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Senior Manager, Engineering

About us

Dorel Juvenile, a segment of Dorel Industries, Inc. (TSX:DII.B, DII.A) is a world class juvenile products company. Dorel Juvenile’s powerfully branded products include global juvenile brands Safety 1st, Quinny, Maxi-Cosi and Tiny Love, complemented by regional brands such as Cosco, Bébé Confort and Infanti. Dorel Industries Inc. has annual sales of US$2.6 billion and employs approximately 10,000 people in facilities located in twenty-five countries worldwide. We are continuously extending our leading market position and believe team spirit, personal drive, and accountability can make a real difference in achieving the sustainable growth essential to our future. We research, design, develop, and test our products in-house, giving employees opportunities to gain inter-departmental experience. Our aim is to introduce and grow talent at all levels of our organization. Our global organization and our international supplier and customer base, allow employees to collaborate with juvenile colleagues and partners from all over the world. Working at Dorel Juvenile means having a real impact on people’s lives. Come join our team…together we care about the precious lives of children.

Your mission

Dorel Juvenile is looking for a Senior Manager of Engineering to lead our Child Restraint System category at our Columbus, IN office.

Key responsibilities

Responsible for aligning with Marketing on a product development roadmap and defining incremental growth. Work closely with Program Management, Marketing and Manufacturing to drive the product development process. Manage the Engineering team deliverables from the product development process to project launch within the scheduled time fame and cost targets. Improve the product development process as a collaborative effort with peers, manage and maintain departmental budget expenses and collaborate with launch teams.

Your profile

BS in Mechanical Engineering required, MBA preferred. Minimum of 10+ years of relevant experience from a consumer products and/or plastics manufacturing environment. Require 4+ years in a leadership or management role. Experience in consumer-centric product development and hands-on design of consumer products with an emphasis on plastic, electronic, and/or metal components preferred. Ideally prefer some experience in design of seating, interiors, seat belts, airbags, or other product areas where the dynamics of impact are a critical concern. Experience working with both Chinese and domestic manufacturing is desired. Knowledge and understanding of CAD/PDM and its best practices. Experience applying lean principles to the new product development process; have a solution-seeking approach to challenges. Additional experience with intellectual property and communications with attorneys is preferred. Experience with industrial design firms is desired due to the technical and consumer focus of product.

Are you ready to grow with us?

The people behind our products and brands make Dorel an even stronger company. We are extending our leading market position and believe team spirit, personal drive and accountability can make a real difference in achieving sustainable growth. This is essential to our future. We invite you to grow with us!


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Jennifer Rohrs

Jennifer Rohrs


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