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New Product Process Development Manager

Company: Watts Water Technologies
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

New Product Process Development Manager page is loaded New Product Process Development Manager Apply locations Fort Worth, TX time type Full time posted on Posted 4 Days Ago job requisition id 10011070 This position will focus on all activity with New Product Introduction for the Heating and Hot Water Solutions Platform (HHWS). Working closely with all functions; Engineering, Marketing and Product Management, Customer and Product Support, Sales and Marketing, Sustaining Engineering, Quality, IT, Manufacturing Engineering, Planning, and Operations to ensure complete integration of all product introduction.Responsibilities:--- Drive a robust phased new product development process with deliverables from internal customers including performance metrics for all functions within Operations and non-operations functions.--- Facilitates regular production meetings to coordinate interactions, communicate status, capture and ensure schedule commitments are met and barriers for action and elevation are identified.--- Participate in all teams driving product change, product, quality, manufacturing, engineering, customer and product management teams. --- Maintain critical operations performance metrics/dashboard that drives milestone fidelity and highlights key phase gate deliverables.--- Drives decision-making, considering ASME and other regulatory requirements.--- Steers action plans that improve cycle time, capacity, test detectability, trouble-shooting effectiveness, product quality, reliability/warranty, and inventory. --- Serves a critical role within a broader program management teams and PMO teams, with cross-functional team members aimed at meeting customer requirements.--- Develop and drive multi-functional site level management team to assist in resolving product issues in concert with the program management teams.--- Assess, validate and drive the manufacturability needs for all changes being introduced.Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering or related field
  • 6+ years' experience in a manufacturing field.
  • Strong background in Program Management and capital implementation using Stage Gate methodology.
  • Strong team facilitation and leadership skills to drive effective decision-making and execution of action plans.Preferred Qualifications:
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English) at all levels and proactively communicate
    • Experience with Lean and Six Sigma methodology
    • Able to identify and prioritize needed actions to elevate barriers of various nature (technical, administrative, resource requirements):
    • Justifies resource requirements with appropriate financial analysis and business rationale
    • Relevant experiences/knowledge leading to preferred candidate:
    • Quality and regulatory systems
    • Knowledge of SIOP methods, service part planning/optimization tools, MRP and ERP systems preferred. MANAGEMENT: This position has no direct reports but will have indirect/dotted line reporting with various people: EHS, design engineer, Ops, Suppliers, Contractors, etc. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
      • Ability to move throughout the plant and office areas.
      • Must be able to manipulate equipment used in performance of tasks.
      • Will have to work non-standard hours including weekends to facilitate repairs and improvements.
      • Other demands include but not limited to oral, written, and presentation/communications skills.
      • Travel 20-40% WORK ENVIRONMENT:
        • Works in an office environment
        • Will have regular exposure to the plant floor.*As required by the Americans Disabilities Act (ADA) #LI-KZ1 Watts is committed to equal employment opportunity. We follow a policy of administering all employment decisions and personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic disposition or carrier status, marital status, military or veteran status, minorities, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the obligations of state and federal law, Watts will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Any employee who needs a reasonable accommodation should contact Human Resources. About Us Watts Water is a global leader of quality water solutions for residential, industrial, municipal, and commercial settings. -Our family of brands -offers some of the most varied product lines in the world, with world-class, water-related solutions focused on:
          • Drainage and Water Reuse
          • HVAC and Hot Water
          • Plumbing and Flow Control
          • Water Quality and Rainwater HarvestingWe are a $1.9 billion global company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with a presence in five (5) continents and twenty-four (24) countries, and an employee population that speaks over eighteen (18) languages. As a people-first company, we prize enriching and caring for all who work here not only through words but through actions. This includes executing our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategy, and providing our employees with meaningful career growth opportunities, a positive and safe work environment, and affirmation that they are heard, valued, and respected.

            We are proud to be an organization that believes that a safer world is a more sustainable world - a belief that we proudly reflect in each of our technologies and solutions and our environmental and social commitments, such as our partnership with Planet Water Foundation.Learn more about the Watts way, here . Specialties Plumbing, HVAC, Water Quality, and Gas Headquarters Americas & Corporate Headquarters: North Andover, Massachusetts, USAAsia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APMEA) Headquarters: Shanghai, China Company Size About 5,000 employees Website Industry MachineryFounded1874

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