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TacJobs – GunfightersINC Planning Future Expansion – and needing help

Monday, November 12th, 2018

We’re looking to add to our team.

GunfightersINC is an Innovative Kydex Holster Manufacturer based in the mountain town of Leavenworth Washington. We have some large projects and dozens of new products in the pipeline and we are looking to assemble a team to help facilitate our next areas of growth.

We ask that all candidates have experience with firearms either professionally or personally. Prior military, law enforcement or competitive type shooting a big plus. Must be comfortable with private gun ownership. Candidates must be in tune with gun culture.

An interest in outdoor activities such as archery, hunting, mountaineering, skiing, backpacking or motorsports will help a candidate connect with company culture but not required.

Independent Sales Representatives – All US States/Territories

Independent Sale Representatives for all US states. Individuals or Agencies welcome to apply.  Aggressive Commission Structure. Looking for representatives with solid connections and sales track record to both independent specialty and big box retail. High margin products for your dealers. Innovative Products with good sales at the retail store level.

Ecommerce Developer

We need full stack web developer to help us refine/upgrade our current website and help us launch 3-4 new e-commerce sites in the next year. We aren’t looking for someone highly degreed. We’re looking for someone who can show us hard work and tenacity with a strong track record of results. We need someone who knows how to build a site that is both fast and converts well. We would prefer this person to be on site but that is negotiable for the right candidate. We are not looking for agencies or contractors.

Product Developer

We’re looking for someone to join our engineering team to lead our new product development projects. We have concepts – do you know how to take those concepts and turn them in to a product? Ideal candidate has an Industrial Design degree and experience working with thermoplastics and composites but should be a jack of all trades and be prepared to work a on variety of projects and concepts. Sourcing and supply chain knowledge required. Project Management experience a plus.

CAD Drafter/CNC Operator

We’re looking for someone to come work with our engineering team assisting with the production and maintenance of holster molds and assist on other special projects. Experience working with Fusion360 and operating CNC routers and mills required. This is an Entry level position. At least 2 year technical degree in drafting, mechanical engineering tech, CNC or related subjects preferred.

Social Media Specialist

We’re looking for someone to manage our daily social media presence across all platforms. That includes daily postings, responding to all comments, DMs, messages, doing brand outreach with influencers, and managing organic/viral advertising campaigns.

Additionally this person will help with reputation management on relevant review sites and act as back-up for general customer service duties when call volume is high.

Proficiency with Facebook, Instagram, Mailchimp and other social tools required. Experience with social media focused photography and video work preferred.

This position requires you to be on site.

To apply:

Please email your resume jobs@gunfightersinc.com with desired position in the subject line.

TacJobs – Blackhawk Expanding, Seeks To Fill 10 New Positions

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Under the leadership of new President Joshua Waldron, Blackhawk is seeing a brand resurgence. Part of this is putting together a new team including these 10, key positions, right here in Virginia Beach. Some of the positions will also support Eagle Industries and Uncle Mike’s which are in the Blackhawk business unit as well. Visit the link for each of the positions to see full details.

Sales Operations, Business Development

This position is responsible for the sales of BLACKHAWK! products in a specified region. This position sells BLACKHAWK’s products and services with a thorough understanding of our company products in relation to our competitors and customer needs using as an influence to sell our customers our products to meet their current needs.

Sr Director, Product Development

The Sr Director, Product Development – BLACKHAWK, will act as a product General Manager to develop a three year product development roadmap for his/her portfolio of brands, heavily influenced by brand-right product development and consumer insights. This individual will use masterful brand-right product development that will result in new products driving 25% of revenue. Adept at influencing, this individual will ensure resourcing across operations, commercialization, digital, supply, and marketing teams around the globe.

Product Manager, Apparel

Product Manager – Apparel: BLACKHAWK is seeking a Product Manager to add to our team in Virginia Beach, Va. The Product Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of product development from concept development to commercialization for our line of Apparel. The ideal candidate will be an avid shooter and have significant experience in product development and managing the life cycle of products from concept to commercialization. Looking for an individual to aggressively grow the business by thoroughly understanding the marketplace, competition and by developing products that address global consumer and retailer needs.

Product Manager, Gun Accessories

The Product Manager – Gun Accessories will achieve annual top and bottom line metrics through new product development in support of the tactical products team’s strategy. This position will be responsible for leading many aspects of R&D, from conceptualization, validation, commercialization and launch. Additionally, the product manager will be responsible for managing the lifecycle of the product from inception, to design and manufacturing, to service and disposal.

Product Manager is responsible for executing near term product development initiatives and developing the long term new products pipeline. The Product Manager relies on an innovative skills set, personal drive and intimate knowledge of the category to define and create differentiated products that satisfy unmet needs of our end users. This leader should be familiar with instigating and analyzing market research to show whitespace—folding in these insights to create identifiable points of difference our customers appreciate that both professional and civilian users seek out. Ideally, this candidate will be an avid practical/tactical shooter with in depth knowledge for firearms, firearms components and usage. The candidate should have a prior background in the military or law enforcement and be able to easily lever their prior experience managing product development from concept to launch. Additionally, this position will support the Sr. Director Product Development—within the BLACKHAWK—to achieve all key metrics for the team.

Brand Manager

Vista Outdoor is seeking a Brand Manager for its BLACKHAWK! business unit to be based in Virginia Beach, VA. This position is part of a unique opportunity to help create brand strategy and direction for the BLACKHAWK! business unit from the ground up. You will be a crucial part of a fast-paced environment that is equal parts demanding and exciting. The Brand Manager reports directly to the Senior Director of Marketing and will be responsible for ensuring communications, advertising, product placement, sales support materials, and general branding is all in line with cohesive brand strategy. MUST either have direct experience in firearms industry or a closely related/beneficial industry. Brand Manager will serve as liaison to industry professionals, brands, influencers, and media to spread the BLACKHAWK! persona while also relaying market research and latest trends back to the Marketing team.

Senior Graphic Designer

Vista Outdoor is seeking a Senior Graphic Designer for its BLACKHAWK! business unit to be based in Virginia Beach, VA. This position is part of a unique opportunity to help create revitalized brand identities for all companies in the BLACKHAWK! business unit (BLACKHAWK!, Eagle Industries, and Uncle Mike’s are the three main brands). The chosen candidate will have a high degree of autonomy and be expected to bring well thought-out and creative design strategies to the table that accomplish both honoring past brand precedence while looking to the future image we are working to create. This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Marketing and will have one direct report (Associate Designer). The chosen candidate needs to be able to clearly demonstrate their experience with creating across-the-board company branding to span web, print, packaging, apparel, event materials, and more. A flexible and adaptable style is a must since this person will be overseeing the graphic design direction for a variety of brands.

Photographer/Videographer

Vista Outdoor is seeking a Photographer/Videographer to create a second-to-none content library for the BLACKHAWK! business unit (BLACKHAWK!, Eagle Industries, and Uncle Mike’s are the three primary brands). The Photographer/Videographer will have a unique opportunity to help define the visual representation of all brands within the BLACKHAWK! business unit as part of a sweeping brand revival. The selected candidate will have a high degree of autonomy to dream up the photo and video shoots they would like to tackle and will be encouraged to bring their own creative direction to the table. This position will answer directly to the Senior Director of Marketing and will work alongside a team of graphic designers, brand managers, social media specialists, web/eCommerce specialists, product designers, etc. This person needs to be filled with ideas that they’ve been wanting to tackle for imagery styles, cinematography styles, etc. as we work together as a team to break the mold of what has previously been seen as commonplace in the tactical industry.

Web eCommerce Specialist

Vista Outdoor is seeking a Web/eCommerce Specialist to help bring the BLACKHAWK! business unit’s online presence into the 21st century. You’ll have a unique opportunity to create an eCommerce strategy from the ground up to support both existing and new web-based revenue streams as we work to make our products more easily accessible and make the buying process more appealing, streamlined, and data-driven. You will also lead the efforts of three separate company website redesigns (BLACKHAWK!, Eagle Industries, and Uncle Mike’s — bonus points if they can all be done in tandem) with ample opportunity for input regarding the final outcome of the project. This position will spearhead collecting data from all digital revenue sources to help drive both increased sales as well as a more in-depth understanding of our customer base. The Web/eCommerce Specialist will report directly to the Senior Director of Marketing while working alongside the Sales team to ensure both departments are working toward common goals. This person needs to be ready to hit the ground running and bring valuable experience with digital revenue streams to the table in short order.

Associate Graphic Designer

Vista Outdoor is seeking an Associate Graphic Designer for its BLACKHAWK! business unit to be based in Virginia Beach, VA. This position is part of a unique opportunity to help create revitalized brand identities for all companies in the BLACKHAWK! business unit (BLACKHAWK!, Eagle Industries, and Uncle Mike’s are the three main brands). The chosen candidate will have a high degree of autonomy and be expected to bring well thought-out and creative design strategies to the table that accomplish both honoring past brand precedence while looking to the future image we are working to create. This position falls under the purview of the Senior Director of Marketing and reports directly to the Senior Graphic Designer. The chosen candidate needs to be able to clearly demonstrate their knowledge of how to create across-the-board company branding to span web, print, packaging, apparel, event materials, and more. A flexible and adaptable style is a must since this person will be overseeing the graphic design direction for a variety of brands.

Social Media Specialist

Vista Outdoor is seeking a Social Media Specialist to curate, direct, operate, and analyze the digital public-facing image of the BLACKHAWK! business unit (BLACKHAWK!, Eagle Industries, and Uncle Mike’s are the three primary brands). This is a unique opportunity to create a social media presence to represent a portfolio of established and respected brands from the ground up – a chance that not many digital marketers get in their career. The chosen candidate will operate with a high degree of autonomy and bring a wide range of cutting-edge social media strategies to the table with a fast-paced implementation schedule. The candidate will be required to work directly with Brand Ambassadors, Brand Partners, and Media Partners to ensure proper dissemination of approved materials throughout our network. This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Marketing and will work hand-in-hand with our in-house team that includes a photographer/videographer, two graphic designers, a brand manager, and a web/eCommerce specialist.

TacJobs – American Outdoor Brands – Product Engineer II – Springfield, MA

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Product Engineer II – Springfield, MA

Perform Engineering tasks either as the administrator of a small project requiring standardized course of action, or as the administrator of an assigned segment of a larger project. Projects consist of solving production design problems and developing new models, and meeting project deadlines as outlined by the Project Management Team. Requires strict compliance with all Company policies as defined by the Executive Management Team, as well as adherence to the Company’s Quality manual and ISO Policy, and conducting business with ethical business practices at all times.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Create solid works solid models, assembly models, and detail drawings.

· Perform finite element analyses and mechanism simulation, kinematic simulation, linear stress analysis, and transient thermal analysis.

· Be able to problem solve in a disciplined, organized manner, and document findings.

· Understand the needs of the team, and be able to work in a manner that facilitates teamwork.

· Work to define product requirements and improvements.

· Design novel mechanisms to suit requirements for new product offerings.

· Perform design layouts to validate design before creation of prototypes.

· Work with machine shop to create prototypes of new components.

· Lead testing exercises to validate new product designs and product improvements.

· Work with support staff to complete project activities (draftsman and technicians).

· Work within Product team to update business activity status.

· Provide a flexible resource to aid in the process engineering portion of product development.

NOTE: This list presents only the principal duties of the position and is not intended to be comprehensive. The duties and responsibilities listed above may be changed or supplemented at any time in accordance with business needs and conditions.

Education and Experience:

Experience, Competencies and Education

· Minimum requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent, Master’s degree preferred

· 4-10 years’ experience in a Product Development role with a demonstrated track record for:

· Establishing product design with an eye toward manufacturing processes to assure quality and cost objectives are consistently achieved.

· Assure that schedules meet both internal and external requirements and that work is performed to established standards

· Making engineering prototypes samples for testing.

o Experience in the Firearms industry preferred

Competencies and Skills:

Physical Demands:

· Good command of the English language demonstrating excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Strong communication, presentation & organizational skills

· Microsoft Office proficiency (Excel, Word, Outlook)

· Experience with SolidWorks CAD software, or other major Solid Modeling software

· Exceptional customer service skills

· Demonstrated ability to work independently & autonomously

· Extensive experience and use of theoretical concepts to perform analysis and design.

· Ability to train, advise and assist less experienced professionals

· Ability to travel to support development.

· Continuous: standing, walking, lifting, bending, pushing/pulling, and reaching.

· Occasional: kneeling, sitting, squatting, overhead work, fine and gross upper body motor movement.

· Maximum lift: to 30 pounds and assisted lifting.

· Occasional lifting: 0 to 30 pounds.

NOTE: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment and Personal Protective Equipment:

Within the Smith & Wesson manufacturing facility, employees may be exposed to manufacturing noise, airborne liquid chemicals, fine particulate dust, ambient temperatures, and industrial lighting. Work environment is similar to most manufacturing operations. May be exposed to excessive noise, temperatures, hazards associated with working around moving machinery, work in confined quarters, exposure to vibrations and shop lighting, continuous exposure to hot temperatures, may be humid, odors, dust, continuous exposure to mechanical hazards, and occasional exposure to chemical hazards.

The following Personal Protective Equipment is required:

* Safety glasses with side shields and hearing protection required when on manufacturing floor

To apply, visit recruiting.adp.com.

TacJobs – Marketing Manager at Berry Aviation

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

Marketing Manager – San Marcos TX

About Us:

Berry Aviation, Inc. (BAI) is a trusted leader in private aviation, with a portfolio of services that includes Government, Private Charter, Scheduled and On-Demand Freight, Maintenance, and FBO operations. BAI was formed in 1983 in Austin, Texas. Shortly thereafter, in 1987, BAI extended its aviation services by becoming a Department of Defense CARB Approved Air Carrier with worldwide operating authority and has provided specialty aviation services to various branches of the U.S. Military and other U.S. Government organizations. BAI conducts CONUS and OCONUS operations with a fleet of over 31 aircraft, with past and current OCONUS operations including, Hawaii, Marshall Islands, Johnston Island, Afghanistan, Peru, and Africa.

Our customers include all branches of the U.S. Military, Fortune 500 companies, NASCAR teams, and other Part 135 and 121 Air Carriers. BAI has twice been awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Award for Excellence. BAI has grown into a dynamic, customer-focused company with the knowledge, experience and manpower to operate on short notice with turnkey safe aviation services. All flight operations are conducted by comprehensively trained and experienced pilots working closely alongside our 24-hour dispatch personnel to maintain a thorough emphasis on safety and on-time arrivals.

We are experiencing continued success and growth as BAI is always expanding our operations into new markets. Services are provided with the utmost security and safety measures.

Berry Aviation, Inc. is a privately held certified small business employing approximately 2750+ employees. Today the corporate headquarters that oversees the worldwide operation is located at the San Marcos Municipal Airport (KHYI) 1807 Airport Drive San Marcos, TX 78666.

Purpose:

This is a new role as we project increased growth for Berry Aviation Inc.  This role is located in our corporate office, San Marcos, TX.  This role directs and oversees the organization’s marketing and communications function.  This role will report to the BAI President and lead the development of strategies related to driving profitable growth and the increased revenue of the organization’s products and services. This role provides strategy, pricing, business case development, internal/external communications, including promotional publications, presentations, advertisements, or brochures; reviews and edits messages to ensure that they are clear, thorough, on-brand, and seek to preserve the company’s image.  Must have attention to detail, relevant business and financial acumen and technology savvy.   This is a long-term growth opportunity for the right candidate.

Responsibilities:

1 Manage all marketing for the company and activities within the marketing department (Product – Pricing – Placement – Promotion) through collaboration with sales, operations, HR and engineering.

2 Coordinate marketing efforts with AGC, our parent company.

3 Work with BAI business development personnel and other BAI business line managers, as appropriate.

4 Develop and execute the marketing strategy for the company in line with company objectives.

5 Work with business development and BAI line managers to use customer feedback and research as a key input to marketing strategy and new product development. (i.e., Customer Advisory Groups).

6 Develop business cases for new product opportunities – integrate into the marketing strategy.

7 Support development of pricing through data, marketing research and understanding.

8 Build and execute marketing programs and campaigns to support specific marketing objectives across different channels and segments in support of our overall strategic marketing plan. This includes all tactics like media relations/PR, web, social, collateral, advertising, etc.

9 Analyze and develop potential strategic partner relationships for company marketing.

10 Measure and report on effectiveness of marketing efforts – report performance of marketing campaigns, gained insight and assess against goals.

11 Manage relationships with design resources.

12 Manage the company’s marketing budget.

13 Overall responsibility for brand management and corporate identity

14 Support the BAI President and his staff in the development of and execution of overall strategic plan

15 Manage internal communications to ensure alignment of the brand message across all stakeholders.

16 Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Qualifications (Required):

• Bachelor’s degree in marketing

• Experience marketing to government agencies

• Strong analytical and project management skills.

• Confident and dynamic personality.

• Strong creative outlook/Self-Motivated

• Track record that supports expertise in Client Relationships, Coaching, Change Management, Self-Motivated, Market Planning, Team Development, Customer Focus, Marketing Research, Statistical Analysis, Developing Budgets, Financial Planning and Strategic Planning and Implementation

Berry Aviation, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or harassment because of race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, special disabled veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. The Company will comply fully with all applicable state or local fair employment laws that forbid discrimination or harassment on the basis of other protected characteristics.

All new employees will be required to verify employment eligibility in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Berry Aviation participates via E-Verify.

For additional information:

Click here http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf  to view the “EEO is the Law poster.

Click here https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf  to view the “EEO is the Law” supplemental poster.

TacJobs – Falkor Defense Inside Sales Representative

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

FALKOR Defense – Inside Sales Representative

FALKOR Defense is seeking qualified candidates for a position as an Inside Sales Representative based out of our Kalispell, Montana headquarters and reporting to the Sales Manager.

Responsibilities:

1. Manage dealer accounts in your assigned territory to drive revenue for FALKOR Defense and provide top tier customer service to your assigned accounts through emails and sales calls

2. Ensure all customers’ purchase orders are scheduled and entered accurately and timely.

3. Identify potential new customers and develop leads

4. Respond immediately to requests from customers for information

5. Engage in technical discussions regarding the FALKOR Defense product line with

potential customers

6. Conduct dealer training on the FALKOR Defense product line

7. Keep Sales Manager informed of all activity and daily progress

8. Rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.

9. Other responsibilities as directed by the Sales Manager

Requirements:

1. Strong oral and written communication skills

2. Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks proficiency

3. Technical knowledge of firearms, ability to learn details of the FALKOR product line

4. Prior B2B sales experience preferred, but not required

5. Self-motivated, goal-oriented attitude, able to work in a competitive team atmosphere

To apply, please send a copy of your resume to cbarnes@falkordefense.com for consideration.

TacJobs – Military Sales Manager at Daniel Defense

Friday, September 14th, 2018

Military Sales Manager

The Military Sales Manager is a member of the Daniel Defense military and law enforcement sales team, responsible for all sales to U.S. Department of Defense entities, other related government agencies, and defense contractors.  The successful candidate will maintain relationships with U.S. military customers and understand the U.S. Government procurement processes. This position requires a self-motivated individual who possesses excellent decision making skills.

Job Responsibilities:

·     Manage relationships with all U.S. Department of  Defense branches

·     Develop a strong sales business plan

·     Create and track sales opportunities

·     Conduct face to face meetings with customers

·     Organize product demonstrations

·     Understand  how Daniel Defense products work and how to troubleshoot issues with customers

·     Prepare and submit weekly sales reports

·     Travel to trade shows and related events (travel approximately 35% of year)

Qualifications:

·     Minimum 3 years of experience in a role relating to government procurement

·     Bachelor’s degree preferred

·     Military experience in contracting or requirements development is a plus

·     Proven ability to maintain business relationships

·     Excellent understanding of firearm safety and function

Required Job Skills:

·     Ability to develop new relationships with potential customers

·     Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

·     Negotiating skills

·     Conflict management and resolution skills

·     Time management skills

·     Excellent attention to detail

·     Ability to communicate clearly with customers and company leadership

Physical Requirements

·     Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.

·     Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting and bending throughout the work day

Daniel Defense is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer and promotes a “Drug Free Workplace”.

Apply here.

Ambitec, Inc seeks Design Engineer for Safety Product Development

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

At Ambitec, we’re dedicated to serving those who serve. Ambitec designs and distributes top-quality tactical gear, security & defense products for end users in a variety of scenarios including military, law enforcement, and private security contractors. Our team of dedicated professionals is expanding as we continue to develop and deliver the most effective solutions on the market.

We are seeking a highly talented and experienced design engineering expert to collaborate on a project to develop an innovative new tactical product. This product will enhance life saving efforts in the armed forces and among first responders. We are excited to work with a motivated designer who has a passion for creation and a commitment to delivering products that offer functionality & performance.

Ambitec’s headquarters are located in South Florida, where our executive team and logistics are based. We have regional sales representatives around the country, as well as remote support personnel. The designer role would be primarily virtual, with potential for occasional visits to HQ and production facilities.

Qualifications:

• You have a Degree in Industrial Design or or Design Engineering
• You have 5+ years hands-on experience designing products, preferably in the tactical gear or outdoor industry
• You have technical and creative skills to pattern and prototype
• You are entrepreneurial and innovative
• You have excellent communication skills, including written and spoken English
• You have excellent time management skills
• You have strong planning and organizational skills
• Former military experience preferred but not required

To Apply:

Please email your resume, along with a sample of your work to  jobs@ambitecinc.com

TacJobs – SOLKOA To Seek SERE Instructors

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Got a note from our friends at SOLKOA:

We are excited to announce that SOLKOA Inc was awarded a $47M, 5-year contract to provide instruction and support services to the U.S. Army’s Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE-Level C) Program at Fort Rucker, AL. New job opportunities for full-spectrum, Level-C (High Risk) SERE instructors and support personnel will be posted in the coming days with preferences for experienced military veterans.