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Hager Companies
Below please find the current job openings available. If interested, send your resume to [email protected]

Hager Companies is a successful family owned door hardware company that has been in business for 170 years, and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO. The company manufactures and distributes quality door hardware for commercial and residential purposes. 

We offer an excellent benefits package and competitive salary. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. 

Current Job Openings:

Product Engineer I

Essential Functions

  1. Convert old hardcopy product drawings to CAD on an as needed basis.
  2. Maintain all CAD drawings, product and template, current with manufacturing.
  3. Work with design guidelines for products and product groups, which address application, cost, and marketing requirements.
  4. Utilize a uniform, standard procedure for numbering, creating, and filing Hager product drawings using SolidWorks design software.
  5. Create precise product documentation (i.e., drawings, templates, installation instructions, etc.), and prepare accurate part and assembly drawings through the use of a 3D modeling system.
  6. Design new standard and special products, and redesign existing products to meet market demands.
  7. Review customer complaints and initiate appropriate internal remedial action.
  8. Work with manufacturing/vendors on testing requirements.

Position Qualification Requirements

Knowledge: Requires knowledge of product design techniques and applications along with expertise in 3-D CAD modeling, a working knowledge of metal stamping and forming materials and equipment, and familiarity with applicable industry standards such as ANSI, BHMA, UL, etc. Experience with Solidworks is preferred.

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Mechanical Engineering.

Product Manager
Primary duties will include planning and implementation of product development objectives. The Product Manager is expected to balance market requirements, design constraints, operations optimization, and supply chain demands to maximize sales and profitability.

Qualified applicants will need at least a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have at least five years of experience in product marketing or category management. Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office) and analytical skills are required. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills, and excel at problem solving and negotiating. Must be able to collaborate and work well in a team environment. Experience as a Product or Category Manager working with door hardware products is preferred.

Sales Support Specialist

Essential Functions
  1. Work in conjunction with the territory sales representative to present Hager products to distributors in the selected Southeast territories.
  2. Identify the best hardware solutions for the customer’s and the projects requirements.
  3. Travel in territories to meet customers and represent the company.
  4. Ability to work from a home office.
  5. Present the company’s access control products and their benefits as they relate to customer needs
  6. Understand and use the Salesforce platform for reporting, sales planning and quoting.
  7. Develop and review quotes, sales presentations and project documents for technical accuracy.
  8. Provide ongoing training to electronic access control partners and end-users.
  9. Work with Hager training department to participate in the development of training programs for end-users and electronic access control partners
  10. Educate end-users on the functionality and operation of electronic access control and Hager door hardware.
  11. Address customers (distributors, contractors, developers, architects, and end-users) in lunch and learns and other training forums.
  12. Identify and communicate changing market conditions to Hager sales management.
  13. Ability to work in the field unsupervised while creating positive results for the territory.
  14. Assist with forecasting projections for access control products
  15. Provide support and feedback to Sales, Marketing, and Product Management as needed and as requested.
Position Qualification Requirements

Education/Knowledge: Requires an undergraduate degree (B.S. or B.A.) or a comparable equivalent of education and experience.

Experience: Prefer three years or more in a technical support role, including experience with low voltage and electro-mechanical access control products. Experience in a customer facing roles would be beneficial.

Skills: Must have solid communication skills, both verbal and written, including presentation skills. The ability to work under pressure to meet set deadlines, to plan and implement sales call, coordinate details and prioritize workloads. Positive and enthusiastic team player with problem solving & decision-making abilities. Must be proficient with PC programs, including Microsoft Office. Must demonstrate a working knowledge of networking, locking hardware, and electronics as they relate to access control systems.

Travel: Must be able to travel without restrictions throughout territories.

*Preferred candidate living in Charlotte, North Carolina or Atlanta, Georgia.