New Product Development Manager

Carlsbad, CA 92010

Posted: 01/08/2019 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 168845

Pin-Point Solutions is hiring a New Product Development Manager

Job Description:

The Manager works alongside the Strategic Portfolio Manager and Technology Development Manager, and other Engineering and Commercial Managers, to develop and launch innovative products and benefits that meet the needs of our customers. 

Directs the activities of a cross-functional engineering team, ensuring timely execution and business goals are upheld.

Oversees the development of new products and leads a team of cross-functional engineers and technicians

Collaborates and gathers feedback from key stakeholders, including Sales & Marketing, Product Managers, Operations, and Customers, to bring new product concepts to launch

Defines new product features and requirements, scope, and functionality

Collaborates with Technology Manager to source new innovations and negotiate partnerships with key outside resources to help enhance the relevance of our products

Defines and develops product roadmaps, prioritizing feature sets and innovation and aligning with the overall product strategy

Utilizes a phase gated (agile) development framework to meet overall product quality, manufacturability, cost and time-to-market goals

Develops and track data and key performance metrics to evaluate internal and external performance

Manages and coordinates with internal stakeholders on ad hoc requests for new products or derivative/special products, maintaining alignment with product and company strategic plans

Manages, tracks, and reports product development spend versus budget

Strengthens an organizational bench of engineers and managers through organizational development, mentoring, and training programs

Contributes to our overall Strategic Plan, ensuring continuous alignment and execution of that Plan

Other duties may be assigned as required

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required

5 –8 years of management experience required

5+ years of phase-gated product and/or project management experience

Detailed oriented, able to identify key questions, make product decisions and determine how pieces of the puzzle interact and impact the overall product/project preferred

Self-starter that is constantly thinking of ways to add value and taking individual accountability for getting results

Ability to work effectively on multiple projects and activities

Strong people leader, driving growth and high performance

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Annie Gillig

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