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According to the BU's policy, the Project Development Manager :

Lead the development of several projects of products intended to be made by one or several plants of Groupe SEB, or to be sourced at a supplier of Groupe SEB, respecting the engagements of time, cost and quality according to the objectives fixed by the VPM and VPI, and materialized in the Product File RP1.

Coordinate and federate the project's actors around shared objectives

Participate in the definition of pots & pans project's objectives (consolidated in the file RP1 or in the marketing's request)

Identify the project's risks and propose an action plan allowing to address them

Formalized Projects that are entrusted according to general objectives, appropriate them and motivate the team

Define steps of the project and define a project plan, integrating the needs of all stakeholders and follow it (Planning, boards, appraisal, results, correctives action).

Define and verify validation of the Project's development means (resources, investments)

Assure product development according to product file's specifications and project's EMQS

Assure the achievement of objectives (cost, quality and time) respecting the development process

Manage the quotations and their follow-up during all the development process

Develop a trusted environment within the team and promote blossoming of each team member

Assure communication of information with members of the team based in SEB Asia / Supor / France (BU)

Animate projects reviews in a participative and structured way

Assure reporting for validation of chosen options by the team. Decide on complex points (risks) related to the achievement of key objectives

Push and monitor significant and regular operational savings in terms of Total Cost : Price, Quality, Lead time, for new and current business

Leverage existing knowledge on each project (TC12) and ensure learnigns are documented and shared

Take in consideration principles of health, security, sustainable development and eco-conception applicable to the project

Bring necessary support to Quality and Logistics teams in the resolution of important projects that might appear after RP5.


Engineering degree or equivalent level gained through professional experience, 3 years minimum in product development with experience in projects Management. Or having proved, with experience within the group, a capacity to handle simple projects

Know and apply with rigor methods and piloting tools of the project (actors' role, management of planning, budgets, resources, meetings animation, validation and decision making, action plan, etc ...)

General knowledge of marketing concepts and markets linked to the product (consumptions, competition)

Have a solid knowledge of product (performance, construction, circle of life)

Capacity to convince, listen, argue, influence (in and out hierarchy), federate, favor common propositions, synergies, collaboration (conduct of meetings, clear communication, inform, explain)

Capacity to define priorities and maintain focus in the short and medium-term

Capacity to fix objectives, delegate, and develop a person

Stay on course with tenacity and overcome failures

Capacity to share knowledge

General Knowledge on quality tools: AMDEC, analyze of value, experience plans, conception reviews

Rigor, Autonomy, Conceptual and Analytical skills, Pragmatism, openness, Creativity, Reactivity.

Good capacity of global vision and influence, and resilience to stress

Capacity to delegate and follow up appropriately to achieve results

Up to 50% travels, including international trips for extended periods

Chinese/French as a second language will be an advantage.

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Additional Information

Job Type: Permanent contract

City: Parsippany

Company description:
Tefal, T-Fal, Krups, Lagostina, Rowenta, Moulinex, SUPOR, WMF, Arno, Emsa, All-Clad... These brands are part of the daily life of millions of consumers in more than 150 countries. With 34,000 employees and over 7,4 b sales annually, Groupe SEB is the leading worldwide manufacturer of small domestic appliances and cookware thanks to the strength of its brands, its drive for innovation, its international growth, and its vision for the future.
Groupe SEB commits to have a socially equitable policy (diversity and inclusion, quality work environment, health / safety, etc.) while developing actions with a positive impact on society and the environment (circular economy, fight against climate change, community engagement...)

Schedule: Full-time

Groupe SEB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For more information, please see OFCCP Equal Employment Opportunity Posters

Company Information

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Groupe SEB USA
Description :
is a large French consortium that produces small appliances. Notable brand names associated with Groupe SEB include All-Clad, Krups, Moulinex, Rowenta, and Tefal
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Direct Employer
Address :
5 Wood Hollow Rd. - 2nd Floor
Parsippany, NJ 07054

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