Technical Innovation Manager

Job Type:
Business Transformation
Job reference:
22 days ago

Experis is currently supporting a multinational consumer goods business in their search for a Technical Innovation Manager. This is a 5-month contract role at an exciting time in their company journey as they look to revitalise their processes and systems. The role is hybrid working requiring to be on site at their Lewisville, Texas office approximately 6 days a month

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and co-ordinate technical project workstreams to deliver against agreed Innovation and renovation road maps
  • Ensure all developments not only meet business objectives, but are developed in a fully compliant way against all safety, regulatory and quality needs
  • Identify new opportunities to deliver to consumer, customer and business needs - including, but not limited to, new and more sustainable product solutions
  • Work closely with other R&D functions to deliver assigned projects as well as broader product development capabilities, such as 5S, Technical Capability building, Consumer test sample making, etc
  • Manage end to end lab type operation, with 3Ps where applicable, from material preparation, testing, result analysis and reporting, lab scale product evaluation
  • Lead input of whole product related perspective to x-functional teams - ensuring risks are identified, understood and mitigated. Ensure timings and expectations of formulation related activities are ambitious and correctly recognised within project plans.

Essential Skills:

  • Experience and knowledge of key processes in product development and across different functions
  • Track record of delivering products to market, through working with x-functional teams and external partners
  • Experience of stakeholder and risk management with examples of working agilely and leveraging an 80:20 mindset for programme delivery
  • A creative, logical and analytical mind to generate innovative solutions to technical problems.

If the above could be of interest and you wish to discuss in more detail, please apply

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