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TacJobs – Mil & LE Sales at Lancer Systems

Friday, July 20th, 2018

JOB SUMMARY:

Primary role is to act as the Military and Law Enforcement Programs Lead of Advanced Weapons and Components. This position is responsible for the development and execution of all military, government agency and law enforcement programs.

Provides support to leadership in the development and launch of new products, compiles customer feedback, market data and delivers assessment of competitive and market intelligence.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Identifies new business opportunities in military and law enforcement markets.
• Assists in the development of new products designed to meet military and law enforcement requirements.
• Maintains and develops relationships with key contacts across all relevant agencies.
• Builds and develops market intelligence on evolving domestic and international defense and law enforcement programs and product requirements.
• Assists in developing and leveraging key U.S. Government relationships and resources to advance and grow military and law enforcement business.
• Possesses and develops experience with individual and crew served weapon systems deployed worldwide.
• Researches the market segment, using compiled information to develop a strategic marketing plan.
• Coordinates with internal groups to develop/execute program components in regard to sales and marketing.
• Provides support to senior management in negotiations, contract development, due diligence, and other development or alliance development projects.
• Promotes Lancer in industry trade associations such as defense and other government agencies.
• Develops and maintains contact with customers as part of “after sales” customer care.
• Conducts sales training seminars, live fire demonstrations, and attends various trade related shows and events.

REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from four-year college
• A minimum of 10 years of experience in business development within the defense industry.
• Familiarity with defense sales and selling to defense markets is essential.
• Prior military experience at officer level is desirable.
• Strong technical and interpersonal skills
• Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
• Able and willing to travel up to 70% of the time
• Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $70k, commensurate with experience, and an uncapped commission
Benefits include health/vision/dental, 401k, Profit Sharing, paid Life Insurance, paid vacation.

Interested candidates can apply by submitting resume to scugini@lancer-systems.com.
For more information on Lancer, visit www.lancer-systems.com.

Lancer Systems provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. For more information regarding Lancer Systems, visit our website www.lancer-systems.com.

TacJobs – TYR Tactical Seeks Arizona-Based Veterans

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

VETERANS WANTED! Immediate openings at our Peoria, Arizona Facility.

Summary of Position:

The Production Armor Worker is responsible for a variety of different tasks in the production of soft and hard armor goods.

www.tyrtactical.com/news/details/current-employment-opportunities

TacJobs – Quality Assurance Manager at Kriss USA

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Kriss USA Inc.

Chesapeake, VA 23320

$60,000 – $70,000 a year

Summary

Responsible for ensuring a product or service meets the established standards of quality including reliability, usability and performance.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

• draft quality assurance policies and procedures

• interpret and implement quality assurance standards

• evaluate adequacy of quality assurance standards

• devise sampling procedures and directions for recording and reporting quality data

• review the implementation and efficiency of quality and inspection systems

• plan, conduct and monitor testing and inspection of materials and products to ensure finished product quality

• document internal audits and other quality assurance activities

• investigate customer complaints and non-conformance issues

• collect and compile statistical quality data

• analyze data to identify areas for improvement in the quality system

• develop, recommend and monitor corrective and preventive actions

• prepare reports to communicate outcomes of quality activities

• identify training needs and organize training interventions to meet quality standards

• coordinate and support on-site audits conducted by external providers

• evaluate audit findings and implement appropriate corrective actions

• monitor risk management activities

• responsible for document management systems

• assure ongoing compliance with quality and industry regulatory requirements

Education and Experience

• 10+ years of QA experience preferred

• certifications are an advantage including Quality Auditor, Quality Engineer, Quality

• Improvement Associate, Six Sigma

• quality inspection, auditing and testing experience

• experience with implementation of corrective action programs

• product or industry-specific experience

• strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and databases

• knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA

• knowledge of relevant regulatory requirement

***Excellent benefits package offered, 10 paid holidays observed, PTO, 401K matching, health, dental, vision, life insurances

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year

Experience:

• Quality Assurance: 10 years

Location:

• Chesapeake, VA

Required work authorization:

• United States

Required travel:

• 25

To apply, visit www.indeed.com.

TacJobs – Remington Outdoor Company Seeking Senior Web Designer

Sunday, June 24th, 2018

Huntsville, AL –  Remington Outdoor Company is seeking a Senior Web Designer to join the ROC team.  Our team is dedicated to delivering high-quality products to our valued customers and dedicated to demonstrating our two core principles, passion for precision and pride in craftsmanship.”

The Senior Web Designer is responsible for strategizing, implementing and managing all design and maintenance activities required to support ROC Websites, ecommerce and web-based software.  This position is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day functions of all website properties and conducts necessary troubleshooting.  A qualified candidate would be knowledgeable in the latest web trends and key principles needed to design and maintain websites as it relates to responsive design, UI/UX and SEO.  The candidate should be experienced in a variety of content management systems and ecommerce platforms.  For a full job description and a complete list of required skills click here.

Remington offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

TacJobs – Illustrator and Graphic Designer at Magpul

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Job Description:

The Illustration and Graphic Designer will be a member of the in-house marketing team, which is responsible for creative development and execution of internal and external marketing communications and branding materials.  The scope of work will include projects that reflect Magpul’s roots in firearms and shooting sports, with a mix of action sports, humor, and general pop culture sensibility.  The team creates a wide range of products, and this designer will be focused on providing illustration, animation, and graphics for videos and social media products, apparel, company websites, email newsletters, and assorted print materials.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Interact clearly and confidently with internal teams to determine their visual communication needs, present ideas, and take direction from start to finish.

• Design and create high quality full-performance animations and animated backdrops for media.

• Create sketches, artwork, and illustrations for a wide range of media.

• Produce apparel design graphics.

• Create representation graphics and custom typography, as well as color palette and photography.

• Produce web design graphics that can be reproduced by web developers.

• Translate or re-envision artistic works and vintage or historical images.

• Produce product graphics.

• Domestic travel up to 10%.

• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in a related area (graphic design, animation, multimedia design, fine art, film studies or CGI and 3D modeling) or an equivalent portfolio of work demonstrating expertise in the field of animation.

• Strong resume and portfolio that includes any of the following: logo design, apparel graphics design, animation, illustration, and print collateral.

• 3+ years of experience in after effects.

• Experience with motion graphics and 3D rendering capabilities a plus.

• Experience with military, firearms and shooting sports a plus.

• Marketing experience a plus, but not required.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Strong illustration skills, including expertise in digital pencil, inking, painting and vector artwork.

• Proven experience and advanced knowledge in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, and Adobe Creative Suite.

• Strong typography skills and knowledge of contemporary design.

Additional:

• Applicants will not be considered unless a portfolio of work is provided.

• This position reports to the Director of Marketing.

• Competitive pay rate commensurate to experience.

• Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance as well as voluntary short-term disability and accident insurance.  Additionally, we offer a 401(k) Plan.

• Must be eligible to work in the United States for any employer. The applicant must be authorized to receive Technical Data and/or Technology under U.S. export control laws.  Any offer made is contingent on the applicant passing a background check that will include a restricted party screening and, for prospective employees who are Foreign Persons, on the Company obtaining all necessary export licenses.  In addition the applicant will be required to pass a criminal background check and drug screening.

Click here to apply.

Magpul is an equal opportunity employer.

Magpul regularly updates their job listings. To keep up with the latest openings, visit www.magpul.com/about/careers.

TacJobs – Knights Armament Co

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Knight’s has a variety of positions available. Visit the link at the bottom of this post for the most up-to-date list.

As an ongoing commitment to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities, Knights Enterprises Management, LLC has established alternative methods if you prefer to complete the application process.
Disabled applicants needing assistance are encouraged to email resumes to recruiter@knightarmco.com or call 321-607-9953 if further assistance is needed.

Knight Enterprises Management LLC is committed to recruiting and retaining the best talent in the defense industry and niche commercial technology areas. We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance.

Knight Enterprises Management, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other protected factor by country, regional or local law.

Knight’s policies regarding recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, training and all other personnel matters are free from discriminatory practices and are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.

To view the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster, please click the following link: Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law
E-Verify is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. This business uses E-Verify in its hiring practices to achieve a lawful workforce. www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

Knight Enterprises Management LLC is a Drug Free and Violence Free Workplace.

Eligibility for employment at Knight Enterprises Management LLC

Must be a US Citizen or Legal to work in the United States
Must Pass a Criminal Background Check per the Department of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms regulations
Must Pass a Pre-Employment Drug Test
If you have a question which has not been provided, you may contact the Recruitment office via e-mail at recruiter@knightarmco.com.

Sincerely,

Knight Enterprises Management, LLC Human Resources Department

www.knightarmco.com/careers

TacJobs – Arc’teryx LEAF Global Commercial Manager – B2B

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Department: Operations

Reports to:  Business Unit Director – Law Enforcement Armed Forces

Job purpose: The LEAF Global Commercial Manager – B2B (Business-to-Business) is responsible for the strategic development, ongoing sustainment and profitable growth of all LEAF B2B regional sales and distribution channels.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

• You own the LEAF B2B customer profile and are the in-house subject matter expert on MIL-GOV-LE specialty single channel and multi-channel sales distribution
• You own the LEAF B2B global commercial sales and distribution channel strategies, inclusive of “Where to Play” and “How to Win” tactics thus supporting long-term LEAF Business Unit strategic business planning
• You manage all LEAF sales representatives and are responsible to ensure that information is shared with internal and external representatives in a timely, effective and efficient manner
• You support key commercial B2B accounts by working with them directly during sell-in and sell-through activities and when applicable supporting them at regional trade shows
• You own and manage the Global Dealer Playbook in collaboration with the LEAF Integrated Commercial Team and are responsible for ensuring that the playbook is updated routinely
• You collaborate proactively with the Dealer Service Supervisor – LEAF on order book management and are prepared to assist the LEAF Dealer Service Team if required
• You initiate the commercial sell-in of seasonal product lines. This includes being responsible for pricing, pre-season program terms and supporting sales representative and key commercial account sell-in and sell-through activities
• You are responsible for providing ongoing customer feedback, identifying MIL-GOV-LE consumer trends that are all key inputs to seasonal and long term product line planning
• You are responsible for providing commercial and model forecasts to Demand Planning in order to ensure Business Unit profitability, maximizing sales and minimizing inventory risk
• You partner and support the Business Unit Director – LEAF by conducting business development with key B2B customers and by providing specific deliverables or reports upon request

Additional experience, education and/or skills required:

Required
• You have a Bachelor’s degree in Business and/or 5+ years MIL-GOV-LE sales experience
• You set a clear vision, align your team around common objectives, and foster commitment to these objectives
• You have effective and efficient time management skills, strong analytical skills, excellent communication and presentation skills
• You are able to travel internationally (trade shows, key commercial account visits, business development activities, etc.
• You are proactive in identifying the root cause of issues and developing creative solutions
• You remain highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity
• You are able to balance autonomy and collaboration
• You inspire breakthrough thinking and continuous improvement
• You seek the best (but sometimes not the easiest) solutions, with an unwavering commitment to do what is right
• Your passion for your work is paralleled by your passion for getting outside and living it

To apply for this job, click here.

TacJobs – Buyer / Planning Manager At Wild Things

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Wild Things, LLC provides highly engineered technical outdoor clothing and gear tailored for the rigorous performance requirements of those individuals involved in military operations and law enforcement. Our products are currently in the field with every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. We are a growing company under new ownership and looking to build out the team with talented and hard-working individuals looking for a career that passionately supports the military end users that protect our freedoms.

We look forward to seeing your application!

Position Title: Buyer / Planning Manager

Reports To: VP Operations

Classification: Exempt – Full Time

Location: Middletown, Rhode Island; may consider Virginia Beach area applicants with significant purchasing and planning experience

Summary:

Responsible for the purchase and supply chain management of the raw materials and outsourced labor required to meet customer order requirements and/or forecasted demand in accordance with established company policies and procedures. Responsible for the timely ordering and delivery of materials and establishing and maintaining good company/vendor relationships. Support the VP of Operations in managing levels of finished, work-in-process and raw inventory in accordance with company and department goals and objectives.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Plans material requirements for specific products, including internal or externally manufactured end items and purchased items predicated on customer orders and forecasted demand.

• Purchases products in accordance with established company policies and procedures including seeking bids, screening potential vendors, submitting specifications to ensure lowest possible price and highest quality.

• Ensures the timely delivery of product as required to support the current production plan. Arranges delivery and mode of transportation in accordance with schedule requirements. Develops and monitors purchase orders with vendors based on ERP requirements and terms.

• Works with vendors, customers and freight forwarders to ensure proper paperwork, packaging and labeling requirements are met for drop ship orders.

• Develops and implements corrective action required to address late shipments, short shipments, etc.

• Assists in the resolution of rejected material, in-house and vendor supplied, as well as clearing receipts through incoming inspection.

• Advises management, sales and product team of all price increases and reductions. Assists with all vendor price negotiations as required.

• Maintains professional working relationship with suppliers. Establishes and maintains good company/vendor/subcontractor relationships and encourages new methods of production to foster cost reductions. Ensures that relationship creates a no conflict-of-interest situation.

• Supports VP of Operations with issuance of manufacturing orders to production facility and/or subcontractors to meet finished goods inventory requirements. Includes the development of job and production schedule paperwork as well as material pick lists and floor stock replenishment reports.

• Responsible for continual review/follow-up of in process manufacturing work orders to ensure adherence to established schedules. Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions. Works with operations, sales and product teams to identify priorities.

• Advises Sales Department of any extensions of estimated completion dates.

• Manages levels of finished, work-in-process and raw inventory in accordance with established company and departmental goals and objectives.

• Maintains the ERP database relative to lead times, minimum, maximum and multiple order quantities, price break quantities, analysts, and product line codes, etc., for each assigned product line.

• Authorizes invoices for payment.

• Work closely with Product to understand product specifications and manufacturing intent as new products are developed.

• Work closely with the Product team to ensure smooth hand-off as the products move from development to production.

• Participates in physical inventories, as required.

• Proactively seek opportunities to improve processes and identify areas of improvement and cost reductions.

• Other duties, as assigned

Required Experience / Skills:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Logistics & Materials, Supply Chain or Operations & Supply Management. May accept experience in lieu of degree.

• Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Buyer/Planner, coordinating purchases and deliveries with vendors, establishing alternate supply sources, negotiating price, quality and delivery terms, determining production requirements and applications, planning material requirements and forecasting and maintaining inventory levels for onsite and multiple off shore facilities.

• Experience with textiles and soft goods (apparel, packs, accessories) highly preferred.

• Strong track record of ability to communicate along all levels of the supply chain.

• Exceptional Project Management and Organizational Skills

• Effective communication skills, including excellent oral and written skills.

• Analytical thinker, problem solver and team player with the ability to multi-task several priorities simultaneously

• Ability to focus on the big picture, yet very attentive to details

• Self-motivated, proactive and driven to succeed

• Must be able to handle multiple priorities and re-prioritize as needed.

• Advanced Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel.

• ERP system experience required; A2000 experience preferred.

• Willingness to handle ad hoc projects, as needed

• Position Type – Full-Time/Regular

Travel Requirements:  Estimate 5-20%

Physical Requirements:

• Majority of time at computer sitting at desk, on phone, walking within offices.

• Occasionally may be asked to visit 3PL warehouse to organize raw material kits in preparation for dissemination to cut/sew subcontractors,  review receiving or quality issues or participate in periodic physical inventories.

• Occasionally may be asked to visit subcontractor locations to review production schedules, top of production samples, quality issues or defects or retrieve/deliver samples.

Work Environment:

Casual work environment.

Wild Things is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, Veteran or disability status.

Send resume with cover letter to amy@wildthingsgear.com.