Dematic Corp, is a world leader within the integrated logistics
and material handling industry. We provide intelligent logistics
solutions for manufacturing and distribution, as well as
comprehensive automation and software technology solutions,
tailored to our clients' needs. Our innovative portfolio meets the
demands of an ever changing supply chain landscape and is designed
to deliver a clear competitive edge. As a company we take pride in
offering our employees a safe and rewarding work environment in
which to develop their careers.
Dematic has an immediate need for a Software Project Manager
role on the Global Product and Solutions team. The Software Project
Manager will work with Product Owner Agents and the business to
bridge the gap between the business functions of Application
Engineering, Solution Development and Global Product Solutions.
This individual will be required to work using Agile methodologies
to understand and document requirements & collaborate amongst
various groups to ensure a continuity of information among key
organizational decision makers. To support the business requirement
generation process, the POA will also compare and analyze
requirements with major global data sets. If a change in process or
procedure is proposed, this individual will collect, analyze, and
present the impact to the larger organization using a combination
of both data models and Agile methods. This position will also
support Global Data Governance and Data Stewardship activities.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Collaborating with prospective users and business
representative to understand and anticipate their needs and
translate them into product requirements
- Help identify, research and document requirements, prioritize
development and integration efforts, test the solution, and support
the training of the user community.
- Act as the primary contact between the scrum teams, product
development departments and stakeholders.
- Collaborate closely with both the scrum and development teams
to ensure the results meet specific objectives as outlined by
stakeholders and business.
- Manage and triaging the product backlogs and prioritizing them
based on changing requirements
- Overseeing all stages of product creation including design and
- Developing user stories
- Monitoring and evaluating product progress at each stage of the
- Liaising with the Agile team, Scrum Master, Developers, SME and
end-users to deliver updates
- Participating in Scrum ceremonies as needed
What We Are Looking For
The Software Project Manager must understand the processes by
which various operations groups and global regions within Dematic
operate. The ideal candidate will have experience interpreting
trends and results uncovered in data analysis in order to
understand real-world operational and financial implications.
Skills and Qualifications
- In-depth knowledge of Scrum and Agile Software Development
- Experience authoring business requirement documents and
business process flows
- Experience with tools like JIRA, Confluence, Power BI, CAD
- Experience in multicultural settings
- Experience with CET-Designer will be critical.
- Excellent oral and written communication
- Team player
- Ability to prioritize effectively
- Ability to work with large teams
- Understanding of design quality standards
Education and training Requirements:
Typically, BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or other
related fields or advanced degree. Certification may be required in
some areas such as Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO).
This is a fulltime position and they will work remotely until
which time the Grand Rapids Michigan office reopens. This person
may travel domestically and internationally in order to identify
and create sustainable regional relationships with key business
owners and users in order to support the engineering tools an
related efforts. The individual must have a cultural awareness as
they will be expected to gain support of each region to support
their need of datasets. This individual should expect to travel
between 5% of the time, though the exact amount will be on an as
Knowledge and Experience:
Demonstrates and applies comprehensive knowledge of field of
specialization to the successful completion of complex assignments.
Demonstrates advanced knowledge of concepts, practices, and
procedures of particular area of specialization. Demonstrates
significant knowledge of organizations business practices and
issues faced and contributes to problem resolution of those issues.
Typically 3-5 years of successful experience in related field and
successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as
presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience,
Direction of Others:
Provides specialized guidance or training support and/or
professional staff. Leadership qualities and role model qualities
demonstrated. Will take high level instructions from the
Key Working Relationships:
Primarily intra-organizational contacts and external
International business travel may be required, not expecting to
average more than 5% annually.