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NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER Nudo Products, a well-established and growing manufacturing company in Springfield, Illinois, is looking for a qualified individual to join our Team. With a 57 year history in manufacturing panels for various commercial and industrial applications, Nudo Products is one of the largest laminated panel manufacturer in the country. Dedication to the industry, product quality and excellent customer service are why Nudo Products constantly develops new product lines and grows to meet its customers’ needs. Visit us today at www.nudo.com to learn more. Position Summary: The New Product Development Manager (NPDM) reports to the VP-Sales & Marketing. The NPDM is responsible for designing and developing new products and improvements to existing products. The NPDM will engage in market analyses to determine what is of value to the customers. From the market data, the NPDM will capitalize on emerging trends, unique Nudo manufacturing and marketing capabilities, and emerging market opportunities to develop and drive a full new product pipeline. As a key functional role, this position shall work closely with other leaders within the organization to ensure alignment of priorities. Responsibilities: Establish NPD goals to ensure share of market and profitability of Nudo. Oversee all new product development activities Provide technical knowledge to customers and organization Conduct market analysis to determine new product development opportunities. Define new product development strategy and roadmap Work with external third testing and certification vendors Create product development budget and manage accordingly Work closely with Sales & Marketing to capitalize on market opportunities Develop and execute short and long term NPD strategies, plans, and programs Report and measure ROI of NPD programs and projects Education Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline required. MBA not required, but strongly preferred. The ideal candidate must have significant experience with: Large- and small-company experience, ideally in leading manufacturing in a rapid-growth environment. Developing, analyzing, and presenting concepts and data with recommendations for new products. Advanced proficiency in Computer Analytics specifically MS Excel and Microsoft Projects required. Preferred experience Minimum of 7 yrs experience in New Product Development in the construction industry Testing and product certification experience. Building science/construction knowledge. Lamination background. Please submit a current resume and salary requirements to email@example.com. Nudo Products is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.