Director New Product Development - North America

Location: Auburn, Indiana US


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Job Number: 22524

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External Description:
Serving a huge range of markets - from pharmaceutical and food & beverage to paints, solvents, oils and lubricants, Rieke Corporation supplies both boutique manufacturers and the world’s top brands with drum closures, pump dispensers and custom packaging solutions.

The Director New Product Development â€" North America will be responsible for leading the North American Product Development team from concept to production release across a number of projects, keeping projects on time and to budget, ensuring they meet customer requirements, and managing resources to achieve the desired output. This position reports to the Vice President Operations â€" North America.

This role will lead the New Product Development Team, directing and coordinating all aspects of engineering activities, from early stages of product development through manufacturing and delivery, influencing the design to reduce manufacturing costs, optimize speed of production, and eliminate defects while insuring customer satisfaction.

This position will focus on Technical Business Development, as well as New Product Development, working closely with sales and customers to identify Voice of the Customer requirements, and present concepts and design reviews to ensure Critical to Quality aspects are identified early in the project resulting in a product offering that meets or exceeds customer expectations.

Be a change agent leader, driving the cultural transformation necessary to achieve world class performance within the organization.

Inspire, coach and support team members to gain their engagement and motivation to deliver the growth targets. Create the winning team.

Overall responsibility to ensure projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with internal organizational established policies and objectives, and also external statutory and regulatory requirements.


Company: Rieke

Primary Location: 500 W 7th Street, Auburn, IN 46706 USA

Employment Type: Salaried | Full-Time

Function: Engineering

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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City: Auburn

Location_formattedLocationLong: Auburn, Indiana US

State: Indiana

Community / Marketing Title: Director New Product Development - North America

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Requisition Number: 1359

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