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   Accounting

Senior Manager of Accounting and Financial Reporting Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:

The Senior Manager of Accounting and Financial Reporting is responsible for the accurate and timely recording of all transactions to the general ledger for the Companies of Bass Pro Group, the production of financial reports and manages the processes that support the accumulation and analysis of various financial data. Additionally, the position oversees the management of the inventory accounting and fixed asset departments. This position reports to the Director of Finance.

Position Responsibilities:

•Manage the preparation and distribution of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements

•Manage the accumulation and preparation of written operating summaries to explain business performance.

•Ensure the accurate recording of all financial transactions to the general ledger.

•Review leasing proposals and analyses to determine proper accounting treatment per GAAP.

•Remain current on the latest accounting pronouncements and developments and ensure the company properly implements financial reporting modifications, as needed.

•Manage the year-end closing process including the interim and year-end audits performed by outside auditors.

•Control and enhance financial applications, systems and processes.

•Perform ad hoc projects and analysis for various members of management as needed.

•Communicate clearly and timely with other company departments regarding accounting and financial reporting developments.

•Ensure the company appropriately accounts for transactions related to inventory, fixed assets and leases.

•Supervise three managers.

Skills/Qualifications:

•B.S. degree in Accounting, CPA, and 10 plus years retail accounting experience

•MBA preferred

•Strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills

•Ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize workload

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Staff Accountant - Capital & Leasing Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:

The Staff Accountant-Capital and Leasing position for Bass Pro Shops offers the opportunity to work in the corporate office for one of America’s fastest growing outdoor retailers.

This position offers the opportunity to gain experience and growth as an accounting professional through daily interaction with senior leadership and delivery of critical Company P&L results with a large, privately owned corporation.

Responsibilities/Job Duties:

• Perform analysis and coordinate lease accounting activities related to new stores and equipment through effective communication among corporate departments

• Prepare, maintain and research legally binding lease documents in a timely and professional manner by partnering with appropriate legal counsel

• Create lease driven rent and payment schedules

• Develop budgets and forecasts for lease and rental equipment activities

• Analyze leasing/financing options and make recommendations for appropriate action

• Performs other related duties assigned as needed

Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or 3-5 years relevant accounting experience required

•Confidentiality a must

•Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

•Solid oral and written communication skills

•Ability to multi-task and able to balance competing priorities with deadline as well as adapting to change



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Staff Accountant-Financial Reporting Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:

This position will assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements, P&L analysis, covenant reporting and preparation of written summaries of operating results to inform senior management and lending institutions of Company performance. This role will also focus on the generation of existing reports and the development of additional reporting capabilities. In addition, this position will prepare accurate journal entries for input into the general ledger and perform monthly account reconciliations.

Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or 3-5 years relevant accounting experience required.

•MIS/CIS or Financial Reporting software experience preferred.

•Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint required.

•AS/400 and Cognos BI reporting tools experience preferred.

•Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

•Self-starter with relentless problem-solving skills.

•Excellent communication and organizational skills.

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   Administration

RECEPTIONIST Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
We are seeking an individual to graciously greet and assist our vendors, visitors, and associates while following the security access procedures for our office headquarters. Qualified candidates will possess outstanding customer service; have demonstrated organizational skills, previous computer experience along with a professional demeanor and appearance. This full time Monday through Friday opportunity offers a complete benefit package.

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   American Rod & Gun

SALES COORDINATOR Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
This entry level opportunity is responsible for coordinating the selection of product for weekly phone specials, email blast and featured product. In addition, they will assist with monthly flyer production and show media materials. Individuals must have working knowledge of Dreamweaver, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, as well as, the ability to proof various media materials.

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   Architecture

EXHIBIT FABRICATOR I MISSOURI (Springfield)
Perform a wide range of duties to include, but not limited to shop clean up, trash removal, loading and unloading trucks, and material handling. Preparation of product (exhibit elements) for shipping projects. Assists Exhibit Fabricator 1 and 2 with work on projects as appropriate and necessary, with the goal of learning these positions. Will need to possess a class E license, operate a forklift and company pickup truck. Be familiar with general shop power and hand tools, and demonstrate competency in their safe and correct operation. Tools included but not limited to are; table saw, band saw, drill press, sanders, grinders, sandblaster and broom.

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   Creative Services

Copywriter - Tracker Marine Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Description
The Tracker Marine Group Creative Services Copywriter is a key part of the TMG Creative Services team. This individual will work closely with art directors and the marketing team to create marketing materials for TMG boat brands, Arctic Cat ATVs/UTVs and Bad Boy Buggies. The Copywriter must be a very detail-oriented person, as they will be responsible for proofreading a wide range of marketing materials for accuracy in features, prices and more. The Copywriter must be versatile and able to manage multiple jobs at once, while still producing compelling copy under tight deadlines.

Duties
• Generate compelling marketing copy for a variety of mediums, including direct mail pieces, product brochures & print advertisements (local, regional & national), among others
• Develop SEO-friendly copy for the brand & product websites that provides key information in a consumer-friendly format
• Create radio & video scripts for advertisements & product videos
• Work w/outside vendors/organizations to ensure the proper information is provided for accuracy in other publications & mediums
• Work w/outside copywriters, when necessary, to develop needed marketing copy in a timely manner that adheres to the TMG copy guides
• Work w/designers to develop brand guidelines & ideals for model years
• Ensure specs, features, options, pricing & other information is updated & correct in technical publications & websites
• Work w/Product Managers & key plant personnel to ensure all materials & information is regularly updated for accuracy
• Work w/photography to develop “shot lists” needed to portray boat features
• Proofread materials, both those produced in-house & those from outside agencies
• Be a trusted source of information on features, specs, options & pricing in regards to TMG boats, as well as Arctic Cat ATVs/UTVs and Bad Boy Buggies



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   Facilities

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE MISSOURI (Springfield)
40 acre property under one roof includes: A Distribution Center, Acquisitions Warehouse, General Offices, Video and Photography Studio's, Live Exhibits Quarantine site, Fitness Centers, and Associate Cafeteria. Successful candidate must have Industrial maintenance background including knowledge of PLC and automated control systems, 3 phase industrial controls, must be able to read and interpret blueprints and schematics and skilled at trouble shooting. Facilities Maintenance completes the preventative and corrective maintenance program at base camp that also includes a physical plant, conveyor system, lift equipment, fire protection system, backup generators and dock doors. Minimum Age 21, must have a valid driver's license with clear driving record, drug screening and criminal records check. Also, must be able to obtain a class E license.

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   Finance

Senior Financial Analyst Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Reports to: Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

Position Summary:

The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for supporting key business leaders and providing assistance in analyzing their financial statements, managing to plan and identifying business improvement opportunities. The position will also be responsible for creating and developing business cases that evaluate the strategic intent and business return for proposed Capex projects. This would include reviewing and understanding key assumptions and developing a budget and forecast for the associated projects.

Position Responsibilities:

•Analyze supported business leader’s financial statements.
•Develop analytical tools and reports to identify and react to business trends.
•Assist team in delivering plan for key financial metrics.
•Business case development for Capex projects
•Planning and forecasting capital and expenses for approved projects and initiatives.
•Prepares return on investment calculations for business case development.
•Communicates clearly and timely with other Company departments regarding updates of current projects and new projects.
•Perform ad hoc projects and analysis for various members of management as needed.

Skills/Qualifications:

•B.S. in Finance or Accounting, 3-7 years of finance or accounting experience required
•MBA or graduate degree desired
•Proficiency in developing financial analysis models to determine project ROI
•Strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills
•Broad understanding of financial/accounting principles and systems
•Team oriented, results focused individual with hands-on style committed to delivering a very high quality work product within prescribed deadlines
•Creativity and tenacity in analysis and problem solving. “Can-do” attitude; ability to work intensively with a full sense of ownership of the work product at all times
•Ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize workload


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   Human Resources

Compensation Analyst Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Compensation Analyst provides comprehensive analytical support for the design, implementation and administration of the Company's compensation programs. Responsible for monitoring and carrying out day to day compensation activities, ensuring compliance with all government regulations and company policies. Compiles, analyzes and interprets compensation data to support business objective initiatives.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITY :
1. Key participant in design and implementation phase of compensation program.
2. Conduct job evaluations for new and existing jobs, as required. Assist hiring managers on developing job descriptions, working closely with all levels of management.
3. Participate in benchmarking and market pricing.
4. Monitor the Company's compliance with Wage and Hour regulations regarding FLSA exemptions, hours of work and related matters.
5. Conduct ongoing market analyses and base pay structure maintenance to ensure pay appropriateness. Integrate new store locations into structure as they are added.
6. Coordinate the Company's merit, performance management and talent management programs.
7. Serve as primary contact for internal customers and vendors for all matters related to compensation, building relationships with key stakeholders.
8. Develop proficiency with HRIS system to optimize compensation related processes and procedures. Produce reports to analyze and interpret program status and progress.
9. Identify business needs, determine and recommend improvement opportunities.
10. Participate in special projects and perform additional duties as assigned.


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PAYROLL COORDINATOR Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Our Corporate office is seeking a detailed, organized individual to join us full time in our PAYROLL department. Previous Accounting background or payroll experience is helpful. Strong computer skills in Excel is required.

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   Incentives

GIFT CARD PROCESSING COORDINATOR Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Process and fulfill gift card orders that originate from Catalog, Internet, and our Incentives division including all functions associated with gift card fulfillment. Must be well organized, proficient in Microsoft Office applications and have the ability to use our internal software applications. Must be comfortable with the machinery that is used to fulfill the gift cards. Candidate must have the ability to work with little supervision.

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   Information Technology

Business Analyst - Supply Chain Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
**We currently have 2 openings in this area**


Position Responsibilities:
• Work as an IT liaison among business units to define logical and innovative solutions that support changing business processes while maintaining technological integrity and adhering to industry best practices.
• Foster and maintain good working relationships with IT and business partners to ensure systems and processes are able to support expected service levels.
• Develop business process diagrams and other related models to capture business requirements, modeling both current and future state.
• Develop business cases that include baseline and target metrics to support the strategic objectives of the business units.
• Communicate and translate business requirements into functional design documents.
• Work closely with developers and end users throughout the development lifecycle to ensure technical and business process integrity of future state systems.
• Participate in quality assurance planning and execution to ensure documented business requirements are achieved.
• Anticipate and identify problems that inhibit the attainment of business objectives; facilitate the development and implementation of corrective actions.

Position Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline is required. ITIL Certification, M.B.A. or other advanced degree in business is desirable.
• Minimum 3 years of experience in implementing process improvement that leverages technology as part of the solution.
• Hands-on experience with process modeling, analysis and simulation tools.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms.
• Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.
• Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate and persuade at all management levels and thrive in a cross-functional environment.
• Business domain experience in one of the following process areas is desirable: Merchandising, E-Commerce, Marketing, Supply Chain or Finance.
• IT Experience in a retail industry environment is desirable.



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Director - Network and Telecommunications Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Job Summary:

The Director of Network and Telecommunications is responsible for the design, management and support of all network and telecommunications related technologies and teams. This role will help shape Bass Pro’s future network infrastructure by working closely with other technology teams and the business to understand business and technology requirements. This individual will also be responsible for the management of all vendors, contracts, circuits, etc. as they relate to network and telecommunications.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Participates in the leadership and management of the Information Technology (IT) division to help envision future IT directions and goals; makes effective and efficient use of resources; sets high, achievable aspirations for services and operations.

Hires, trains, and supervises the Network and Telecommunication Services staff; ensures that the staff is empowered to exercise initiative and work creatively, participate productively in inter-departmental and inter-divisional teams, engage in regular professional development activities.

Ensures the provision of comprehensive, integrated, reliable, high-quality services for BPS in areas such as backbone and local area networking, network facilities and infrastructure, Internet access, high-performance networking, network security and telecommunications.

Ensures legal and regulatory compliance of all communications systems used at BPS.

Ensures development of and adherence to BPS standards in all areas of network and telecommunication services.

Serves as a liaison for BPS with network and telecommunication vendors, operating companies, regulatory agencies, and other external bodies involved in these service areas.

Promotes and facilitates effective communication between the Network and Telecommunication Services department and the rest of BPS.

Engages in a planned program of professional development, coordinated with BPS goals and responsibilities; maintains continual growth in professional skills and knowledge essential to the position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Masters degree in CIS or Telecommunications

• Retail network design and management experience is required

• Experience in developing and managing a network operations team



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Enterprise Services Manager Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:

The Enterprise Services Manager is responsible for the performance of the service desk and desktop support teams by ensuring that service levels are achieved and that customer expectations are met or exceeded. This position is responsible for ensuring that the teams are meeting and exceeding expectations in regards to performance, meeting defined metrics/benchmarks, and that standards and processes are followed to provide effective customer service and meet requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

1. Manage and coordinate urgent and complicated support issues. Act as escalation point for all requests and incidents. Develop and mature phone/ticket escalation processes to ensure free flowing escalation and information within the organization. Determine root cause of issues and communicate appropriately to internal and external customers.

2. Train, coach and mentor Service Desk Specialists (Level 1 / 2) including career development. Oversee staff activities. Builds/obtains (from other departments) training material for support staff. As needed, schedule employees working times and provide backup support. Interact with internal and external customers.

3. Provide data and reporting of KPI’s and trends to IT department and others in ad-hoc, weekly, monthly and as needed. Will drive Ticket Deep Dive and develop strategies for improvement. Work to make Service Desk the single source of truth and service delivery channel for IT. Monitor and manage phone queue (participating in escalated calls as needed).

4. Oversee Solutions repository and ensure top quality solutions are available to the staff. Develops Service and Business Level Agreements to set expectations and measure performance. Develops an effective and workable framework for managing and improving customer IT support in the organization. Advise management on situations that may require additional client support or escalation.

5. Manage process for communicating outage/emergency activities to the organization. Review survey feedback to improve services, tools and support experience. Keep confidential all applicant, client, and verification and company proprietary information.

Qualifications:

• A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business or equivalent work experience
• 5 years of management experience in a Service Desk environment
• Demonstrated experience developing support teams, service level agreements and service delivery metrics
• Adaptability to personally manage change in a rapidly changing environment
• Strong understanding of a distributed Windows computing environment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work as part of a team to understand and meet business
requirements
• Commitment to customer service and maintaining a positive attitude
• Knowledge of desktop hardware, operating systems and Microsoft desktop applications
• iSeries support experience a plus
• Retail support experience a plus


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IT Project Manager Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Responsibilities:
• Manage IT project activities for multiple projects across all project phases.
• Work collaboratively with enterprise architect, business analysts, infrastructure, development, security and management to determine technical direction and approach to system design and implementation.
• Create, manage and track project artifacts, including, but not limited to: project charter and statement of work, detailed project plans, project costs, resource plans, risk, issue and change logs, status reports and post-implementation audit.
• Manage the day-to-day activities of project teams; communicate with project teams as necessary to ensure project deliverables are on schedule and within budget and meet expected quality.
• Communicate and collaborate with vendors and internal customers as needed in regards to project deliverables including managing expectations, presenting and interfacing with sponsors.
• Make decisions and communicate trade-offs and risks; drive key decisions across projects.
• Make recommendations to management about schedules, prioritization and resource allocation.
• Provide ongoing project plan/status reporting for use by management and key stakeholders.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline is required. Master's degree or PMP certification is desirable.
• Minimum of 5 years of Project Management experience in business or systems development.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms.
• Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.
• Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate and persuade at all management levels and thrive in a cross-functional environment.
• Excellent human resource management skills.
• IT Project Manager experience in a retail industry environment is desired.


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Programmer/Analyst Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
POSITION SUMMARY:
Works closely with personnel in business areas and IT to gather information and define systems objectives. Designs and tests program logic, codes programs and perpares them for computer operation. Establishes data requirements and processing specifications for automated portions of the system. Performs maintenance and modification of programs currently in production to keep them responsive to user needs and to assure efficient operation in the production environment. Creates special reports and file extracts from existing databases. Performs programming tasks according to established standards. Thoroughly tests the operation of completed programs and linkage to other programs.

The successful candidate should take pride in the success of his or her team and demonstrate a willingness to explore, learn and utilize new technologies to improve the overall viability of our applications and the candidates' technical knowledge base.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Working with business and IT staff to define requirements for improving or replacing systems.
- Developing accurate and efficient computer programs according to departmental standards.
- Maintaining current knowledge of standard languages, coding methods and operations requirements.
- Analyzing existing program logic and designing change modules and adjustments to existing coding to make corrections and modifications.
- Testing programs thoroughly and maintaining test databases.
- Design advanced SQL queries, stored procedures, packages, scripts to support and enhance forecasting and modeling.
- Collaborate with other application developers and infrastructure team on data initiatives and modeling, including building E-R diagrams if applicable.
- Lead data conversion and data migration projects.
- Assist business analysts and end users with reporting needs.
- Effective communication regarding assigned tasks with IT staff, supervisor and business users.
- Provide after hours support based on need.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelors degree in CIS or Computer Science is preferred.
- Three or more years experience with C#, ASP.NET, MS SQL Server, T-SQL, DTS/SSIS in an IT role supporting a business, retail preferred.
- Application development background utilizing SDLC processes.
- Experience with retail POS, Dealer Management Systems and/or floorplan inventory based systems would be a plus.
- U2 UniVerse multi-valued database backend experience a plus.
- Basic accounting knowledge.

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Senior Programmer/Analyst Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Qualified individuals should have at least 6 years RPG/ILE coding experience as a Programmer/Analyst on the iSeries platform. Experience in an Object Oriented language is a plus, .Net or Java preferred. The selected candidate must have excellent communication skills, be user oriented and have a Bachelor's degree. Must have solid application systems design & analysis experience as well as excellent development skill set following a SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) methodology. Combine all these skills with strong initiative, reliability, productivity and accuracy. Experience developing and supporting software applications in Supply Chain business areas would be a plus.

Position Responsibilities:

Work closely with business users and Application Manager to:
-gather information and define systems objectives
-establish data requirements and processing specifications for automated portions of the system
-design program logic, code and test programs and prepare them for computer operation
- organize and conduct design and project status meetings effectively
-provide after hours support

Position Requirements:
-maintain and modify programs currently in production to keep them responsive to user needs and to assure efficient operation in the production environment
-create special reports and file extracts from existing data bases
-perform programming tasks according to established standards
-thoroughly test the operation of completed programs and linkage to other programs


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Senior Software Engineer - .NET Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:
The person in this position will be primarily responsible for writing programming code for the Bass Pro Shops Retail Systems .NET websites and other .NET applications. The developer will be working on .NET code to help the Bass Pro Retail Stores manage the multitude of processes and information required to support the business requirements of the corporate offices, retail stores and external business partners.

The Software Engineer will be responsible for converting project specifications, statements of problems and procedures into business solutions using .NET. The Software Engineer will also work closely with users and other project stakeholders to gather information for creating, improving or replacing software systems as needed, and will work with the Application Manager to define requirements for new functionality or improving/replacing existing systems.

The Software Engineer shall focus on the proper use of .NET and the C# language to code and test applications, classes and other types of modules to implement user interface functionality, business logic and database interactions. The Engineer must be responsive to business needs and help ensure reliable operation of systems in the production environment. The person in this position will be a task lead and a mentor to junior-level developers.

Position Requirements:
1. Have the ability to efficiently and accurately develop application systems across the full software life-cycle, including concept development, requirements specifications, technical design, coding, testing, documentation, training and support.
2. Have a minimum of five years Object Oriented programming experience and a minimum of three years programming experience using .NET.
3. Have the ability to quickly write code that is reliable and produces accurate results, as well as have knowledge of modern programming standards and practices.
4. Have the ability to analyze existing program logic and design changes that meet changing business needs.
5. Be able to work with minimal supervision.
6. Have the willingness and ability to provide after hours support as needed.
7. Have knowledge of web application testing procedures and the ability to use software for testing and maintaining test databases.
8. Demonstrate a willingness to explore, learn and utilize new technologies to improve the overall viability of our applications and technical knowledge base.
9. Solid working knowledge of ASP.NET, C#, Object Oriented Programming, HTML, JavaScript and SQL.
10. Knowledge of technologies such as XML/XSL/XSD, Web Services, SOAP, Websphere MQ (or other MQ products), SQL Server and AS400/iSeries is a plus.
11. Degree/diploma in computer-related field or equivalent business experience is required.
12. Strong business analysis skills. Experienced in object modeling, design, and the ability to graphically portray your ideas using software such as MS Visio or MS PowerPoint.
13. Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and strong relationship skills are a must.
14. Ability to organize, conduct, & LEAD user design/project groups effectively.
15. Ability to work under tight deadlines, and to respond to changing business needs and requirements.
16. Ability to work in a cross functional group setting and share responsibility for projects using multiple software protocols.
17. Ability to multi-task, work in a demanding team environment.


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Software Engineer / Web Developer Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:

The person in this position will be primarily responsible for writing programming code for Bass Pro Shops and Tracker Marine Group websites. The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for converting project specifications, statements of problems and procedures into business solutions using ColdFusion and C#.Net technologies. The Senior Software Engineer will work closely with users and other project stakeholders to gather information for creating, improving or replacing software systems as needed, and will work with the Applications Manager to define requirements for new functionality or improving/replacing existing systems. This will include any Bass Pro Shops, Tracker Marine, or affiliate company sites.

The Senior Software Engineer will focus on the proper use of the ColdFusion language to code and test applications, websites, web services and other types of modules to implement user interface functionality, business logic and database interactions. Must have full software life cycle experience, including concept development, requirements specification, technical design, coding, testing, documentation, training, and support. Required degree in CIS with 5+ yrs web programming. Experience with the following software/platforms required: ColdFusion, ASP.Net, SQL, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Position Requirements:

1. Have the ability to efficiently and accurately develop application systems across the full software life-cycle, including concept development, requirements specification, technical design, coding, testing, documentation, training and support.

2. Have a minimum of five years web programming experience and a minimum of three years programming experience using ColdFusion and C#.NET.

3. Have the ability to quickly write code that is reliable and produces accurate results, as well as have knowledge of modern programming standards and practices.

4. Have the ability to analyze existing program logic and design changes that meet changing business needs.

5. Be able to work with minimal supervision.

6. Have the willingness and ability to provide after hours support as needed.

7. Have knowledge of web application testing procedures and the ability to use software for testing and maintaining test databases.

8. Demonstrate a willingness to explore, learn, and utilize new technologies to improve the overall viability of our applications and technical knowledge base.

9. Solid working knowledge of ColdFusion, Object Oriented Programming, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and SQL.

10. Knowledge of technologies such as XML/XSL/XSD, Web Services, SOAP, MYSQL, and DB2, AS400 is a plus.

11. Degree/diploma in computer-related field or equivalent business experience is required.

12. Strong business analysis skills. Experienced in object modeling, design, and the ability to graphically portray your ideas using software such as MS Visio or MS PowerPoint.

13. Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and strong relationship skills are a must.

14. Ability to organize, conduct, & LEAD user design/project groups effectively.

15. Ability to work under tight deadlines, and to respond to changing business needs and requirements.

16. Ability to multi-task, work in a demanding team environment.



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Systems Administrator Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
POSITION SUMMARY:

The System Administrator (SA) is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures support the business.

This individual will assist project teams with technical issues in the initiation and planning phases of projects. These activities include technical strategy; research & development within the project life-cycle; technical analysis and design, testing and rolling-out the solutions.

This individual is accountable for the following systems: Linux and Windows systems that support www.basspro.com; Linux, Windows and Application systems that support the Bass Pro Shops business; Responsibilities on these systems include support, maintenance and research and development to ensure a stable environment to support Bass Pro Shops.

CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS:

• 3+ years demonstrated knowledge in administering an Exchange 2003 environment, along with mailbox policy implements and email archiving best-practices.

• 3+ years demonstrated knowledge of storage architecture platforms (EMC, IBM, 3PAR, NetApp) and file archiving methods.

• 3+ years administering and maintaining Linux Environment.

• 3+ years of administration experience for Windows Server 2003/2008 versions.

• 3+ years demonstrated knowledge of virtual platforms and architectures; including VMWare ESX/ESXi 4.0, and Microsoft Hyper-V R2.

• 3+ years knowledge of Citrix Environments.

• 3+ years knowledge of Windows 2003/2008 Active Directory domain structures and administering users, objects, groups, roles, and permissions.

• 3+ years demonstrated knowledge of Antivirus applications, preferably Symantec technologies.

• Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects.

• Demonstrated experience in routing & switching utilizing various protocols & methods.

• Understanding of common backup and restore procedures, preferably as it relates to Commvault.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

• Organizational and time management skills.

• Excellent interpersonal skills.

• Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment.

• Proven ability to take a given task and work independently and as part of a team to bring the task to completion.

• Excellent ability to trouble shoot methodologies and solve issues to meeting deadlines.

• Confidently introduce ideas and participate in detailed technological discussions.

• MCSE, RHCE, A+, and Network+ certifications preferred not required.

• Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects.

POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs.

• Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.

• Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.

• Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary.

• Create, change, and delete user accounts per request.

• Provide Tier III/other support per request from various business partners. Investigate and troubleshoot issues.

• Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted business partners.

• Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure/add new services as necessary.

• Upgrade and configure system software that supports Bass Pro Shops applications or Asset Management applications per project or operational needs.

• Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.

• Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.

• Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.

• Maintain data center environment and monitoring equipment.

ADDITIONAL DESIRED ATTRIBUTES INCLUDE:

• Open minded, dependable, energetic, and detail-oriented
• Excellent diagnostic and problem-solving skills
• Self directed

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   Legal

E-Discovery Specialist Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Bass Pro’s legal department is looking for a paralegal or IT/litigation support specialist with e-discovery experience to assist Bass Pro in identifying, preserving and collecting electronically stored information (ESI) and hard copy documents to comply with Bass Pro’s legal obligations. Bass Pro is particularly interested in candidates who have experience with the legal hold process and have successfully managed legal hold applications such as Exterro and IBM/PSS Atlas for other organizations. Qualified candidates will have significant project management experience and must be able to work independently. In house experience is preferred.

Responsibilities:

* Assist in identifying potentially relevant custodians

* Send legal hold notices; track responses; handle escalations and follow up when needed

* Answer employee questions about the legal hold process and individual legal hold requirements

* Assist in conducting interviews of custodians regarding ESI

* Work with the IT department to identify and preserve relevant sources of ESI and then work with IT to collect relevant ESI when appropriate

* Manage the collection of hard copy documents from individual custodians and from stores and manage the scanning, OCR and objective coding processes

* Assist in responding to third party subpoenas

* Track the export of ESI and hard copy document outside Bass Pro

* Act as liaison between custodians and outside counsel

* Act as liaison between the legal department and outside counsel regarding e-discovery matters

* Properly document legal hold and other e-discovery activities



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   Marketing

Marketing Event Coordinator - Tracker Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for planning, production and onsite execution of consumer events, including Hispanic Marketing events, associated with boat marketing programs designed to generate prospective boat customers, increase loyalty, share of wallet and incremental sales. Involves collaboration with outside suppliers, store personnel and headquarters team members to ensure timely communications, an excellent consumer event experience and effective measurement of results.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

1) Collaborate with other team members to develop annual event plan, goals and executional elements; contribute to the development of Hispanic Marketing Initiatives
2) Develop detailed plans for each event, including goals, detailed itineraries, consumer communications/media, participant information capture, venue selections, task lists, staffing and team planning sessions
3) Collaborate with agencies and other marketing team members to implement consumer communication elements and media plans, including digital components
4) Execute events according to plans, including onsite management as needed
5) Maintain reports for tracking progress of:
a) Event Attendance
b) Lead Generation
c) Conversion Rates
d) Participant Purchase History
e) Spending vs. Budgets
f) Event ROI
6) Support other marketing team projects and assignments as needed

MEASURES:
This position will be measured on the quality of the consumer event experience, effective event planning process and achievement of goals related to response rates, lead generation, share of wallet and repeat purchases.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate will have:
• College graduate, marketing or communications degree
• Bilingual, English and Spanish, proficient in writing, speaking and translating
• Superior oral presentation and written communication skills
• Event planning and execution experience, Hispanic Event experience a definite plus
• Strong project management skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office software applications, e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
• The ability to succeed in a fast paced goal oriented environment
• Work experience in a marketing environment, Hispanic Event experience a definite plus
• Outdoors enthusiast, fishing and boating knowledge preferred
• Strong organizational and critical reasoning skills
• Resourceful, proven team-orientation and positive attitude


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   Merchandising

Assistant Merchandiser - Apparel Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Bachelor's degree in Business or a business related major is required. Must have exceptional analytical, and organizational skills. The selected candidate will have a strong aptitude for math as well as excellent communication and computer skills. Three plus years of work experience in retail, including buying office or business operations is a plus.

Responsibilities include: tracking and analyzing sales trends; product placement and merchandising from point of ordering through sales in a multi-channel environment; planning and preparing advertising and promotional events.

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Merchant - Footwear Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
We are seeking a seasoned Merchandising professional to work in our Footwear division. This person will provide direction to the staff reporting to this position. Five to seven years of experience in a similar capacity in a high volume retailer is required. Candidates must have excellent communication and people skills.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for the sourcing, selection and vendor negotiations for product and the achievement of merchandising plan for the assigned area.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITY:
1. Accountable for sales, gross margin, turnover, GMR01j, cooperative advertising, fill rate, BPS brand management, retail in stocks, and inventory management.
2. Develops the merchandising strategy and financial plans for the department.
3. Selects and develops product pursuant to the Company’s strategic plan for the area and identifies opportunities for proprietary brand merchandise. Responsible for vendor negotiations.
4. Determines assortment to be offered in each business and recommends pricing by location based on various factors including awareness off competition.
5. Responsible for all activities associated with the area’s presentation in all channels of distribution.
6. Plans all promotions and ads for all channels of distribution, coordinates Incentive program product offerings and provides product information as needed.
7. Responsible for management of discontinued product, overstocks, outlet needs, inventory aging etc.
8. Responsible of integrity of all system data including accurate SKU, vendor and cost information.
9. Supervises Assistant Merchandiser, Merchandising Assistant and Inventory Specialists. Responsible for training, development and performances management of applicable subordinates.
10. Performs other duties/special projects as assigned.


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Product Specialist - Footwear Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Product Specialist is responsible for the development process. They will drive the coordination of the product development process by working with designers, merchants and vendors in taking the product from concept stage to production for the footwear category.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Fully immerse in the footwear product category to understand the brands, styles, target customer and act as the lead role in coordinating the product development process
• Works with team and vendors to identify and select quality materials, components necessary to complete designated projects
• Works with team to conceptualize to select proper designs and cosmetics to attain aesthetic needs of each project. Ensure design team aesthetic and conceptual needs are clearly understood and relevant performance attributes applied to products and relayed to factory
• Collaborate with merchants and designers to ensure the design, specs and source factory are aligned and position us to achieve desired target costs. Review cost breakdowns and collaborate with team members to value engineer product to achieve margin goals
• Collaborate with designer and technical support at key junctures during the product creation process to address fit, technical, product safety and commercialization issues
• Works with team to build proper fit, function and aesthetic properties to each project
• Assures designated projects are completed with required quality within specified time lines
• Establish, organize and maintain samples, components and design library
• Communication with factories and other personnel, inside and outside the company, on a daily basis to monitor projects and assure constant progress is made
• Work with the product development manager on any issues with development, quality & materials, timelines and proactively communicate effectively to all related development partners

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of footwear development experience; project management, sourcing, commercialization and/or manufacturing
• Three or more years in developing footwear product
• Knowledge of manufacturing, pattern creation, fabrication and fit/construction
• Knowledge in textiles, leathers, rubbers, polymers and construction applications
• Ability to engage in fit process; including observation, identifying issues, determining root cause and communicating next steps
• Knowledge of footwear constructions with the ability to maximize attributes while ensuring product can still be manufactured in a cost effective manner
• Team oriented
• Experience working with Asia based factories
• Outstanding communication skills are required, including the ability to manage customer expectations and ability to work effectively across functional lines
• Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel preferred)
• Be highly motivated with strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously
• Ability to travel to Asia as needed


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Retail Specialist - Apparel Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
**This position is on hold but we are still accepting applications.**

POSITION SUMMARY:
Acts as the primary communication liaison between Merchandising and the Stores. Also partners with Visual Merchandising team to develop merchandising standards, appropriate signing and fixtures. Works with Merchants to develop appropriate regional and specific store assortments. Must be analytical and posses strong communication and interpersonal skills.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITY:
1. Partner with Merchants and Merchandise Visual Manager on development of area block plans and plan o grams.
2. Continually review floor space allocation to ensure in line with all current business initiatives and revise as appropriate.
3. Develop QMAN and communicate to stores organization.
4. Identify area capacities by store and communicate to Merchants to ensure appropriate breadth of assortment.
5. Conduct timely reviews of sales by store to ensure appropriate inventory investment by program.
6. Act a liaison between Merchants and stores on assortment needs, stock levels, and capacity issues.
7. Coordinate product and merchandising technique training of retail personnel.
8. Coordinate communication of promotional events and markdown strategies to stores organization.
9. Coordinates transfers of merchandise between stores and to Outlet.
10. Make routine visits to stores to review adherence to plan o grams and merchandising standards.
11. Works closely with Merchants on communication to and implementation in stores of sales initiatives such as Top 25, end cap, and check out plan o grams and comp shop pricing.
12. Travels to new store locations prior to opening to assist in initial set up of all areas of responsibility.
13. Perform other duties/special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Marketing or Business degree with 2+ years experience in a retail environment.
- Strong product knowledge in apparel is required.
- Must be able to analyze financial data and develop recommendations.
- Ablility to travel is required.

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   Risk Management

Director of Risk Management Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:

Bass Pro Shops, the nation’s leading merchant of outdoor recreational products, is seeking a Director of Risk Management at its Springfield, Missouri, base camp. This position will report to the Group Vice President – General Counsel.

Overview: The Director of Risk Management will have overall supervisory responsibility for Bass Pro’s Risk Management program and operational responsibility of its captive insurance company.

Company: Bass Pro has a multi-faceted structure consisting of Bass Pro Shops retail stores, Big Cedar Lodge, Tracker Marine boat manufacturing, and boat dealerships operated as Tracker Marine Boat Centers. Each business unit is a world-class leader in its market niche. The Company has operations in the United States and Canada.

Education and Experience: The successful candidate will possess an undergraduate degree in Risk Management or Business, and will have earned an Associate of Risk Management (“ARM”) designation. A MBA and Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (“CPCU”) designation are preferred. The successful candidate will possess at least 10 years experience in management positions of increasing responsibility and a demonstrated record of attainment in a corporate Risk Management Department.

General Responsibilities:

1.Advise appropriate senior management of all potential sources of accidental loss. Supervise activities related to conservation of human, financial, and physical assets.
2.Manage the Company’s Risk Management Department with the following goals:
a. Protect against financial loss resulting from:
•Damage to company property.
•Downtime and additional costs from damage to property of the company and others.
•Liabilities for property damage or injury to employees and others.
b.Maintain a proper balance among:
•Losses retained.
•Risk control/safety expenses.
•Claims adjusting costs.
•Insurance premiums.
•Administrative costs.

Organizational Relationships

•Reports to Group Vice President-General Counsel
•Supervises Claims Manager and four clerks

Scope of Administrative Activities

•Corporate approach to risk retention and management.
•Property and liability insurance.
•Workers compensation.
•Claims administration.
•Executive risks.

Duties

The Risk Manager supervises the functions and performs the duties set forth below; and as assigned by Group Vice President – General Counsel from time to time:

1.Analyze and control exposure to loss.
•Keep abreast of company activities to ascertain the nature and extent of potential loss.
•Make regular inspections of Tracker plants, Bass Pro Shops distribution centers, Big Cedar Lodge, and periodic inspections of Bass Pro Shops stores.
•Advise the most suitable and economic arrangement of fire protection and safety, both in original design and operating procedures.
•Maintain close communications with all departments to advise on insurance and loss prevention measures, administrative techniques, and to develop information on risk situations.
•Conduct independent studies pertaining to control of hazards.
2.Arrange risk control/insurance protection.
•Evaluate those exposures to be insured and those to be retained.
•Collaborate with finance department and appraisers in (1) developing insurable values of property, and (2) determining proper limits of coverage for unmeasurable loss exposures such as liability and crime.
•Maintain strong relationships with broker and insurers.
•Evaluate acceptability of insurance premiums.
•Negotiate the terms and price of insurance policies.
•Develop insurance criteria for contractors and vendors.
3.Supervise Operations of Captive Insurance Company

Functions

1.Adminstration
•Receive, check for accuracy, and maintain insurance policies.
•Maintain a continuing record of property values, fire maps, plant data, inspection reports, photos, and the like.
•Develop and maintain appropriate risk management records.
•Prepare forecasts of insurance and other risk management costs. Assist accounting department in developing proper allocation of premium charges, estimated ultimate losses and other related expenses.
•Prepare quarterly reports to management.
•Review and verify certificates of insurance furnished by contractors and vendors.
•Collaborate with legal and real estate departments on lease and contract terms and conditions.
•Record all risk management costs for budget and planning purposes.
2.Loss investigation and adjustment.
•Review all claims, investigate major losses, and negotiate settlements within authority level.
•Collaborate with legal department on pertinent claims matters.
•Collaborate with personnel and other affected departments on insurance and loss prevention aspects of workers compensation.


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   Store Imagery

Store Image Specialist Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Must possess creative dimensional skills, planning and analytical skills and have knowledge of basic design principles. Illustrative duties: sculpt/carve foam and epoxy, create diorama presentations and install artifacts.

Works closely with corporate vendors and contractors on the development and completion of ongoing assigned projects. Must have excellent communication skills.

Works closely with Imagery Manager to achieve Imagery design standards and maximize design potential.

EXPERIENCE

Five+ years artistic fabrication experience is required. Knowledge of basic carpentry, hand tools, and paint application is required.

Prefer candidates who possess a valid drivers license and have a clean driving record. There will be times that trailer supplies, taxidermy and artifacts will need to be transported.

Ability to travel extensively is required.

This position is based in Springfield, Missouri. Bass Pro Shops offers company paid relocation and a competitive benefit package.

Interested candidates should send a current resume which includes within the resume a link to portfolio photos of previous work when applying for this position.



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   Supply Chain

Director of Transportation Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
The Director of Transportation reports to the VP of Supply Chain and is responsible for planning and managing all aspects of transportation including domestic, international and small parcel freight. He / She will take a strategic leadership approach and will be accountable for creating plans to develop and integrate the capabilities of Transportation with the current Supply Chain Mission. The Director of Transportation ensures that internal and external customers receive the highest level of service, makes decisions that maximize supply chain performance and cost metrics, and builds strong associate work teams with a positive work environment.

Responsibilities:

I. Oversee and manage retail product movement from vendor origin to DCs and DC movement to stores; as well as manage the small parcel process and carrier relationship and support the organization’s Omni-channel mission.

II. Plan and direct all aspects of the Company’s inbound, outbound and parcel transportation programs:

  • Develop, direct, and ensure the execution of the Company’s overall transportation operations, programs, and strategy, including planning and forecasting to support current requirements and future growth.
  • Develop and execute annual transportation budgets.
  • Ensure company and carrier compliance with all transportation laws and regulations.
  • Oversee carrier/provider management programs to ensure service levels are consistently exceeded at the most effective costs.
  • Direct and oversee the annual carrier strategic sourcing lifecycle for each spend category, including contract and rate negotiation to ensure operating expenses are within budgetary guidelines and service level agreements are met; ensure tactical, in-season procurement to meet changing demand follows appropriate governance.
  • Perform periodic review of delivery network to maximize proper utilization and reduce transportation costs.

    III. Provide leadership that maximizes and optimizes resources in support of the company’s goals and objectives:

  • Recruit, train, mentor and develop an engaged world-class organization that will ensure the highest level of service, productivity, safety and efficiency.
  • Ensure direct reports clearly understand expectations and are focused, capable and accountable for executing the mission.
  • Manage direct reports including staffing, training, development, goal setting, performance assessment, providing support and ensuring execution of assignments.
  • Ensure that appropriately aggressive goals and objectives are established and achieved by the team and in alignment with the broader organization’s goals (productivity, safety, quality and positive employee relations).
  • Translate strategies into specific goals, tactics, action plans and deliverables for the team.

    IV. Promote a desire and commitment for continuous improvement:

  • Ensure standardization and sharing of best-demonstrated practices among the network.
  • Ensure compliance with key company standards of safety and management.
  • Lead the development of strategy and future logistics capabilities as it pertains to the company’s short and long-term strategic direction.
  • Drive the development and attainment of short and long-range goals and objectives. Review and analyze activities, costs, operations, and forecast data to determine progress toward stated goals and objectives.
  • Facilitate a high level of information connectivity between service providers, distribution and logistics, and create customer value through technology-driven transportation services.

    V. Demonstrate support for the distribution centers, merchandising and store organizations by fostering effective communication through transparency of strategies and processes, and promoting relationship building initiatives.

    VI. Develop expense and capital budgets, controls, and measurements to monitor progress, including service-level agreements. Ensure proper accounting treatment is attained and report status to appropriate stakeholders.

    VII. Ensure effective and timely communication between the department and supply chain management, the network of distribution centers and various Base Camp departments to guarantee coordination of efforts.

    Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BA/BS in Business, Engineering, Logistics/Supply Chain Management or equivalent.
  • Ten (10) or more years of experience with a career path showing increasing responsibility in transportation, logistics and supply chain leadership to include managing an exempt staff.
  • A champion of new initiatives with an ability to successfully work across different groups, and to execute by bridging functional and divisional silos.
  • Well-developed analytical skills with reference to merchandise, vendors and freight; identification and development of transportation trends; transportation systems operations; and expense control efforts.
  • An executive with the requisite interpersonal skills to create strong, trust-based relationships across the organization.
  • Ability to persuade and influence others, collaborative, accountable for results and impeccable record of delivering on their promise.
  • Experience in transportation management systems/supply chain technology. Leading a “best of breed” TMS implementation process, and a strong working knowledge of one of the top TMS software systems a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to prepare strong business cases and to support and defend ideas and positions.
  • Proven change management skills and reputation for building and leading high-performing, cross-functional teams that achieve their goals; track record in attracting, developing and retaining talent.
  • Working experience with 3PL vendors in an ongoing operation, and/or experience in transitioning from a 3PL Transportation provider a plus.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Maintain an atmosphere of teamwork, cooperation and open interaction with all areas of the business.


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  • Purchasing Agent- Tracker Marine Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    Position Summary:
    This individual is responsible for the purchasing of all items in the fabricated commodity. The specialist is responsible for the product from the time the order is placed until it is delivered to the production plant. This commodity includes 1000 active parts and 45 suppliers that will need managed.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Run MRP to place purchase orders
    • Reschedule orders in and out to meet production demands
    • Work with suppliers to resolve issues that affect supply
    • Work with suppliers on product quality issues and obtain return goods authorizations
    • Manage and resolve shortages of product that affect production facilities
    • Gather purchase order confirmations
    • Work with suppliers on past due orders to get them fulfilled
    • Work with online shipping system, Weblinx, to add shipments, work supplier shipping discrepancies, and check product delivery status
    • Continually work with suppliers and internal purchasing group on improvement projects to better the supplier and Tracker Marine
    • Use forecasting tool and understand requirements to order product with long lead times
    • Work to improve supplier shipping fill rate to above 95%
    • Coordinate with the sourcing team to find alternate materials when product is in short supply
    • Work with the production facilities to answer product supply questions
    • Work with manufacturing facilities to understand and communicate information in regards to product disruptions

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    *Ability to communicate well with others
    *Ability to multi-task
    *Need to be able to use Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook
    *Preferred 3 yrs of prior experience in purchasing or related position
    *Optional, but preferred, Bachelors degree
    *Must be a problem solver and be able to analyze issues to work through resolution
    *Self motivated


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       Tracker Marine

    Director of New Product Development Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    Position Summary:

    Lead a corporate product development group in design, engineering, manufacturing process development and quality management. Develop recreational marine products for fabrication in composites, aluminum and rotomolded thermoplastic. Develop freshwater and saltwater products including but not limited to concept development and interpretation, prototype development, tooling design, tooling fabrication, manufacturing process planning, manufacturing engineering and customer service support.

    Position Responsibilities:

    •Apply sound concepts of product design, engineering, naval architecture and quality management to define, develop and integrate state of the art marine product and manufacturing methodology into high production manufacturing facilities company wide.
    •Lead a corporate product development group in design, engineering, manufacturing process development and quality management.
    •Develop recreational marine product for fabrication in composites, aluminum and rotomolded thermoplastic.
    •Support new product development and engineering for five brands of power boat products.
    •Establish and monitor engineering and manufacturing standards.
    •Assist in budgeting for product development, engineering, capital equipment acquisition and shop facilities improvements.
    •Characterize and qualify new manufacturing materials: coatings, resins, reinforcements, composite sheet, thermoformed sheet, adhesives, fasteners, molding, blanking, forming, fastening, CNC and robotics and/or any other material or processes that may apply in Tracker Marine Group boat and parts production.
    •Develop state of the art tooling and molding processes. Plan and develop composites manufacturing processes, including CNC sheet cutting and robotic spray deposition of coatings and composites materials. Lead in the development of state-of-the-art closed molding tooling and processes. Maximize quality, efficient, space requirements, materials and labor usage and yield.
    •Apply lean Sigma quality principles in product and manufacturing process development.
    •Define, develop and instruct in state-of-the-art manufacture of composites and aluminum recreational marine product.
    •Establish and monitor engineering and manufacturing standards.
    •Make and present plans for projects in process development and integration into manufacturing.
    •Make schedules for project development time and cost requirements.
    •Monitor and report process and plant development activity to assure conformance to established engineering and manufacturing standards.

    Skills/Qualifications:

    •Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering or Naval Architecture at an accredited four year college or university is required
    •A minimum of 10 years’ experience in the design, engineering, manufacturing and marketing of marine recreational, aerospace or consumer products with proven, quantifiable results
    •Previous experience sourcing, managing and directing remotely outside professionals (i.e. toolmakers) on a contractual basis.
    •Lean Six Sigma Certification
    •Strong leadership experience and skills to communicate and work effectively with all levels of the organization
    •Proactive in identifying and solving problems
    •A genuine belief in continuous improvement with a willingness to analyze, challenge and change processes if needed
    •Flexible in the face of shifting priorities
    •Experience functioning in the corporate environment for new product development, engineering and manufacturing
    •Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    •Zealous attention to detail
    •Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, demonstrating impeccable discretion and sound judgment


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    Marketing Event Coordinator Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    POSITION SUMMARY
    Responsible for planning, production and onsite execution of consumer events, including Hispanic Marketing events, associated with boat marketing programs designed to generate prospective boat customers, increase loyalty, share of wallet and incremental sales. Involves collaboration with outside suppliers, store personnel and headquarters team members to ensure timely communications, an excellent consumer event experience and effective measurement of results.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1) Collaborate with other team members to develop annual event plan, goals and executional elements; contribute to the development of Hispanic Marketing Initiatives
    2) Develop detailed plans for each event, including goals, detailed itineraries, consumer communications/media, participant information capture, venue selections, task lists, staffing and team planning sessions
    3) Collaborate with agencies and other marketing team members to implement consumer communication elements and media plans, including digital components
    4) Execute events according to plans, including onsite management as needed
    5) Maintain reports for tracking progress of:
    a) Event Attendance
    b) Lead Generation
    c) Conversion Rates
    d) Participant Purchase History
    e) Spending vs. Budgets
    f) Event ROI
    6) Support other marketing team projects and assignments as needed

    MEASURES:
    This position will be measured on the quality of the consumer event experience, effective event planning process and achievement of goals related to response rates, lead generation, share of wallet and repeat purchases.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
    The ideal candidate will have:
    • College graduate, marketing or communications degree
    • Bilingual, English and Spanish, proficient in writing, speaking and translating
    • Superior oral presentation and written communication skills
    • Event planning and execution experience, Hispanic Event experience a definite plus
    • Strong project management skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software applications, e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
    • The ability to succeed in a fast paced goal oriented environment
    • Work experience in a marketing environment, Hispanic Event experience a definite plus
    • Outdoors enthusiast, fishing and boating knowledge preferred
    • Strong organizational and critical reasoning skills
    • Resourceful, proven team-orientation and positive attitude


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    Senior Project Engineer-Manager Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    Job Scope:

    Perform Project Management and Engineering function in the development and manufacture of freshwater and saltwater marine products. Use state of the art computer assisted design tools and manufacturing methodology to engineer and execute leading edge boat designs for manufacture in fiberglass/composite construction. Implement product development from concept to design and specification to production. This includes concept development and interpretation, voice of the customer, prototype development, product testing and validation, manage bill of material creation, tooling design, tooling fabrication, manufacturing process planning and manufacturing engineering. Engineer product for manufacturability to maximize efficiency, yields, production and profit. Verify product meets all Federal, ABYC, NMMA and CE standards compliance for marine manufacture.

    Education/Skills

    •BS in Engineering or applied science education, or equivalent mechanical and/or composite engineering and design experience.

    •Five years material and process engineering in marine, aerospace, automotive, recreational vehicle or consumer products.

    •A good knowledge of composite materials, processes, tooling and manufacturing is a must.

    •Proven experience in managing multiple priorities and projects.

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    Technical Engineer Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    Position Summary:

    Develop recreational marine products for fabrication in composites, aluminum and rotomolded thermoplastic. Develop freshwater and saltwater products including but not limited to concept development and interpretation, prototype development, tooling design, tooling fabrication, manufacturing process planning, manufacturing engineering and customer service support.

    Position Responsibilities:

    •Apply sound concepts of product design, engineering, naval architecture and quality management to define, develop and integrate state of the art marine product and manufacturing methodology into high production manufacturing facilities company-wide.
    •Develop recreational marine product for fabrication in composites, aluminum and rotomolded thermoplastic.
    •Support new product development and engineering for five brands of power boat products.
    •Characterize and qualify advanced new manufacturing materials: coatings, resins, reinforcements, composite sheet, thermoformed sheet, adhesives, fasteners, molding, blanking, forming, fastening, CNC and robotics and/or any other material or processes that may apply in Tracker Marine Group boat and parts production.
    •Maximize quality, efficient space requirements, materials and labor usage and yield.
    •All other duties as assigned.

    Skills/Qualifications:

    •Bachelor of Science degree: Major in Mechanical Engineering, Minor in Manufacturing Engineering or Naval Architecture at an accredited four year college or university is required (or other relevant degree and/or experience)
    •A minimum of 10 years’ experience in the design, engineering, manufacturing and marketing of marine recreational, aerospace or consumer products with proven, quantifiable results
    •Proactive in identifying , owning and solving problems
    •Flexible in the face of shifting priorities
    •Experience functioning in the corporate environment for new product development, engineering and manufacturing
    •Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    •Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment


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       Video & Film Production

    Computer Graphics 3D Animator (CGA) Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    Wanted: Highly-skilled 3D and Motion Graphics Artist

    Are you passionate about graphics and animation? Does the idea of a broadcast-quality facility as a part of a world-class company dedicated to helping people enjoy the great outdoors surprise you? That’s what we are, and we are looking for candidates with imagination and great production skills that want to be part of a team in an environment creating amazing work related to the great outdoors.

    With dozens of broadcast television shows and hundreds of national commercials we need high-end, cutting-edge graphics. Are you the person we’re looking for?

    Requirements: A great Vimeo demo reel; and a resume

    We’re currently seeking a Computer Graphics Animator who is looking for their next challenge. Can you tell stories with graphics and animation? When you look at reality, can you actually see the polygon count and texture maps behind the scenes? Perfect. We should talk.

    Qualified candidates will have:

    -Very strong imagination with solid experience in 2D and 3D creative.

    -Artistic and design skills and a strong understanding of what makes good design effectively communicate an objective.

    -Experience and strong skill set with 3DS Max, most all Adobe products, and the integration of these tools to create wonderful pieces of work and art. (Maya and other software considered)

    -A creative vision and great communication abilities to effectively share ideas and inspire team members, clients and target audiences.

    -A proactive, can-do attitude, with solid time and project management skills.

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    Video Editor Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    We’re looking for a great Video Editor.

    We cut TV spots, videos for retail sale, web product videos, hundreds of TV show segment, and music videos for boats and sales. (and a whole lot more)

    Requirements for consideration:

    1. Demo Reel posted on Vimeo.com

    2. 60 second video with you on camera telling us about you – a video selfie.

    3. Brief resume about you

    Are you passionate about production? Does the idea of a broadcast-quality facility as a part of a world-class company dedicated to helping people have fun in the great outdoors surprise you? That’s what we are, and we are looking for candidates with imagination and zeal for great production that want to be part of a team in an environment creating amazing work related to the outdoors.

    The 22-member team of creative individuals is seeking our next teammate. Do you have what it takes? We want to work with fun, out-going folks that want to make a creative difference in our product.

    Since 1986 we have a rich history in production having created thousands of commercials and television shows broadcasting through various media from national satellite and cable, to Internet and DVD. We produce images about the outdoors and fun, and we have a team of people who make it fun along the way.

    We’re currently seeking a Video Editor who is looking for their next challenge. Can you tell stories with pictures and sound? How about working with the number-one selling boat brand in the world, or creating quality videos for an enhanced web experience for people learning about our product? Can you bring sizzle to an edit through pacing, music and style?

    Qualified candidates will have:

    - Strong AVID editing skills that demonstrate solid technical prowess, but also a creative approach to finishing a story and communicate objectives in an entertaining way.

    - Graphics skills including a solid understanding of Adobe products like Photoshop and After Effects.

    - A creative vision and great communications abilities to effectively share ideas and inspire team members, clients and target audiences.

    - A proactive, can-do attitude, with solid time and project management skills.

    - And a strong desire to grow with an understanding that education is the key to bettering oneself and bringing increasing value to the company over time.

    Hey, there is a reason why the average person on our staff has worked here over ten years – it’s a great place to be.

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       Wholesale

    SALES COORDINATOR Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    This entry level opportunity is responsible for coordinating the selection of product for weekly phone specials, email blast and featured product. In addition, they will assist with monthly flyer production and show media materials. Individuals must have working knowledge of Dreamweaver, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, as well as, the ability to proof various media materials.

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