Innovation Catalyst, New Market Strategy

Fortive Corporation
Everett, Washington
Closing date
Oct 20, 2021

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Strategic Thinker:
- Think strategically about customers, segments, markets, technology
- Synthesize simple frameworks that communicate deep insights
Clear Communicator and Facilitator:
- Clearly and concisely summarize your own and others' thinking by synthesizing a variety of data types into key messages or insights
- Ability to mobilize teams around a process and overcome resistance to new thinking/acting
Energetic and Creative Thinker:
- Willingness to enthusiastically engage in the face of ambiguity
- Unceasing curiosity about people and a desire to make the world better for them
- Creative and out of the box: always curious, learning and making connections
Key Traits:
- Comfort with Ambiguity: A willingness and aptitude for spending time in and thriving with deep uncertainty and in environments where there is no clear "right answer
- Empathy and a Teacher's Mindset: The ability to teach and mentor effectively, successfully facilitate teams and different personalities in training sessions, and care deeply about your colleagues' growth, understanding, and experience
- Bias for Action: A need for speed; demonstrated ability to make decisions quickly and to act upon them
- Passion for Innovation: A demonstrated interest and desire to participate in innovation through personal study, on-the-job initiative, or other endeavors
- Courageous: Says what needs to be said optimistic and resilient in the face of rapid change
- Ability to Deliver Results: A track record for being able to set a vision and strategy, organize and lead a team, and implement to meet and exceed expectations
- Entrepreneurial Attitude: A perspective and drive to overcome barriers, creatively problem solve, and challenge conventional thinking
You have demonstrable experience and education in the following:
- Previous start up, incubator, innovation lab, and/or design and innovation firm experience
- Experience in VOC, Experimentation in a startup or incubator setting
- Presence and technical depth to function as mentor/advisor and effectively train
- Bachelor's degree in Business, Anthropology, Psychology, Marketing, Customer Experience, Design Thinking, Engineering, Science
- MBA preferred
We all have a role in building a community where everyone belongs. Where you can speak your mind, be yourself, and feel supported. It's how we achieve more together - for each other, for our customers, and for the world.
Fortive is a provider of essential technologies for connected workflow solutions across a range of attractive end-markets. The company holds leading positions in intelligent operating solutions, precision technologies, and advanced healthcare solutions. Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 17,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 50 countries around the world. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company's operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit:
"The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail to request accommodation."

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