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Regional Product Specialist - Connectors

Company: Simpson Strong-Tie
Location: Kent
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Simpson Strong-Tie is a leader in engineered structural connectors, software, and solutions for the building industry. We maintain a reputation as a trusted manufacturer, partner, and corporate citizen committed to our customers and employees.Our founder, Barc Simpson established 9 Principles of Business we live out as company values and have made Simpson Strong-Tie an inspiring place to work since 1956. Our team of talented people are dedicated to our shared mission: to provide solutions that help people design and build safer, stronger structures.Learn about our company culture directly from our team.YOUAs the Regional Product Specialist - Connectors you will be responsible for being a product champion within the company, ensuring that the sales team is prepared and equipped to promote the Connectors product line to our customers. You will coordinate with and contribute to the overall branch and company efforts to profitably grow our business. As the Connectors Product Specialist you are responsible for identifying and addressing market needs, potential, and competition while managing projects and helping to formulate and execute the business strategy for the product line. You will also lead and participate in internal training sessions/workshops. These workshops require scheduling, promotion, set-up, presentation, and take-down, as well as providing observation and suggestions for improvement. You will work with Regional Sales Managers, Product Management, Marketing, and other field sales representatives to develop/coordinate sales strategies and programs; and communicate appropriate market trends and field intelligence to provide to Management and Operations to ensure customer satisfaction.WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING(% of Time)Drive new business by supporting the sales team with the Connectors product line. This will include internal product training, joint sales calls, and internal presentations. Champion the product line at the branch level, to ensure that the revenue and profit goals are achieved. Engage in activities to understand product usage and needs to inform product strategy. Develop sales assets focused on helping internal and channel partners understand our products, target markets, and understand customer needs. (50%)Provide administration support for the Connectors product line at the branch level. These duties could include managing the SIOP (Sales Inventory and Operations Planning) process for the product line, to ensure that forecast levels are appropriate. Assist with maintaining appropriate market pricing of our products. Provide marketing content support to include proposal of ideas for desired literature pieces as well as review, collaboration, and proofreading of draft marketing pieces. Suggest adequate merchandising options for field sales, and designing of demonstration and display material. (25%)Communicate with the Product Managers for the Connectors product line, and support them with the information that they need. Relay pertinent information to sales management at the branch, as well as gather data for the product management process. This could include: assist with the development and implementation of new product pricing, develop annual forecasting for new products within your region, communicate new product ideas and needs from the field, and gather and communicate market data and research as needed. (20%)Other duties and responsibilities, including but not limited to, consistent CRM management and usage, scheduling, business planning, 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:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years of sales and/or product management experience preferred.
  • Technical: Ability to read, analyze and interpret construction blueprints & specifications.
  • Presentation Skills: Ability to develop and present captivating presentations and incorporate sales skills to step a prospect through a story.
  • Creative & Innovative Thinking: Ability to exhibit creativity and innovation when contributing to organizational and individual objectives.
  • Decision Making & Judgement: Ability to balance analysis, wisdom, experience, and perspective when making decisions.
  • Accountability & Dependability: Ability to fulfill all commitments made to peers, co-workers, and supervisor.
  • Adaptability & Flexibility: Ability to respond positively to change, embracing and using new practices or values to accomplish goals and solve problems.
  • Influence: Ability to address issues in an open, constructive, professional manner.
  • Organization & Prioritization: Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously as well as quickly reallocate resources in order to respond to changing customer and team member needs.
  • Computer/Software/Technology: Ability to utilize Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer to effectively complete work.
  • Driving Record: A valid driver's license and a clean driving record are required.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENTThe physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, see, talk, and hear. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs.WORK ENVIRONMENTThis job operates in both a professional office environment, customer sites and outdoor construction job sites. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, printers/scanners, etc. The employee occasionally works around moving mechanical parts. Noise level may be loud at times.TRAVELThis position requires travel up to 50% of the time.WORK STATUS & LOCATIONThis full-time, exempt position is located in our NW Region, within driving distance of one of our four main locations (Stockton, CA; Kent, WA; Salt Lake City, UT; or Denver, CO).RELOCATIONRelocation is not available for this position.PAY$65800 - $137300 / year* Posted pay range is based upon national average and may vary depending on geographical work location.REWARDS 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. View benefit plan details here: .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, phencyclidine, opiates, and marijuana. Where applicable, drug testing for marijuana may be modified to conform with state and local laws.#NowHiring #GetHired #Hiring #HiringNow

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