Director of Innovation / Product Development

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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Global Marking and Coding Forture 200 Company Saint Charles, MO

Saint Charles, MO
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Looking for a Director of Innovation to lead the Product Development Team to next innovated levels in the marking and coding markets.

The main focus is implementing strategic marketing and drive innovation based on consumer insights. They have been too tactical in the past. This person will drive the development and execution of end market focused strategies and all marketing and product management activities for the division. I really need someone who has a deep understanding of customer needs, market trends, technology trends, identification and assessment of significant growth opportunities, and creating and implementing strategies that deliver profitable market share.

This involves leading the: Strategic Planning:, NPD, Engineering Planning, and team development.

Must have

BSdegree in Engineering; Mechanical/Industrial Engineering required; MBA preferred.
10+ years of progressive experience in engineering, setting strategic direction and product development.
Manufacturing experience and analytical acumen required; experience with equipment or automation manufacturing preferred.
Capital project management and cross-functional product development experiences preferred.
Drive for results required; experience with some P&L management preferred.