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Product Development Engineer

Location
Lakewood, New Jersey
Posted
6 Sep 2022

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER - MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT

Product Development Engineer is a project manager responsible for getting new products developed, tested and introduce to our showrooms. He/she is part of a small product development team that liaises with merchandising to identify new opportunities and works directly with outside vendors to develop or modify exclusive products for BTG. Product Development Engineer must have strong project management skills and be able to build strong cross-functional skills.


ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT / FACILITY:

This role will be based out of our Lakewood New Jersey manufacturing facility which manufactures just-in-time and ships custom-made blinds and shades to support the US operations. The 100,000 square feet facility employs roughly 200 employees and supports all of the Blinds To Go (BTG) showrooms, shop-at-home (field sales), and ecommerce sales in the US.


RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Work with merchandising and material planners to identify key product needs
  • Work with suppliers to develop and test new products
  • Identify key technical issues with current products and work with suppliers to improve performance
  • Develop in-house tests that simulate product use and anticipate product problems prior to market introduction
  • Work with manufacturing to introduce new products into production 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS/MS in Engineering, Mechanical or Industrial preferred
  • Four to eight years of relevant work experience, including product development, engineering and product sourcing-window treatment experience preferred
  • Experience in consumer products desirable
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong project management skills


We will set-up the new hire for success by having him/her work in our showrooms for 3-4 months to understand products, selling features and develop relationships within our organization.

 

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Blinds To Go® provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 705657648-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Blinds To Go
  • Location: Lakewood, New Jersey
  • Salary: On Application