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Amkus Regional Sales Managers

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:

     South East Region (NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, MS) – Submit to:  amkussalesSE18@tft.com

 

     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.)


Network Administrator

NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR

 

Task Force Tips is a leader and innovator in water delivery solutions for fire fighters and first responders. Our ability to continually manufacture and design state-of-the-art products requires a rock solid, well maintained network.  The Network Administrator is responsible for more than just the network being available, but also for the attached devices and assisting those who use its resources.  You will get experienced in much more than just network technologies such as cabling, switches, firewalls, and wireless, VMWare virtualization, Windows Server, Linux, database technologies, scale out storage - the list is nearly endless.  Supporting our users is not just a responsibility - it is our primary concern, meaning uptime and reliability is of the utmost importance.  The applicant MUST BE passionate about technology and how it can improve every facet of our company’s work environment.

This position is on-site and not done remotely. 

Requirements:

Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft base products. 

  • Windows
  • Office suites
  • Windows Server

Knowledge of and experience with:

  • Linux (configuring, installing software, etc.)
  • VMWare and virtualization technologies
  • Understanding Active Directory, DFS, NTFS permissions and security
  • Basic routing and firewall rules knowledge 
  • Basic networking knowledge
    • Wireless
    • Physical Infrastructure (CAT6 cabling, termination, etc.)
    • VLANs
    • Network printing
    • Subnetting
  • PC and Server hardware

 

Good troubleshooting skills involving:

  • PC hardware repair
  • Solving OS and application errors
  • Removing malware

 

Ability to install software packages based upon manufacturers requirements.

 

Knowledge of and Experience in the following areas a PLUS:

  • VMWare View
  • Oracle and Microsoft databases
  • Scale out storage, specifically ZFS file system
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • SharePoint Enterprise Server
  • Preparing OS and application images for install
  • Active Directory Group Policy
  • CheckPoint Security products
  • IIS and ColdFusion
  • Backup software concepts
  • Network and Application monitoring software
  • Previous administration experience
  • Programming and scripting experience (Powershell, bash, etc)

 

Responsibilities:

  • Repair / troubleshoot hardware and software issues as they occur
  • Assist users to resolve issues they may have accessing network resources
  • Manage LAN and WAN in coordination with Network Manager
  • Install new PC hardware where needed
  • Research solutions for upcoming projects
  • After hours / weekend work and or support when needed

 

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to lift and carry a maximum of forty pounds.
  • Must be able to squeeze into tight spaces, such as under desks.
  • Must be able to climb a step ladder.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with other company personnel, vendors and customers, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities and disabilities.
  • Ability to plan and lay out assigned work projects, and prepare detailed reports.
  • Ability to occasionally work extended, weekend and/or evening hours, and occasionally travel out of town, sometimes overnight.
  • Self –motivated to improve skillset as required by the job
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Ability to conceptualize and seek solutions and information, and ability to work on several tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, both alone and with others in team environment, occasionally under time pressure.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and demonstrated safe driving record.

 

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 netadmin2018@tft.com.  Please no phone calls.

 

 

(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.