Director Product Development - Philadelphia, PA

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Responsible for industrial design and engineering product development team for company’s unique line of bathroom products
  • Participate and lead in design reviews
  • Communicate strategic direction of company to all stakeholders, along with tactical methods for success
  • Ensure product development process is deployed, standardized, and continuously improved
  • Implement company design and engineering policy and methods
  • Identify emerging technology and competitor product offerings including product design trends in the US and foreign markets
  • Analyze product performance, make recommendations for changes to existing collections and identify opportunities for new product introductions and line extensions
  • Maintain a work environment that stimulates creativity
  • Promote a corporate design philosophy used on the leading edge of design and performance
  • Maintain high standards for new product development with Industrial Design, Engineering in tandem with Marketing
  • Develop relationships with outside consultants and vendors
  • Coach and advise designers and engineers as needed on all new product development work
  • Create and maintain department budgets

  • Qualifications:
    • BS Engineering or Industrial Design from an ABET accredited program
    • Master's in Product Development a plus
    • Minimum 10 years proven product design, management and development experience in consumer products market
    • Must be US Citizen or Green Card holder