Reporting to the Vice-President, Supply Chain, Sourcing and Quality Control, the Product Development Manager will be responsible for managing the entire process of product development - design, manufacture, and distribution to market for products in the Lighting or plumbing division.
The incumbent will :
Bachelors in Business, Commerce, Marketing, or Supply Chain Management, industrial design or other related discipline.
A minimum of 2 years in a similar role;
Minimum 2 years of experience in sourcing or product development management, as this relates to consumer home products;
Knowledge of lighting or plumbing related products, specifically certification standards and safety requirements.
Experience dealing with China is a plus.
Skills, knowledge and competencies :
Experience in the lighting, LED, electrical, etc. is a plus;
In-depth understanding of the retail industry and consumer needs and consumer behavior;
Highly effective in the area of project management;
Thorough understanding of the Speed-To-Market concept;
Good knowledge of product manufacturing, specifically in Asia;
Leadership, independence, resourcefulness;
Ability to meet tight deadlines;
Ability to work under pressure;
Detail oriented and results-driven;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Strong organizational and management priorities;
Excellent computer knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Excel and Word);
English spoken and written, Functional French
Mandarin is a plus
Salary Based on experience
** Only selected candidates will receive a follow-up communication**
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Job Type: Full-time