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Careers at Spectrum

Spectrum Diversified Designs, LLC, located in Streetsboro, Ohio is one of the leading design and manufacturing firms in the housewares industry. Spectrum has committed itself to providing consumers innovative storage and organization solutions while offering the best in service, quality and value.

 

Available Positions:

Director of Product Design

Mechanical Design Engineer

Junior Product Designer

Sales Administrative Assistant

Assistant Warehouse Manager

Warehouse - Production, Shipping and Receiving 

 

 

 

Director of Product Design

Drive the Design process while directly managing a team of industrial designers and freelance resources. Bring 50-100 new products to market annually, sold by retailers across the world.

Responsibilities:

  • Leverage Spectrum’s in-house Art, Product, and Sourcing teams to collaboratively introduce products that meet consumer needs
  • Drive new product development and future innovation
  • Cultivate an intimate understanding of the marketplace with a vision towards current home design and décor trends
  • Collaborate with sourcing agents and factories to develop product and improve capabilities
  • Expand production core competencies including new product mediums

 Requirements:

  • Superior design skills and a passion for collaborative product development
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design or similar
  • 5-7+ years of relevant experience
  • Advanced 3D modeling and rendering – proficiency in SolidWorks
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Some travel to manufacturing sites and trade shows

 Desired Skills:

  • Experience in the furniture, home decor or housewares sector
  • Understanding of brand management and retail marketplace
  • Knowledge of production processes including wire fabricating, plastic injection molding, steel stamping, ceramics, cut & sew, and more

Competitive salary and benefits.

Spectrum is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, have the skills listed above and a passion for this type of work, please send your resume and portfolio to HR@spectrumdiversified.com

 

Mechanical Design Engineer

Position Description:

Create solid models and technical drawings using Solidworks to assist the Industrial Design department with new product development. Take product concepts through to production by producing engineering drawings, renderings, detailed diagrams of products and patent drawings. Communicate directly with overseas factories to troubleshoot and solve problems.

Requirements:

  • Work from design concepts to engineer innovative products which meet functionality, cost and timeline goals
  • Participate in the new product conceptual design process
  • Provide design for manufacturing guidance to industrial design team.
  • Creation of detail designs and drawings for fabrication.
  • Perform tolerance analysis, check and approve detail designs and drawings.
  • Complete inspection reports against technical drawings and clearly communicate issues to overseas manufacturing base
  • Create product renderings

Technical/Professional Knowledge/Skills:

  • Proficiency in SolidWorks is a must
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, team environment
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of design for manufacturability
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques in multiple substrates including injection molded plastics, wire forming, stamping, castings, wood fabricating 
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Industrial Design experience is a plus

Essential Education & Experience:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Design or related field
  • 4-6 years of Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Design experience
  • Overseas travel and experience working with factories in Asia a plus

Competitive salary and benefits.

Spectrum is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, have the skills listed above and a passion for this type of work, please send your resume and portfolio to HR@spectrumdiversified.com

 

Junior Product Designer

Position Description:

Initiating and developing designs from concepts through production for the Design department. Consider factors influencing product design such as cost, selection of materials, production methods, new technology, safety, trends, ergonomics, environment, marketing and business strategy. Present sketches, create engineering drawings, renderings, and detailed diagrams of products. 

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to create a new idea into a design and turn it into a project.
  • Ability to create a model, drawing, or sketch and produce technical drawings
  • Ability to perform market research and competitive analysis.
  • Review models, inspect for design compliance and quality, prepare inspection reports and commentaries, and provide sample feedback.
  • Ability to provide design approval for production
  • Understanding of different consumer groups, price levels, and project goals.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Product / Industrial Design
  • 0-3 years experience in home organization products
  • High proficiency in SolidWorks, and Adobe Creative Suite, with an ability to bring an idea to completion as a final 3D modeling, and creating a complete technical drawing.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Products

 Desired Skills:

  • Strong concept / drawing / sketching / design skills or any other tools that will help to convey the idea of the design.
  • High level of design standard, meticulous in the details and self-evaluation of own design esthetics.
  • Basic knowledge of production methods, i.e. plastics, molds, wire forming, casting and forging, cut & sew, etc.
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Hands-on team player with a distinguished flair to the creative process
  • Home décor experience a plus

Competitive salary and benefits.

Spectrum is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, have the skills listed above and a passion for this type of work, please send your resume and portfolio to HR@spectrumdiversified.com

 

Sales Administrative Assistant

Position Description:

Responsible for supporting and providing administrative support to the sales team.

Responsibilities: 

  • High level administrative support for sales management team including providing reports, assistance with outgoing correspondence, expense reports, booking travel and more
  • High level administrative support for sales management team including providing reports, assistance with outgoing correspondence, expense reports, booking travel and more
  • Assist in answering customers, prospects and sales representative’s calls and emails
  • Respond to customer and client needs, issues and requests for information
  • Create quotes for customers
  • Assist Sales Managers on ad hoc projects
  • Assist with planning and execution of sales meetings, board meetings, customer meetings and trade shows
  • Maintain sales calendar on a daily basis
  • Must be able to navigate through our systems, input information, and create spreadsheets
  • Coordinate with sales managers to complete required customer documents and forms
  • Develop PowerPoint presentations with text, charts, data, and graphical representations
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, and follow through on issues in a timely manner
  • Capacity to handle tight and last-minute changes, adapt quickly and problem-solve independently
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with all levels of corporate personnel and sales reps by acting with tact and diplomacy
  • Maintain customer confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential
  • Stay current on technology, tools, and skills; and identify and recommend ways to improve current

Requirements:

  • Associates degree
  • 1+ year prior experience preferred
  • Proficient with MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills with ability to multi-task
  • Proven ability to maintain attention to detail in all facets of role
  • Ability to multi-task in fast pace environment, and work with people of all levels
  • Must be a team player

Salary:

  • $35,000 - $40,000

Spectrum is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, have the skills listed above and a passion for this type of work, please send your resume and portfolio to HR@spectrumdiversified.com

 

Assistant Warehouse Manager

 Position Description:

We are looking for a high-energy, hands-on leader who is capable of working in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment. The position requires a highly flexible individual who possesses a working knowledge of warehouse operations. Specific responsibilities include management of Receiving, Quality Control, Shipping, Inventory Control, Light Assembly and Production Scheduling.  

Requirements:

  • 5+ years Experience in Warehouse/Distribution Management
  • Excellent Verbal and Communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products

Required Education:

  • College Degree

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package available

Spectrum is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, have the skills listed above and a passion for this type of work, please send your resume and salary requirements to HR@spectrumdiversified.com

 

 

 Warehouse - Production, Shipping and Receiving: 1st and 2nd 

Position Description:

We are looking for both full and part-time workers that thrive in a fast-paced, team environment. The ideal candidate is motivated, has a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and the ability to meet deadlines.

Hiring for Production, Shipping and Receiving on our 1st and our 2nd Shifts. Our 2nd shift works 4 – 10 hour days per week (Monday – Thursday). Shift premium applies.

Required Experience:

  • Experience preferred in Warehouse Operations
  • Forklift and RF Scanner experience (for Shipping) a plus but not necessary

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

Job Type:

  • Full-time and Part-time

Benefits:

  • Competitive wages
  • Overtime and Holiday Pay
  • Benefit package available to all full time employees

Spectrum is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, have the skills listed above and a passion for this type of work, please send your resume and salary history (in Word or PDF format) to HR@spectrumdiversified.com OR apply in person between 9:00am and 4:00pm weekdays at 675 Mondial Parkway, Streetsboro, OH.