Global Industrial
  • Research & Development
  • Port Washington, NY, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Paid time off, 401k, Medical & Dental coverage and much more.


  • Import/Product Development Engineer reports to VP of Research and Procurement. 
  • Work on product development projects from concept through production with emphasis on off shore manufacturing and sourcing. 
  • Create Global Equipment's new industrial / material handling / storage and office products.  Handle daily communication with our staff in Shanghai.
  • Create product specifications, standards, safety warnings, assembly instructions and product manuals.
  • Work closely with the VP of Research and Procurement to:
    • Design
    • Engineer
    • Determine Cost
    • Implement and Execute product development process from conception to production to importation.


  • BS in an Engineering discipline preferably Mechanical or Electrical.
  • Or BS or BA in Industrial Design will be considered.
  • Or 3 + years of Experience working at an Industrial Products Distributor and BA in Marketing.
  • 3 -5 years of designing experience in a manufacturing environment – industrial or mass consumer products.
    • Knowledge of manufacturing processes:
    • Metals- stamping, welding, wire forming, extrusions, roll forming and foundry,
  • Plastics; injection molding, roto molding, thermoforming.
  • Familiarity with offshore sourcing and factory liaison is a plus. 
  • Willingness and ability for domestic and International travel required.
  • Knowledge of OSHA Rules, National Electric Code, NEMA, NSF, UL, California Standards.

Who We Are

We are Systemax, parent company of Industrial Products Group including Global Industrial, C & H, Avenue, Nexel, PFI, Industrial and other affiliate companies. Our EMEA division includes Misco, Inmac wstore and others. With nearly a 70-year history of consistent success, including during times of economic downturns, we look to hire employees who are not only good at what they do, but truly enjoy their work. We offer a number of benefits and coverage for individuals and families, and we embrace the core essentials of strong communication in our workplace to maintain a clear assertion of corporate objectives.

Global Industrial is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity to apply.


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