Full-Time

Quality Product Development Manager

Ninja

Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

SharkNinja

SharkNinja

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops household cleaning and cooking products

Consumer Goods

Senior

Needham, MA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Management
Marketing
Requirements
  • 5-7+ years of experience in engineering, product development, human factors engineering, or a related field, preferably at a consumer goods company.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience) in Business, Marketing, Management, Engineering or a combination of the above
  • Prior experience hiring, managing, leading, and goal setting with team members.
  • A “100% on” consumer-first perspective when it comes to introducing new products/processes or improving current products.
  • Ability to effectively “manage up” by communicating your top priorities and constantly seeking feedback on your and your team’s work.
  • A mindset geared toward building relationships across multi-functional teams, coupled with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Highly-effective communication skills – both written (presentation/email) and in-person (ability to host succinct, effective conversations that solve problems and ability to make effective presentations to all levels of management, including SharkNinja’s executive leadership team)
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize effectively, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and stay organized in a fast-paced environment.
  • A desire to learn and grow in a passionate environment. The ability to embrace transparency and shifting priorities while learning from each decision and focusing on the path forward.
Responsibilities
  • Support the Ninja business onsite in our Needham, MA headquarters with the development of successful and profitable programs for key products to ensure continued growth of the product portfolio
  • Lead, manage, and grow team members within the organization
  • Define and develop product specifications, marrying consumer wants/needs, white space in the market, and new/flagship product technologies as the primary consumer advocate
  • Develop user-relevant design targets for product performance and user experience
  • Partner with SharkNinja’s Insights & Intelligence team to develop consumer testing objectives, and implement this consumer-driven feedback into product specifications and design iterations throughout the project development cycle
  • Partner with SharkNinja’s testing and quality organizations to define, develop and manage quality and performance testing procedures
  • Manage product cost structure, reporting, and cost rationalization exercises
  • Provide direction and oversight into the creation and execution of go-to-market collateral to support product launch
  • Provide direction and oversight into the development of product troubleshooting and “FAQs” to support a 5-star consumer experience post-purchase
  • Act as the product and/or category “expert” for cross-functional team member questions and concerns
  • Be called upon to take leadership of larger cross-functional “breakthroughs that increase executive visibility and accelerate career growth

SharkNinja stands out as a premier workspace due to its dedicated focus on creating high-quality, user-approved consumer products in cleaning, cooking, and food preparation. This place fosters a culture of innovation and detailed attention to product design and technology, consistently receiving high consumer ratings. Professionals here are part of a progressive environment that thrives on transforming household product categories with exceptional solutions that enhance everyday life.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$558.6M

Headquarters

Needham, Massachusetts

Founded

1994

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

11%

1 year growth

26%

2 year growth

46%