Careers

At Strongwell, growth, market diversity and financial stability create an environment of security and opportunity. Strongwell people take pride in being part of an industry leading team. The company recognizes that its people provide the intelligence, vitality, enthusiasm and productive effort that makes the company what it is today.

If you are interested in any of these positions, please submit a completed application (linked below), along with your resume and salary history to Human Resource Department, Strongwell-Bristol, P.O. Box 580, Bristol, VA 24203-0580. You may also email your information to [email protected]. All application submissions are confidential. No phone inquiries please.

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Availability at our Bristol, VA Location

Process Engineer – Bristol, Virginia Location

Strongwell, the world leader in the manufacture of pultruded composite products, is seeking an engineer for its Bristol, Virginia manufacturing facility. The Process Engineer will work closely with employees in operations, technology and product development to improve processes and systems, productivity improvements and waste reduction efforts. Flexibility is necessary to support multiple shift operations when required. Strong interpersonal, analytical, communication and problem solving skills are required.

Requirements / Key Responsibilities include:

  • B.S. in mechanical, chemical or composite engineering
  • Creative technical aptitude.
  • A keen desire to learn a unique and growing manufacturing process.
  • Hands-on capabilities with ability to communicate effectively with various manufacturing departments.
  • Understanding of best manufacturing processes
  • Ability to multi-task assignments
  • Analyze, recommend and implement process improvements
  • Report on process activities
  • Recommend and implement productivity improvements
  • Recommend and implement waste reduction processes
  • Investigate and resolve production problems
  • Work with development team to investigate new processes and formulas

Qualifications:

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate with verbal and written communication skills at all levels of the organization
  • Efficient in 3D modeling software, specifically Inventor
  • Composite industry experience in process engineering

Ideal Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years’ process engineering experience
  • ISO, AutoCad, ERP Systems exposure
  • Environmental and Safety familiarity
  • Pultrusion manufacturing experience is a plus
  • Process automation

If you are interested in this challenging opportunity with the industry leader, please submit your resume in confidence to [email protected].

Sales Director – Bristol, Virginia or Chatfield, Minnesota Location

This position is primarily responsible for professionally managing the assigned sales territory of IA, MO, KS, NE, CO, UT, NV, CA, and HI to maximize sales and profitability.  This position is located in either Bristol, Virginia or Chatfield, Minnesota.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Meet or exceed sales goals
  • Maintains a high level of integrity and develops a high degree of trust and respect among customers
  • Professional behavior, attitude, and appearance at all times
  • Ability to research the territory to identify, and to land potential new business
  • Achieve specification of Strongwell products with engineering firms and end users directly, and indirectly with manufacturing representatives and distributors
  • Thoroughly prepared for all sales calls
  • Know your territory; competition, markets, customers, and agreements
  • Continually improve product knowledge by spending time in each manufacturing location
  • Ability to create and conduct PowerPoint presentations
  • Ability to forecast and execute a business plan that includes meeting all goals for the territory
  • Effectively work with all departments
  • Support personnel at the appropriate manufacturing location to obtain correct pricing and technical information
  • Communicates with internal personnel with information pertaining to product requirements, acceptability, and competitive matters
  • Timely submittal of all required reports and CRM updates
  • Maintain Outlook calendar

Other Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participates in trade shows, sales presentations, sales meetings, and training sessions for customers
  • Diplomatically resolves customer concerns
  • Remain compliant with all company policies and procedures
  • Willing and able to be a team player assisting where needed to get the job completed

Qualifications: Experience, Competencies, and Education:

  • College degree preferred
  • 5-7 years of successful experience in sales
  • Strong background in specifying products with engineering and architectural firms
  • Experience managing manufacturing representatives
  • Strong selling and closing skills
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills are required
  • Requires at least 50% overnight travel
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications and CRM
  • Requires good organizational skills
  • Must be a self-starter

The above mentioned duties are the essential functions of the job.  We reserve the right to review job duties as situations dictate.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

If you are interested in this challenging opportunity with the industry leader, please submit your resume in confidence to [email protected].


Availability at our Chatfield, MN Location

No openings at this time.


Availability at our Highlands, VA Location

No openings at this time.