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Project Manager, Engineering Technology (Remote)

Company: Simpson Strong Tie
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

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 tolearn moreabout 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 Project Manager for the Engineering Technology team, you will be responsible for the management, integration and maintenance of Engineering data, specification / selector applications, connection visualization and customer facing API tools and associated developer documentation. You will be responsible for managing product matters related to the assigned applications / content / support throughout the product life cycle, from strategic planning to tactical activities, and aligning the strategies for the product with those of the broader organization.You will organize and scope Simpson Strong-Tie opportunities related to the assigned applications using customer feedback, data analytics, industry research and market needs to recommend features, functionality, and specification needs that will continuously improve the customer experience whether they are looking for engineering information on or third-party software applications. In addition, you will coordinate with Branch Engineering, Home Office Engineering, Marketing, E-Business, and IT to prepare an annual business plan that is based on the needs, strategies and tactics that each team has developed or is implementing.You will functionally lead a team of individuals based out of the Company's Vietnam office to help develop and maintain Engineering content, specification / selector applications, and connection visualization tools.You will be the initial contact point for supporting all aspects of internal and external customer service as related to the engineering technology and applications they manage.If career growth is important to you, we not only know how to help you with that, it's what we love to do:.WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING(% of Time)Manage a complex engineering technology and application portfolio with minimal direction including project planning, execution, timing, functionality, quality and cost. Serve as the single point of contact for assigned products and projects and, following the Solution Delivery framework (SDLC) oversee Engineering applications through all phases from initiation through final deployment and maintenance. (40%)Participate with Customers, Sales, E-Business, Marketing, IT, and Engineering Stakeholders in the Software application ideation process and development of business cases for new Software solutions for identified business needs. Bring relevant implementation experience to bear in estimating costs, risks, benefits development timeline of proposed projects. (25%)Manage the product life cycle including product rationalization, customer support and future requirements based on market demands. Work with inter-disciplinary team to identify and resolve issues as required and investigate features, privacy and potential impacts of a global implementation. (15%)Be the initial contact point for supporting all aspects of internal and external customer service for Engineering Applications. (10%)Work with marketing to develop appropriate marketing material to support the product portfolio throughout the product life cycle (5%)Lead product training for internal Simpson and customers as well as assist in training activities at branches and customers as needed (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:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field preferred
  • 4 years project management experience as a key player or lead in deploying technology or products within the building product industry or related field.
  • 4 years experience in application development, support, or as a Business Analyst - requirements gathering and documentation, writing functional and/or technical specifications, conducting testing, and participating in the SDLC process.
  • Vision: Must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big picture vision, and ability and drive to make that vision a reality.
  • Communication / Team Collaboration: Ability to communicate effectively with all areas of the company, customer base and contractors in order to facilitate discussions in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment.
  • Project Management/Technical Skills: Understanding of project management processes. Demonstrated success working with business partners to evaluate, recommend, and implement highly-available, secure applications. Demonstrated experience managing projects within a defined SDLC process. Ability to provide solid estimates on work effort and ability to meet strict timelines. Knowledge of current and proposed Global Privacy initiatives. Ability to evaluate Milestone performance and task completion. High level business understanding of cloud architecture to facilitate meaningful communication with technical teams.
  • Leadership: Experience in working on project teams and large/multiple implementations. Experience managing internal business partner and external vendor/contractor relationships. Must exhibit strong communication skills (oral & verbal). Support and maintain positive attitude and vision with peers, associates, team members, management customers and contractors.
  • Language: Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.TravelThis position requires domestic travel up to 5% of the time.Work Status & LocationThis full-time, exempt position is located remotely within the US. Posted pay range is based upon national average and may vary depending on geographical work location.RelocationRelocation is not available for this position.Pay$78000 - $122,000 / 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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