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Product Owner: Connected Services Job

Date: Dec 5, 2021

Location: Jackson, MN, US

Company: AGCO

Agco is seeking a Product Owner to join their Connected Services located at their award-winning manufacturing facilities in Jackson, MN. The Product Owner will be responsible for (co-)creating, enhancing, and communicating a strong vision for the product, and will be aware of the necessity of linking the development team as well as all stakeholders (internal and external) to the purpose of the product and its development.



  • Domain knowledge from a business perspective mainly, as well as at least a basic technical understanding, builds the fundament of the Product Owner’s value-driven decisions.
  • Concrete understanding of all Product Management aspects, including but not limited to Product Ownership, that drive value for the product
  • Comfortable influencing without authority, trusting and collaborating with an empowered development team
  • Inspires colleagues to keep improving continuously and is eager to keep learning him/herself
  • Uses extensive customer management experience to communicate with all levels of customers & users




Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science

Bachelor’s degree in Software, Electrical, Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering or related field



  • Technical and cross-functional teams to deliver value early and often
  • Experience in working with different stakeholders to gather requirements
  • Product Management: experienced in Vision and Business Model Creation (e.g. using Business Model/Lean Canvas, Value Proposition Canvas, Empathy map, etc.)
  • Experience in influencing alignment up and down the organization (e.g. able to explain prioritization decisions in releases)
  • English language fluency (written & verbal)


Preferred Experience:

  • AG or AG technology.
  • Agile/lean environments; preferably experience with Scrum, Kanban, and/or SAFe
  • Product Owner: including Product Backlog Management, (User Story) Refinement, Prioritization, Business Value Estimation, Stakeholder (Expectation) Management, Customer Management
  • Strategic, large, or team transformations
  • Manufacturing or Related field experience


Specific Training/Certifications

SAFe 5.0 Product Owner/Product Manager (or SAFe Agilist SA)

PSPO Professional Scrum Product Owner (scrum.org) or CPO Certified Product Owner (Scrum Alliance)

Agile Leadership (e.g. PAL or CAL)

Scrum/Kanban/Lean-Agile Foundation or similar


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.


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