SAP Manufacturing Product Expert - Global Product Owner for Manufacturing Network Job in Shanghai, China

Requisition ID: 187553

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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Grade level: T4


We are seeking product expert to join SAP P&I Digital Manufacturing Shanghai team taking the role of global product owner for product area Manufacturing Network. The Manufacturing team was established in April 2014, it’s a young team with energy, passion and opportunity.

As a strategic part of SAP Industry 4.0 solution, SAP Digital Manufacturing Cloud is powerful, enterprise-level, scalable, manufacturing business solution that enables global manufacturers to manage and control manufacturing and shop floor operations. It provides a multi-faceted and multi-featured set of features that integrates business systems to the shop floor, allowing for complete component and item-level visibility for single and global installations.

As part of SAP Digital Manufacturing Cloud, Manufacturing Network provides a cloud-based collaborative platform that connects customers with (additive) manufacturing service providers, e.g. suppliers of 3D printing services, material providers, original equipment manufacturers (OEM), and technical certification companies.

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  • Being part of an agile and energetic team developing Manufacturing Network in SAP Digital Manufacturing Cloud, taking the responsibility of global product owner for this product area

  • Responsible for driving the product strategy and backlogs, working closely with the 2 development scrum teams

  • Responsible for product integration with manufacturing execution, manufacturing insights and other product areas within SAP Digital Manufacturing Cloud

  • Work closely with internal SAP, external partners and customers.

  • Responsible for that the User Stories consists of:

  • Business requirements (delivered form Product Team)

  • UX requirements (delivered from UX / UI team members)

  • Technical requirements (delivered at least from Development team)

  • Responsible for breaking-down the Release Backlog Items into smaller Backlog Items that will be delivered by its Development Team (selected Backlog for Development Team).

  • Responsible that the Development Team understand the Backlog and that the team deliver a feasibility check for the Product team

  • Takes part in Product Team meetings and represent the status of its Development Team (incl. review results)

  • Takes part in Sprint Planning and Review meetings of Development Team and stays in close contact with team during Sprint

  • Participates in E2E testing activities

  • Continually enhance existing skills and seek new areas for personal development.


  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Business Administration or related fields.

  • Strong knowledge of commerce products

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), good problem-solving skills, ability to work with technical and non-technical topic

  • Excellent proven software design and architecture skills.

  • Willingness and proven ability to quickly acquire understanding in new areas and technologies.

  • Constructive and open style of communication.

  • Proven fluent both oral and written English


  • Requires at least 7 years of professional software development experience

  • Self-motivated, curious, open minded, resourceful and flexible with the ability to learn quickly.

  • Good knowledge in Enterprise Software.

  • Good writing, presentation and time management skills

  • Must be able to work effectively with teams.

  • Exposure to agile methodologies and Scrum.

  • Ability to set realistic schedules and manage on-time completion of projects.

Technical skills:

  • Minimum 5 years product management experience

  • Good knowledge in Enterprise Software.

  • Experience of product experience in SAP ME/MII is a plus.

  • Experience with architecture and design in both frontend and backend

  • Experience with development in cloud: platform, performance, security, tools is a plus



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