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Company Overview

When you feel connected to your work, you feel more engaged. At Haworth, you can pursue a career that offers you ample opportunity to build your portfolio and expand your skillset in an exciting and inclusive environment. Join a company that values innovation, inspiration, and you!

 

HAWORTH is a global leader in office furniture and architectural interiors. As a valued member of our team, you can make your mark on the world and reach your full potential within a culture of connectivity.

 

Why Haworth? Find out here!

Job Overview

We are currently looking for a Program Manager supporting New Product Development to join our engineering team in Holland, MI. 

 

This role could be filled at a variety of levels based on experience. The work assigned to this position will be determined by level(s) hired.

 

The levels offered are Program Manager, and Senior Program Manager. This opening will support our New Product Development team (NPI). 

 

As a Program Manager in New Product Development, you will:

Lead a cross-functional team of resources in support of the Product Engineering departmental goals and competitive strategic projects to plan, organize, and implement new products, product line enhancements, quality improvements and cost reduction projects. Follow product line management lead in identifying customer needs and setting project goals to attain needs as project deliverables. Establish team objectives, coach team members, and serve as a facilitator and problem-solver to assist team members with establishing their goals. Provide project updates including timeline, budget, and roadblocks to executive leadership. 

Do you have these required qualifications?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Engineering, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering or Sales. 
  • Project or Program Management Experience:
    • Program Manager: 8 years of project team experience, including 4 years of team leadership
    • Senior Program Manager: 10 years of project team experience, including 5 years of team leadership
  • Current and continuing right to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Ability to work in Holland, MI without relocation assistance.

Do you have these preferred qualifications?

  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Engineering, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering or Sales.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification. 
  • Experience working on projects specific to New Product development.
  • Previous office furniture experience. 
  • Experience leading projects for an OEM that both develops and sells product.
  • Experience presenting to leadership teams

Ideally, you have also demonstrated the following:

  • Knowledge of manufacturing business practices and systems.
  • Experience presenting to executive leadership teams. 
  • Experience in early product ideation, translating customer needs into product and leading a team through the project.  
  • Ability to travel overnight away from corporate offices, including internationally, up to 15% of time.

Haworth Values

At Haworth, we have a strong set of values that guide our business and help us align with our customers.  

 

We listen to our Customers. We rely on our Members. We honor Integrity. We embrace Continuous Learning. We lead with Design. We create Value. We work to make the World better.

 

Join the Haworth family. Apply for this job, or learn more about the many possibilities at Haworth, at www.Haworth.com/Careers.

EEO/AA Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, Haworth will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, religion, height, weight, other protected group status, or any other basis protected by the laws where we employ people. 

 

Haworth's AAP programs are available for applicant review.  Requests can be made to your Recruiter to review during regular business hours.

 

This organization participates in E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

 

If you have questions about any of the above policies, or if you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team at careers@haworth.com or (616)-393-1600.


Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

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