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Scrum Master

Date: Jul 25, 2022

Location: Punto Polanco, Mexico City, MX

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

It is an exciting time at IFF as we continue to grow our Digital Operations team! 

 

IFF is an industry leader in food, beverage, scent, health and biosciences.  Join a team where science and creativity meet to create essential solutions for a better world.  We are an international collective of thinkers represented at over 110 manufacturing sites. Together, we will do more good for people and planet. 

This role is mapped to our location in Tlalnepantla (State of Mexico), however we offer the opportunity to work remotely combining visits to the office a couple of days per month.

Role Scope

The Scrum Master will be responsible for implementing Scrum Methodology in two or more scrum projects and assist other teams when requested. The Scrum Master sets directions, defines sprints rituals, & guides the teams so that they can follow the digital methodology to implement use cases in an agile way.  The Scrum Master track/reports on project status using Agile Project Management Tools.

Location preferred: Tlalnepantla, Tecomán, Punto Polanco or Monterrey.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities

  • The Scrum Master will have a particular focus implementing scrum in digital project with focus on the Deployment phase in the current methodology, but will also inspect the Pre-Diagnostic, Diagnostic, and Preparation and Sustainability phases
  • Leads scrum ceremonies for digital advanced analytical light projects: daily stand ups, sprint planning, sprint review & retrospective.
  • Assess team’s capabilities, train and coach team members in agile / scrum. Provide workshops with small groups to hold hands on training sessions.
  • Assess IFF’s current digital methodology to identify how IFF can become more agile in the delivery of digital and analytics projects in the operations domain
  • Update/modify existing IFF Agile artifacts (e.g., product backlog, burn-down charts, user story templates, etc.) in an effort to improve Agile maturity and delivery capabilities

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (STEM Preferred)  
  • Experience migrating an Enterprise-level project management team from Waterfall to Scrum
  • Comfortable analyzing existing Scrum methods and Agile Mindset of the company and identifying issues/risks that impact speed (velocity points) and/or business user satisfaction with delivered features
  • Hands-on experience with Project Management and Agile/Scrum tools such as MSFT Project, JIRA, Confluence, etc.
  • Demonstrated background and experience in coaching/mentoring Product Owners and Scrum Masters
  • Experienced with change champion

Training / Certifications

  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM) or equivalent

 

We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability.

 

Visit IFF.com/careers/workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more.