Product Development Specialist

Basic Job Details

  • Status: Open / Seeking Applicants
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Location: First Source Marine - Ft. Myers, FL
  • Number of Hires for this Role: 1


Full Job Description

Product Development Specialist

T-H Marine is the leading marine accessory manufacturer in the recreational boating industry. Since 1975 we have focused on building a winning team and developing unique products our customers want. We are currently expanding our Product Development division within First Source Marine at our Ft. Myers, Florida location and are looking for a Product Development Specialist. If you would like to be a part of our growth and have the below qualifications, a minimum of 2 years marine industry experience, and knowledge of product applications, please read below and apply today.

The scope of the Product Development Specialist position is to conceptualize new product ideas using CAD software. You must be able to take a concept all the way through the product development process from design, analysis, proto-typing, testing, evaluating pre-production and production samples. This includes submitting proposals and designs for evaluation, identifying materials and manufacturing processes, and consulting with internal and external manufacturers. Other responsibilities include analyzing existing products to identify areas for improvement, provide written instructions for product revisions, assist in retail packaging content and, monitor, track, and record project status. This is a fast paced, exciting environment for the right person.


  • High school diploma or GED (Vocational/Technical Certification Preferred)
  • College education is a plus
  • Minimum 2 years of marine industry experience; technician, parts, service, or sales
  • Knowledge of marine products and product applications required
  • Strong Background in Product development
  • Understanding of Product Life Cycles
  • Experience in Rapid Prototyping
  • Must be organized
  • Must have a basic knowledge of hand and power tool use
  • Must be able to work in a team environment as a team player
  • Must be able to lift-up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in a limited capacity
  • Must be well versed in Microsoft Office products: Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Must be well versed in CAD Drawing
  • Creative and innovative thinking skills
  • Attention to detail and good problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and/or interest in recreational boating, fishing, and or paddling
  • Experience with 3D Drawing, prototyping, or manufacturing is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of scientific method and lab procedures is a plus


      Work Location:

      • First Source Marine
        Ft. Myers, FL  33905


      To apply, please visit our ADP Application Link or write us at:
      (or feel free to submit questions about the position to the same address)