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Regional Sales Manager-AMKUS

AMKUS RESCUE SYSTEMS prides itself on being an industry leader in the innovative design and manufacture of high tech tools for the for the first responder market. We are seeking Regional Sales Managers for various regions.  Successful candidate must possess strong motivational, organizational and communication skills while promoting sales of the AMKUS product line.

In order to be considered further, you must meet the minimum qualifications for the position as listed below:

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Continually evaluates and monitors assigned dealer territory, dealer sales activity/performance and profitability. Maintains territories to existing distribution networks ensuring territorial objectives are met.
  • Provides support to dealers and end users, including answering inquiries, sending/receiving information, coordinating activities, assisting with sales calls and training sales personnel.
  • Trains dealer staff and others as assigned by giving work instruction on AMKUS equipment policies.
  • Establishes new strategic distribution partners ensuring key strategic fundamentals are always in alignment.
  • Maintains contact with fire schools, including promoting new products, teaching classes following through with loaned demo equipment.
  • Attends and assists dealers with state and regional trade shows and sales meetings, including providing adequate literature and display materials.
  • Prepares and provides various reports, including weekly activity summaries, trip reports, forecasts, competitive product pricing and weekly expense accounts.
  • Maintains inventory of demo equipment, current sales brochures and technical literature for shows and demonstrations.
  • Attends sales meetings along with other company meetings as scheduled.
  • Maintain residence within current territorial responsibilities.
  • Maintains basic home office for territory management, which includes but not limited to maintaining AMKUS provided equipment such as computer/laptop, printer, and phone.
  • Complies with company expense reporting policy.
  • Proactively offers suggestions for the improvement of a product, process or practice.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The skills listed below are preferred but not required.  These skills are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability for the position.  Limited experience will be considered for the position with the willingness to acquire these skills/responsibilities during employment.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Degree preferred, but not required.
  • Experience and/or education in fire service/industry and operations preferred. Specific experience in vehicle extrication and stabilization highly desired.
  • Knowledge of and/or ability to eventually be able to make practical application of National Fire Protection Association standards.
  • Knowledge of/or ability to learn terms commonly used during vehicle extrication and stabilization discussions.
  • Knowledgeable of/or willingness to learn the scope and content of applicable NFPA standards.
  • Possesses knowledge or has the ability to learn the general design and operation of extrication tools and stabilization equipment.
  • Ability to frequently spend long periods of time driving a vehicle and/or traveling by plane.
  • Ability to regularly work extended, weekend and/or evening hours, and travel out of town, often overnight.
  • Ability to respond swiftly, rationally and decisively to emergencies on a 24-hour basis as needed.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and demonstrated safe driving record.
  • Ability to lift items weighing up to 50 lbs.

 

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and profit sharing.


Submit your resume with cover letter detailing your interest and salary requirements to the appropriate territory region:

     Mid-West Region (IL, WI, MN, IA, ND, SD, NE) – Submit to: amkussalesMW18@tft.com

 

     Mountain Region (NM, West TX, CO, WY, MT, UT, ID)

            Submit to: amkussalesMOUN18@tft.com

 

No phone calls please.

(Equal Opportunity Employer: minority, women, veterans and disabled persons)

 


CNC Machine Operator

CNC MACHINE OPERATOR

Task Force Tips, LLC a worldwide leader in firefighting equipment manufacturing, is seeking a full-time CNC Machine Operator. Must be willing to work 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift with weekends off.

Position entails operating CNC machines and ensuring parts comply with specifications and quality standards.

Reads, interprets and makes practical application of blueprints, including determining which tool makes each cut on parts.

Reads and interprets measurements of parts using various precision instruments, including calipers, micrometers and gauges.

Loads/unloads parts and bar feeder on CNC machine, including unlocking, opening, loading, feeding, closing, relocking and starting machine.

A minimum of one-year experience, education and/or training in a machine shop or industrial production setting is preferred.

Duties involve close vision, hearing, standing/walking for long periods, light to moderate lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling objects.

Mechanical Aptitude testing will be given. Only candidates with prior machining experience will be considered.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package including:

Medical/Vision/Dental Insurances - Off- site Health Clinic - 401K plan and Profit Sharing Plan - On-site Fitness Center - And more…!

Submit your resume detailing experiences with salary requirements to cncoper2018@tft.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

 (Equal Opportunity Employer: minority, women, veterans and disabled persons.)


CNC Production Supervisor

Task Force Tips prides itself on being a worldwide industry leader in the design and manufacture of high tech fire suppression equipment.  We are seeking a full-time CNC Production Supervisor.  The shift is 11:00PM-7:30AM and this position reports to the Manager of the CNC Production Department. 

People Management is an essential function of this position with an extraordinary amount of time focused on managing employees.  We are seeking a minimum of three years of proven experience in this area.  This management includes but is not limited to performing disciplinary action, writing and conducting employee evaluations / performance improvement plans, enforcing policies and procedures in accordance with the TFT employee handbook and state/federal laws, and not being afraid to talk with employees you manage. You will not spend time operating a machine, but you will spend time managing those who do.  Desired candidates will have proven supervisory experience which must be demonstrated within assessments that our given during the interview process.

Data Mining is also a key component of the position.  The desirable candidate will have knowledge of and experience with looking at large data sets, extracting data patterns and knowledge from this data set in an effort to find trends to improve quality, efficiency, and productivity in the CNC Machining Department.  This position works closely with the Continuous Improvement Coordinator specifically in the area of process improvement recommendations.

Requirements:

A minimum of 3 years of people management experience, which includes writing and conducting performance appraisals/personal improvement plans, performing disciplinary action, and enforcing company policies and procedures in conjunction with the state and federal regulations.

A minimum of 3 years of experience in a high volume production environment – shop floor exposure.

Proven experience with problem solving and conducting root cause analysis.

Must have an analytical curiosity which includes being comfortable with and enjoy working in a detailed and data driven environment.

Thorough knowledge of and ability to make practical application of OSHA and company safety precautions and procedures.

Ability to work with others in a team environment with minimum supervision, and work on several tasks at the same time, often under time pressure.

Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

 

Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with other Department personnel, including; being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities and disabilities.

 

Ability to input, access and retrieve information from the computer.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, particularly WORD.

 

Ability to occasionally work extended hours.

Preferred experience in addition to required experience:

  • Knowledgeable of and experience in the area of set-up and operation of CNC lathes and/or machining centers.
  • Knowledge of and ability to make practical application of assigned computer programs and codes.
  • Ability to observe read and interpret technical manuals, instruments, gauges and dials and use practical shop mathematics.
  • Ability to physically and safely set-up and operate CNC machines and various industrial equipment and hand tools, including micrometers, wrenches, drill presses, crane and fork lift.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package including:

Medical/Vision/Dental Insurances - Off- site Health Clinic - 401K plan and Profit Sharing Plan - On-site Fitness Center  - Tuition Assistance - And more…!

Submit your resume with cover letter detailing your salary requirements and interests to prodsupv2018@tft.com.   Please no phone calls.

 

For more information about our company visit our website at www.tft.com.

 

(Equal Opportunity Employer: minority, women, veterans and disabled persons.)

 


Inventory Control Specialist

Inventory Control Specialist

Task Force Tips, LLC is seeking a full-time position for an Inventory Control Specialist working midnights (12-8 AM).

Previous Inventory and fork truck experience is REQUIRED.   Must have the ability to input, access and retrieve information from the computer, along with being able to lift up to 50 pounds.  Experience working in a plant or warehouse setting is preferred.

Essential Functions entail the following:

Receives and processes parts from TFT production and outside vendors, including verifying quantities, stamping and reconciling packing slip with purchase order and computer printout, and storing parts in designated locations.

Enters inventory data in computer, verifying information to ensure accuracy.

Pulls parts for assembly and production according to printed bill of materials.  Pulls literature as requested, including single items for mailing and items in bulk for trade shows.

Processes incoming UPS shipments and freight, including recording on forms and delivering to appropriate offices.

Assembles repair kits for shipping.

Conducts annual physical inventory of materials and parts.

We offer an excellent benefits package including: Medical/Vision/Dental Insurances - Off- site Health Clinic - 401K plan and Profit Sharing Plan - On-site Fitness Center  - Tuition Assistance - And more…!

If you meet the qualifications of the position, submit your resume to invcontrol18@tft.com

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority, women, veterans and disabled persons.


Territory Managers

We are currently seeking to fill a Territory Manager position in the following territory:

*Individual must live in the territory that they will be serving.

North Central Territory Manager (ND, SD, MN, NE, IA, KS)

Task Force Tips, Inc., a worldwide leader in firefighting equipment manufacturing, is seeking a full-time Territory Manager.  Position is responsible for promoting sales of the TFT product lines to distributors and end-user accounts in assigned areas.  Individual provides oversight, guidance, and support of TFT products, and trains dealers and end-users.  Actively participates in state and regional trade shows.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Continually evaluates and monitors assigned dealer territory, dealer sales activity/performance and profitability in keeping with TFT’s evaluation process. Maintains territories to existing distribution networks ensuring territorial objectives are met.
  • Provides support to dealers and end users, including answering inquiries, sending/receiving information, coordinating activities, assisting with sales calls and training sales personnel.
  • Trains dealer staff and others as assigned by giving work instruction on TFT equipment policies.
  • Establishes new strategic distribution partners ensuring key strategic fundamentals are always in alignment.
  • Maintains contact with fire schools, including promoting new products, teaching classes following through with loaned demo equipment.
  • Attends and assists dealers with state and regional trade shows and sales meetings, including providing adequate literature and display materials.
  • Prepares and provides various reports, including weekly activity summaries, trip reports, forecasts, competitive product pricing and weekly expense accounts.
  • Maintains inventory of demo equipment, current sales brochures and technical literature for shows and demonstrations.
  • Attends semi-annual sales meetings along with other company meetings as scheduled.
  • Maintain residence within current territorial responsibilities.
  • Maintains basic home office for territory management, which includes but not limited to maintaining TFT provided equipment such as computer/laptop, printer, and phone.
  • Complies with company expense reporting policy.
  • Proactively offers suggestions for the improvement of a product, process or practice.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The skills listed below are preferred but not required.  These skills are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability for the position.  Limited experience will be considered for the position with the willingness to acquire these skills/responsibilities during employment.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Degree preferred, but not required.
  • Experience and/or education in fire service/industry and operations preferred.
  • Knowledge of and/or ability to eventually be able to make practical application of National Fire Protection Association and IFSTA standards and hydraulics.
  • Knowledge of/or ability to learn terms commonly used during water flow discussions.
  • Knowledge of/or ability to learn terms commonly used during foam operations.
  • Knowledgeable of/or willingness to learn the scope and content of NFPA/USFS/UL standards
  • Possesses knowledge or has the ability to learn the general design and operation of nozzles, monitors, water flow appliances and injection equipment. .
  • Reasonable technical knowledge of hose sizes, design, manufacture, and components.   
  • Knowledge of foam agents.
  • Ability to frequently spend long periods of time driving a vehicle and/or traveling by plane.
  • Ability to regularly work extended, weekend and/or evening hours, and travel out of town, often overnight.
  • Ability to respond swiftly, rationally and decisively to emergencies on a 24-hour basis as needed.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and demonstrated safe driving record.
  • Ability to lift items weighing 30-50lbs.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package including: Medical/Vision/Dental Insurances - Off-site Health Clinic - 401K plan and Profit Sharing Plan - On-site Fitness Center - Tuition Assistance - And more…!

Please send your resume with cover letter detailing your salary requirements and territory you are interested in being considered for to the following:

territorymanager2017@tft.com 

No phone calls please.

(Equal Opportunity Employer: minority, women, veterans and disabled persons)


Email Inquiries
If you are interested in any of these positions please e-mail your resume and salary requirements to the email address listed at the end of the posting.
General Inquiries
To further explore any opportunity mentioned on this page or for general inquiries, please send your resume and salary requirements to the following address:

Rhonda S. Kaplar, PHR
Human Resources Director
TASK FORCE TIPS Inc.
3701 Innovation Way
Valparaiso, IN 46383-9327

Or Phone : (219) 462-6161
Task Force Tips Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers an excellent benefit package.