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Date posted:  May 3, 2021

Rotterdam, NL Berlin, BE, DE Brussels, Brussels-Capital Region, BE Porsgrunn, NO

Job Function:  Engineering
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  5913

Product Manager - Digital Production

A bit about Yara and the Digital Production team


Yara is the world's largest producer of ammonia, nitrates and NPKs, offering solutions for sustainable agriculture respecting the environment. Our fertilizers and our crop nutrition programs were designed to help the sector of food production and to meet the needs of a growing world population. Our products and solutions help industry reduce emissions, improve air quality and prioritize effective operations safely. Founded in 1905 and operating in more than 160 countries, Yara employs more than 16,000 employees. 


We are now elevating our focus on digital solutions to help us achieve this ambition. To lead this effort, we are ramping up our global Digital Production team. We believe our operational data in combination with digital technologies can help us to significantly improve the design and performance of our production facilities.


We are currently developing a digital platform that will ensure uniform data access to all our production facilities. On top of the digital platform we are also developing scalable, solid and user-friendly digital products that will help our employees at the sites, or in global functions, improve the efficiency and safety of our processes and operations.


Our unit is responsible end-to-end for the impact of the digital products, which means that we establish the vision, develop, and deploy the products at the production sites. We are now looking for a Digital Product Manager to take ownership of our Digital Operations to enable a digital workforce with technology, and information to continuously improve work processes and safe operations

What you will be doing


  • Lead the work to define the product strategy together with stakeholders at site and central units
  • Take on product owner role for agile developments
  • Act as product evangelist to create awareness, understanding, and buy-in
  • Build and maintain a product roadmap, through prioritizing what to solve now, later, or never
  • Actively support product implementation and change management together with stakeholders across organizational units

What you will bring?


  • Master's degree or equivalent in relevant field
  • Extensive experience in digital product management, industrial technology development, operations improvements, or similar
  • Curious, a quick learner, and collaborative
  • You lead by example and by inspiring others. Your best work is through others.
  • You like to explore how technology can solve real business problems—and have a track record of transforming operational challenges into digital product opportunities
  • Visionary with the ability to engage people in a cross-cultural environment

Additional Information


Please note: This recruitment process will be managed by Korn Ferry, and by submitting your application you acknowledge and confirm that your application details can be shared with them. Korn Ferry will manage your data according to their privacy policy (https://www.kornferry.com/privacy) and Data Processing Agreement entered into with Yara.


As a global organization, we actively strive to reflect the diversity in society. We, therefore, encourage all qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and are committed to creating a work environment that fits gender equality and allows combining career progress with the needs of a family or other personal circumstances.

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