Platform Manager Freestanding Cooker
Full Time

Your Role

  • To drive the timely execution of all development activities and projects from specification and verification of a product concept to industrialization, approval, production ramp-up and market launch, developing and managing the project plans up to CP3 and project evaluation, as described in the Product Creation Process (PCP).
  • To ensure the development of the Regional Generation Plan of Food Preparation in cooperation with internal and external process partners.
  • To ensure the deployment of cost and quality improvements for the Region.

A Typical Day

  • Participate in all project specs definition
  • Drive all projects portfolio definition and delivery
  • Support concept development activities within PCP
  • Ensure final approval to all new product introduction
  • Ensure project accomplishment within specifications
  • Ensure compliance with both internal and external safety standards
  • Ensure product approval
  • Drive complexity reduction
  • Drive cost and quality targets within own area of responsibility
  • Evaluate all projects completed, both from internal process and procedures and from field test results
  • Responsible for competencies development and allocation
  • Budget and personnel responsibility for the assigned team
  • Communicates and shares the vision and the strategy and the subsequent decisions to own team
  • To drive initiative for the people professional growth and information on standard method understanding

Minimum Qualification

Who You Are

  • Bachelor degree in electrical engineering or equivalent education background
  • Basic understanding of engineering, manufacturing, and assembly principle
  • Awareness of ISO 9001 Quality Management
  • Awareness of ISO 14001 Environmental Management
  • Basic knowledge of safety standards (electrical, gas)
  • Product Development & production processes
  • Advanced knowledge of cooking processes and consumer insights.
  • Product cost accounting & reporting
  • Quality tools & reporting
  • Engineering change process
  • Project Management
  • Legal/standard requirement for products
  • Leadership skills

Core Competencies

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional matrix organization
  • Ability to work in a project team and to contribute to project targets
  • Respect of cultural diversity
  • Continuous Improvement Mindset
  • Consolidated experience in both product development and introduction of new technologies
  • Ability and experienced in managing international teams
  • Innovation focus
  • Strong Consumer insight orientation
  • Good interpersonal and cross-cultural skills on all levels
  • Good analytical ability and you support the business pro-actively
  • A performance driven approach
  • Entrepreneurial drive.
  • Exceptional Problem-Solving Skills
  • Mature thinking and professional presentation with common sense and judgment in a broad business perspective.
  • Ability to influence people who are not direct reports
  • Strong Continuous Improvement mindset
  • English and local language is mandatory.

Apply now

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'