Product Development Assistant

Islip, New York, United States Full-time

Thro, a division of The Home Décor Companies and NBGHome, designs, manufactures and distributes decorative and luxurious soft goods such as throw pillows and blankets. We currently have an opportunity in Islip, NY for a Product Development Assistant.  

The ideal candidate will be a hands-on, self-starter willing to work hard and grow with a fast paced company. The company offers a challenging and creative working environment, rewarding career opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package.

Job Description:

  • Research competitor markets regularly to stay ahead of trends and introduce new innovative products.
  • Create and maintain Tech Packs for new product development.
  • Communicate with overseas suppliers in the development and sampling process for new products & projects.
  • Communicate with overseas suppliers to maintain up to date information for current product.
  • Track and manage current and new product samples, lab dips, and all details of development

Required Knowledge:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Home Products Development/Production and/or other related fields required.

Required Skills:

  • Self-Starter
  • Delivers creativity and innovative concepts
  • Strong  communication skills with MS Office included Word, Excel
  • Highly Organizational skills & fast paced decision-making ability
  • Understands the importance of deadlines
  • Comfortable seeking and requesting information as necessary