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  BE A MAKERAt Simpson Strong-Tie, there’s a common thread connecting the people who work here: the drive to make things better and figure out how to get it done. We call it the Maker mindset. For over 60 years, our employees have fostered a collaborative workplace where people are engaged in creative thinking from the first day on the job onward. No matter what role you’re in — from production, to sales, to engineering — you’ll contribute to the growth and success of the company by having a Maker mindset. When you think of the best a family has to offer — support, collaboration and respect — that's what we value. When there's a win, we'll cheer you on. When there's a snag, coworkers step in to help you out. Working on solutions together is just the way we do things here, and that creates an atmosphere that often feels like home. You'll work alongside talented, passionate, dedicated, humble and genuinely kind people who are all contributing to our shared mission: to provide solutions that help people design and build safer, stronger structures. It's this mission and our strong people-focused values that have made Simpson Strong-Tie a unique place to work — a place where you can connect, create and build your career. We invite you to learn more about our culture and why our employees are our most loyal customers.YOUYou want to be an important member of a strong team of other makers who take pride in their work and support each other. As a Composite Strengthening Systems Business Specialist, you will be responsible for working independently and with your teammates to drive the profitable growth of Simpson's share in the Composite Strengthening Systems (CSS) market within the Southeast US territory.  You are responsible for identifying and addressing customer needs, competition, and market potential and helping to formulate and execute the business strategy for this industry. You will research and communicate appropriate market trends and field intelligence to Management and Operations to ensure customer satisfaction. Your responsibilities will include completing a wide variety of projects aimed at supporting the existing product offering while helping identify future growth opportunities. You will be a top-level contributor/specialist who will provide consultation on complex projects while performing a variety of other tasks. If career growth is important to you, we not only know how to help you with that, it’s what we love to do: YOU’LL BE DOING (% of Time)

  • Work with customers and team members to identify opportunities to provide consultation in the areas of design, testing, development, and implementation of Simpson Strong-Tie’s (SST) Composite Strengthening Systems (CSS) products to meet project needs. You will work in conjunction with the CSS Engineering team to develop project-specific solutions and be responsible for the communicating those solutions to customers and coordinate with other team members to ensure successful follow through on projects from concept to completion. (50%)
  • Lead and participate in technical presentations & workshops sessions to both internal and external customers to promote the CSS line. These workshops require scheduling, promotion, set-up, presentation, and take-down, as well as providing observation and suggestions for improvement. (20%)
  • Support the Southeast US Field Engineering team by establishing and maintaining relationships with key design professionals in order to obtain the specification of the CSS product line and other relevant SST products. You will actively participate in professional associations involved in new construction and/or the repair and rehabilitation of existing structures, focusing on general technical knowledge as well as the advantages and use of SST’s CSS products. (20%)
  • Work with marketing and product management on the best way to introduce new products and information to the market. Work with the product management team to help in identifying new potential products and tools needed to increase sales of the product line. (5%)
  • Other duties and responsibilities, including but not limited to, consistent CRM management and usage, scheduling, submitting expense reports in a timely manner, regular maintenance of company-owned vehicles, and other duties as assigned. (5%)

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCEIf you can do everything listed above, you’ve got what it takes. Perhaps some of the following would be helpful too:

  • B.S. degree in civil, structural or architectural engineering (Required).
  • Licensed Professional Civil or Structural Engineer (PE) (Preferred).
  •  1 year Sales or design experience with externally bonded fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) strengthening systems.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Possess and maintain a driving record which complies with company policy.
  • Ability to effectively communicate information to top management, customers and other groups.
  • Ability to develop and present captivating presentations and incorporate technical concepts to reach the intended audience.
  • Quickly and effectively solve customer problems and maintain productive internal and external customer relationships and adjust priorities as needed to accommodate the changing customer needs.
  • Maintain a collaborative approach in dealing with other Simpson Strong-Tie employees.
  • Ability to come up with unique ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop effective ways to solve a problem.
  • Proficient working knowledge of the following software:  Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access.  Also, AutoCAD, Revit, Bluebeam, Acrobat, and Sharepoint. And the ability to Simpson Strong-Tie web apps as tools for design.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as architectural and structural plans, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Effective analytical, technical, and problem solving skills. Ability to apply common sense     understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Travel away from home with occasional overnight stays.

TravelThis position requires domestic travel up to 40% of the time.Work Status & LocationThis full-time, exempt position is located in Texas.RelocationRelocation may be considered for this position.Pay$64700 - $103500 / yearREWARDS AT SIMPSON STRONG-TIEWe recognize and reward employees with a carefully designed and comprehensive rewards package, including competitive compensation, quarterly bonuses or commission and first-rate benefits. May exclude some positions, such as seasonal jobs.

  • Quarterly Bonuses/Commission: You will be eligible for either a bonus or commission, paid on a quarterly basis. We believe all employees affect customers, sales and revenue — directly or indirectly – and should be rewarded by sharing the company profits.
  • Benefits: We provide a wide range of benefits for eligible full-time employees including: medical, dental, vision, retirement contributions, employee stock purchase and bonus plans, pay for holidays, vacation, sick days, funerals and jury duty, years of service awards, employee discounts, employee referral bonuses, charitable contribution matching, education reimbursement and more.

In keeping with the Company's commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer. This means that to the fullest extent required by local law, employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender (which state law may define to include gender identity/expression, transgender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, and gender stereotyping), sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, covered marital status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Please note all job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test. Simpson Strong-Tie’s drug policy is based upon Federal Law, and therefore will screen applicants for amphetamines, including methamphetamines, cocaine, marijuana/THC, phencyclidine, and opiates.#NowHiring #GetHired #Hiring #HiringNow  

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