2023-09-11 - Hultafors group

Product Owner E-commerce Platform, Hultafors Group

At Hultafors Group, we are currently in the midst of a digital transformation journey, where we are undertaking a comprehensive modernization of our global E-Commerce platform.

Are you interested in making a significant impact on our E-Commerce platform as our Product Owner, where you will playing a crucial role in strengthening our B2B segment while exploring the global B2C market?


About us

Hultafors Group has contributed to creating a better day for professional users for more than 130 years. We develop innovative workwear, durable tools, and protective equipment to give professional users the best in functionality, safety, protection, and efficiency. At Hultafors Group, approximately 1800 employees strive to create quality products and services that can be trusted. We do this by trying new ideas, respecting each other and above all, by listening to and involving professionals in the entire product development process. Our team consists of proud and experienced specialists who work side by side with new talents. We have dealers in around 70 countries globally and are currently present in both Europe and North America.

Hultafors Group is a solid company with a 140-year history. We are owned by the investment company AB Latour, who have a long-term perspective in managing their companies. We stand firmly in a changing market and are a safe and evolving organization.

About the role

As a Product Owner at Hultafors Group, you'll have the unique opportunity to lead the development of an entirely new E-Commerce platform. Your role will be an integral part of our E-Commerce team based in Gothenburg, where our primary focus is on creating applications and solutions for our colleagues in E-Sales and marketing. This is a newly established position within the organization, offering you the chance to shape and influence it to some extent. As a Product Owner, you will work closely with the business to ensure that the new product effectively supports our digitalization journey. Collaborating with our partners, you'll be instrumental in delivering solutions and generating value for our customers.

Your responsibilities will include assessing and comprehending the requirements of our internal users, as well as external users. You will take the lead in implementing agile project methodologies and collaborate closely with both the business and the development team. An essential part of your role will be to create a clear roadmap, define KPIs, and manage the budget.

You will, together with the Enterprise Architect, CISO and the Infrastructure Manager, ensure that E-Commerce foundation follows the standards of Hultafors Group in delivering a stable and secure product. You will also engage with external partners and the business during the Product’s implementation phase. Once the product is operational, you will have the responsibility of ensuring its seamless operation and its alignment with the evolving needs of the business.

Our E-Commerce solutions will be built according to the M.A.C.H architecture, which encompasses Microservices, API First, Cloud Native and Headless.

Your background

In order to succeed and thrive in this role, you should have a few years of experience as a Product Owner or a similar role managing E-Commerce Solutions. Along with a solid background in agile project methodologies, and a deep understanding of M.A.C.H architecture. Experience of E-Commerce is also highly desirable, especially regarding user demands. Exceptional communication skills are a must for building and maintaining strong relationships across various levels, from business to IT and external partners. Your commitment, professionalism, and integrity will be essential for success in this role.

As a person, you should possess a service-minded, proactive “can-do“ attitude while also maintaining a positive perspective, remaining adaptable to change, and approaching challenges with an open mind. Furthermore, it’s important for you to stay organized and structured. Your motivation should come from a strong interest in E-Commerce and the future opportunities it offers.

Experience and qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, Information Systems, or a related field.

  • You have at least 3 years of proven experience as a Product Owner.

  • You have a deep understanding of M.A.C.H architecture; Microservices, API First, Cloud Native and Headless.

  • You have experience in working with agile project methodologies, such as Scrum.

  • Good knowledge of English, both written and spoken.


The position is in Gothenburg, Västra Frölunda. You will have the flexibility of a hybrid work model.


In this recruitment, Hultafors Group is collaborating with HCM Partner AB. For any questions, please contact Fanny Gustavsson Fri at fanny@hcmpartner.se / 073 – 253 60 00 or Sara Burman at sara@hcmpartner.se / 070 – 824 91 50. Selection is ongoing, so please send in your application as soon as possible. We look forward to receiving your application!

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