Join the largest manufacturer of tile and natural stone in the United States and watch your career stand out with Dal-Tile, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries.
Our close-knit team of dedicated professionals has made us the success we are today. In exchange for their hard work, we support our people with a family-friendly work environment, a commitment to promoting from within, unique benefits that go beyond just medical and dental, and a belief that every employee deserves a productive life outside of work. If this sounds outstanding to you, take the first step forward and explore a career with Dal-Tile.
Dal-Tile is currently seeking an exceptional New Product Design Manager to join our TEAM! As the New Product Design Manager, we need someone who is ready to provide a variety of support such as development and presentation of new products and builds relationships with vendors.
Assists in the development of new products, giving direction regarding colors and surfaces/textures.
Major Function and Scope
Participates in the overall product strategy as well as the design, development, and introduction of new products.
Travel to manufacturing facilities domestic and international to work on the product industrialization and approval.
Travel to customer product presentation meetings
Presents and communicates new product and programs to field sales groups and customers.
Identifies and meets with new and existing vendors to evaluate new product opportunities.
Collaborates with R&D, Manufacturing, and vendors in developing new products and managing existing products.
Prepares product development objectives and schedules for all phases of product development and introduction to market.
Conducts market research and identifies/tracks market trends.
Assist in determining product portfolio gaps; such as price point, new technologies and customer needs.
Manages specific programs as identified by Sr. Product Development Manager
Approve final product in the lab and at the plant.
Prepares designs for display and/or production according to specific input.
Prepare trend reports
Performs other duties as assigned.
Experience and Knowledge Required
Bachelor's degree in Design, Marketing or similar discipline.
Minimum of 5 years of product design experience.
Ability to influence and foster teamwork at all levels of the organization. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Other Pertinent Job Information
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands and reach with hands and arms. The associate is required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate may sit, climb or balance, talk or hear. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Some Heavy lifting required up to 10 lbs.
We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, career opportunities, and an environment of creativity and growth. Examples include: Company Match on 401k, Employee Purchase Discount, and Tuition Reimbursement.
Dal-Tile is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service!
Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don't Work participant.