The Head of Product Development is responsible for leading the organization in research for new products, product enhancements and product redesign of home appliances & kitchen appliances.
Originates new products in concert with customer needs and business model.
Designing and implementing product development and commercialization plans to ensure successful execution of the company's strategy.
Selects correct design concepts and fundamental technology used for new products or improvement for existing ones.
Establishing a Product Development Roadmap for initial and future product lines.
Managing individuals across development and eventually commercial, including recruiting, hiring, designing organizational structure, setting objectives, and ensuring high performance of all members of staff in achieving company objectives.
A degree in Engineering with 15 - 20 years of industry experience, preferably with significant experience in consumer durable product development and commercialization.
Knowledge of mass manufacturing processes, engineering materials & tool room activities is expected.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Process orientation; demonstrated ability to develop repeatable processes or improve existing processes in and out of product development.
Project management skills.