Job title: Development Manager
Contract type: Permanent
Employer: Electrolux Group
Closing date: 18-07-2016
Manager Team Lead is responsible leading the NA Advance Development team in Springfield, TN. Leads the AD Team NA with the task to increase innovation rate in NA and providing technology solutions and functional prototypes for Food Preparation mainly focused on NA platforms. Takes an active role to build a successful network internally and to external partners.
Act as a Team Manager creating and driving a strong AD NA team in Springfield.
Build a continuous activity and resources plan for the AD NA team based on Technology Road Map for Global R & D
Build an active link to the Product line NA for the creation of innovative products based on NA consumer needs.
Act as a Technology Scout identifying new technological solutions in NA.
Act as a Project leader for AD NA projects.
Act as a point-of contact towards external prototype makers, technology companies and subsystem suppliers.
Deliver functional prototypes (components, modules, products) based on AD Technology Roadmap.
B.S. degree in ME/EE or other related discipline, Master’s degree a plus.
At least 5 years’ experience in R & D in home appliances or similar business areas including project leadership and working in multinational teams.
At least 2 years’ experience in people leadership.
Solid engineering, applied sciences and laboratory competence
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Analytical and logical skills
Proactive innovation mindset
Project and time management and team leader skills
Attitude being proactive, innovative and creative
Ability to drive for result in a cross-cultural and cross-global team set-up
Strong communication skills
Strong technical background
Travel: Domestic and international
is a global leader in home appliances, based on deep consumer insight and developed in close collaboration with professional users. We offer thoughtfully designed, innovative solutions for households and businesses, with products such as refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, cookers, vacuum cleaners, air conditioners and small domestic appliances. Under esteemed brands including Electrolux, AEG, Zanussi, Frigidaire and Electrolux Grand Cuisine, the Group sells more than 50 million products to customers in more than 150 markets every year. In 2013 Electrolux had sales of $15.1 billion and 61,000 employees. For more information go to http://group.electrolux.com