Full-Time

Director of Product Development Opportunities

Updated on 6/11/2024

SharkNinja

SharkNinja

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops household cleaning and cooking products

Consumer Goods

Senior

Needham, MA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Marketing
Requirements
  • 8-10+ years of experience in product development, product marketing, marketing, human factors engineering, or a related field
  • 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 who have varying levels of professional experience
  • A “100% on” consumer-first perspective
  • Ability to effectively “manage up” by communicating priorities and seeking feedback
  • Mindset geared toward building relationships across multi-functional teams
  • Highly-effective communication skills, both written and in-person
  • Strong project management skills, ability to prioritize effectively and manage multiple projects
  • Desire to learn and grow in a passionate environment
  • Ability to embrace transparency and shifting priorities
Responsibilities
  • Lead new product development of assigned product category from brainstorm phase through mass production
  • Lead, manage, and grow team members within the organization
  • Drive the definition and development of product specifications
  • Steer the development of user-relevant design targets for product performance and user experience
  • Partner with Consumer Insights team for consumer testing objectives
  • Manage product cost structure and collaborate with supply chain teams
  • Provide direction and oversight into go-to-market collateral development
  • Act as the product and/or category “expert” for cross-functional team
  • Take leadership of larger cross-functional “breakthroughs”

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

24%

2 year growth

47%