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Scrum Master - Hybrid Opportunity



Are you seeking growth in your career? Do you have a passion for project management, coaching and technology? If so, we’d like to learn more about you!

Guardian Industries has an immediate need for a Scrum Master. Ideally, this role will be a hybrid opportunity based out of our corporate headquarters in Auburn Hills, MI (greater Detroit, MI area). This position offers opportunity for professional development and flexibility as the selected individual will work at the Auburn Hills office approximately 2-3 days per week.

As a Scrum Master, you will be on the forefront on Guardian’s journey to scaled agile, and also be part of the largest technology enabled transformation in our history. This means you will have the rare opportunity to drive advanced agile thinking in an organization eager for change, while making a meaningful impact on a high value opportunity.

As part of these efforts, the Scrum Master is responsible for guiding, coaching, and supporting an Agile product team in the delivery and realization of business value across the program portfolio.

Success will be achieved by leveraging your Agile experience, leadership and coaching skills, bringing a positive attitude as well as the understanding for building cross-functional relationships to deliver process and technology solutions within a complex global environment.

What You Will Do:

  • Partner with the Product Owner to align team with product vision, sprint goals and priorities
  • Facilitate the scrum process for project teams (to include supporting the development and management of the product backlog, sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint execution and all other Scrum events)
  • Anticipate and aggressively remove obstacles that slow down or prevent work completion
  • Mentor and coach team members in Agile values and principles
  • Build team cohesion and foster open and honest team communication
  • Collect, report, and refine agile metrics to quantify and communicate team performance
  • Ensure that teams are effectively executing against the highest value priorities
  • Providing "go to" leadership, transparency, and visibility
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach, getting things done, accountability & ownership, prioritizes own workload
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills

Who You Are (Required Qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) or higher in Business, Computer Science, Project Management, Education or a technology discipline OR equivalent agile project delivery experience in lieu of a degree
  • Experience with Agile processes to deliver projects
  • Experience in working with internal and external customers/resources (Product Owners), strong stakeholder management
  • Experience presenting at various organizational levels 

What Will Put You Ahead (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Experience with Agile ERP implementations
  • Experience with ADO or Jira
  • Experience with agile estimation and planning techniques

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Hiring Philosophy
All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.

Who We Are
As a Koch company, Guardian Industries makes products that improve the quality of life. From glass that dramatically reduces energy usage and increases comfort in buildings, to automotive parts that enhance connectivity, we have a relentless focus on making better products and developing better solutions for our customers.

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

Our Benefits
Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.


Equal Opportunities
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: http://www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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