Hasbro - Hong Kong
Purpose of Role
- Drive and validate innovative process to enable frontline manufacturing base globally and consistently.
- Drive digital-to-digital process to connect as many aspects of production process as possible.
- This requires automation and digital to digital development that enable our manufacturing partners be productive, consistent and agile.
- Define and investigate innovate technology that could be beneficial to consumer’s experience / safety & quality / manufacturing productivity.
- Research, validate and standardize process that enable digital-to-digital development for turnover as manufacturing in GS vendors. Partner with key technology developer to deploy custom solutions.
- Support all intellectual property activities regarding potential innovate technology being applied within company by working alongside with legal entity and key vendors.
- Support vendor upskilling regarding onboarding innovate technology for production.
- Conduct research and benchmark trends of digital transformation and promote enablement of frontline workforces.
- Minimum 5-10 years of relevant work experience in field of digital development and 3D printing.
- Technical knowledge in hard good production and production development process.
- Degree in Mechanical engineering, Industrial or Manufacturing engineering, Automation or related discipline.
- Technical knowledge of delivering products by means of digital development and advanced manufacturing process.
- Demonstrated experience in product design and development, manufacturing and automatic tools design.
- Preferably demonstrated manufacturing experience in China and outside of China (e.g. India, Vietnam, Indonesia, etc.)
- Legal agreement and patent application experience.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic environment while independently managing multiple projects, partners, and priorities.
- Ability to quickly assess situations, evaluate alternatives, make and communicate decisions, drive to resolution. Strong blend of analytical decision making and creative problem solving.
- Proven track record that candidate is effective in cooperation, communication & influence across functions and colleagues in different locations & time zones. Strong command of English. Mandarin considered as a plus.
- Sound persuasive skills to navigate resistance to change and influence people to accept the solutions.