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Director of Engineering Product Development

Company: Marmon Holdings, Inc.
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Marmon Foodservice Technologies, Inc.

Come join a team where People make the difference! As a part of Marmon Holdings, Inc., a highly decentralized organization, we rely heavily on people with the aptitude, attitude, and entrepreneurial spirit to drive our success, and we're committed to attracting and retaining top talent.

About The Job
Though you may not know us by name, you've most likely enjoyed meals and refreshments supported by our industry-leading brand portfolio. For decades, we've designed and manufactured foodservice equipment for some of the world's biggest, most recognized consumer brands. We are driven to innovate with a clear purpose in mind: to enhance the eating and drinking experience, nourishing the people and communities we serve.

As Director of Engineering Product Development, you will lead and manage a team in the development of new foodservice products and equipment from concept to commercialization. In this role, you'll contribute to driving innovation, leading teams, project execution excellence, and delivering high-quality products that meet customer needs and contribute to MFT's growth and success.

We offer a hybrid work model: we collaborate in the office on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. The rest of the week, you have flexibility to work wherever it suits you best.

What You'll Do

  • Lead the R&D Product Development team in executing the product development process from ideation through commercialization, ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget across multiple R&D functions.
  • Partnering with the Enterprise Project Management Office team, select and optimize R&D functional teams for product specifications, ensure they have the necessary resources to successfully complete projects, and hold the team accountable to timing and budget parameters.
  • Collaborate with all engineering and other business functions, including manufacturing, marketing, and sales, to ensure that new products meet customer needs and are aligned with business objectives
  • Partner with Product Management and to execute on product and technology roadmaps
  • Ensure that all new products are designed to meet or exceed durability, reliability, and regulatory requirements and industry standards
  • Develop, manage, and own the R&D Product Development department budget, ensuring efficient and effective resource and expense allocation
  • Enable the team to perform at their best by providing regular guidance, coaching, mentorship, training and career development Who You Are
    • Inspiring Leader: Demonstrated ability to get the team moving in the same direction to deliver results
    • Collaborative Partner: Uses interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with cross-functional teams and customers
    • Change Maker: Develops and enables new solutions to sustain the business and improve competitive advantage
    • Optimizer: Finds ways to continuously improve processes, methods and team performance Required Qualifications
      • Bachelor's or Master's Engineering, Business, or related field
      • 10+ years of experience in technical product development or related field, with a track record of successfully launching new products to market
      • Experience leading and managing cross-functional teams
      • Experience in project management techniques and strategies Benefits

        We support your well-being with comprehensive and easy-to-use benefits that you'll be eligible to enroll in on your first day of employment. Here are some of the highlights:
        • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug insurance plans
        • Access to a Health Advocate who is an expert in Marmon's health plan and can help you select the best health benefits for you and your family
        • Tax advantaged spending accounts for health and dependent care expenses
        • Wellness programs and resources including Telehealth, Mental Health, Fitness, and Family Planning
        • Generous paid time off for personal use, holidays, and parental leave
        • Company-sponsored life insurance
        • 401(k) with fully vested company match; Marmon may also make an additional annual discretionary contribution to your account, whether or not you contribute on your own
        • Financial and retirement advising

          About Marmon Holdings

          Marmon Holdings, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, comprises 11 groups and more than 100 autonomous businesses with total annual revenue of $10 billion. Marmon's 28,000-plus team members are celebrating the company's 70th anniversary in 2023 and helping write the next chapter of Marmon's story.

          Following receipt of a conditional offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete additional job-related screening processes as permitted or required by applicable law.

          We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to, and please be sure to include the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.

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