R&D Product Developer - New Pig Corp

New Pig k

State College, PA

Oct 11
Job Description



New Pig Corporation, a leader in providing environmental and safety solutions for companies throughout the world, is seeking an experienced Product Development professional to build new product and business platforms. The ideal candidate will be an entrepreneurial thinking, self-starting, self-directed, hands-on person who can surface actionable insights leading to innovative product solutions and the creation of sustainable market offers. This position will be responsible for building new businesses and scalable programs in addition to one-off products or line extensions. Although New Pig is in the environmental and safety products arena, direct relevant product knowledge is less important than having a good development process, a solid technical aptitude, the ability to learn quickly, and an intense drive for results. Located at our global headquarters in Tipton, PA.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
-Lead projects to bring new products to market and manage all issues that impact research and development
-Guide the collection and interpretation of market research to understand customer preferences and experiences; surfacing new opportunities from insights
-Visit with customers to gather first-hand insights around pain points and jobs to be done
-Design and develop user-centered product solutions
-Identify and collaborate with external partners to leverage their design and technology expertise
-Understand the competitive landscape to establish a positive differentiated position
-Establish product performance requirements, quality specifications, brand positioning, marketing content, pricing, and sustainability strategy for new programs
-Lead and support cross-functional teams including engineering, marketing and manufacturing
-Design and build physical prototypes in order to validate designs and test functionality through field and lab testing
-Champion new program concepts to build organizational support through presentations that communicate design intent and new product offering inside and outside the department
-All other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Required Skills
-Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or industrial design or equivalent in practical experience
-Experience in product development, research and development (R&D) or marketing/sales roles with direct engagement with customers to understand their unmet needs preferred
-Strong communication and listening skills
-Some domestic travel is required

New Pig is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, qualified veteran status, or disability.

Application Details

Apply on our website at www.newpig.com/careers or "easy apply" on indeed.com

New Pig

NEW PIG CORPORATION We have an odd name and create award-winning PIG® brand products that help workplaces around the world stay clean, safe and productive. We offer the world's largest selection of contained absorbents: absorbent mats, socks, booms, pillows and pans. We also carry well known, proven products for material handling, personal protection, spill response, liquid filtration, maintenance, industrial wipers and workplace safety.

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