Techtronic Industries North America, Inc. Concept Lead in Brookfield, Wisconsin

As a Milwaukee Tool Concept Lead, you are the project team leader responsible for coordinating a multi-disciplinary team of creative problem solvers through the fuzzy front end of human centered design. Your creative spirit, hands-on approach to product development & teamwork, and excellent communication skills will ensure the team delivers innovative solutions consistent with Milwaukee Tool's brand and business strategies.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Oversee the exploration and convergence of the project into actionable innovative opportunities & user driven strategies for Milwaukee Tool. Effectively & efficiently manage cross functional team throughout the project ensuring expectations are clear, delivered upon, and in a timely manner. Coach Design Thinking skills to core team, proper presentation assembly & communication per the various milestone meetings.

Required Skills:

5+ years of experience working in Front End Innovation (FEI) teams. Experience with Design Thinking methods, processes, tools, & execution a plus. Engineering and/or Industrial Design Degree(s). Passion: Irresistible drive to invent new solutions to old problems. Creativity: Original problem-solving skills coupled with a hands-on approach. Irreverence: Actively challenges behavior paradigm's both internally and externally. Management of Complex Decisions: Thrives in ambiguous scenarios in which the correct direction(s) is not yet obvious. Great at gleaning meaning from whatever data is available. Intuition: Knows the most effective and efficient methodologies to meet project goals. Aptitude: Possesses strong mechanical & manufacturing background to ground ideas but has a finger on the pulse of emerging technologies. Communication: Up, down, and throughout the organization - speaking the lexicon of the creative, technical and the trades in a language of the masses. Time management: Skilled at planning & prioritization of tasks for oneself and the project team. Cross-functionality: Works effectively with Engineering, Marketing, Industrial Design, & Design Research. Understands the strengths, value, and knows how to correctly utilize each member of the team most effectively.

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