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Product Owner - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

APG Headquarters

 

Job ID:  159361

 

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading supplier of products for North America’s building and landscaping markets. Its products include concrete masonry and hardscapes, packaged cement mixes, packaged lawn and garden products and composite decking products that are sold through a variety of channels.  Oldcastle APG is the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands including Belgard Hardscapes, Echelon masonry products, Sakrete bagged dry-mixes, Anchor Wall Systems, MoistureShield composite decking, among others.  With over 195 operating locations and 6,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces.  Oldcastle APG is a U.S. subsidiary of CRH plc., a leading global diversified building materials group.

 

Primary Responsibilities

 

  • Decompose features into stories in alignment with the priorities for the Plan, Procure and Make functions from the Program Implement Planning Roadmap in a SAFe Agile Environment
  • Partner with the Business, Technology and Business Solutions Manager to shape the strategy and roadmap within the Plan, Procure and Make functions 
  • Responsible for defining stories and prioritizing Team Backlog by business value or ROI to execute programs while maintaining integrity of the features
  • Responsible for defining and writing users stories, acceptance criteria (definition of done), acceptance testing and empowered to work with QA to accept stories as done
  • Manage the solution roadmap and backlog for one or more capabilities
  • Serves as the primary source for story detail and priorities during sprint planning meetings
  • Work within their team(s) to translate / interpret into stories, drafts user stories for and with the team
  • Ensures User Stories completed by the team meet the Stakeholder requirements
  • Accurately report on current project status on a weekly basis
  • Participate and contribute functional work as needed.  Deliver execution on user stories or  projects with applicable experience and capabilities in the Plan, Procure, Make functions
  • Assist and partner with the Scrum Master to help the team to execute the vision, roadmap, content and presentations (team meetings, stand up meetings, demos and retrospective at a minimum) 
  • Assist the Business Solutions Manager to obtain customer needs in order to Identify, understand and communicate appropriately to application development teams to ensure successful implementation of new capabilities and features
  • Develop and maintain subject matter expertise in Infor M3 application features, behavior and high-level architecture in order to apply best practices and guide the requirements gathering process
  • Develop and maintain solid understanding of the building material industry
  • Assist the Business Solution Manager and Scrum Master to foster a collaborative team environment within and across teams, participates in all Scrum Ceremonies
  • Partner with the Team to identify opportunities for continuous improvement

 

Position Requirements

 

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, information systems, business administration or related field is required
  • 3+ years of experience working in software Product Development in a Product or Technology role
  • 3+ years of experience working with Infor M3, preferably in the Procurement, Planning and Manufacturing areas 
  • Strong communication, planning, critical thinking, and organizing skills required. Must be able to analyze data, solve problems, make decisions, remain open minded to alternative thinking and solutions and continuously improve.
  • Extensive experience in translating customer requirements into Agile user stories
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies (e.g., Scrum, Kanban) required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and developing relationships with team members and customers

 

Capabilities and Qualifications

 

  • Atlanta based, co-located with the team 
  • Occasional overtime is a natural part of the job
  • Travel 20-25% to APG sites as projects or BSM deems necessary to engage the customer
  • Experience partnering with application design teams and guiding User Experience, QA and Training
  • Working knowledge of Jira preferred
  • Manufacturing industry experience
  • Experience in a SAFe Agile environment

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle Architectural, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Nov 20, 2019


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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