Product Research Analyst

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Website Hammacher Schlemmer

Hammacher Schlemmer

Company : Hammacher Schlemmer

Country: United States

Location : Niles, Illinois

Post: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 14:16:07 GMT

Expires: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Do you want to be part of a dynamic team and add value to an amazing organization?

Hammacher Schlemmer is a global direct to consumer product marketing organization.

We are hiring an Product Research Analyst. 


The Product Research Analyst is responsible for conducting a variety of physical tests on products sold or potentially sold by Hammacher Schlemmer to ensure quality and productivity to all customers and employees.  Maintaining department Access databases, and managing sample requests, orders, and returns. This role is also responsible for conducting Marketing Research to obtain customer feedback regarding Hammacher Schlemmer products.

What you get to do:

Research and evaluate products for functionality, durability, reliability, and quality.

Assist in designing test methodology for evaluating products.

Contact manufacturers and manufacturers’ representatives in order to acquire product samples for evaluation. 

Return samples upon completion of tests.

Maintain testing productivity to achieve annual volume targets.

Analyze test results on defective units to determine cause of failure and report results in written format.

Support the organization in elevating product quality and returns reduction initiatives.

Respond to assigned technical issues regarding product copy and function.

Directs all pertinent findings to appropriate personnel through detailed written reports.

Conduct marketing research via communication with customers in order to gather insight on products.

Assist with research and report trends in the marketplace for all test product categories.



What it takes:      

Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, business, or marketing.

4-5 years working in a business or professional environment.

Intermediate (or above) proficiency with MS Excel, proficiency in MS Access and Word.

Strong written, verbal and analytical skills.

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet aggressive deadlines.

Ability to interpret and apply results of test analysis and communicate them in detailed written reports.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations.

Ability to solve practical problems in situations where only limited standards exist.


What you can expect:

A competitive compensation plan and great benefits. 

Our company is wholly owned by our employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) that allows you to not only derive the benefits of working as an employee at Hammacher Schlemmer, but also gain the benefits of being an owner.

We also offer: A Business Casual Work Environment, Health and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO) Program, Direct Deposit, Credit Union, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Referral Bonus Program, 401(k), Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement, Onsite Cafeteria, Onsite Fitness Center, Product Discounts and more!

Hammacher Schlemmer is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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