SME is an association committed to promoting and supporting the manufacturing industry. We offer an unmatched breadth of support and resources for manufacturers. SME offers the top manufacturing technology resources and news and produces the industry’s most valuable events. We deliver leading training and development solutions for your workforce. Our student outreach and scholarship programs help attract and empower manufacturing’s next generation. And our member community is the most prestigious and experienced in the business. We believe that a thriving manufacturing sector is vital to a healthy economy and provides rewarding careers, and we work to strengthen this industry. 

SME Offers Excellent Benefits for Our Employees, including:

  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible work hours
  • Casual attire
  • Summer hours

In Addition -

Employees in the US are also offered:

  • PPO and HSA Medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, life insurance, telemedicine
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match and contributions
  • Company paid short- and long-term disability
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Wellness reimbursement

Employees in Canada are also offered:

  • Company paid - Extended Medical, Pharmacy, Paramedical, Dental, and Vision Insurance; Employee and Dependent Life Insurance; and Short Term Disability
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan with generous matching
  • Health Club Membership Reimbursement

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Jun 30, 2021  
This position develops and sustains essential sales operations functions including creating and distributing sales reports and performance metrics dashboards, ensuring data integrity and efficiency in CRM usage, managing onboarding and training processes, and supporting the business unit’s sales teams in a variety of tactical functions related to the closing and processing of orders. This position will ensure all information and processes are in place for the successful achievement of business and sales plans, proactively providing information to inside and field sales teams to support client related and internal sales process issues by means of communication, reporting and analysis. Reports to the Director of Sales Operations. MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Assist the Director of Sales Operations with analysis of the sales pipeline, pipeline movement, team performance and forecasting Maintain & design activity, and ad-hoc reports & dashboards Track and report on new business...
SME Southfield, MI, USA Full-Time
Jun 30, 2021  
The Director, Sales will take ownership for implementing and executing targeted strategies to achieve sales objectives, acquire new customers, produce business growth and retention. This person will lead a team of sales professionals, some of whom work remotely across the country. Responsibilities also include mentoring and supporting the sales team in a consultative sales process (discovery, customization and proposals) as well as offering insights and teaching on sales techniques for improved effectiveness. This leader will work with Event Leaders, Senior Directors and the VP, Media to identify and set sales objectives, strategies and action plans. This position reports to the Vice President, Media. MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Manage a team of SME Events and SME Media sales staff; developing each to their fullest potential Develop and implement new sales initiatives, strategies and programs to grow market share and enter new product segments as appropriate Serve as an expert...
SME Southfield, MI, USA Full-Time
Jun 30, 2021  
The Technology Specialist will support the EventLIVE initiatives, focused on digital solutions that extend the value of SME’s in-person Events.  This role will work closely with stakeholders, vendors and team members to help coordinate technical services we are testing with our digital/hybrid event offerings. They will have a strong understanding of technology, services, trends and SAAS platforms and is very comfortable learning new systems, platforms, and technologies. The Technology Specialist will work closely with stakeholders to define requirements and work with vendors and internal stakeholders to create solutions. MAJOR FUNCTIONS Collaborate with team members, vendors and stakeholders to design, develop, and deliver proposed solutions Work with stakeholders to establish a design, technology, product development, and vendor strategy Develop an expert level knowledge of the selected platforms and all of their features Perform thorough regression testing on all...
SME Southfield, MI, USA Full-Time
Jun 30, 2021  
The Sales Operations & Billings Coordinator has the responsibility to assure that all orders originating from the business unit's CRM system are processed and recorded efficiently and accurately in the corporate billing AMS. This position reports directly to the Director of Sales Operations. MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Responsible for processing new orders, schedule billings and expense billings in an efficient and timely manner each month Reviews order information against contract details and verify that accurate invoicing and sales team member credit on orders Reconciles monthly invoicing balances to CRM data to ensure accurate transfer of order information to the corporate AMS   Verifies products and services purchased and deferred revenue recognition details of orders matches contract details and accounting GAAP rules Works to ensure accurate gathering of data for business intelligence, sales monitoring and measurement Must follow all privacy procedures to protect...
SME Southfield, MI, USA Full-Time
Jun 30, 2021  
SME is looking for a UX/UI Designer to turn our websites into appealing, easy-to-use and enjoyable products for our audience. To be successful in this role, you should have experience with B2B and B2C websites and wireframe tools. UX/UI Designer responsibilities include gathering user requirements, designing graphic elements and building navigation components. This candidate also enjoys solving problems for the user and appreciates the finer points of user research, iterative interface design, prototyping and testing, working in a team environment; and is excited to share new developments in the field. MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Lead client-facing requirements gathering sessions to document business needs and expectations.  Consult with internal clients on best practices and recommended approaches.  Conduct user research (surveys, focus groups, etc.) to document personas and end-user requirements.  Develop intuitive information architecture structures and navigational paths...
SME Southfield, MI, USA Full-Time
Jun 30, 2021  
The Sr. Graphic Designer will design and produce impactful, informative and on-brand creative for all SME business units. They must have advanced design skills in print and digital media as well as video editing and animation to support SME’s business units and events. This role will work directly with the manager of creative services to collaborate and create high-level designs and layouts. This position will work directly with support staff and marketers as needed to gather all assets to goals of projects. The senior level designer will be responsible for staying on-top of design trends and will support the digital media team on creative assets for web, social, video and email campaigns. It is required that this role be organized and mindful of deadlines on all assigned projects. MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Bachelor’s degree in graphics discipline At least 5 to 7 years’ work experience in related field Effective written and oral communication skills required; coaching skills...
SME Southfield, MI, USA Full-Time
Jun 30, 2021  
SME is seeking a Marketing Specialist to join our team to support our FABTECH event. The Marketing Specialist leads marketing and communication plans in support of an SME product. They will develop strategies, create and manage budgets, establish production schedules/timelines and implement campaigns across multi-channels including direct mail, web site, digital/electronic media, advertising, and social media. MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Profile audience/buyers for marketing intelligence and to drive promotional strategies and tactics. Formulate goals with Product Managers. Develop and manage annual marketing budgets in $100,000 range. Track project costs to control expenses. Allocate financial resources across multi-channel marketing campaigns. Develop and execute marketing plans, set project objectives to meet established goals. Work with internal Creative department to lead the development of the creative strategy for the product/event. Manage or guide production for...
SME Southfield, MI, USA Full-Time
Jun 30, 2021  
The Corporate Recruiter plays integral role in SME’s growth by understanding the needs of hiring managers and sourcing the best talent to fill open positions. They will be responsible for full life-cycle recruiting by using creative sourcing methods and will help SME build a strong employer brand and ensures a positive candidate experience. This person will also develop recruitment strategies and programs to achieve required staffing levels and attract candidates. MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Partners with hiring managers to clarify the talent need and what success looks like for each open position; determines qualification criteria for same; determines best recruiting plan and process for open positions. Works with hiring managers to ensure compliance with all federal/state laws and regulations, including affirmative action plan compliance. Identifies and attracts quality candidates via both traditional and nontraditional resources, such as social media, career and job fairs (in...
SME Southfield, MI, USA Full-Time
Jun 30, 2021  
The SME Media Digital Product Specialist is responsible for the development, marketing, deployment and fulfilment of our electronic products, emails, podcasts, retargeting, and website. This individual supports the media group’s website and digital marketing efforts aimed at enhancing digital engagement from our online viewers and sponsors. This position reports to the VP, Media. MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Upload all website, retargeting and social media advertising daily.  Execute all website ad serving delivering necessary metrics to fulfill campaigns and provide monthly reports to customers.  Schedule and produce podcasts programming through Zencastr using required editing support.  Provide monthly download reporting from all podcasting platforms. Deliver retargeting programs through Feathr and provide monthly reports to customers. Ensure all appropriate tracking codes and related digital analytics are captured to ensure accurate reporting to customers. Plan, develop,...
SME Southfield, MI, USA Full-Time
Jun 30, 2021  
SME is seeking a Senior Web Developer to support their Tooling U-SME business unit in the Cleveland, Ohio office. The Senior Developer will define, develop, test, analyze, and maintain software applications developed to create, deliver, and support our training products. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, able to work independently and in a team environment to complete projects. Tooling U-SME delivers versatile, competency-based learning and development solutions to the manufacturing community, working with thousands of companies, including more than half of all Fortune 500® manufacturers, as well as 600 educational institutions across the country. Major Functions: Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code. Document code and assist in the creation of help guides and training material for end users. Actively identify refactoring opportunities and propose changes to help promote code quality, organization, and reusability. Lead and...
SME Cleveland, OH, USA Full-Time
Jun 30, 2021  
The Content Developer is responsible for producing original training materials by synthesizing various sources, writing training content, and developing supporting materials such as test questions, vocabulary terms, and photos in a timely manner while adhering to company style and measures of quality. This responsibility typically involves the following tasks: Major Functions : Gathering and synthesizing information from a variety of sources such as textbooks, trade articles, online sources, and presentations or speaker notes from instructors to establish general knowledge and “best practices.” Writing training content that is clear, accurate, concise, and informative while consulting with the Subject Matter Expert (SME) as needed to achieve these qualities. Interviewing and collaborating with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to gather information and ensure the technical accuracy of all content. Collaborating with graphic artists and illustrators to produce high-quality...
SME Cleveland, OH, USA Full-Time
Jun 30, 2021  
SME is seeking a Multimedia Specialist to join their Tooling U-SME business unit in Cleveland, OH.  The Multimedia Specialist will be responsible for assisting the content team in producing media for various applications.  They will review and assist in the development of multimedia specs and storyboards; communicate with freelancers and contractors; design graphics for web application; edit and composite video. Requirements Edit, composite, and render video Create web banners and miscellaneous internal and external graphic design pieces Assist the content team in creating custom client media Work with team members in different phases of the design process Manage assets and filenames within established conventions Assist in project tracking Communicate with freelancers and contractors Other duties as assigned MINIMUM EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Associate’s degree in Design, Illustration, or other related field, Bachelor’s degree...
SME Cleveland, OH, USA Full-Time
Jun 30, 2021  
SME is seeking a Sr. Marketing Specialist to join our team in Cleveland, OH. The Sr. Marketing Specialist will leads marketing and communication plans in support of the Tooling U-SME business unit.  They will be responsible for developing strategies, creating and managing budgets, establishing production schedules/timelines and implementing campaigns across multi-channels including direct mail, digital media, website, advertising, mobile and social media.  This person will also manage large complex projects and budgets. Profile audience/buyers for marketing intelligence and to drive promotional strategies and tactics. Formulate goals with Event/Product Managers. Develop and manage annual marketing budgets in $250,000 to $400,000 range. Tracking project costs to control expenses. Allocate financial resources across multi-channel marketing campaigns. Develop and execute marketing plans, set project objectives to meet established goals. Work with internal graphics...
SME Cleveland, OH, USA Full-Time