Global Technical Innovation Mgr Healthcare NA vacancy in Essity Philadelphia, PA

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Global Technical Innovation Manager – Healthcare North America

Are you passionate about leading technical projects and work with multifunctional teams? Join our TENA global innovation team that is dedicated to improving well-being through offering innovative solutions for anyone dealing with incontinence.

About The Role

Essity is offering an exciting job opportunity in its Global Brand, Innovation and Sustainability (GBIS) business division and specifically in the Incontinence category under the TENA brand.

We are currently looking for a Global Technical Innovation Manager for our TENA brand for the Healthcare business in North America. This position will be based out of our Philadelphia office and this role reports into Regional Brand Director North America.

We’re looking for people who embody our values, aren’t afraid to challenge, innovate, experiment, and move at a fast pace. We’re always looking for ways to improve our products and ourselves. If this is you, we’d love to talk.

What You Will Do

  • Based on consumer and customer insight run technical feasibility.
  • Own product specification within targeted area.
  • Discover, develop, and evaluate new territories/new concepts that enables a balanced flow of activities entering the Q8 launch plan.
  • Act as project manager for relevant innovation projects through all stages of the Innovation funnel.
  • Recommend product and solution innovations that build on key brand features & design to Regional Brand Director and validate with key marketing communities.
  • Support Business Unit growth and monitor cost saving initiatives vs innovation funnel.
  • Propose Innovation project organization and resources to the Regional Brand Director.
  • Develop assortment & claims.
  • Give input to strategic & innovation driven Capexes (Capital Expenditure).
  • Secure alignment with R&D Core, Technology and Manufacturing (Suppliers).

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3-5 years experience in product development or technology
  • International experience and exposure
  • Proven skills in development of targeted area
  • Factory / Technical experience (Preferred)
  • Self motivated, objective driven
  • Proven skills in project management, able to manage several projects in parallel with tight timelines, not afraid to challenge the status quo
  • Commitment to continuous learning
  • Strong communication and collaborative skills

What We Can Offer You

At Essity, we believe everyone’s learning and professional development is unique and want to empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose.

Collaborative and Inclusive Culture | Empowering & Engaged Leaders | Working with Powerful Purpose & Sustainable Impact | Learning and Growing in your Career | Supporting Well-being & Sustainable Working Life | Life-changing Innovations | Competitive Total rewards

Additional Information

Among other requirements, our policy (COVID-19 Vaccination Policy: Mandatory) requires all office and sales employees to be fully vaccinated. You must submit evidence of full vaccination prior to the day on which you are scheduled to start your employment with Essity. “Fully vaccinated” means two weeks have passed since an employee’s final COVID-19 vaccination injection.

The Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process please contact [email protected]

Together, we are improving lives, every day

Working at Essity is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world a healthier, more hygienic and safer place. With impactful innovations coupled with sustainable solutions, we strive to reach more people every year with the necessary and essential solutions for well-being.

Company: Essity

Vacancy Type: Full-time 

Job Location: Philadelphia, PA

Application Deadline: N/A

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