• GAF
  • Myerstown , PA
  • Manufacturing
  • Full-Time
  • 340 N Locust St

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Job Description:

Siplast, a manufacturer of premium commercial roofing and waterproofing products, is seeking a District Technical Manager in the greater New Jersey and Pennsylvania area.

The District Technical Manager is responsible for enforcing an acceptable and uniform level of quality on Company projects inspected throughout the assigned district. This position works closely with the Field Tech & Product Manager, Regional, District and Territory Sales Managers, Independent Reps, the Dallas office, and the Plant. The District Technical Manager serves in a line position and reports to the Regional Field Tech Manager.

Why work for Siplast?

Comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Multiple healthcare benefit choices, including health, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short- & long-term disability, etc.
  • 401k w/company contribution & immediate vesting
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Vacation
  • Company vehicle w/ insurance & expenses; Company phone, computer, etc.
  • Myriad of other benefits, such as discount programs, tuition reimbursement, referral bonuses, & more!
If this sounds like a good match for you, please take a few minutes to read the full job description below and apply! Thank you for your interest in Siplast!

The basic duties of the District Technical Manager consist of, but are not limited to, the following:

1.) Roof/Field Duties Project Inspections:
Provide the following duties to the assigned sales territories (within the technical district) by rotating time as needed (typically one week/month per territory). This generally includes overnight travel, depending on the geographic scope of the territory.

  • Perform job start, interim, final, extended warranty and complaint calls, roof or project inspections and document appropriately (letter, report, data entry in CCR database, etc.)
  • Verify Guarantee Application information on jobs inspected.
  • Enforce proper application technique.
  • Enforce proper installation of details.
  • Note application discrepancies and recommend repair procedure.
  • Take photographs as needed.
  • Ensure that all inspected projects have an Application for Roof Guarantee.
  • Perform 60% of the final inspections in the assigned technical district.
  • Perform 100% of the final inspections for C-level contractors.
  • Display a positive, professional customer service manner and approach.

2.) Roof/Field Duties Contractor Training

  • Train contractors and Siplast sales personnel in the proper application of Siplast products; demonstrate with a hands-on approach. Place special emphasis on C-level contractors to develop and improve their status to A or B level .
  • Develop and maintain a positive relationship with the roofing contractor, consultant/specifier, and owner.
  • Recommend best details, application and procedures on jobs inspected.
  • Conduct hands-on training for Terapro contractors at their yard prior to their first job, or application of a new variant.
  • Assist the sales process with product demonstrations and sales training when requested and necessary.

3) Administrative Duties District Administration and Management

  • Monitor all product installed complaints and ensure they are closed in a timely manner.
  • Type letters and Activity Reports and submit to Dallas for approval.
  • Replicate, read and respond to e-mails daily. Check and respond to voicemail messages throughout the day.
  • Communicate concerns, project updates and schedules with all parties on a regular basis.
  • Initiate weekly phone contact with Field Tech & Product Manager and weekly scheduled phone meetings with sales personnel, providing them with a tech schedule.
  • Create and submit Final Inspection Report to Dallas within 24 hours.
  • Enter itinerary in Lotus Notes database by Tuesday at noon and update as schedule changes.

4) Budget Management

  • Review expenses monthly. Keep all controllable expenses (promo, travel, phone, etc.) within budget. Discuss unusual or unforeseen expenses with manager immediately.

5) Field Safety

  • Adhere to Job Site Safety Practices & Mfg. Plant Safety Practices
  • Wear appropriate PPE for jobsite & manufacturing facilities (i.e. hard hat, safety glasses, reflective vest, work boots, gloves, appropriate clothing, etc.)
  • Exercise rooftop & ladder safety precautions
  • Adhere to company policies concerning driver safety and cell phone usage; exercise safe driving practices
  • Follow jobsite safety standards as prescribed by contractor or building owner
  • Report a job-related injury to HR immediately

NECESSARY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

The following required ability, skills and experience are expected in order to fulfill the position standards of performance.

  • Exceptionally knowledgeable in roof theory and application, including hands-on ability
  • Self-disciplined and motivated; a self-starter with initiative
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Proven follow-up ability
  • Solid communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to teach others
  • Good mechanical ability
  • Understand basic drafting, with ability to read blueprints
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain business relationships
  • Confidence, aggressiveness, tenacity and resiliency
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to assist with face-to-face sales calls
  • Independence - ability to work on own
  • Ability to travel as necessary, including overnight stays as required
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and an insurable driving record
  • Ability to learn and develop computer skills
  • Ability to have and maintain a credit card for business-related expenses

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to climb ladders, work with heights and demonstrate roof applications
  • Must have the ability to work in outdoor conditions (including high/low temperatures, dust, humidity, etc.)
  • Visual acuity to perform inspections, read documents, computer screens, and file
  • Ability to hear and speak on the phone
  • Ability to bend, pull, and reach to perform position functions
  • Ability to lift roofing products of approximately 115 lbs.
  • Manual dexterity to perform site inspections, filing, and data entry
  • Ability to drive a car and travel without assistance

    Siplast, a manufacturer of premium commercial roofing and waterproofing products, is seeking a District Technical Manager in the North Florida area.

    The District Technical Manager is responsible for enforcing an acceptable and uniform level of quality on Company projects inspected throughout the assigned district. This position works closely with the Field Tech & Product Manager, Regional, District and Territory Sales Managers, Independent Reps, the Dallas office, and the Plant. The District Technical Manager serves in a line position and reports to the Field Tech & Product Manager.

    Why work for Siplast?

    Comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Multiple healthcare benefit choices, including health, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short- & long-term disability, etc.
  • 401k w/company contribution & immediate vesting
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Vacation
  • Company vehicle w/ insurance & expenses; Company phone, computer, etc.
  • Myriad of other benefits, such as discount programs, tuition reimbursement, referral bonuses, & more!

  • Siplast is known in the industry as a leader in the development and manufacture of the world's most advanced roofing and waterproofing systems, with a reputation for our high-quality products and quality-conscious employees. Landmarks such as the Library of Congress, Empire State Building, and the United Nations General Assembly building are currently being protected by high-performance Siplast Roof Systems.

    If this sounds like a good match for you, please take a few minutes to read the full job description below and apply! Thank you for your interest in Siplast!

    The basic duties of the District Technical Manager consist of, but are not limited to, the following:

    1.) Roof/Field Duties Project Inspections:
    Provide the following duties to the assigned sales territories (within the technical district) by rotating time as needed (typically one week/month per territory). This generally includes overnight travel, depending on the geographic scope of the territory.

  • Perform job start, interim, final, extended warranty and complaint calls, roof or project inspections and document appropriately (letter, report, data entry in CCR database, etc.)
  • Verify Guarantee Application information on jobs inspected.
  • Enforce proper application technique.
  • Enforce proper installation of details.
  • Note application discrepancies and recommend repair procedure.
  • Take photographs as needed.
  • Ensure that all inspected projects have an Application for Roof Guarantee.
  • Perform 60% of the final inspections in the assigned technical district.
  • Perform 100% of the final inspections for C-level contractors.
  • Display a positive, professional customer service manner and approach.
  • 2.) Roof/Field Duties Contractor Training

  • Train contractors and Siplast sales personnel in the proper application of Siplast products; demonstrate with a hands-on approach. Place special emphasis on C-level contractors to develop and improve their status to A or B level .
  • Develop and maintain a positive relationship with the roofing contractor, consultant/specifier, and owner.
  • Recommend best details, application and procedures on jobs inspected.
  • Conduct hands-on training for Terapro contractors at their yard prior to their first job, or application of a new variant.
  • Assist the sales process with product demonstrations and sales training when requested and necessary.
  • 3) Administrative Duties District Administration and Management

  • Monitor all product installed complaints and ensure they are closed in a timely manner.
  • Type letters and Activity Reports and submit to Dallas for approval.
  • Replicate, read and respond to e-mails daily. Check and respond to voicemail messages throughout the day.
  • Communicate concerns, project updates and schedules with all parties on a regular basis.
  • Initiate weekly phone contact with Field Tech & Product Manager and weekly scheduled phone meetings with sales personnel, providing them with a tech schedule.
  • Create and submit Final Inspection Report to Dallas within 24 hours.
  • Enter itinerary in Lotus Notes database by Tuesday at noon and update as schedule changes.
  • 4) Budget Management

  • Review expenses monthly. Keep all controllable expenses (promo, travel, phone, etc.) within budget. Discuss unusual or unforeseen expenses with manager immediately.
  • 5) Field Safety

  • Adhere to Job Site Safety Practices & Mfg. Plant Safety Practices
  • Wear appropriate PPE for jobsite & manufacturing facilities (i.e. hard hat, safety glasses, reflective vest, work boots, gloves, appropriate clothing, etc.)
  • Exercise rooftop & ladder safety precautions
  • Adhere to company policies concerning driver safety and cell phone usage; exercise safe driving practices
  • Follow jobsite safety standards as prescribed by contractor or building owner
  • Report a job-related injury to HR immediately
  • NECESSARY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

    The following required ability, skills and experience are expected in order to fulfill the position standards of performance.

  • Exceptionally knowledgeable in roof theory and application, including hands-on ability
  • Self-disciplined and motivated; a self-starter with initiative
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Proven follow-up ability
  • Solid communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to teach others
  • Good mechanical ability
  • Understand basic drafting, with ability to read blueprints
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain business relationships
  • Confidence, aggressiveness, tenacity and resiliency
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to assist with face-to-face sales calls
  • Independence - ability to work on own
  • Ability to travel as necessary, including overnight stays as required
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and an insurable driving record
  • Ability to learn and develop computer skills
  • Ability to have and maintain a credit card for business-related expenses
  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to climb ladders, work with heights and demonstrate roof applications
  • Must have the ability to work in outdoor conditions (including high/low temperatures, dust, humidity, etc.)
  • Visual acuity to perform inspections, read documents, computer screens, and file
  • Ability to hear and speak on the phone
  • Ability to bend, pull, and reach to perform position functions
  • Ability to lift roofing products of approximately 115 lbs.
  • Manual dexterity to perform site inspections, filing, and data entry
  • Ability to drive a car and travel without assistance
We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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