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Product Development Specialist Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Product Development Specialist


Posted: 6/18/2021 - Expires: 9/16/2021

Job ID: 228550395


Job Description

Kimball Midwest is a national distributor of over 51,000 products for Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO). Established in 1923, we are a major force in the industrial maintenance marketplace. We provide value-added products to customers in every field of commerce and industry through our distribution centers in Ohio, Georgia, Texas and Nevada.

Our mission as a company is to develop a "partnership in performance" with each associate and customer to identify and satisfy their needs through the development of superior products and programs. As a result, Kimball Midwest's sales growth has been very dynamic, increasing from $1 million in 1983 to nearly $300 million today.

At Kimball Midwest, we recognize that our past and future success is directly related to the quality of our people. Through careful selection, we identify individuals who possess the ability, desire and dedication to grow with us.

We are searching for a Product Line Specialist II for our Columbus, OH location. Our Product Line Specialist will be responsible for evaluating product lines to determine products that need added or deleted within the Kimball Midwest line; generating new product sales; creating and presenting new item presentations for meetings; and providing technical support to internal staff, sales representatives and customers, over the phone and via email.


This position requires a Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of product development experience
This position requires working knowledge of the role of the expeditor in the distribution of aftermarket products to industrial, automotive, fleet, construction, commercial, institutional, and governmental markets
This position requires the ability to promptly provide solutions to problems, and the ability to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment
This position requires the ability to actively listen to questions or feedback from other parties and to communicate ideas accurately, effectively, and respectfully with co-workers, supervisors, managers, all field personnel, customers and suppliers
This position requires internal sales skills and technical accuracy in product presentations, videos and literature

Additional Information

We offer a benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, company sponsored life, optional life and disability insurance, Health Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending Accounts, a 401(k) and Profit Sharing Plan, Tuition Assistance, Paid Time Off (PTO), a business casual dress code and paid holidays.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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