Benefits include: health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, paid holidays, and paid time off, flexible spending accounts, reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more…


Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities, or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.


AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions – to an environment where the future is happening now. Join us as we bring agriculture into the future.


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