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Sr. Project Leader, Inclusive Suites

Company: KOHLER
Location: Kohler
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Sr. Project Leader, Inclusive Suites

Work Mode: -Hybrid

Location: - Hybrid - -Kohler, WIOpportunityYou will be accountable for the coordinated organization, strategy, direction and implementation of a portfolio of projects and activities that together align with the business needs and achieve outcomes / realize benefits that are of strategic importance. - Executed the New Product Schedule utilizing cross-functional resources and the NPD process Specific Responsibilities

  • Coordination and Project Management of New Product Development projects/ Migration Projects and Managing the Portfolio for North America Aging and Ability projects
  • Lead product development teams to launch innovative new products and improve the quality, performance and/or cost of existing products.
  • Manage cross functional teams using the KBDP new product development process through market launch. Drive each Program to defined metrics.
  • Develop and manage the project budget with the team including development expense, capital tooling and expense tooling. Guide the team to develop new products that meet cost targets.
  • Develop and monitor project schedules and adhere to the KBDP process. - Manage deliverables and tasks within each phase of a project. Anticipates and manages tasks/risks within each project. -
  • Participate in performance expectations and evaluations for cross functional teams. Provide leadership and mentoring to less experienced team members as needed.
  • Communicate to senior management on project status, execution plans, and process.
  • Define and facilitate decision-making process for development teams. Coaches project team personnel to develop and implement cross-functional solutions to complex issues.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with senior management for the purpose of aligning NPD objectives and removing obstacles for project completion.
  • Drive improvements in creative problem solving and continually improve the KBDP process and organization
  • Change Agent / Process improvement:
  • Regularly provide feedback and ideas/solutions for process improvements including the New Product Development process and manufacturing processes.
  • Regularly provide feedback and actively participate in the improvement of project management practices within the Program Management group.
  • Support Marketing on developing product Roadmaps and Prep for NPS meetings.
  • Leadership & Mentoring:
  • Assist/mentor less experienced team members, rotation program engineers as needed.
  • Support on managing Platform meeting and top project reviews in the region


    • Bachelor's degree in a product development related discipline (e.g. Engineering, Manufacturing, Marketing, or Design) with a minimum of 10+ years of experience in concurrent product development (project management, product design, process engineering or manufacturing engineering). -
    • Experience in managing projects, working in cross-functional team environment, and/or functioning as project team leader required.
    • Strong organizational, communication, leadership and analytical skills required
    • Experience on MS Project / Teams / Project Online or other Project Management software.
    • MBA / PMP / Prince 2 certification would be an added advantage. -
    • Travel required 10% to 20% as part of the role visiting Kohler and Vendor facility basis project needs.

      salary range for this position is $98,900 - $125,600. The specific salary
      offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including
      the candidate's experience, their education, and the work location. - Available benefits include medical, dental,
      vision & 401k.

      Why Choose Kohler?

      We empower each associate to #BecomeMoreAtKohler with a competitive total rewards package to support your health and wellbeing, access to career growth and development opportunities, a diverse and inclusive workplace, and a strong culture of innovation. With more than 30,000 bold leaders across the globe, we're driving meaningful change in our mission to help people live gracious, healthy, and sustainable lives.

      About Us
      It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact . - Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. -

Keywords: KOHLER, Sheboygan , Sr. Project Leader, Inclusive Suites, Other , Kohler, Wisconsin

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