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Global New Product Introduction (NPI) Manager

Want to help millions of people think better?

reMarkable creates hardware and software products that help people all over the world find focus.

We launched our original reMarkable 1 paper tablet in 2017. Since then, we’ve sold more than a million devices, grown to about 400 employees, and transformed from a small startup to a fast-growing scaleup.

With a brand new campus opening in 2024, and exciting products and services in development, we need new colleagues. That’s where you come in. ****

About the role
As our Global New Product Introduction (NPI) Manager, you will have the opportunity to directly impact our future product portfolio, and enable further growth for reMarkable. The products you are part of developing will end up in the hands of potentially millions of customers worldwide.

So far, reMarkable has achieved unique results with its two first product generations, but we are not stopping there. We will launch more unique products, and our NPI team is a central part of the product development projects. We are therefore looking for a manager for global product introductions, that will function as the hub between our product development and operations teams. As a Global NPI Manager at reMarkable, you will be responsible for projects from early concept stages, up until the launch of new products, as well as ensuring progression and risk reduction in our projects towards launch. This involves you taking ownership for manufacturing readiness, and ensuring that the operations aspects are coordinated and ready (Quality, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Planning, Logistics, and Reverse Logistics).

As our Global NPI Manager you will be our central point of contact for suppliers and consultants, and secure reMarkables future delivery of groundbreaking products. This role offers a unique opportunity to work globally, across subject domains. Your days will be filled with exciting responsibilities and variation! ****

Central tasks and responsibilities can include:

  • Lead product launches into mass production, including test production and ramp-up
  • Ensure successful launches of products by meeting cost, quality, design, and availability objectives
  • Ensure commercial and procedural management in projects towards global suppliers across our supply chain
  • Secure manufacturability, testing, resiliency and responsivity in our supply chain for new products
  • Develop and implement leading practices for NPI projects in reMarkable, including processes, structures, frameworks, tools, ways of working, operating models etc.

Is this the right opportunity for you?
To thrive in this role and take part in building reMarkable, we are looking for people that are able to see the bigger picture, and that dares to challenge the status quo. You have the ability to break down complex problems transforming them into concrete solutions, but also to translate and convey this in a cross-functional and cross-cultural environment. You enjoy collaboration, creating relationships and trust in your role across the organization. In our team we move fast, give ownership, and thrive in a change culture. As a scale-up with rapid global growth, it is natural that our tasks and responsibilities continuously develop alongside this journey. ****

Who we believe will succeed in this role

  • You have a minimum of 5 years relevant experience with either product development/NPI, production, supply chain management and/or consultancy
  • You have experience with international supply chains and consumer electronics.
  • Experience with working towards Chinese or Asian suppliers is a plus
  • Fluency in English, both written and oral
  • When required, you are willing to travel globally
  • You have a Masters degree in relevant subjects. Relevant work experience and proven track records may substitute formal/ Master level education

Work with great people

Mariana Eggers
VP Design
"Å kunne dele kundenes tilbakemeldinger og virkelig få påvirke produktutviklingen er det jeg elsker med å jobbe i rM"
Ole Øyvind Skaaret
Engineering Manager
"Det som er fantastisk med å jobbe i rM er at man raskt blir en del av et team med dedikerte og hyggelige mennesker"
Magnus Heimsjø
Chief Marketing Officer
"Sjansen til å bygge en global merkevare fra bunnen av dukker sjelden opp i Norge. Bli med på reisen!"
Tobias Strand Johansen
New Product Introduction Lead
"Jeg jobber i Norges raskeste e-commerce verdikjede, med superkule nerder på alle kanter - det blir ikke bedre enn det!"
Henrik Hedlund
Principal Engineer
"Jeg liker å jobbe i rM fordi vi har en moderne og annerledes teknologi-stack og man får raskt ansvar for ulike områder"

Skills & Requirements

What do we offer?

  • Highly competitive salary and pension plan

  • A new Macbook/PC, reMarkable 2, choice of mobile phone, and home Wi-Fi allowance

  • Five weeks vacation + 5 reMarkable days to use as you wish

  • Premium health insurance (incl. physiotherapy and private medical consultations)

  • Access to our employee share incentive scheme

  • Flexible working hours

  • Rewarding and challenging tasks on a wide range of projects

  • Regular team events, parties, and off-site retreats

  • A shared Headspace account for your mental well-being

  • Career development opportunities as a leader or subject specialist

  • Centrally-located modern offices in Grünerløkka, Oslo

  • A unique opportunity to contribute to one of the fastest-growing tech scaleups in Norway

At reMarkable, we offer the opportunity to contribute towards building a global tech company. You'll join a fast-paced, dynamic work environment and be involved in every step of creating a product that's used and valued by hundreds of thousands of customers around the globe.

Besides robust career development and growth opportunities, we offer a workplace where everyone can influence the company's direction, story, and success. We're a committed and highly motivated team with a lot of love for what we do and the people that we work with.

Through collaboration, we create a generous, respectful, and supportive environment where people take the extra steps needed to help each other succeed as well as exceed expectations.

Other information

  • Contact Tobias Strand Johansen at tobias[email protected] if you have any questions about the role

  • You should have a valid work permit from the EU/EEA. (Relocation assistance can be provided)

  • We will review applicants on a rolling basis

Please note that there may be a delay in response to your application due to summer vacation. Thank you for your patience and understanding. We will make every effort to respond to your application in August.

About the company

reMarkable is a Norwegian tech company on a mission to help people think better in a distracted world. In what feels like no time at all, we’ve gone from a small startup to one of the fastest-growing tech scaleups in Norway.

Following the successful launch of reMarkable 2, which was named one of TIME's top 100 inventions of 2020, and our new subscription service, Connect, in 2021, we’ve set exciting growth and product development goals for the coming year. To help us get there, we need new colleagues ready to make a real difference through their work – which is where you come in.

Good work culture and internal cooperation are essential for us and we do our utmost to ensure that everyone thrives and can perform their best with us. We try as much as possible to share information and involve our employees in both large and small decisions and as a permanent employee, you will be involved in many exciting processes.

Tobias Strand Johansen | Contact Person

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