Principal Product Owner - Smart Connected Products

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Milford, MA, United States
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powertofly approved What Waters Corporation Has to Offer:

Waters Corporation is the world's leading specialty measurement company focused on improving human health and well-being through the application of high-value analytical technologies and industry leading scientific expertise. They offer:

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Retirement Plans
  • Disability Insurance
  • Overview

    Waters Corporation is currently seeking an individual join our organization as a Principal Product Owner for our Smart Connected Products (SCP) platform. The successful candidate will either be an experienced Product Owner in an applicable domain (IoT, SCP, analytics, etc.) or with experience in the deployment, service, and support of analytical laboratory equipment.  


    In this role you will use your understanding of user needs in order to plan, prioritize and drive product development of a platform that can collect, aggregate and integrate data from instruments, analytical software and other data systems.  


    We are looking for a Product Owner who can collaborate with stakeholders across the business to solve complex problems with elegant solutions.  We want to find someone who will become an advocate for our users and relentless in seeking ways to deliver products that exceed their expectations 


    • Working in cross-functional teams with other departments to gather and analyze requirements and prioritize product related issues 
    • Defining the vision for applications, workflows and products; Ensuring that the vision addresses the needs of our customers; Articulating that vision within Waters; Breaking that vision down into an effective and prioritized product backlog 
    • Ensuring that clear milestone goals and objectives are set and communicated 
    • Organizing, leading and documenting interactions with external customers  
    • Communicating internally and externally, the benefit of software products through webcasts, demos, presentations, etc.  
    • Acting as technical advisor and conduit between other departments  
    • Collaborating across the Product Owner Team to ensure dependencies are identified and managed 
    • Aligning product lifecycle with other Waters products and services 
    • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline  
    • 5+ years’ hands-on experience or general knowledge of IoT, Cloud Applications, or Analytics AND/OR 8+ years’ experience with laboratory equipment/laboratory data systems and their use in one or more of Waters primary markets AND/OR 8+ years’ experience as a Product Owner 
    • Good Product Owner qualities are essential to this role. Those qualities are defined as: 
    • Proactive, confident, and has integrity 
    • Accepts accountability; ability to lead the product vision and backlog 
    • Committed to the product; is passionate about the product 
    • Displays openness, rigor, and clarity of thought 
    • Communicates well; communicates consistently to different groups 
    • Collaborates well; ability to make product decisions in a team environment; Ability to influence others  
    • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally (estimated: maximum 20% of time) 


    Product Owner experience - preferred:

    • Proven record of product delivery in a Product Owner role 
    • Knowledge of the software development process, especially Agile 
    • An appreciation of APIs and third-party software integrations 


    Company Description

    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials and food sciences for 60 years. With approximately 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 31 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries.


    Waters Corporation's businesses include Waters, TA Instruments, VICAM, ERA, and Nonlinear Dynamics.


    Waters creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC), high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), chromatography columns and chemistry products, mass spectrometry systems, laboratory informatics solutions, and comprehensive service programs to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.



    Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. Celebrating diversity is important to us. We thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status. 


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    Principal Product Owner - Smart Connected Products
    Waters Corporation