Eaton Corporation Product Owner in Ellisville, Missouri
Eaton’s Bussmann Division is currently seeking a Product Owner to join our team. This position is based at our Ellisville, MO location or Moon Township, PA location. For candidates not within a commutable distance, a remote home office will be considered.
We are a power management company made up of over 99,000 employees, doing business in more than 175 countries. Our energy-efficient products and services help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more reliably, efficiently, safely and sustainably.
Today, the world runs on critical infrastructure and technology. Planes. Hospitals. Factories. Data centers. Vehicles. The electrical grid. These are things people depend on every day. And the companies behind them depend on us to help solve some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet. At Eaton, we’re dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable.
Eaton is connecting many of the products they offer, as well as creating new digital products and services. There is an amazing opportunity to provide significant impact to the organization in the Controls and Protection – Bussmann Division in Ellisville, MO working closely with Eaton’s Digital Organization. The Digital Organization accelerates the creation of meaningful, connected experiences through the advancement of secure reusable platforms, processes, and services. Here you will find a team of awesome developers, open source gurus, testers, digital user experience designers, cloud architects, industrial designers, visual designers, DevOps engineers, agile experts, front-end and mobile developers, big data architects, design thinkers, and more. The Digital Organization is central to Eaton’s digital transformation. As a liaison between the Bussmann product team and the Digital Organization you will utilize established world-class software development and design capabilities that are built on a never-ending passion for innovation. We are change agents, always striving to improve, and excited to work at Eaton. We believe that you will be too.
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
In this function you will:
Provide technical leadership to front end design team and effectively communicate with back end developers and other project stakeholders
Define user stories, product requirements and manage the product backlog
Participate on Agile Scrum teams as the Product Owner
Quickly learn new technologies, libraries and tools including React.js
Translate designs and wireframes from the User Experience team into functional user interface, ensuring high levels of quality
Identify product opportunities through human-centered discovery and research methods, contribute to complex UX ecosystems, and inspire your product team to push the boundaries of what’s possible
Translate research and business plans into product concepts that lead to intuitive user experiences
Facilitate product development using personas, journey maps, research reports, sketches, wireframes, and prototypes
Execute across all project phases from early discovery and research through detailed visual design
Work closely with human-centered designers, engineers, and business professionals to guide products from inception through delivery
Work with customers and internal stake holders to understand the product space and design priorities.
Create and iterate on prototypes at various levels of fidelity.
Test prototypes with users.
Create interactions that are innovative and user focused.
Create visual designs that are as beautiful as they are functional.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
Required (Basic) Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
Minimum of 4 years of front-end development experience required
Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and in the future
No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Ellisville, MO or Moon Township, PA will be considered. A remote home office will also be considered if you don't reside near one of these sites. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
MS in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science
7+ years experience working as a designer on interactive projects
Exposure to working with a cross-functional team of business analysts, User Experience Designers, Software/Firmware/Hardware Developers, and Testers
Experience with Agile development processes
Knowledge of electrical safety and/or power systems desired
Experience with Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services technologies desired
Experience and exposure to Design Thinking tools and methodologies
Experience with Figma (preferred), Sketch, or Adobe XD
Proficiency in C/C++/C# or other object-oriented programming concepts
Knowledge of React.js strongly desired
Knowledge of Node, Bower, and Grunt are desired
Knowledge of Internet protocols and experience in implementing protocols in applications desired
Experience in designing for usability
Experience in using defect tracking systems and code repository
Familiarity with web and mobile technologies and their impacts on the feasibility of design solutions
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strong debug and code review skills
Strong data analytical skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to travel up to 25% internationally and domestically
Build strong relationships and operating rhythms with leaders inside and outside the core team.
Foster Eaton’s culture and principles, while setting new standards in executional and operational excellence.
Ability to lead a globally diverse team
Support co-workers and mentor junior staff
The ability to grasp complex and diverse customer needs and distill them into clean, understandable solutions.
We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
Eaton provides a competitive total rewards package commensurate with applicable skills, knowledge, and experience and consistent with internal and external market practices. The annual salary range for this role is $84,720-116,490 a year.
At Eaton, we know that good benefit plans are important to employees and their families. In addition to a competitive base salary, Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits. Click here for more detail: Eaton Benefits at a Glance. (http://www.eatonbenefits.com/ecm/groups/public/@pub/@eatonbenefits/documents/content/pct_1804713.pdf)
We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG CPD UL Bussmann
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.