Job Description
Product Owner / Lead Hardware Development Engineer
Application deadline: 
Workplace:  Hybrid Position
Job Location (Short):  Bjerringbro, Midtjylland, Denmark
Contract Type:  Full-Time
Employment Type:  Regular


Do you want to make the world a better place by contributing to improving energy efficiency of our products? Power electronics and variable speed Drive technology is the key enabler.


We are seeking a dynamic Product Owner to join our power electronics team and take ownership of our product development backlog. The Product Owner will be responsible for working closely with the Development Team to maximize their execution output and secure a product development backlog that is aligned with customer requirements.


If you are excited for leading teams through product development and delivering advanced products, then we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.


What is the job about?

  • Lead power electronics design and development during the full product lifecycle from concept to production release.
  • Understand and lead design trade-offs, for example, with respect to thermal management and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC).
  • Sign off on technical deliverables from scrum teams to ensure they meet technical requirements and are delivered on time.
  • Prioritize urgent tasks within a product group to maintain the delivery schedule.
  • Allocate activity budget within the framework given to ensure efficient use of resources.


Your main responsibilities:

The Product Owner is accountable for the Team Product Backlog.

Product Backlog management includes:

  • Represents the product development projects’ PD deliveries in the project management team, stakeholder reviews.
  • Optimizing the value of the work the Development Teams performs
  • Ensuring that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all, and shows what the Scrum Team will work on next. We use Jira as our tool.
  • Ensuring the Development Team understands items in the Product Backlog to the level needed.
  • Refinement of Epic’s cross functionally within the dependency of the Scrum team.
  • Prepare forecasting, estimates, risks and budget for product development within a product group.
  • Prepare short 0-12 month and long term 1-3 year Technical Product Lifecycle Management Plan as part of one consolidated Product group lifecycle plan / roadmap.
  • Drive the prioritizing of urgent tasks, i.e. quality Red Alerts, compliance and development project escalations or last time buy in close collaboration with Product Manager/Stakeholders.
  • Use agile approaches where relevant and traditional planning where uncertainty is low.
  • Align and agree on deliveries from capability pool outside PD on spec. and content (PD Software, Architecture, Digital and externals partners).

Your background

We imagine that you have:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering from a recognized technical institution.
  • Ability to communicate Business Development and Product Management decisions and background.
  • Expertise and experience in power electronics design
  • Product and customer understanding
  • Experience working in cross functional teams
  • Some experience from working in an international company
  • Some Agile experience and change management


What’s in it for you?


What are your goals? Here at Grundfos it’s our mission to ensure you develop and fulfil your potential, both career and personal. We are guided by our six core values, and you’ll find that your fresh ideas will be welcomed and make a difference in everything from local to large-scale global projects. You’ll encounter colleagues from all over the world both as part of your daily work, supporting and all the while broadening each other’s cultural horizons.


In addition, your day-to-day benefits include:

  • Flexible working hours; home office possibility and equipment; up to 3 days’ paid leave for volunteering
  • Annual bonuses, parental support, internal well-being consultants and programmes, engaging team buildings
  • Diverse, inclusive environment with employee-led forums offering colleagues a safe place to connect and share openly
  • Long-term career development with regular dialogue, as well as continuous learning and development opportunities.


Do you want to learn more?

If you have questions or would like to know more about this position, please contact Sr. Director Jakob Fredsted at +4529622523  


If this job sounds appealing, please send your resume by clicking “Apply”.


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We look forward to hearing from you.

About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

An inclusive team
We believe that the key to a work environment, where employees thrive and grow, is our ability to celebrate and value our differences in background, experiences and perspectives. In our recruitment process we welcome all professional people without consideration of age, colour, gender identity, national origin, physical or mental disability, ethnicity or religion.