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Digital Product Owner

BASF

BASF

Product
Mississauga, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a fulfilling work environment with a strong emphasis on the physical and psychological safety of our employees and the communities we operate in. We are always working to form the best team with an emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion and through lifelong learning and development.

At BASF, we constantly strive to become an even better workplace. As a result of our commitment to our employees, BASF has earned various awards, including being recognized by Mediacorp in 2024 as one of Canada's Top Employers for tenth consecutive year, one of the Greater Toronto Area's Top Employers for the eleventh year in a row, and twice being named one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People and Best Diversity Employers.

We invite you to join our best team on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Digital Product Owner (104862)

Working Model: Hybrid (2 days in office)

Location: Mississauga, ON

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We as Global Digital Services enable BASF’s digitalization and adoption of artificial intelligence. In agile teams, we develop innovative solutions for BASF and its customers, create new exciting customer experiences and business growth, and drive efficiencies in processes. We provide IT that works and offer knowhow and access to latest technologies.

We are currently seeking a talented Digital Product Owner to join our team at BASF's Agricultural Solutions department Digital Factory. As a Digital Product Owner, you will be a strategic leader responsible for defining, communicating, and guiding the development of a user-centric product that aligns with business objectives and delivers value to stakeholders.

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Take ownership of the product vision and backlog, while providing direction and guidance to the product team.
  • Ensure the execution and alignment of the product roadmap with the product team.
  • Manage product scope, budget, quality, delivery timelines, security, and expectations.
  • Prioritize user stories, translate requirements into User Stories with defined acceptance criteria, and oversee their completion.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and prepare communication materials to regularly provide updates.
  • Plan user onboarding and training to ensure successful product adoption, while continuously maximizing product value and measuring success with defined KPIs.
  • Partner with Product Family Managers to agree on budgets and roadmaps and participate in community meetings to provide and receive updates.
  • Establish SLAs and NFRs in partnership with Delivery and Product Family Managers, and ensure they are met or escalate if needed.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • University degree or Masters (preferred) with relevant IT Training.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in leading teams in a professional capacity.
  • Minimum of 5 years´ professional experience in software development.
  • Leadership experience within agile organizations.
  • Knowledge and experienced in Project Management software (Azure DevOps), Process mapping tools, Statistics Programs (Power BI).
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, analytical thinking and problem-solving, change management.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you – the whole you – in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career. We also provide engaging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your role.

Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

BASF is dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where our employees can be their authentic selves. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, place of origin, ethnic origin, colour, religion/creed, sex/pregnancy, marital status, family status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We seek to make our recruitment process accessible for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodations or support throughout the recruitment process, please contact ta-canada@basf.com with the subject line “Recruitment Accommodation Request”.

Privacy Statement

BASF takes security & data privacy very seriously. We will never request personal or financial information of any kind via either text message or direct message on any social media platform or job board. Furthermore, we will never offer a candidate a position and request a cheque for equipment or any other type of payment during the job application process. If you have experienced any of the above, please contact myhr@basf.com to report fraud.