On behalf of our client, 3form, we are leading a search for a skilled and innovative Glass Specialist. In this role, you will play a pivotal role in recommending glass solutions and designing glass applications within the A&D world, as you collaborate closely with sales representatives and customers. Expertise in glass materials and manufacturing processes will be instrumental in meeting clients’ needs while ensuring product quality and safety. This customer-facing role is critical for instilling confidence in 3form’s customers, setting proper expectations, and helping close business for the company.
Essential Duties + Responsibilities
Glass Application Consultation:
- Work closely with sales representatives and customers to understand their project requirements, objectives, and constraints related to glass applications.
- Provide expert advice on the best glass materials and configurations to meet the project’s functional, aesthetic, and budgetary requirements.
Solution Design and Prototyping:
- Develop innovative glass application concepts based on customer specifications and industry standards.
- Create detailed designs and prototypes to showcase the feasibility and potential of the recommended glass solutions.
- Conduct comprehensive research on available glass materials and manufacturing methods to identify the most suitable options for specific applications.
- Evaluate the physical, chemical, and mechanical properties of glass materials to ensure they meet project requirements and industry regulations.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including manufacturing, research and development, and quality control, to ensure seamless integration of glass applications into the production process.
- Engage with suppliers to source high-quality glass materials and negotiate favorable terms.
- Deliver clear and compelling technical presentations to sales teams, customers, and stakeholders to explain the benefits and features of recommended glass applications.
Industry Trends and Innovation:
- Stay abreast of the latest industry trends, advancements, and emerging technologies related to glass applications.
- Continuously explore opportunities for product improvement and innovation.
Qualifications + Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in Glass Engineering, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.
- Proven experience in glass engineering, glass manufacturing, or a related technical field.
- Strong knowledge of various glass types, properties, and manufacturing processes.
- Experience in designing and recommending glass applications for industrial or commercial use.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey technical information to non-technical stakeholders effectively.
- Analytical mindset with the ability to solve complex problems related to glass applications.
- Strong project management skills and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
- Proficiency in AutoCAD, Rhino, Solid works, or other relevant design tools preferred.
About the Organization
3form is the leading manufacturer of award-winning architectural decorative resin and glass products, acoustic solutions, and markerboards for the Architecture + Design industry.
Joining 3form’s team as a Glass Specialist will offer you an exciting opportunity to work on diverse and challenging projects, contributing to the development of cutting-edge glass solutions that shape various industries. If you are passionate about innovation and have a deep understanding of glass materials and their applications, we encourage you to apply and be part of 3form’s dynamic team.
If this seems like an excellent fit for you, please send a cover letter and resume to Corey Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org.