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Avery Dennison Senior Software Product Owner in Miamisburg, Ohio

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides branding and information labeling solutions, including pressure-sensitive materials, radio-frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, and a variety of converted products and solutions. The company designs and manufactures a wide range of labeling and functional materials that enhance branded packaging, carry or display information that connects the physical and the digital, and improve customers’ product performance. The company serves an array of industries worldwide, including home and personal care, apparel, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2022 were $9.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com (https://www.averydennison.com/en/home.html) . 

This position plays a key role within our high-growth Identification Solutions business unit and you can learn more about ID Solutions at www.dentificationSolutions.AveryDennison.com (https://www.identificationsolutions.averydennison.com/en/home.html)

You can also experience Identification Solutions' market-leading hardware, software, and labeling solutions by visiting AD https://supplychain.averydennison.com/retail/manufacturing

Job Description

Job Description

As a Senior Software Product Owner, you will be a point person for our Agile development teams as you are responsible for maximizing the product value by delivering return on investment to the organization. It is important in this role to be able to lead the product development team toward achieving the vision and mission of the organization. You will work closely with our teams to support Sprint and Release Planning, foster team self-awareness, encourage cross-training, decision-making, and continuous improvement. The Senior Software Product Owner role will require an individual with strength in planning and managing multiple development projects from start to finish, and ensuring that the offering(s) meet the customer's needs. You must be detail-oriented and have excellent organizational, leadership, and communication skills.


Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Relentlessly focus on converting ideas and customer feedback into functional software features that increase business value

  • Continuous research and analysis into the market and customer needs to ensure proper directional focus of product development

  • Develop well structured user stories that include acceptance and test criteria

  • Continuously work to support backlog maintenance, grooming and prioritization across multiple products and teams

  • Actively participate in all Agile ceremonies and report status summaries to the broader team and management

  • Works with Agile team, as well as internal and external stakeholders, to influence and drive decision making and support organizational project or product teams.

  • Proactively work with other Software Product Owners and Product Managers to develop consolidated product roadmaps

  • 20% travel, some international is required



  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of software product owner experience in an Agile environment

  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills with creative and innovative thinking

  • Demonstrated experience facilitating meetings at multiple levels of an organization and an understanding of facilitation techniques

  • Working knowledge of Google and Microsoft Office applications

  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft's DevOps Agile development tools

  • Exemplifies and promotes Agile values and principles

  • Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills

  • Planning and problem solving with Scrum Masters and delivery teams

  • Ability to analyze, think quickly and resolve conflicts are they arise

  • Strong cross-functional collaboration skills, relationship building skills, and ability to achieve results without direct reporting relationships

  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Self-motivation and ability to stay focused across multiple projects

  • Ideally you will also have:

  • Desire to evolve process driven requirement development, using for example Domain Driven Design

  • Ability to drive to big picture goals and milestones while valuing and maintaining a strong attention to detail

  • Ability to quickly identify and drive to the optimal solution when presented with a series of constraints

  • Strong sense of personal responsibility and accountability for delivering high quality work, both personally and at a team level

Additional Information

Desired location is the greater Miamisburg, Ohio area though some remote work arrangements will be considered. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled