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Director of New Product Introduction (NPI) in Independence, OH at Masco Corporation

Date Posted: 4/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Description

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Champion of the New Product Introduction (NPI) Process.
  • Responsible for developing a high-performance NPI team who will manage the New Product Introductions across all product lines.
  • Partner with cross-functional leaders while refining and enhancing documentation of existing process.
  • Implement formal Gate review process with executive leadership team.
  • Drive a culture of process rigor throughout Kichler Lighting.
  • Responsible for NPI KPIs: On-time and On-budget.
  • Develop cadence for status updates to executive staff, highlighting key risks, issues and needed support.
  • Coach and mentor team of Program Managers who are assigned to and responsible for a defined list of annual projects.
  • Ability to manage not only team of project leaders, but also capable to take the lead on projects when needed.

Required Experience/Skills

  • 10+ years of product development background
  • 5+ years of managing projects through NPI Stage gate process
  • Ability to lead, coach and mentor team
  • Ability to drive change throughout an organization
  • Ability to travel internationally


Full or Part Time

Full time

Kichler Lighting (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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