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Digital Product Owner - eCommerce


Remote, anywhere, WP, PL, 61-144

REQ ID:  37282

About Kennametal 
With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 8,600 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated approximately $1.8 billion in revenues in fiscal 2021.


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Digital Product Owner, eCommerce


Kennametal is seeking an eCommerce Product Owner (EMEA) to help lead high-impact eCommerce projects for Kennametal. This role is a unique opportunity to drive the execution of business-critical projects for an iconic brand looking to expand its global eCommerce reach.


The eCommerce Product Owner will focus on making it easy for our end customers and distributors to research, compare and purchase products online. This includes an intuitive user interface across homepage, category and product pages, on-site search and navigation, and an easy cart & checkout experience. The Product Owner is the business representative on the scrum team and translates our customer’s needs into a product vision and roadmap. They are responsible for ensuring the scrum team effort is concentrated on the right priorities based on business value.


This role could be located in any European country, as we offer a remote contract.



  • Continuously learn about customer needs and roadblocks and develop solutions that lead to customer success.
  • Create, own, and communicate product vision, product goal, roadmap, and release plan, drives towards goal.
  • Work with internal and external customers to analyse customer needs, internal constraints, cost-benefit, and develop product roadmap.
  • Develop scope and define backlog items (epics/features/user stories) that guide the scrum development team.
  • Refine backlog and prioritise backlog items based on business objectives, partner seamlessly with development team to ensure execution.
  • Key stakeholder throughout each scrum event, including planning, refinement, review, and sprint.
  • Ambassador for the product internally and externally and owns the return on investment
  • Research and analyse market, competitors, and best-in-class peer companies.
  • Increase an understanding of Agile practices, Design Thinking, new technologies opportunities and other new trends.



  • 3-5 years of experience as an eCommerce product owner supporting a website with at least $100M USD annual revenue
  • Complete Fluency in English
  • Expert in agile & scrum principles for website development required
  • Experience using JIRA required
  • Global eCommerce experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with SAP Hybris, Adobe AEM, Adobe Analytics preferred
  • Experience with using the design thinking methodology to understand customers and rapidly prototype solutions to their needs preferred
  • Able to navigate in a fast paced, iterative environment
  • Ability to work with cross-functional and global teams to deliver on a common goal.
  • Ability to think strategically, properly prioritise work to ensure the best business results, and to drive and own decision making
  • Interpersonal skills and developing relationships with team members and customers.
  • Project management and time management skills.
  • Outstanding communication, presentation, and leadership skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrable deep commitment to, and empathy for, the consumer
  • Ability to work in ambiguity, continuously improving, asking questions, and delivering results within uncertainty



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