As a result of internal promotion we have a vacancy within our Business Unit Vinyl for the position of
The Business Unit is responsible for creating and making the Vinyl products of Forbo Flooring Systems, which are a large part of the product portfolio of Forbo. Design plays an important and strategic role in the success of these products. We are known for the quality of our design proposition and want to continue to be on the forefront of design in vinyl flooring.
Our extensive Vinyl proposition is produced over a number of manufacturing sites in Europe and although the Head of Design will be based in Coevorden (Netherlands), there is a close working relationship with our design team in Reims (France) and cooperation with our factories in Giubiasco (Switzerland) and Kaluga (Russia) together with other international contacts.
Objective of the position
In this function you lead the design teams in Coevorden (NL) and Reims (Fr) and ensure the execution of the design related tasks are done to our high standards.
You lead the design team (6 members) by example, execute agreed tasks within the teams and are capable of representing the design function both internally and externally with the principal objective of realizing successful market introductions of various collections and products and to provide a better understanding of our design signature in the markets.
In this function you’ll report to the Director Product Management and Design of the Business Unit.
As Head of Design your responsibilities are to:
For this 32-38 hour job we offer interesting terms of employment (including an annual bonus, fixed 13th month, company car and other benefits) in a professional and inspiring organization. Above all, we provide you the environment and opportunity to develop, on a personal and professional level.