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Senior Director New Product Management

Mendota Heights, MN
Corporate Administration

Job Description

Key Leadership Opportunity. Responsible for the P&L, launch and growth of our innovative and disruptive product and service offering.

The Sr Director of New Product Management for AutoMist develops and executes the launch, growth, product development and operational deployment of the AutoMist automated hood cleaning system. You will lead and integrate all the activities required to make the current product completely rollout ready, develop the operational plan to deploy the product across 41 depots (distribution and service locations) across the USA and deliver on the financial potential of this major new product, with over 1,500 contracted customers.  You will be responsible for delivering on the targets already developed for 2018 and then for developing the long term strategic plan.

You will lead the current product rollout team, including commercial, regulatory, product development, engineering and operations. You will also be responsible for driving and influencing the integration of the product into the sales, service, and operations teams across the company.

Key non-negotiable skills and experience required to succeed in this position include:

  • Product Launch experience: Cross-functional talent for launching complex service/ B2B products preferred
  • Process validation and ongoing process improvement experience
  • Strategic Vision: Ability  to set strategic vision for product roadmap and growth
  • People Leadership: People development and team building skills
  • Product Development: Experience leading product and project teams to develop multiple generations of product growth
  • P&L: Financial responsibility and experience running a profitable P&L
  • Ability to work effectively within matrix organization