Industrial Design Manager

Kings Mountain International, Inc. Kings Mountain , NC 28086

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description

Industrial Design Manager

Kings Mountain International, a leader in the processing and finishing of architectural press plates for the laminating and aero-space industries, has an outstanding opportunity for a Graphic Arts Manager near Charlotte, NC. We are a privately-owned company just 30 miles west of Charlotte, NC, the home of the Carolina Panthers and NASCAR. We are seeking to hire an experienced Team leader with the ability to collaborate with other departments; and someone with strong Industrial Graphic Design, large format printing/ embossing separations experience related to Steel Press Plate Development and Finishing. The right candidate will be motivated, and have experience with Spot Colors, as well as Process Colors; and who possesses a creative imagination for three-dimensional thinking. This position has growth opportunity with the Company!



Responsibilities:

Understands and maintains knowledge of technical and creative changes within the decorative surfaces marketplace.

Conducts regular customer presentations for the purposes of showcasing new developments for KMI opportunities. Anticipates customer needs.

Manages department employees to meet customers requests and collaborates with Sales Team and Manufacturing Leadership Team.

Creates and successfully executes a design and production work flow to meet all deadlines of department.

Possesses experience and finesse in working to build customer relationships related to design efforts.

Maintains professionalism and communicates appropriately in person and via email.

Works with Graphic Arts Team collaboratively to create marketing ideas, concepts, and materials for customer distribution.



Requirements:

B.A. Degree from a four-year college or university in Graphic Design or related field.

Minimum of five years work experience in management and graphic design field.

Ability to travel domestically and internationally on occasion.

If interested in this great opportunity, apply on ZipRecruiter.com

Kings Mountain International is an Equal Opportunity

and an Affirmative Action Employer

Drug Free Workplace

All Jobs at Kings Mountain International, Inc.are posted at www.kmiinc.net.

Company Description

KMI is on the cutting edge of our industry and the only manufacturing processor of our kind in the Western Hemisphere! Located near Charlotte, NC, the home of Carolina Panthers Football and NASCAR. We are a growing private company and an Affirmative Action Employer
Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Marketingproduct Manager

Parker-Hannifin, Corporation

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 7/18/2018 12:00:00 AM 2018-10-16T00:00 Department Marketing Statement Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $12 billion, global company. With annual sales of $12 billion in fiscal year 2017, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 61 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. Parker's engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world's greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges. Essential Functions Position Summary: Responsible for developing strategies to increase Division sales and profits while providing premier customer service to the customers, distributors and field sales people. The strategies include product development, competitor and market analysis, training, managing target account programs, strategic pricing and developing target accounts . Scope/Supervision and Interaction: __ Has Direct Reports __X__ Does Not Have Direct Reports Use of judgment in determining pricing, products offered, target markets and product line forecasting. Interacts with customers, product engineering, operations and quality assurance function. Essential Functions: * Establish programs and procedures to assist field sales achieving profitable volume. * Make recommendations and evaluations on new product opportunities. * Develop and present product training to field sales, distributors, customers, etc. * Support field sales with information regarding pricing, sales and customer policies, monitor complaints. * Conduct periodic market evaluations. * Conduct competitive analysis of product lines. * Accompany and assist field sales as required. * Attend sales conferences, trade shows, as required. * Assist in preparation and execution of advertising and promotional programs. * Develop and revise product literature, catalogs, technical bulletins, etc. * Maintain records up-to-date, by customer, for ready retrieval. * Facilitate exchange of information between engineering and field sales management. * Assist in the development of pricing strategies. * Assist in the development of product and positioning strategies. * Participate in or lead new product development teams as required. * Applies lean principles to all processes. * Must continuously maintain the highest degree of customer service, throughput, quality, cost reduction and people productivity. Qualifications * Bachelors degree, preferably in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Business or Related Business Management. * Three to five years experience in engineering or field sales of related industry * Strong computer skills (Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office Applications) * Strong verbal and written communication skills. * Strong analytical skills. * Ability to travel between 15% - 25% Equal Employment Opportunity Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions. ("Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor") If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf and http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf Parker-Hannifin, Corporation Kings Mountain NC

Industrial Design Manager

Kings Mountain International, Inc.