Four Paws Products, Inc.

Product Manager - Waste Management, House Training Aids, Grooming Tools & Cat Products
November 2010 – September 2012 Hauppauge, NY

• Marketed and expanded lines on a variety of product and packaging within waste management, house training, grooming tools and cat toys that filled categorical gaps and added value to existing brand lines
• Provisionals/patents pending on concepts within multiple product brands
• Researched existing patents on competitive product enhancing Central’s ability to compete with competition dominance in the marketplace
• Brought innovation to the cat product line and achieved corporate recognition through their internal ideation contest
• Introduced Solidworks as a development tool to improve product quality and speed to market
• Improved existing packaging to reduce product footprint and increase margin on grooming tools
• Oversaw samples, prototypes and initial mold shots assuring products were ready for production
• Wrote and designed instructional, presentational and promotional materials for production and sales

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