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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:

ARCHITECTURAL SPECIFICATION WRITER

Essential Functions
  1. Write door hardware specifications for, but not limited to Division 8 finish hardware which would include Hager hardware in all applicable entries as either the specified brand or an approved equal.
  2. Write door hardware specifications adhering to national and local building codes, ADA, and applicable laws.
  3. Analyze architectural, electrical and low-voltage drawings, noting discrepancies and conveying these to the architect.
  4. Contact architect or sales rep to obtain completion date and meet that date.
  5. Follow established processes for specification review by manager and others.
  6. Gain approval for Hager products in specifications for which we are not approved.
  7. Review hardware submittals to ensure compliance with specified products.
  8. Maintain an architectural client base for future Hager product additions and specifications.
  9. Attend local chapter meetings of DHI and CSI.
  10. Attend project-related meetings (via phone or web conferencing) with owners and architects to discuss electronic access control, keying, project details, etc.
  11. Maintain minimum performance standards which include:
    a.  Write at least 2200 openings per month (unless insufficient work is available.
    b.  Meet deadlines at least 95% of the time.
    c.  Maintain specifications written are at least 95% accurate.
  12. Attend classes, training events, seminars, etc. to maintain up-to-date knowledge regarding evolving industry standards.
  13. Other related duties as required.
Position Qualification Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: Ten years’ experience working in the architectural door and hardware industry.

Skills / Knowledge: Functional knowledge of applicable building codes relating to doors and door hardware, including electrified hardware and access control systems, as well as ANSI/BHMA standards. Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word & Excel) Excellent communication, organizational and professional presentation skills are required. Experience with Salesforce and Comsense software are preferred but not required.

License(s)/Certification(s) Required: AHC (Architectural Hardware Consultant) as designated by the Door and Hardware Institute (DHI). Participation in DHI’s Continuing Education Program (CEP), will be required.
CDT (Construction Document Technologist) as designated by the Construction Specification Institute (CSI) will be required within one year of hiring date, if not already obtained.

Travel: Required travel is less than 20% annually.

*This position can be located anywhere within the United States. You must be willing to have a home office.

MANUFACTURING SCHEDULER/PLANNER

Description: Full time Manufacturing Scheduler/Planner in our Montgomery, Alabama location. This is a non-exempt hourly staff position. No relocation package will be provided.

Requirements: The ideal candidate will have previous experience in production scheduling, dispatching, or similar tasks. Strong computer skills including intermediate Excel skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. Must be able to organize and work effectively in a team environment. 

Please submit your resume outlining your background, work experience, and salary requirements to [email protected]


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.