Job Title
Appliance Research Engineer

Louisville KY

Min Salary

Min Years Experience

The Consumer Research Engineer will be responsible for the direction of the following products:

· Top Load/Front Load Washers, standard size

· Top Load/Front Load Washers, 24” wide

· Portable Washers

· Electric/Gas Dryers

· Washer towers

· Combination Washer/Dryers

The Consumer Research and Insights associate is a key member of the R&D Team in the US, participating in the decision-making of major R&D programs and issues, fueling the innovation pipelines, and systematically solving key marketplace problems and difficulties encountered in the execution.

  • Co-develop the innovation strategies for Laundry US Division in close communication R&D leadership and Business leadership with an entrepreneurial and futurologist mindset towards the business direction and success.
  • Cultivate an NPD (New Product Development) strategy and mindset with a strong sense of curiosity and courageousness to seek out disruptive paths to success.
  • Build and establish external research and technology partnerships with agencies, academia, institutes, suppliers, and innovators to fuel the R&D programs and pipelines for the US business
  • Design, initiate, and lead research projects to deliver new consumer insights and technology trends for next generation products for the US domestic market.
  • Responsible for understanding the market and VOC (Voice of the Customer) in the early stage of the NPD, and monitoring and review progress and quality management in the execution
  • Provide strategic advice and decision making to Laundry Division for the NPD in the US
  • Cross cooperation and team development within the Consumer Insights international matrix organization

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