Product Development Associate

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Port Washington, NY

Global Industrial, a Systemax Company

<p><strong>Systemax Inc. (NYSE: SYX)</strong>&nbsp;is a leading retailer of brand name and private label products, including industrial, and material handling supplies.</p> <p>Our tiered marketing and distribution platform includes e-commerce websites, catalogs, social media, and direct sales representatives. The 1500+ people we employ are dedicated to serving our customers across the United States and Canada.</p> <h3><strong>Our Strategy</strong></h3> <p>We provide businesses with top quality, private label, brand name industrial equipment and supplies as well as critical facility services. We promote innovation and a collaborative spirit in all our dealings and we cultivate long term relationships for all constituencies.</p> <h3><strong>Our Customers</strong></h3> <p>Our clients include major corporations, small-to-medium sized businesses, value added resellers, government organizations, educational and financial institutions and individual consumers.</p>

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Overview: <br /> <p>For over 70 years Global Industrial has been an industry leader providing private label and brand name industrial equipment and supplies to businesses throughout North America.</p> <p>We carry over 1.7M industrial, material handling, and business products that are sold through our website, corporate salespeople, and full-color catalogs. We are constantly increasing our product offerings to meet the diverse and changing needs of our customers. Our customers include small to large corporations, institutions, and government agencies as well as consumers.</p>
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Responsible for assisting with researching, developing, and launching new products.</li> <li>Track and review product sample submissions with product development team.</li> <li>Create product specifications, assembly instructions, product manuals, standards, safety warnings.</li> <li>Help create/document tests and procedures for product safety.</li> <li>Work with 3D printer to create prototypes, and 3D programs such as Pro E, Solidworks.</li> <li>Review/compare product specifications including but not limited to, dimensions, weight capacities, function &amp; performance features, intellectual property details, etc.</li> <li>Work closely with the Product Development Engineers to design product, determine cost, and packaging efficiency.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <ul> <li>BS in an Engineering discipline preferably Mechanical, Industrial or Electrical.</li> <li>BS or BA in Industrial Design will be considered.</li> <li>1-3 years of product development experience in industrial or mass consumer products.</li> <li>Must be hands-on and able to assemble/test various industrial products.</li> <li>Knowledge of manufacturing processes: <ul> <li>Metals - stamping, welding, wire forming, extrusions, roll forming and foundry,</li> <li>Plastics: injection molding, roto-molding, thermoforming.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Knowledge of regulations and standards such as: OSHA, ANSI, National Electric Code, NSF, UL/ETL, BIFMA, etc.</li> </ul>