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Grundfos Americas Corporation Director of Product Development - make your mark on products for the industry division in Rzeszow, Poland

Do you have a strong desire to be the Head of the global Product and Offerings Development for a given Product Group according to the Divisional Product Roadmap/Release Plan and to make real impact in a large, international organization?

Are you purpose driven and is motivated to develop new products that support the ambitions within sustainability?

At Grundfos, you’ll get a chance to demonstrate your leadership skills and your ability to find solutions in cases of high complexity, as well as to manage and lead teams through broad practical experience in many major functions within or across businesses.

You’ll be responsible for the Motors & Drives product development team and its deliveries. What’s more, you’ll join a great leadership team and collaborate with fellow product development heads to propel the agile transformation within product development, giving you a lot of influence on our future organization,” explains VP for Product Development Jimm Feldborg .

In this role as a Director of Product Development for Motors and Drives, you’re going to be an overall technical accountable for a portfolio of products. You are going to be leading the Product Development Group to develop and maintain products best in class. Other than that, you are going to secure world-class capabilities and developing an innovation environment together with relevant stakeholders as well as partners. The team is located in Hungary and Denmark. We are open for a hybrid work setup and also for a full relocation to Hungary. In this case, the company is able to provide a relocation package for You.

Your Key Responsibilities will be

  • Budget accountable for all activities within product group

  • Ensure a meaning full work environment linked to Grundfos Values and Purpose

  • Ensure current Product Group portfolio is the best performing in the market

  • Accountable for development for complete technical solution and Product Development (incl. Large, Small and Solution development projects and maintenance) of the relevant Product Group in close alignment with Product Management and Global Program Development Management

  • Sign off on DoC (Declaration of Conformity)

  • Senior stakeholder for Product Development in selected DP projects

  • Capability management linked to Product visions & Roadmap

  • Accountable for selected competence areas within Division PD

  • Drive and deploy Division strategy within the value stream together with relevant stakeholders (e.g. Modular systems Journey)

  • Support and deploy strategies supporting One Grundfos within value stream (e.g. Modular systems Journey)

  • Lead agile transformation and mindset

  • Collaborate, align and agree on capability needs outside PD (Product Management, CTO, OPS and externals partners (make/buy))

  • Inspire, motivate and enable teams to innovate within the resources given

What do You need to apply

  • Master or bachelor’s degree in Engineering or similar.

  • Preferably E-MBA or similar

  • Proven experience within Motor and Drives product development preferable drives experience

  • Proven innovation and product life cycle management experience

  • Business acumen

  • Proven experience in Leading and developing people (up to + 8 years)

  • Experience working in cross functional teams preferable in product development

  • product development experience with power electronics and VFD is preferred

  • Several years of experience from working in an international company

  • Agile and Visual Management experience

  • Change management

  • Fluent English verbal and written

  • Must be willing to travel when required

We also imagine that You bring the following core competencies with yourself

  • Leading and supervising

  • Working with People

  • Relating and Networking

  • Learning and Researching

  • Applying Expertise and Technology

  • Presenting and communicating information

  • Curiosity, and eagerness with a high personal drive and can-do attitude, with sound judgement and ability to balance risk and rewards also under changing environment.

  • Live out the Grundfos Values

Additional Information

If you have any additional question or want to know more about the position, please contact Jimm Feldborg, Head of Product Development-Industry at jfeldborg@grundfos.com or +4520334223.

As we evaluate candidates on an ongoing basis, please send your application and resume today by clicking on “Apply”. We will finalize and close the position once the right candidate has been found.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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About Grundfos

Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

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