Fabric Specification Manager

Architecture & Design Cowpens, South Carolina


Description

Position at 3G Mermet Corporation


























Fabric Specification Manager  

Location: Cowpens, SC  

About Mermet:  

Mermet was founded in 1951 and joined the Hunter Douglas family of companies in 2005. Hunter Douglas is the  

established worldwide design leader and most sought-after name in custom window fashions and a major manufacturer of  

architectural products. Mermet is a manufacturer of sun control textiles specializing in PVC-coated fiberglass sunscreen  

fabrics. We take pride in creating long term relationships with team members and customers alike. Mermet fabrics  

deliver extraordinary quality, style and unrivaled functionality while also providing technologically advanced solutions to  

everyday practical needs, such as managing natural light, heat reflection, sound absorption and much more.  

Mermet has always been a home for innovative thinkers. Our culture is one of innovation that attracts the best and the  

brightest. We pride ourselves as a group of passionate and creative individuals continuously seeking out new and novel  

ways to advance our company, our industry, and our employees. With numerous benefits encouraging wellness and  

growth, Mermet regards its people as its most valuable resource.  

About the Role:  

This role will suit a technical products-minded professional who is driven, goal-oriented, and thrives in a varied and fast  

paced environment with the ability to build strong professional working relationships at all levels. With knowledge in the  

principles and practices of window glazing/glass, architecture, building science, energy, and the specification process.  

The successful candidate will have excellent problem solving and communication skills in addition to technical product  

knowledge. Will work closely with a wide range of business influencers, including Commercial Window Covering  

Fabricators, Architects, Designers, and Commercial Dealers, the ability to command and influence people is key to this  

role. This role is based in Cowpens, SC and reports to the Commercial Business Manager.  


Point person for Mermet commercial customers for fabric selection, technical fabric information, solar  

performance, and overall glass + fabric combined performance.  




Point person to the architectural & design community for Mermet.  

Specify Mermet on commercial and hospitality roller shade projects.  

Review architectural designs to provide comprehensive solar shade analysis for proper fabric selection and  

specification highlighting Mermet fabrics to architects, interior designers, specifiers, and other AEC-related  

groups.  



Work to attain Mermet fabrics as the Basis of Design (BOD) in commercial project specifications.  

Identify key targets in the region who have influence over product selection at each stage of design and  

construction.  



Maintain and update CRM software with project pipeline of all tracked building information, construction timelines,  

and fabrics selected. This would also include tracking the growth of target AEC firms with logged meetings  

conducted, BOD’s created, CEU’s given, contacts and other related relevant job activities.  

Create industry awareness of quantified fabric performance when analyzed with the glazing.  

Key Qualifications Include:  


3+ years technical sales experience to AEC for either a glass manufacturer, window sales, other solar control  

building material, or industry consultant (energy, lighting, or building facade).  

Results oriented, self-starter and proactive solution provider.  

Proven planning and organization skills leading to the ability to successfully manage multiple priorities in a  

dynamic environment.  







Requires excellent written and oral communication skills.  

Excellent Presentation Skills.  

Excellent problem-solving skills with an entrepreneurial spirit.  

Ability to travel a must, up to 35% of total time.  











Education:  


Bachelor’s Degree. Education background in Building Science, Architecture, Engineering or Administration.  

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES  

A Leader at Mermet displays these characteristics:  


Adaptability/Flexibility/Responsiveness -- Maintains an optimistic/positive outlook, responding constructively when  

presented with challenge or change  

Business Savvy -- Aligns organizational structure, systems, and processes to achieve desired results  

Communication Skills – Clear and responsive in a fast-paced time period  

Critical Thinking – Anticipates events and potential problems before they arise.  

Engenders Trust -- Demonstrates and practices high standards of personal and professional integrity.  

Equal Opportunity Employment  

Updated: March 2, 2022