Careers At Simms

Simms Fishing Products is a leader in the fishing industry – driven to create growth and vitality in the community. We build trustworthy and angler-driven products. Our employees communicate openly, keep their commitments and inspire trust.   We build for the long haul with products that last and a brand that endures. Our employees are our most important catch.

To be a great fit at Simms, you must embrace the fishing culture and follow our practice to work like we fish – with purpose, passion & curiosity. Be prepared to share your latest fishing adventures.  


Director of eCommerce

The Simms organization is growing and we’re looking to fill the Director of eCommerce position. This is a full-time, in-house position based in Bozeman, Montana. This position reports to our Chief Marketing Officer. As a key driver of the global Simms DTC business, the Director of eCommerce will be responsible for setting and achieving both top line and bottom line revenue objectives, while delivering the best possible brand experience to new and existing users.

Team Leadership: Building and managing the eCommerce team, which will include IT, UX, customer service, eCommerce marketing, merchandising, analytics, CRM, exclusive product development, and general operation. Work closely with the brand marketing team to achieve sales and brand building goals in support of an omni-channel approach.

Strategy: Set overall strategy and roadmap for the user experience on Simmsfishing.com (browser and mobile) that blends great content with efficient commerce and positions Simms as the first and best source for authentic Simms product and experiences. Work with US wholesale channel and INTL regions as needed to build omni-channel approach to the global marketplace.

Subject Matter: Bring thought leadership to Simms around innovative online shopping experiences and help evangelize the holistic digital opportunity across the organization. Guide creative team and merchandising team in developing strategies and tactics around content.

Marketing: Lead internal eCommerce marketing team and external agency teams in developing and optimizing a multi-channel mid/bottom funnel marketing program that includes SEM, direct mail, display, etc. Work closely with the brand marketing team to take a holistic, full-funnel approach to both brand building and product marketing.

Site Optimization: Work closely with analytics team to test new enhancements and adjust strategies to optimize customer experience and business results. Understand and implement SEO best practices. Monitor site performance to identify issues and bring to resolution.

Ongoing Enhancements: Identify and prioritize site bugs, enhancements and other optimizations. Manage site enhancement roadmap. Identify 3rd party solutions to provide needed site functionality. Lead the continued refinement and optimization of User Experience.

Site Refreshes: Partner with marketing and merchandising teams to deliver a compelling customer experience. Oversee the deployment of new site content and ensure quality and performance levels meet standards. Lead site platform upgrades and re-platforming and redesign projects.

Resource Management: Manage internal, contract and external technology and agency resources to deliver ongoing creative and technology services that drive support and enhancements of our site experiences

Financial Management: Manage the eCommerce P&L against both topline and bottom line targets. We are looking for a candidate with 7 years past experience running an e-Commerce business or department.


This person should have demonstrated success at the following:

  • Defining the role of eCommerce/DTC within the overall organization, considering the importance of short-term revenue generation and long-term brand building, within the context of an omni-channel business and interacting with other divisions to secure needed resources and relationships.
  • Building and developing an eCommerce team.
  • Developing and executing an eCommerce marketing strategy, encompassing social, online marketing, SEO, SEM, etc., that drive site traffic and achieves desired KPIs.
  • Managing an eCommerce P&L to achieve top line and bottom line goals as set in conjunction with the management team.

 

Simms offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life, Short-term & Long-term Disability Insurance, 401K Retirement Plan, Paid Holidays & Paid Time Off.

The Simms culture is influenced heavily by the outdoor focused environment in which it exists. Snow sports, fishing, biking, and virtually every other mountain sport are minutes away and employees take full advantage. Waders, boots and fly rods adorn workspaces and plaid shirts and jeans are the preferred dress.

Simms also appreciates that its business and lifestyle depend on the natural world being healthy, and that it requires vigilance on all fronts to maintain it. We also believe that fishing provides a unique opportunity for rehabilitation and restoration. Simms supports non-profit organizations across the globe who are dedicated to protecting our waters, supporting healthy fisheries, and/or utilizing fishing to promote health and wellness. And Simms strongly encourages its employees to join in the fight.

For consideration, please submit your resume to:  dbristol@simmsfishing.com


Controller

The Simms organization is growing and we’re looking to fill the position of Controller. This is a full-time, in-house position based in Bozeman, Montana.

In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining complete and accurate financial records and serve as a consultant for managers within the organization, advising them of current budget information and helping them evaluate the financial impact of business decisions.


Outcomes of this role include:

  • Accurate and Complete Financial Records
  • Engaged and Product Accounting/Finance Team
  • Finance Processes are reviewed and updated to lead to more scalable business
  • Appropriate Internal Controls are designed and maintained to protect assets
  • Successful Financial statement and compliance audits

 

Successful candidates should possess:

  • Minimum 5+ years of Accounting Management with proven success
  • Previous Controller level or equivalent business experience
  • CPA
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (Master’s degree preferred)
  • GAAP Proficient
  • Experience with Foreign Currency/Consolidation preferred
  • Strong understanding of/experience with ERP systems
  • Strong communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Team building skills
  • Process-driven attitude

 

Simms offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:  Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life, Short-term & Long-term Disability Insurance, 401K Retirement Plan, Paid Holidays & Paid Time Off.

For consideration, please submit your resume to:  dbristol@simmsfishing.com


Warranty & Repair Associate

A Repair Associate Level I will work as part of the quality team to perform a variety of assessments and repairs on customer returned products.  This is an entry-level position and will work under direct supervision.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Repair waders and garments utilizing approved methods and materials including but not limited to cleaning, laminating, heat-pressing, taping, sewing, gluing, and replacing missing items.
  • Water test for wader leaks
  • Maintain high level of communication with supervisor and Customer Service team regarding warranty and repair tickets.
  • Assist in quality inspections and packaging of finished product and raw materials using parameters and samples approved by Simms.
  • Assist in other functions as needed. The successful employee should possess:
  • a team player that follows the above referenced procedures,
  • but is also willing to take further direction from the Warranty & Repairs Manager. 
  • Must be able to stand and sit for extended periods of time and move and lift materials. 
  • Position requires limited exposure to odorous substances and solvents (i.e. methyl-ethyl ketone). 
  • Requires patience, detail orientation, and focus on quality. 
  • Prior manufacturing experience is helpful.

 

Simms offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:  Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life, Short-term & Long-term Disability Insurance, 401K Retirement Plan, Paid Holidays & Paid Time Off.

For consideration, please submit your resume to:  cheri.hollenbaugh@simmsfishing.com



Production Specialist

At Simms Fishing Products, every job is important in the support of our mission to build trustworthy, innovative, angler-driven products so that our customers can focus on the fishing.

Anyone who’s ever created something out of nothing knows it takes more than talent and smarts. It takes hard work, courage and the refusal to give up. Building products means caring deeply about details nobody else may ever see. It's not just about how a product works, it's about how it makes someone feel.

Believe it or not, building world class fishing waders is difficult and time consuming. Finding the right people for the right job is one of the top priorities for our ever growing production team.

We are fortunate to have an awesome Production Team of men and women. We are one of the highest paying companies in Gallatin Valley for production positions, with full benefits and production bonuses.

Why should you apply?

  • Great pay
  • Minimum of 21 days paid annually: Paid-time-off and holiday/birthday pay, after 60 days
  • Bonus opportunities for employee referrals & process improvements
  • Significant discounts on Simms products, including biannual employee sales
  • Educational Fishing-related activities (casting & rowing lessons, fly-tying station, annual spring creek fishing event, summer fishing schedule, etc.)
  • Maybe you don’t fish, but are interested in learning. Our team can teach you
  • Community activities (Bowl for Kids’ Sake, Polar Plunge, river & highway clean-ups, etc.)
  • Company-sponsored lunches (BBQs, tacos, pizza, etc.)
  • Clean & comfortable working environment
  • Fun events throughout the year

To be a world class wader maker, we look for people with:

  • High energy
  • Ability to focus on the detail
  • Quick learner
  • Team-focused

Learn More About Our Team

To apply for this position, please email your resume to cheri.hollenbaugh@simmsfishing.com or if you would prefer to complete an application you may download a Simms Application.

 

Customer Service Representatives

We are continually searching for great talent interested being a part of the Customer Care team here at Simms. If you are very customer-focused and love to fish, you may be a perfect fit for us! Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to cheri.hollenbaugh@simmsfishing.com.

 

Don't See Your Dream Job?

If you would like to submit a resume for future consideration for Simms Fishing Products' positions should they become available, please submit a cover letter and resume by email to cheri.hollenbaugh@simmsfishing.com.