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.
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.
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
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
Developing, analyzing, and presenting concepts and data with recommendations for new products.
Advanced proficiency in Computer Analytics specifically MS Excel and Microsoft Projects required.
Minimum of 7 yrs experience in New Product Development in the construction industry
Testing and product certification experience.
Building science/construction knowledge.
Please submit a current resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nudo Products is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.