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Location: Qingdao, SD, China
Date Posted: Feb 28, 2021
Manages large NPI projects to ensure they are on time, within budget, and aligned with the product strategy.
Assists in prioritizing NPI projects based on enterprise impact and objectives.
Assembles the business case for project requests.
Identifies training needs for NPI team members and initiates NPI-related development opportunities. Provides mentoring for the team.
Builds relationships with other departments, industry associations and outside organizations. Assists in marketing the NPI process to customers.
Identifies cost containment opportunities. Identifies trends and areas of focus for continuous improvement.
Typical internal customers include employees from two or more work groups in a Division. The position's primary customers are internal. The position is challenged to quickly and correctly identify problems, which may not be obvious. The incumbent solves problems by determining the best course of action, within departmental guidelines, from many existing solutions. The incumbent is free to determine the best way to complete job assignments in order to achieve desired results. Except for the most complex or high impact situations, work is reviewed after completion. Impacts key quality goals including Customer Satisfaction, Continuous Improvement, Timeliness, Accuracy, Efficiency, Cost Savings, Process Quality, etc. The position monitors and reports on key quality measures for the measure(s) stated.
Moderate travel required (5% - 15% of working time).
The position requires thorough knowledge of company products, product applications or merchandising programs. The position typically requires a college or university degree or equivalent experience. In addition, six to nine years of job-related experience are typically required. The ability to demonstrate initiative and work with diverse groups to reach consensus is required. Communication skills are critical as incumbent initiates communication with others outside immediate work group to work on new ideas or to counsel others, etc. The ability to listen to others is important to the job. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are essential as well as project management efficiency.
SummaryJOB PURPOSE: Lead the execution of Business Unit focused NPI projects; establish project management plan and use plan to manage service and product delivery; plan and manage resources for implementing changes; assist in evaluating requests. JOB RELATED STATISTICS: Annual Sales Volume, assigned product, incl. parts:Less than $50M to $250M Annual Capital Expenditures Influenced:Less than $10M to $25M Annual Research & Development Budget:$10M to 25M