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Product Owner

Plano, TX; Hybrid
Date:

Overview

Placement Type:

Temporary

Salary (USD):

$115-$120K

Start Date:

08.05.2024

This is a hybrid opportunity. Candidates must be able and willing to work onsite 2-3 days per week in Plano, TX. 

We are looking for a highly motivated Product Owner to work with subject matter experts and stakeholders in developing our supply chain distribution systems. This position requires a proactive, highly motivated individual with an aptitude for creativity, critical thinking, and modeling.

The successful candidate must be a self-starter and relationship builder who is comfortable with ambiguity, is analytical, detail oriented and possesses the ability to work well with internal and external cross-functional teams.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Proactively and independently work with SMEs and stakeholders to construct use cases and user stories.
  • Translate complex or ambiguous business problem statements into analysis requirements.
  • Create robust documentation and communication of projects.
  • Work closely with SMEs and Chief Product Owner to understand business challenges and provide data/analysis for better decision making.
  • Work closely with scrum master to monitor and track velocity and sprint completion.
  • Cross collaboration with other Product Owners, as needed.
  • Work with Chief Product Owner to gain user acceptance of deliverables.
  • Guides and advises Application Development teams to make the fully informed decisions.
  • Directing solution provider/vendors gap analysis and plan work product based on priority set by Chief Product Owner
  • Solicit feedback from customers and incorporate into product roadmap.
  • Identify and escalate issues that may impact delivery milestones.
  • Capture, track and report on project KPIs
  • Documentation of key decision in centralized repository

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Computer Information Systems, or other business/analytical disciplines or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of relevant professional experience in successfully leading teams
  • Strong proficiency in statistical analysis tools
  • Strong written and verbal communication and collaboration skills
  • Maintain a high level of attention to detail, the ability to work independently, adjust priorities, and work in a continuously changing, time sensitive environment
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work as part of a global team and under their own team as required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Data Analytics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Business or related field required
  • Experience with Distribution, Operations, Logistics, or Manufacturing projects
  • Experience with agile framework for project delivery.
  • 4+ years of experience in creating detailed Business Requirement Documentation
  • Experience with human centric design approach.
  • Strong operational business understanding, including potential impact of business decisions on various internal/external stakeholders and systems

The target hiring compensation range for this role is $115-120K per year. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location. Additional benefits offered may include: https://aquent.com/talent/talent-benefits

About Aquent Talent: 

Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands. Our talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent Gymnasium. More information on our awesome benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.

You will want to read this fine print. Part of our mission is to take care of you, so we offer the best benefits. Unlike other staffing companies, we provide talent with the same benefits that our CEO gets. 

This includes:

  • A choice of three major medical plans (including vision coverage) plus dental insurance
  • Paid sick leave for all hourly talent in the U.S. and Canada
  • 401(k) with a match and immediate vesting
  • Exclusive employee discounts through Promo Code: Aquent
  • Access to hundreds of professional development courses through Aquent Gymnasium
  • And much more

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

Client Description

Our client has been in the business for over 75 years that offers a work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect. Their goal is to attract and attain customers with high-valued products and services and the most satisfying ownership experience in America. Beyond Zero is their vision to reach beyond carbon neutrality with their products, services and operations, and find new ways to make a positive impact on our planet and society.