Job Description: 
As part of an ambitious growth strategy, Skanem is setting up a Product Decoration Centre in Stavanger (Forus) with the main purpose to develop innovative and market leading products and to expand Skanem offering.We are therefore looking for a Senior Product Designer to drive the development of new products in the area of labelling and packaging solutions, from idea generation to market launch.Primary responsibilities- Carry-out feasibility studies in new areas, considering both market and technical aspects- Design new products- Run selected New Product Development (NPD) projects with support from Skanem sites as well as suppliers and partners- Ensure that new products can be industrialized and launched in all regions- Implement the New Product Development (NPD) process with phases and decision gates- Nurse the key competences required to develop new products- Manage relationships with partners and/or consultantsRelationships and Roles- Part of the corporate function “Product and Business Development”, reporting to EVP Product & Business Development- Supports all Skanem’s regions and work actively with all Skanem sites- Member or leader of group projects  
Job Skills and Experience: 
- Bachelor level in a relevant subject with minimum 15 years working experience, preferably in relation with product development/consumer goods- Proficient in English and excellent inter-personal skills- Able to transform product decoration trends and ideas into profitable product and service solutions- Able to interact within and understand the complete value chain, from sales via  production to market success- Able to work from idea to finished product.- Broad understanding of production processes and technologies- Naturally curious and eager to stay tuned with both technological and market trends- Good project management skills- High skills in design software, e.g. Adobe Illustrator and Esko Studio Advanced- Experience in working with 3D is a benefit.The position is based in Skanem Stavanger (Forus) and reports to the EVP Product and Business Development. Some business travel will be needed.Feel free to contact Åse Andreassen, Group HR & CSR Advisor in Skanem AS at +47-92 12 52 72 should you have any questions regarding this position!Click here to apply for the job.
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Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 11:15
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