Skip to content

Career as:
Product Owner in Munich SAFe

Expand your career with SAFe

On this page, we will explore the career field of a Product Owner in the supply chain industry, particularly in the automotive, aerospace, rail and engineering industries. We will also discuss how using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) can help you take your career to the next level.

The role of the Product Owner in Munich SAFe

  • Your goal is to use SupplyOn software solutions and services (products) to simplify the day-to-day monitoring of your customers along the distribution chain.
  • You describe the vision for the product you are responsible for in line with customer requirements and set targets.
  • You then define the requirements for achieving the target and prioritize the product functions accordingly.
  • In addition to working with the customer, you will be in close contact with development teams to analyze requirements and ensure the timely delivery of products and their functions.
  • You create and maintain the product backlog to ensure that priorities are set correctly and aligned with the product goals.
  • Ultimately, you are responsible for adhering to the project timelines and therefore also for the success of the project.
  • In collaboration with the UX team, you will carry out user acceptance tests (UAT) and collect feedback to continuously improve the product. You will work in iterative loops, take on board the feedback gained and incorporate it into the next product development cycle.
  • You are the main point of contact for all product-related internal and external stakeholder inquiries and offer your support.
  • To identify opportunities for product improvements, you will carry out competitor analyses, anticipate industry trends, seek inspiration and keep yourself up to date.
  • You always keep an eye on the vision of the product and the product goals and play a key role in continuously shaping them.
Everyday work as a Product Owner

Would you like to find out more about what a Product Owner does at SupplyOn?

Our colleague Dominik Halamoda describes his day-to-day work as a Product Owner in an interview.

Skills and qualifications

  • Strong problem solving skills to overcome challenges that may arise during product development.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects in parallel.
  • Analytical mindset to collect and interpret data for informed decision making.
  • Familiarity with product management tools and software such as Jira and Confluence.
  • An understanding of the supply chain business, particularly in the automotive, aerospace, rail and engineering industries is a plus.

An agile mindset is particularly important for your role as Product Owner and your work with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). At SupplyOn we value personal responsibility and the concept of Taking Ownership at work.


Blog post on the topic of taking ownership

Learn more about our Product Owner Maria-Pia Drago’s approach to solving problems, driving innovation and fostering her professional development at SupplyOn in the blog post on Taking Ownership.

Application of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) at SupplyOn

  • As a Product Owner at SupplyOn, you have the opportunity to become certified in SAFe.
  • Every quarter, you take part in the SupplyOn-wide planning event (= Program Increment (PI) Planning) in Hallbergmoos near Munich. Here, for example, the overall vision is developed across departments and attention is paid to dependencies and risks when planning the next three months.
  • The business owners then adapt the overall holistic vision to the individual product visions and values, which you as a product owner can then use as a guide for your work.
  • Once you have set requirements and priorities and maintained the backlog, your work in the Scrum team begins. You will be guided by the agile manifesto.
  • You communicate openly and transparently and take part in regular meetings, reviews, retrospectives and feedback loops.
  • You learn continuously, recognize mistakes quickly, correct them quickly and respond to new opportunities and challenges with agility.

Advance your career as a Product Owner with SAFe.

Apply now!

Advantages of using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

SAFe fördert die funktionsübergreifende Zusammenarbeit und ermöglicht es dir als Product Ownern, eng mit Kunden, Entwicklungsteams und UX-Designer*innen zusammenzuarbeiten.

Das Framework bietet einen strukturierten Ansatz, um die Geschäftsziele mit der Produktentwicklung abzustimmen.

SAFe focuses on continuous integration and delivery so that you as a product owner regularly receive feedback from customers, UX designers and other stakeholders.

This feedback loop helps to identify and resolve challenges or necessary improvements, resulting in higher product quality.

SAFe enables you as a product owner to prioritize and deliver value to customers in shorter iterations, reducing time to market.

The framework provides a structured approach to managing dependencies and ensures efficient product development.

By using SAFe, product owners can demonstrate their ability to effectively manage complex projects and deliver high-quality products.

SAFe certification and experience can open up new career opportunities and higher positions within the supply chain business.

Product owners at SupplyOn have been working with the “Scaled Agile Framework” since 2018. The methods for agile software development are now an integral part of day-to-day development and have become indispensable. To keep everyone up to date, there are regular internal training courses on the subject of team agility and SAFe. Find out more about agile software development according to SAFe at SupplyOn in this blog post.

As a product owner in the supply chain business, applying the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) can significantly improve your career prospects in the automotive, aerospace, retail and engineering sectors. By effectively managing product development and collaborating with cross-functional teams, high quality products can be delivered and contribute to customer success.

Find out about our vacancies now

Find your Product Owner job in Munich

You can find all SupplyOn Group job vacancies in our job portal. Here you will find job descriptions for various Product Owner positions within our company.