This is an opportunity to impact the growth of the business directly through creative innovation in the company’s first true product management role.  The Director will develop a product roadmap, introduce new models, focus on energy efficiency, and oversee the design and drafting process for accurate and on-time completion of projects.

Assignment: 4298
Title: Director of Product Management and Design
Industry: Manufactured Housing – Log Homes
Reports To: President and CEO
Location: Mid-Atlantic

Our Client:

Our client is a leading log home manufacturer that has enjoyed 25+% annual growth over the past five years and now, under new ownership, is elevating its leadership and preparing the organization for expected doubling in size over the next five years.  This is a nimble, team-oriented environment with limited bureaucracy and an openness to creative new ideas.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development of product line – introduce new models, value engineering
  • Develop and implement energy efficient packages
  • Participation with the team in evaluating new, branded suppliers
  • Leadership of drafting team – execution of projects on time and accurately
  • Process improvement in drafting function
  • Implementation of new drafting system – Revit
  • Selection and management of external engineering resources

Position Requirements:

  • 5-10 years of residential construction experience, with a focus on framing
  • Background working with a drafting or architectural design team
  • Experience in “product management” activities
  • Basic knowledge of drafting process and blueprints
  • Leadership experience with small team
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field


Nichole Trieste