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Product Owner Digital Operations


Unilin Group is a global reference for interior design and building. We engineer, manufacture and market laminate flooring, luxury vinyl tiles, sheet vinyl, engineered parquet, carpet tiles, broadloom carpet, raw and decorative panels, industrial floors, wall and roof systems and insulation boards . We employ 7.500 people at 105 locations all over the globe, 30 of which are production sites . Together we achieved a turnover of 2.21 billion in 2020.

Our customers and partners know us as Unilin, IVC or Godfrey Hirst, or through one of our brands such as Quick-Step, Moduleo, Utherm, Pergo, Evola, Xtratherm or ClicWall. Investing in our passionate people, innovative brands and sustainable technology comes natural to us.

Unilin Group is proudly part of Mohawk Industries, the world's largest flooring company with a turnover of $ 10 billion and 41.600 employees.

To lead the expansion of our organization Unilin is seeking a qualified candidate for Product Owner Digital Operations . As PO you are the owner of the digital transformation vision, its strategy and agenda within Asset and Innovation Management. You decide on the budget and backlog of product priorities, and will have to design the future governance structure cross categories, locations and expertises.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Initiate and implement digital products and digital building blocks in the fields of CBM (Condition Based Monitoring), AI and Machine Learning. This in close collaboration with the reliability engineers, process engineers, maintenance engineers and operations managers.
  • Ensure products are delivered according to KPIs, but also successfully adopted by all involved, from management to operators on the floor.
  • Manage various stakeholders such as General Management, Production owners, Process experts, Engineering and IT in different categories and business units.
  • Participate in the quarterly Digital Operations Board with top management to get alignment on your mid- to long term Digital Agenda.
  • Build eco-systems with external partners to accelerate backlog delivery thanks to external expertise.
  • Lead the Digital Operations team within the Asset and Innovation Management department.
  • Inspire and motivate your team and the broader organisation with your digital transformation agenda.
  • You will be based in Wielsbeke, reporting to the Manager of the Technical Innovation Center.


  • Experience in Manufacturing of 3 to 5 years. Experience within change adoption is considered as a big plus.
  • Experience with Cumulocity and Trendminer can be an advantage.
  • Digital is in your blood. You have passion on how the world around us is transforming.
  • You are IT and Data savvy, and believe data analytics will be the game changer within our transformation.
  • Safety in production is not questionable for you; a safe production environment is the first thing that matters.
  • You have a can-do' attitude and deliver against promise. You constantly challenge the status quo.
  • You understand cultural differences and thrive in an international environment.
  • You have a broad external network in the field of digital operations which allow you to tap in to expertise, innovation, and the latest insights.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and English. Other languages are a nice to have.
  • Aanbod

    Unilin Group is a fast-growing, profitable and bustling group that is active internationally. Innovation is our driving force. Investing in people, technology and sustainable entrepreneurship is characteristic of our culture.

    Unilin Group thrives thanks to a team of colleagues that pride themselves on professionalism and entrepreneurship.

    In exchange for your expertise, creativity and dynamism, Unilin Group offers an attractive salary supplemented with fringe benefits, career opportunities, challenges abroad and a wide range of training options.

    Product Owner Digital Operations

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