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Product Owner, Capacitor Bank Controls


Product Manager


Plymouth, Minnesota, United States

Eaton’s EPG EAS Electrical Automation Solutions division is currently seeking a Product Owner, Capacitor Bank Controls. This position offers a HYBRID work schedule at either of the following Eaton locations: Plymouth MN, Pittsburgh PA (Moon Twp.) or Franksville WI. No relocation assistance is being offered.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $97499.97 - $142999.96 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

The Product Owner, Capacitor Bank Controls, is responsible for maximizing the value delivered by the team and ensuring team backlog is aligned with customer and stakeholder needs. The Product Owner is a critical member of the Scrum team and works closely with the Product Manger to contribute to product roadmaps and align the team to the business strategy.

In this role:

  • Define release and sprint goals by updating and prioritizing the team backlog. Ensure user stories are accurate, understood by development team, align to product vision, and acceptance criteria is well-defined. Validate compliance to definition of done and issue approval.
  • Lead backlog refinement, actively participate in all Scrum ceremonies and planning execution. Play an instrumental role in helping mitigate impediments that impact the teams’ successful completion of release/sprint goals.
  • Meet regularly with cross-functional stakeholders to define and prioritize feature enhancements as well as technical debt and defects.
  • Represent the needs of the customers and the business, in alignment and collaboration with Product Manager. Ensure the team is building the right thing with a customer-centric mindset.
  • Manage internal escalations from customer support including prioritization, communication, and resolution.
  • Organize and manage all releases including the major and minor releases, critical fixes, service packs and support project management in planning for future releases.
  • Contribute to the product vision and roadmap, coordinating with Product Management.
  • Build and manage key relationships, interpret information from multiple sources, and communicate effectively to various audiences.
  • Balance stakeholder perspectives and expectations, communicate priority changes, manage dependencies, and negotiate with confidence to challenge preconceptions of outcomes and solutions.


Basic REQUIRED Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in delivering embedded projects, acting as a product owner or project manager. Or 5 years of product development or testing experience on an Agile Team or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in writing clear and concise user stories, functional and non-functional requirements incorporating Acceptance Criteria and Definition of Done.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Agile frameworks (i.e., Scrum, Kanban).
  • All candidates being considered must currently live TODAY within a 50-mile radius of the Plymouth, MN, Franksville, WI (Greater Milwaukee WI area) or Pittsburgh, PA (Moon Twp) Eaton facility. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
  • Mut be legally authorized to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now or in the future.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience presenting to Customers & Leaders, and experience in saying 'No' when required.
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile project management principles or PMP (or similar) certification.
  • Experience working with customers and stakeholders in Utility Enterprise Products or Platforms.
  • Working knowledge of system design methodologies and interdependencies of intelligent edge devices and Enterprise Software Platform.
  • Background in power systems engineering and controls devices
  • Knowledge of the electric utility industry.



  • Exceptional ability to lead, collaborate, openly communicate, influence others, present and negotiate effectively across disciplines and stakeholders (marketing, engineering, customer support, etc.).
  • Demonstrated experience delivering results in an ambiguous and changing environment, with the ability to work independently and be a self-starter, working multi-task on several initiatives at one time, in a fast moving and evolving business.
  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills, ability to juggle multiple competing priorities, delegate within team, and ability to work under deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts clearly across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.
  • Possess the technical acumen and knowledge to credibly challenge implementation decisions and promote modern development practices.
  • Inspire and motivate the development teams to deliver innovative and exciting solutions with an appropriate sense of urgency.
  • Adapt to changes, gain followship, and quickly respond to adjusting priorities based on evolving business needs.
  • Act as counselor to business counterparts, implementation team, and management on requirements and capabilities.
  • Stay abreast of technology trends, market drivers, Agile practices, and modern product development processes.

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