Digital Product Manager


Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services. Every day, we help make the world cleaner, safer and healthier – protecting people and vital resources.

Position Details

Digital Product Manager
Twin Cities Metro
Saint Paul, MN

At Ecolab, making the world a cleaner, safer place is our business. We are committed to growth and providing our customers with the most effective and efficient food safety, cleaning, and infection control programs available. We deliver on this commitment through consistent, personally delivered service, & innovative value-added solutions enabled by technology & information.

We are seeking an experienced digital product manager, focused on delivering digitally enabled, customer-facing solutions.

The Digital Product Manager (Product Owner) will work in a collaborative team environment that delivers global commercial solutions for the Food and Beverage Division, focused on customer facing solutions. The position is a global product manager who is responsible for the product’s success, driving the solution strategy, project execution, commercial strategy and solution adoption.

This team member leads the strategy, business analysis, and project management efforts to capture, clarify, and manage product requirements. The Digital Product Manager also identifies, documents, and validates business requirements used by the technical team, in an agile development model, to provide functionality necessary to meet business objectives.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Drive solution strategy, project execution, commercial strategy and solution adoption. This position will partner with and lead cross-functional teams including internal Food and Beverage stakeholders, the enterprise Commercial Digital Solutions team, and external vendors and technology partners 
  • Direct voice of customer and voice of business to uncover key business drivers for innovation concpets. Understand user’s needs to create a product experience that solves problems and engages users. 
  • Facilitate the product decisions and prioritization of features, including when and which features are released after gaining input from key stakeholders 
  • Collaborate with the technology delivery team(s) to deliver the prioritized product features 
  • Work to drive adoption of solutions with our field and customers 
  • Partner with corporate accounts and field sales & service teams to effectively merchandise solutions with customers and drive engagement & adoption 
  • Manage the short and long term financial decisions related to the product and software development 
  • Fill the role of a project manager for targeted initiatives 
  • Quality Assurance and Testing: test, verify, and document results for business acceptance of complex solutions 
  • Lead/facilitate meetings with business and technical resources 
  • Prepare presentations containing both business and technical topics

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 8+ years of experience working in a digital or technology environment 
  • 5+ years of experience working as a business analyst, data analyst, product manager or project manager 
  • 2+ year of experience with Agile or iterative development methodologies 
  • No immigration sponsorship available for this position 
  • No relocation assistance will be provided

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in product management and innovation 
  • Experience working with and managing cross-functional business stakeholders 
  • Experience in agile methodology 
  • Experience in change enablement techniques and implementation 
  • Experience with technology in the food industry 
  • Strong problem-solving, analytic, conceptual and critical thinking skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills that allow effective communication with both business and technical resources 
  • Detail oriented self-starter with the ability to work independently, drive execution and handle multiple tasks 
  • Must have well-developed leadership qualities

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