Innovation Manager - Consumer Products


Benton Harbor, Michigan – Movement Search & Delivery   is working with an industry leader in the consumer products industry. Due to their growth, they have a newly created position for an Innovation Manager.

What you will do:  The Innovation Manager structures and leads formal and informal innovation meetings, contributes to new ideas and concepts, facilitates and captures output, and builds innovation capabilities across the organization and scale processes, tools, and skills. The role identifies opportunities and needs for innovation projects through consumer exploration, consumer needs analysis, and new trends scouting, defines size (e.g. potential revenues, margins, share involved) and feasibility of the opportunity, and performs comparative analysis, while also conducting internal/external interviews and ethnographic analysis. The position performs rigorous and accurate quantitative/qualitative analyses, manages follow-ups and next steps, and creates full documents (e.g., PPT, DOC) for presentations or meetings. Additionally, the Innovation Manager manages the collection of material/documents from multiple sources, builds fact base for key decisions, and supports/enables decision making.

What you will need: BS in Engineering or Business. Current experience in manufacturing consumer products. Experience in product development. Ability to travel internationally.

What we offer: Honest and transparent representation to our clients…  it’s what we do.

If you have ALL of the required qualifications for this position and are skeptical about sending in a resume to someone you have never spoken with, give us a call. We try to rise above the recruiting rhetoric by giving our contact information in order to provide you as much information as possible. We go to great lengths to work directly with the hiring managers for the positions we represent so our job descriptions truly reflect the needs of the organization.

Please send your resume and current compensation to:

Sarah Shipman
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