Join our Health & Home Team at Helen of Troy as our Senior Technical Lead , and make an immediate impact on our trusted brands; Honeywell, PUR, Braun, and Vicks. Together, we build innovative and useful products that elevate people's lives everywhere every day!

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In your kitchen, living room, bedroom, and bathroom. We are already making your everyday lives better. We are powered by knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking people committed to developing a culture of inclusion. Whether you are just starting your career or in need of a challenge, we recognize, develop, and empower talent!

What you will be doing:

Helen of Troy's Health & Home Division is seeking a Senior Technical Lead in our Advanced Technology and Innovation Group to spearhead the creation of new technologies and businesses. This role will be responsible for all aspects of getting new technologies/businesses from their nascent stages to the point where fully developed solutions can be launched into the market. These new ventures may be in any of our business segments but will have a heavier focus on consumer medical applications, including hearing augmentation. The projects/businesses will include a mix of large and small opportunities.

Although the focus of this individual will be on software, hardware, firmware, and algorithms, this person will have exposure to other areas, including mechanical, chemistry, material science, and manufacturing. The person in this role will be responsible for identifying and assessing new technologies and developing them to varying levels of maturity. Sometimes, this will be as an individual contributor, and other times, leading a multi-functional team, including outside vendors. The right person for this role will have a proven technical background and be curious, creative, and tenacious by nature.

Responsibilities:

Overall -

Identify and explore new technology opportunities in the consumer market that can create a sustainable competitive advantage for Health and Home.

Do all that is necessary to develop technologies to the point where they can be introduced as successful new products that delight end users.

Technology Responsibilities -

Identify and vet new technologies

Identify external resources/consultants to provide guidance & expertise

Act as an individual contributor on hardware and software projects

Manage technical teams - drive early-stage development tasks, experiments, vetting.

In conjunction with IP resources, explore patent space around potential solutions - prior art searches, freedom to operate...etc.

Demonstrate products through compelling prototypes

Explore cost ramifications of different technologies and architectures and volume sensitivities

Drive understanding of robustness in advance of full product design

Work with regulatory resources to ensure the product passes all appropriate certifications

Participate as an individual contributor whenever/wherever possible/appropriate

UX/Design Responsibilities -

Work closely with design and all user-focused disciplines to ensure a delighting user experience

Drive understanding of use cases and user interactions

Drive user testing and feedback to fix problems and optimize the design

Skills needed to be successful in this role:

Excellent creative problem-solving skills

Willingness to take responsible risks and fail

The ability to communicate ideas clearly and sell them up and down the organization

Ability to work well independently and as part of a group, leading diverse teams

Good understanding of technology and technology trends

Proficient in Microsoft Office and Project

Software: C, C++, Assembly, SQL, MATLAB

Hardware: analog and digital design, general microprocessor circuits

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor or master's degree in Electrical Engineering

7+ years experience in early-stage development of consumer and/or medical products

Experience with hearing augmentation - software and hardware

Experience with both physical products and software/UI

Significant experience as an entrepreneur or Intrapreneur

Involvement in user research and testing

Leading and participating in cross-functional teams

Authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Wondering if you should apply? Helen of Troy welcomes people as diverse as our brands. Have the confidence to come as who you are because your point of view, skills, and experience will make us stronger. If you're eager to share new ideas and try new things, we want to hear from you.

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For more information about Helen of Troy, visit www.helenoftroy.com . You can also find us on LinkedIn , Glassdoor , Facebook , Instagram and Twitter .

Helen of Troy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to developing a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive environment. We value diversity and believe that we are strengthened by the differences in our experiences, thinking, culture and background. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any protected basis.

We will provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application process. If you would like to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at 225-8000.

Incorporated in 1968, Helen of Troy has grown into a leading global consumer products company with career opportunities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. We offer creative solutions for our customers through a diversified portfolio of well-recognized and widely trusted brands, including OXO®, Hydro Flask®, Osprey®, Honeywell®, PUR®, Braun®, Vicks®, Hot Tools®, Drybar®. Most of these brands rank #1 or #2 in their respective categories.

We boldly bring brands into our family, where we nurture what makes them great. We collaborate internally and externally, always striving to provide the consumer-centric innovation, operational excellence, scale, global reach, and stellar shared services to make them soar.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or to change duties of the position at any time.

Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-05-07

Job type : Full Time

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