R&D Senior Innovation Manager
Indianapolis, IN – Principal Accountabilities 1) Identify disruptive business and product concepts through deep understanding of consumer, customer and industry needs Define and execute front end of innovation discovery research to support DFC’s business needs. Document insights and Identify unmet / unstated needs and of the consumer and customer. Identify and track trends applicable to the plumbing industry. Engage and interact with technology experts to identify new, disruptive technology applicable to the plumbing industry. 2) Generate, incubate and develop impactful business and product concepts for entry into DFC’s New Product Development process Identify concepts with the greatest potential value and impact. Support the development of new product requirements by providing consumer insights and performing additional research (as needed). Engage NPD Teams and build confidence DFC wide for innovative products entering NPD. Participate and contribute to the Innovation Roadmap and Idea Steerin… – Permanent – Full-timeApply for this job.