over 2 years ago
A renowned health and wellness equipment company is looking for a Product Design Director to lead the design team.
Your Duties and Responsibilities:
· Consistently deliver innovative products
· Execute all new products (in an increasingly diverse and complex regional roadmap), on time and within budget every year, enabling consistent sales and business growth
· Provide hands on technical expertise from concept validation through to production sign-off, identifying, prioritizing and solving problems quickly and efficiently
· Due to the condensed timelines, you need to focus on the key risks, developing mitigation strategies and concurrent development paths to ensure success
· Build, retain, and manage an A-player team
· Rigorously recruit, retain and reward A-players that continuously raise the talent bar
· Manage a team of creative, talented and passionate product designers
· Lead and partner with cross functional peers to drive efficiencies and accountabilities.
· Develop strong working relationships with all key leaders globally across product development
· Work in close partnership with the China engineering teams to ensure flawless execution
· Lead with agility, strong teamwork and an entrepreneurial mindset
· Bachelor degree in Design/Industrial Design/Electronics/Engineering or related discipline
· 10 -12 years of related experience
· Extensive experience leading user-centered innovation projects
· Intuition on what consumers want and what works in the marketplace
· Great selling and presentation skills.
· Experience in designing home appliance/consumer products for high volume production
· Experience in allocating resources to work on multiple projects and setting clear priorities when juggling multiple projects
· Experience working with China manufacturing partners on high volume consumer products
· Respect and understanding of other disciplines; including Industrial Design, User Experience, Electronics, Quality and Manufacturing
Interested parties or referrals please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your interests will be treated in the strictest of confidence and will be used for recruitment purposes only.