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Product Owner

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Job title

Product Owner


Permanent contract

Contractual hours

Full time

Job description


AKKA is an international engineering consulting and R&D services company. As an innovation accelerator for its clients, AKKA supports leading industry players in the automotive, aerospace, rail, space, defense, energy and life sciences sectors throughout the life cycle of their products with cutting edge digital technologies

With more than 22.000 experts in over 25 countries, AKKA is one of the leaders in its field. In Belgium, we have close to 1000 experts active in different technical fields.

Business Industry

Life sciences


As Product Owner you are responsible for one or multiple applications. You meet with stakeholders to gather the requirements. Document the requirements and discuss implementation with the technical owner and developers. Follow-up development and guard the scope. Write the necessary documentation for, and plan the validation and implementation of the software and when needed the related hardware.Together with the technical owner you support the applications.


Primary responsibilities

Work with end users and other engineers to determine the user requirement specification (URS) and application purposes of software while verifying the technical posibilities
Establish and maintain scope, project goals and planning
Develop functional requirement specification (FRS) for the system
Follow-up suppliers and contractors
Check quality of completed work
Determine testing scenarios and composing the qualification protocols
Conduct risk assessments
Together with the end users, commission the system with coverage during startup
Provide the necessary documentation of the project and its components
Compose the machine file and manuals for the systems
Provide second line support during regular operations
Maintain the system lifecycle by implementing changes and continuous improvement actions



At least 3 years experience in an industrial (automation) environment or software development
Minimal knowledge of programming languages, SQL, industrial computer hardware, -software and –networks
Strong analytical skills, methodically set, innovative thinker
Experience in developing functional specifications
Experience in executing and follow up of automation projects and/or software projects
Experience with problem solving / troubleshooting and data analysis.
Team player with the ability to work independently
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and English

Optional qualifications

Experience in a Pharmaceutical environment
Experience in cloud based application development
Experience with Industry 4.0 and IOT platforms
Experience in working with external parties on process automation projects


Our offer

As an AKKA consultant, you will be:

  • In charge of diverse transversal and empowering projects
  • Supported in your career by your AKKA Manager
  • Actor of your training plan and your personal and professional development
  • Member of a dynamic and collaborative community of engineers
  • Benefiting from a permanent contract
  • Benefiting from a competitive salary packages including several extra-legal benefits.

Position location

Job location

Europe, Belgium, Brussels Region, Brussels



Candidate criteria

Level of experience

All levels of experience


  • English (3 : Advanced)
  • Dutch (4 : Native / Bilingual level)