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   Accounting

LEAD Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Responsible for providing leadership to the Accounts Receivable team members and Gift Card Accounting. Will apply payments and work with collection agencies for American Rod & Gun and Outdoor World I dealers. Will complete month end journal entries and monthly account reconciliations. Must have excellent working knowledge of Excel and good oral and written communication is needed. Accounting and or finance degree is preferred.

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Staff Accountant - Income Tax Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Summary:

This position reports to the Income Tax Manager. The position will work with the Income Tax Manager in filing all of the company’s income tax returns (Bass Pro, TM, personal companies) and preparing all income tax workpapers. This position will also work with the filing of all personal property tax returns.

INCOME TAX STAFF DUTIES:

Income Tax: The income tax staff will work with all income tax filings. Bass Pro files Corporation, Partnership, Limited Liability Company, S-Corporation, and Foundation income tax returns. Bass Pro files in 30 plus states and also files multiple returns in Canada. The responsibilities of the income tax staff will include preparing income tax workpapers, using our income tax software to prepare returns, filing tax extensions, and calculating quarterly estimated tax payments and tax distributions. In addition, this position will assist with income tax research and planning, tracking of tax credits, and work on any income tax audits (IRS and state). The income staff will also work with our outside tax consultants (such as PWC) in any tax filing.

Franchise & Miscellaneous Taxes: This position will have responsibility for filing our various Franchise tax returns and other miscellaneous tax returns as applicable (i.e. business tax, unclaimed property). The income tax staff will also have responsibility over certain monthly account reconciliations and journal entries.

Charitable Contributions: The Tax Staff will also be responsible for tracking all of the company’s charitable contributions. This includes identify them, tracking them in a database, and making sure we get acknowledgement letters from our charities.

Property Tax: The Tax Staff will also assist in filing all Personal Property tax return. We have over 150 property tax returns to file annually (and growing) and this position will help prepare and file these returns. This position may also help verify and pay property tax bills at the end of the year.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED BY THE TAX MANAGER:

•Strong accounting skills. Must have an accounting degree with good grades.

•Accounting experience: Prefer someone with two years of accounting experience, preferably in the income tax area. Although a strong college graduate in accting would be considered.

•CPA license is not required, but certainly a plus.

•Bass Pro accounting experience a plus.

•Strong P.C. skills. Both spreadsheet and word processing skills required. Comfortable doing research on the internet.

•Extremely organized. This is a critical component of the income tax work.

•Manage several different tasks at once. Track multiple deadlines.

•Self-motivated. Takes initiative.

•Good people skills to deal with internal and external people. Will have to work with multiple people throughout the organization, as well as our public accountants, and many different governmental agencies.

•Must be trustworthy and of good character. Works with extremely confidential & sensitive data.



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   Architecture

CAD Drafter MISSOURI (Springfield)
This hourly position requires reading and interpreting architectural drawings, sketches and renderings of wood fixtures, cabinetry, furniture and moldings. Create detailed fabrication drawings, bill of materials and publish drawing packages. Minimum of two year drafting certification from recognized technical school or a four year Drafting and Design, Architecture, or Engineering degree preferred. Two plus years using Autodesk Inventor 3D CAD software and AutoCAD 2D in a manufacturing or construction environment is also required. Previous work experience in a millwork or cabinet shop is preferred.

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   Cafeteria

CAFETERIA COOK Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Responsible for providing prompt and courteous service to all customers at the associate cafeteria. Must have strong knife skills, with three years experience in food service. Being able to cook from scratch and follow recipes is desired.

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   Catalog

CUSTOMER CARE REPRESENTATIVE Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
The Contact Center at Bass Pro Shops is committed to providing outstanding customer service to our thousands of inbound calls received daily. We are currently seeking individuals who enjoy providing excellent customer service while interacting with customers from all over the country. Offering paid training, flexible scheduling, generous company discounts, casual dress and advancement opportunities, this could be the exciting new career path for you!

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   Creative Services

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

This position writes informative and descriptive SEO-enhanced copy for product detail pages, search engine targeted pages and other special projects for use on the Bass Pro Shops website. Copywriters also write engaging product copy, headlines, and other descriptive copy for use in Bass Pro Shops’ many catalogs and other print publications.

Copywriters work with Bass Pro Shops’ merchants and marketing specialists to drive and increase traffic to basspro.com helping increase customer flow from Internet search engines and directories sending customer web traffic to the Bass Pro Shops website. This position works closely with merchants to present a quality and complete description of the product, as well as working with the rest of the Internet Production team to ensure a complete representation of the product on the finished web page.

This position also works closely with the Print Production teams, writing and editing product copy, headlines and descriptive copy to ensure an authoritative voice and quality presentation of products in Bass Pro Shops’ various catalogs, digital catalogs, tabs and other print channels.

Copywriters also assist with continuous efforts to improve production processes and efficiency, working with merchants, proofreaders, IT, leadership and other teams.

This position will work with all levels of associates including Production Supervisor, Merchandising Staff, Product Vendors, Internet marketing and Performance Analysts, Marketing Managers, and Internet Product Coordinators.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITY:

1. Work with merchandiser(s), product vendors and Internet Production staff to create and develop descriptive and SEO-enhanced text for product pages and other pages on basspro.com.

2. Work with merchandiser(s), product vendors and Print Production staff to create and develop descriptive product copy, headlines, and other copy for Bass Pro Shops’ multiple print productions.

3. Conduct research as required to obtain pertinent product/service information.

4. Assess search keywords and adjust text by its ability to produce results.

5. Special projects as assigned.

POSITION EXPERIENCE:

1. Four year degree in English, technical writing or writing-oriented field.

2. Experience in a writing-focused position.

3. 3-5 year experience in a similar capacity involving working with teams to coordinate and carry out diverse activities and projects.

4. Above average interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written are a must.

5. Experience in communicating effectively with all levels of internal and external associates.

6. Above average problem solving skills.

7. Well organized with an above average attention to detail.

8. Experience in planning ahead with ability to prioritize multiple projects.

9. Good project follow-up skills.

10. Multi-task and able to balance competing priorities and tight deadlines.

11. Marketing/merchandising vision a plus.

12. Understanding and/or experience in outdoor sporting activities in hunting, fishing and camping is important.

13. Will be required to provide portfolio examples of writing style.

**Please attach ad/catalog copywriting samples.**

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Project Traffic Coordinator Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
POSITION SUMMARY:
Coordinate and oversee the workflow of projects for the Project Team.

POSITION RESPONSIBLITIES:
1. Set up, schedule and maintain projects.
2. Coordinate and track projects.
3. Liaison between Job Requestors and the Project Team.
4. Maintain status reports.
5. Responsible for concise and accurate verbal and written communications.
6. Other duties as assigned.

PROGRAM KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
* Must have working knowledge of Excel and Word.
* Will need to learn other programs that are unique to BPS and the job position.


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   Customer Service

CUSTOMER CARE REPRESENTATIVE Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
The Contact Center at Bass Pro Shops is committed to providing outstanding customer service to our thousands of inbound calls received daily. We are currently seeking individuals who enjoy providing excellent customer service while interacting with customers from all over the country. Offering paid training, flexible scheduling, generous company discounts, casual dress and advancement opportunities, this could be the exciting new career path for you!

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HIRING EVENT/CUSTOMER CARE REPRESENTATIVES Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
For our Bass Pro Shops Contact Center!! IMMEDIATE INTERVIEWS when you apply at 2500 East Kearney, Tuesday, September 23rd from 8am-6pm. Offering paid training, flexible scheduling, generous company discounts, onsite fitness center, casual dress and advancement opportunities! This could be the exciting new career path for you! Don't miss this opportunity!!

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   Distribution

DISTRIBUTION CENTER NOW HIRING!! Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Holiday Seasonal Job Opportunities!! Now Hiring for: Shipping & Packing positions Full Time 1st & 2nd shifts

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HIRING EVENT!! Sportsman's Distribution Co.-Springfield, MO
For Bass Pro Shops Distribution Center!! IMMEDIATE INTERVIEWS when you apply at 2500 East Kearney, Tuesday, September 23rd from 8am-6pm. Offering full time SEASONAL employment, generous company discounts, onsite fitness center, casual dress code. Don't miss this opportunity!!

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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 record check. Also, must be able to obtain a class E license.

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   Human Resources

BENEFITS CLERK Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Will assist in the administration of the Company’s health and welfare benefits plans and provide ongoing customer service to associates, former associates and Human Resources Managers. Responsible to ensure that confidentiality of all associate information is maintained.

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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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   Information Technology

Business Analyst - eCommerce Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
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, eCommerce, Marketing, Supply Chain or Finance.
• IT Experience in a retail industry environment is desirable.



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Business Intelligence Analyst Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:

This individual will be responsible for supporting the users of the Decision Support software environment and the overall success and marketing of the use of these tools within the organization. The position may include support for BI, OLAP, Planning, Data Marts and ETL applications. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required to lead user group discussions, working on project assignments and training sessions with associates in all business areas. The ability to create and execute a plan to achieve the specifications of a project, task or break-fix is required.

Positions Responsibilities:

• Support the testing efforts and validates data against host systems during implementation
• Coordinates user training
• Maintain configuration and ETL metadata within the Business Intelligence and/or planning software tools
• Acts as point of contact for users, provides general assistance, troubleshooting and process improvement for existing reports and/or planning applications
• Creates and controls BI reports, dashboards and other BI information processes and/or planning applications
• Works directly with the IT technical administrator to design, develop, test and implement ETL processes
• Conducts regular meetings with users to discuss how the Business Intelligence and/or planning software is being used to improve decision making, how to launch strategic plans or execute tactics. These meetings are to ensure users are creating business specific reports that are actionable and effective
• Work with other IT staff to design and develop useful, efficient data sources
• Work with other IT staff to efficiently design data warehouses, data marts and OLAP cubes which will allow end users to build useful reporting
• Effective communication regarding assigned tasks with IT staff, supervisor and business users

Position requirements:

Education-
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Mathematics, Business or related area is required.

Experience-
Two or more years experience using industry standard Business Intelligence or Industry Standard Planning tools.

Skills-
•Construct and execute standard SQL against a relational database
•Proficient use of Microsoft Office software
•Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
•Working Knowledge of Data Warehousing, Data Marts, BI, Planning, and ETL concepts.
•The ability to construct, communicate, and deliver a presentation to a diverse audience
•Demonstrated Cognos technical expertise and experience in report development using Cognos 10.2.1 BI suite: Query Studio, Report Studio, Analysis Studio, Event Studio, and Cognos Transformer
•Cognos Administration
•Follow SDLC processes for Project Management and Governance

Knowledge of the following is a plus-
• InfoSphere Business Glossary, Blueprint Director, DataStage, QualityStage, Data Architect, Cognos Data Manager, Framework Manager, Insight, Powerplay, TM1, Controller Netezza
• DB/2
• Strong knowledge of ETL, Data Warehousing, and OLAP tools
• Retail Business and/or Accounting/Finance experience
• Delivery of Education and Training of BI Reporting tools


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Director of Infrastructure Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:
The Director of Infrastructure role is to provide leadership for the creation and execution of technology infrastructure, operations processes and the delivery of daily systems support. The person in this role will direct the planning, operations and availability of enterprise IT systems utilizing an ITIL based methodology which requires in depth expertise in servers, storage, and networks. This individual owns technology change management, configuration management and incident management ensuring metrics are in place and enforced. Directs the procurement and inventory and management of technology assets for the data center, corporate offices, stores and other facilities. The Director Infrastructure will also be responsible for leadership and coaching of staff with respect to IT operations, services, and delivery.

Position Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the operation of daily IT operational processes including data center, networks.
• Leads the effort to establish operational processes for systems patching, updates and upgrades.
• Drives and owns the incident management and recovery process.
• Ensures key ITIL based metrics are in place to measure and enforce service delivery.
• Manages operational relationship with key outsourcing service providers.
• Owns data center management practice, maintenance and support including the corporate data center, distribution center and Artistree computing environments.
• Negotiates and manages data center hosting provider’s services and associated service levels.
• Manages the relationships with major service providers including hardware, software and services.
• Directs activities associated with IT change management and ensures controls are in place to protect the computing environment and services.
• Owns the management and procurement of technology assets including data center, stores, distribution centers, Artistree and corporate software and hardware.
• Directs the management and renewal of maintenance contracts and services required to deliver daily infrastructure services to the company.
• Directs the equipment depot replenishment service and support for stores.
• Provides advice and consulting to senior management and the business areas in the development, implementation, and administration of infrastructure.
• Acts as the infrastructure expert across the organization and sets services direction and plans.
• Ensures smooth delivery of infrastructure services.
• Directs project delivery activities as required to meet the Infrastructure operations plan.
• Owns financial planning and analysis for expense and project budgets. Manages capital and expenses budget according to plan.

Education and Experience:
• 12+ years related technology management experience, including retail industry experience strongly preferred.
• BS in CS, EE, IT, or related technical field strongly preferred.
• Proven results-driven leader who has built or transformed a major technology function with a track record of world-class service delivery.
• Special certification or technical skills: * ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) preferred.
• Expertise in both retail and infrastructure, with a iSeries, VM compute and storage, Windows and Linux server management in a retail environment.
• Demonstrated success creating a world-class technology services organization, with exceptional team leadership and motivational skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop effective working relationships within all levels of the organization.
• Embraces a fast paced and rapidly changing work environment.



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

Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of designated financial software. Ensures that these financial modules are meeting organizational needs. Collaborates with IT and finance staff to meet business requirements; may be responsible for report creation and end user training. Ensures that consistent practices are used to maintain the integrity of the system.

JOB REQUIRMENTS:

• Strongly prefer a Bachelor's Degree in a related area.
• 4-6 years of experience in a related field.
• Familiar with relational database concepts, and client-server concepts.
• Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
• Performs a variety of complicated tasks.
• May lead and direct the work of others.
• Typically reports to a project lead or manager.
• A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.


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Infrastructure Manager Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:
The Infrastructure Manager position requires a flexible, dynamic hands-on leader to ensure systems are highly reliable and scalable for growth. Successful candidates will need to share information within and across teams to effectively manage and support the company’s business critical IT and Telecom Systems.

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline with appropriate industry qualifications strongly preferred.
• 7+ years of experience in an enterprise technology environment strongly preferred.
• 7+ years of experience in designing and building server and storage infrastructure solutions strongly preferred.
• A proven track record of managing IT professionals.

Core Competencies:
• Core Microsoft Products (Active Directory, Windows, SQL Server, Exchange)
• VMWare Virtualization and Shared Storage Practices
• Citrix, VDI
• Scripting Languages (e.g. PowerShell, VBScript, JavaScript, Python, etc.)
• DR / BC planning and testing
• Clustering / Database Mirroring and other high availability technologies
• Cisco Networking Technologies
• EMC storage
• Experience in leading the recovery of critical IT systems following an incident including root cause analysis
• Experience providing thought leadership for environment stability as well as future growth design
• Methodical and thorough, with excellent organizational and communication skills
• Experience producing high quality documentation for internal processes and customers

Position Responsibilities:
• Coordinates server maintenance and upgrades across all platforms in cooperation with application owners and administrators.
• Create plans for server optimization, consolidation, cost and purchasing strategy.
• Coordinates with purchasing manager to maintain proper licensing.
• Provides input, planning and direction for the server portion of the overall budget.
• Evaluates technology for cost savings (i.e. where to apply open source operating systems to reduce hardware costs).
• Day-to-day management of administrators on distributed, multi-platform system environments (AS400, Unix/Linus, NT/2000/2003).
• Project-focused, handling multiple sets of priorities in different functional areas.
• Creation and execution of systems management plans and methodologies.
• Collaboration with a multi-functional team of technical peers.
• Primary support responsibility for data center.
• Assist senior technical management in the research and development of new systems architectures.
• Effective communication and cooperation with non-technical staff, from end-user through executive management.
• Other duties as required.


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Senior Business Analyst-DWBI Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:
The position acts as a liaison between the consumers of the Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence (DWBI) systems and the Information Technology Department. This position will work closely with the consumers of the DWBI systems and the development and support teams to document and understand current state conditions, identify future state business requirements, and gap analysis. This position has the responsibility to understand and document business requirements for key performance metrics and translate those into actionable visualizations, ETL mappings to the Data Warehouse star-schema relational tables and cubes, analytical algorithms, security requirements, and business glossary oversight. The position requires excellent verbal and written communications skills to lead user group discussions, working on project assignments, and training sessions with associates in all business areas. The position must contribute to the creation and execution of a plan to achieve the specifications of a project, task, or break-fix and must adhere to Bass Pro Shops SDLC methodology.

Position Responsibilities:
• Understand Business User’s requirements and translate them to the SDLC Business Requirement and Functional Design documents
• Lead and conduct interviews and meetings with the consumers of the DWBI systems
• Assist DWBI Data Analyst in analyzing existing reports and identify KPI metrics
• Document mapping from the source transactional systems to the appropriate data warehouse data model or cube
• Determine and Document system of record with the source system experts
• Act as the consultant to the ETL and front-end Data Architects and Developers
• Oversee and Coordinate with the consumers of DWBI to develop and maintain an Enterprise Business Glossary
• Work with the Operating Steering Committee to set priorities and scoring of DWBI project requests
• Provide and consult with the business on industry best practice strategies for the development and use of DWBI.

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in business, IT, or related area required, Master Degree preferred. The position requires a strong knowledge of ETL, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Data Governance, and OLAP tools, communicating with business consumers at all organizational levels.

Experience:
Ten or more years experience using industry standard Business Intelligence or Data Warehouse tools. SAS, Cognos, Netezza, and the InfoSphere Information Management tools preferred. At least 5-7 years of Business Analyst experience in a retail environment is a must.

Skills:
Skills needed include: • Strong communications skills and experience interacting with business consumers at all organizational levels.
• Create a Business Requirements Document
• Create a Functional Design Document
• The ability to lead a Business Requirements session
• Conduct interviews with key business or technical experts to document business requirements, KPI, and source transactional system mappings.
• Proficient use of Microsoft Office software
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Working Knowledge of Data Warehousing, Data Marts, BI, Analytics, and ETL concepts
• The ability to construct, communicate, and deliver a presentation to a diverse audience
• Retail Business experience
• Expertise in an Industry leading Information Management tool. IBM InfoSphere (Blue Print Director, Information Analyzer, DataStage QualityStage, and Business Glossary) preferred.



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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 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 websites. The developer will be working on an implementation of WebSphere Commerce and/or stand-alone JAVA code on the WebSphere or Tomcat platforms. This will include any Bass Pro Shops, Tracker Marine, or affiliate company sites.

The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for converting project specifications, statements of problems and procedures into business solutions using JAVA and C#.NET. The Senior 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 Senior Software Engineer shall focus on the proper use of JAVA using Eclipse and Rational Application Developer 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 specification, technical design, coding, testing, documentation, training and support.

2. Have a minimum of five years web programming experience, a minimum of three years programming experience using JAVA,Spring, JSON, 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 JAVA, Object Oriented Programming, HTML, JavaScript and SQL.

10. Knowledge of technologies such as XML/XSL/XSD, Web Services, SOAP, InfoPath Development, MYSQL, and DB2 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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SERVICE DESK ASSOCIATE I Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
This hourly position supports Bass Pro Shops desktop system users by providing hardware and software troubleshooting. Procure and install new hardware and software. Develop and maintain expertise in personal computers, personal computer software, associates peripherals and local area networks.

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

The WMS Systems Analyst will have functional/configuration responsibility for the implementation and post rollout support of our Manhattan Warehouse Management System at Bass Pro Shops. Warehouse applications will include implementation and support of Manhattan WMi, Manhattan TMS, Slotting and SCI (Supply Chain Intelligence).

PRINCIPLE DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Functional and configuration responsibility for initial implementation and post rollout support of Manhattan WMi and TMS.
• Provide functional support for SCI Reporting.
• Provide support and troubleshooting for warehouse and transportation production issues during and after implementation.
• Analyze and recommend options/solutions during all phases of the projects.
• Coordinates and facilitates working sessions to gather relevant information. Ensures all mapped and documented solutions satisfy business problems and opportunities.
• Performs WMi / TMS program configuration changes.
• Conducts user testing, training and final implementation of all configuration changes.

POSITION REQUIRMENTS:

• Preferred 3+ years’ experience with Manhattan WMS packages performing the roll of an implementation and support analyst.
• Excellent warehouse/supply chain knowledge in the areas of receiving put away, picking, packing, shipping and wave management.
• Strong analysis and problem solving skills.
• Customer service and relationship focused.
• Ability to travel to multiple warehouse locations as needed.


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   Internship Program

Internship Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Want a summer internship that inspires you?

Check out our Summer 2015 College Internship Program at Base Camp in Springfield, MO

Each intern will experience Bass Pro Shops fast-pace work environment, a specialized project and professional development opportunities. We look to our interns to develop into associates with a strong aptitude for our culture and industry.

We offer opportunities in the areas of:
* Information Technology
* Accounting
* Merchandising
* Supply Chain
* Marketing

College Intern Requirements:
  • Must be between your junior and senior years in college.
  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university.
  • Be able to commit to the entire internships session (40 hours a week for 10 weeks) in Springfield, MO.
  • Have an overall minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
  • Be eligible to work in the United States.

    For questions please email: internships@basspro.com



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  •    Legal

    Paralegal Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    This individual will provide assistance to General Counsel to support the legal needs of the Company.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
    -Review and prepare written summaries of regulations or proposed legislation.
    -Complete research assignments as needed.
    -Assist with corporate entity requirements and intellectual property matters.
    -Interface with outside counsel, particularly intellectual property counsel.
    -Perform other related duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    -An Associate's degree in Paralegal studies from an ABA approved program highly preferred.
    -Three or more years experience as a Paralegal working in an in-house law department or a law firm.
    -Intellectual property and litigation experience is preferred, but not required.
    -Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment.



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       Marketing

    Media Specialist Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    POSITION SUMMARY
    Responsible for supporting Director of Marketing in the management, tracking, and performance of Out of Home Media planning and buying efforts, as well as day-to-day management of print media planning and buying activities for Bass Pro Shops and related entities.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Assist in development of annual and monthly multi-market media plans for Out of Home media
    • Manage the application and execution process of Bass Pro Shops logo placement on state DOT Logo Sign Programs (Blue attractions highway signage) placement for all new and existing markets to support our retail stores and restaurants
    • Manage agency media negotiation/purchasing and creative development of messaging for all OOH media
    • Coordination of materials with media providers and field contacts at all stores for OOH and retail sign programs
    • Quality control, i.e., ensuring all media strategies are implemented effectively and consistently
    • Analysis of OOH media performance
    • Lead strategic planning for all magazine buying & annual print media planning
    • Provide assistance/support for rate negotiations of all magazine ads for Bass Pro Shops and related entities
    • Issue insertion orders to all publications, including obtaining signed confirmations for all print buys
    • Input insertion contracts into the database, making sure that account numbers are included to assist with proper coding of invoices
    • Maintain a database that contains all magazine rates, mechanical specs, and deadlines
    • Responsible for data entry into proprietary database of Insertion Orders, Invoice status, and rate information
    • Manage general filing of media kits, magazines, and invoices
    • Responsible for ongoing maintenance and updating of magazine library, keeping all issues for at least one year and ensuring receipt of proof of performance copies
    • Responsible for tracking and updating all ad placements in media plan flowcharts weekly update of flow chart by market of ad placement

    Ideal Candidate will possess the following:
    • Bachelor Degree in Marketing, Advertising or a related field
    • 3-5 years experience required in advertising, marketing or media preferred
    • Previous Out of Home media experience a plus
    • Demonstrated analytical skills
    • Detail oriented and extremely organized
    • Proven ability to multi-task projects, meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment
    • Ability to work cross-functionally with other team members
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint


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    Social Media Manager Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    Position Summary:
    The Social Media Manager will be responsible for creating and implementing social media campaigns to generate further brand engagement and attract targeted external audiences. The ideal leader will ensure that all social media campaigns will align with all business users across the company.

    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Develop tools/metrics to track customer engagement through social media and sentiment across all social platforms.
    • Develop strategies to translate social interactions to increased awareness, customer perceptions and ultimately sales.
    • Develop and execute a plan for paid advertising through social outlets with a measurable ROI.
    • Determine the strategic direction and oversee operations of any/all Social Media initiatives.
    • Accountable to integrate and support all other relevant divisions of the company as their divisions are impacted by social media.
    • Lead the development of organization-wide social media standards, policies and rules of engagement for social media.
    • Develop annual marketing plans and digital marketing budget.
    • Ensure cross functional communications are timely and accurate.
    • Keep up with industry trends, identifying growth opportunities and potential partners.
    • Understand available tools and resources, as well as ensuring internal partners have access to and familiarity with tools that would assist them as well.
    • Ensure that a consistent brand voice is used, across digital media, and measure our effectiveness accordingly.
    • Lead cross-company projects, continually seeking new points of innovation while disseminating knowledge of social media industry, process, best practices and capabilities.
    • Maintain a high profile within the social media industry via key alliances with leading social media experts and events.
    • Develop success metrics for our efforts in digital media and measure our effectiveness accordingly.

    Position Requirements:
    • BS/BA degree in English, Journalism, Communications or a related field and 5-7 years of experience leading national social media initiative within an organization is preferred.
    • Able to manage heavy workloads with flexibility to rapidly shift priorities based on organizational needs.
    • Extensive knowledge and understanding of social media and networking platforms, and a strong understanding of new media consumer behaviors and trends.
    • Able to interpret data and research reports to optimize strategies.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Able to work as a member of a team, as well as lead the team.
    • Experience with online monitoring and measurement platforms including but not limited to Omniture, Google and Adobe Social.
    • Have a solid understanding of ethical search engine optimization techniques.
    • Exceptional leadership capabilities and strong interpersonal skills.
    • Experience developing and launching email and text messaging campaigns preferred.


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       Merchandising

    EMBROIDERY OPERATOR Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    An Embroidery Operator will efficiently produce high quality embroidery while utilizing the embroidery machines. This position will require that the operator be able to thread a needle and bobbin, see color variations, lift up to 50 lbs, and stand on their feet for a full day. Following oral and written instructions, completing paperwork and reports, and having recent sewing experience in a commercial industry or for self enjoyment is also essential for this position.

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    Manager of Global Sourcing & QC: Overseas Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    Position Summary:
    Engage in the development of vendor networks, identify and qualify new sources and develop existing sources to higher standards. Lead the planning, coordination, evaluation and control of the vendor management and production processes. Ensure that goods and services are produced at the correct time and cost and quality with partners are compliant to the BPS quality standard. The potential base of this assignment is in an overseas location.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    SOURCING/VENDOR MANAGEMENT
    • Based on the future business plan, find and evaluate potential partners.
    • Manage factory relationships and long term factory development. Initiate and cultivate global vendor relationships to improve turnaround, quality and cost.
    • Constantly evaluate current supply chain with analytic measurable to identify vulnerabilities and proactively correct results. Develop and implement vendor improvement strategies.
    • Develop sub supplier resources to control cost and cultivate new product introductions.
    • Build relationships with internal stakeholders (buying units, Product Development, Supply Chain, Import Logistics and others) as well as vendors.
    • Collaborate with Global Sourcing and Product Development to develop Vendor Production Capacity plans and allocation.
    • Proactively review supplier compliance, capability and capacity to ensure that existing and future business requirements can be met.
    • Provide Monthly/Quarterly Vendor Performance updates to key stake holders.
    • Collaborate with Planning and Import Logistics to maximize container space utilization and improve freight consolidation.
    • Further develop production and sourcing policy and processes to support the existing and future business requirements.

    PRODUCTION/QUALITY
    • Manage production plans and production execution for assigned categories.
    • Measure and track pre-production process to meet target completion date.
    • Even though the Developer is responsible to hit targets, this position requires expert in costing; keep on top of developments in fabrics, trims and sewing techniques.
    • Ensure that lead times are tracked and manage critical path to meet customer delivery.
    • Work with Design and Purchasing to develop the production development process which includes: tracking and reporting on time production, quality and vendor compliance and costing.
    • Manage relationships with factories to ensure all allocated orders are manufactured as per agreed, production schedules and finished goods are manufactured in accordance with the product specifications and the quality of the workmanship is of an acceptable standard.
    • Lead and manage the production and quality control teams to ensure business requirements are met.

    Position Requirements:
    • Prior sourcing management role with apparel or footwear product category and 3+ years overseas working experience.
    • Intimate understanding of end to end supply chain requirements (product design and development, sourcing, apparel manufacturing and quality control).
    • A track record of consistently meeting production deadlines and ensuring product specifications and quality standards are met.
    • Strong supplier management skills to ensure compliance with supplier expectations and supplier code of ethics.
    • Experience in identifying, assessing and implementing alternate sources of supply for bulk materials and finished products.
    • Proven ability to motivate and lead production and quality control teams to ensure personal and team KPI are met.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills (verbal and written).
    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study or equivalent years of related work experience required.
    • At least eight years of experience with sourcing, product development, logistics, production coordination or quality control required.
    • Must have interpersonal, negotiation, organization, prioritization and problem solving skills.
    • Previous experience developing and implementing design/production processes.
    • Previous experience developing relationships with vendors and sourcing partners.
    • Knowledge of garment construction, textiles, fabrics and technical packs.
    • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines and adapt to change.
    • Passionate about delivering great product and value to our customers.


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    Merchandise Presentation Specialist Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    POSITION SUMMARY:

    The Merchandise Presentation Specialist is involved in all visual and presentation standards as they relate to sellable product. This position focuses on the planning and execution of all new store pre-planning for Camping & Watersports. This includes, but is not limited to, floor layouts, fixture and supply ordering, and fixture design. This position will communicate with other departments and work closely with store management to implement the presentation plan.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must possess visual merchandising skills to maximize sales potential and have the ability to present product in a way that is up to Bass Pro Shops standards.

    • Strong planning and analytical skills, as well as, knowledge of basic design principles.

    • Must have strong communication skills, both verbally & written.

    • Frequent Travel is required.

    • To fulfill the needs of this position general computer skills are necessary, in addition to, knowledge of the following programs: AutoCAD, PowerPoint, Excel & Adobe Photoshop.



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    MERCHANDISING ASSISTANT Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    This hourly opportunity will assist the Merchandiser or Divisional with strong clerical support. Extensive computer data entry and maintenance of all pertinent information for catalog, wholesale, retail and incentives.

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    Product Specialist - Softlines Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
    -Partner with Merchant team in product concept, development, and fit/styling.
    -Complete new item project sheets, take cuttings, detailed photographs, and build style shells in PLM.
    -Work with Merchant and Designers in development of initial CAD’s or prototypes.
    -Provide initial review of CAD’s and submitted prototype samples to ensure compliance with initial concepts and any additional Merchant provided direction.
    -Note any styling alterations to initial proto samples desired by Merchants and communicate desired changes to vendors.
    -Ensure vendors have completed the Bill of Materials for all items under development to ensure appropriate cost.
    -Responsible for reviewing all fabrics, trims, labeling, styling, and quality approvals and communicating approvals or revised direction to the vendor.
    -Training vendors, Merchants, and other applicable teams in PLM processes along with creating help guides to supplement the training experience.
    -Responsible for distributing tech packs to multiple vendors for costing purposes.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
    -Four year college degree in Textile& Apparel Management, or Fashion Merchandising is required.
    -Equivalent relevant experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
    -Two to three years of experience in apparel manufacturing or apparel design 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: Undergraduate degree in Risk Management or Business highly preferred, an MBA, Associate of Risk Management (“ARM”) designation, and Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (“CPCU”) designation are desirable. 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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       Sales

    Regional Sales Manager - Big Cedar Lodge Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    Position Summary:
    The Regional Sales Managers creates group revenue for the Resort by generating and / or developing new, referred, and repeat group business in a defined territory.

    Expected Contributions:
    • Meet or exceed monthly, quarterly, and annual sales goals, targets, and initiatives.
    • Develop, actively solicit, and map group business accounts per defined territory.
    • Maintain a complete database of accounts in defined territories.
    • Follow all Group Sales Standards of Operation, policies, and procedures – generating and completing all necessary forms, correspondence, etc.
    • Properly convey rate and package information within approved limits to maximize and protect our overall resort revenue yields.
    • Perform in a manner that demonstrates the philosophies of Big Cedar Lodge.
    • Maintain customer relations, trade relations, industry relations, and staff relations.
    • Promote all company properties and offer information to clients to cross sell the brand.
    • Work closely with all departments such as Conference Services and Group Rooms to ensure that all details are communicated to ensure a successful guests experience.

    Essential Functions:
    • Identify and quality potential prospects through participating in cold calling, tradeshows, sales blitzes, and other sales initiatives.
    • Maximize outcome of all sales initiatives by following up on leads, following up with clients in-house to identify additional business opportunities and aggressively managing accounts.
    • Adhere to standards of operations, policies, procedures, instructions, etc.
    • Remain current with all pertinent computer software programs and equipment relative to job – Delphi, Proposal Path, Springer-Miller, etc.
    • Have working knowledge of all departments, Big Cedar Lodge, and the resort’s amenities.
    • Participate in all sales meetings.
    • Perform other tasks as needed, directed, or assigned.

    Candidate Profile:

    Education and Experience
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Two years or more related experience in sales work, management operations, or related professional area
    • Four year degree in a related field preferred

    Skills and Knowledge
    Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
    Basic Computer Skills - Using basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).
    Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
    Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
    Clerica l - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
    Analytical/Critical Thinking - The ability to gather and organize information using a logical and systematic process; recognize patterns and relationships in complex data; examine data to identify implications, problems and draw appropriate conclusions; generate alternative solutions to problems; evaluate strengths, weaknesses and consequences of alternative solutions and approaches to solving problems.
    Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
    Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
    Number Facility - The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
    Originality - The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about products, services or situations, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.
    Adaptability - Ability to effectively adjust to major changes in work tasks or the work environment.
    Aligning Performance for Success - Skilled at focusing and guiding others in accomplishing work objectives.
    Building Trust - Ability to interact with others in an honest, fair and respectful way; giving others confidence in one's intentions and those of the organization.
    Communication - Skilled at clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media; engaging the audience and helping them understand and retain the message.
    Customer Focus - Ability to develop and sustain productive customer relationships; actively seeking information to understand and address customers' needs.
    High Work Standards - Sets high standards of performance for self and others; assumes responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks.
    Planning and Organizing - Skilled at establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure work is completed efficiently.
    Problem Solving / Decision Making - Ability to identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing solutions.

    To apply for this position please copy & paste this link to your web browser:
    http://bigcedar.acquiretm.com/job_details_clean.aspx?ID=1003&source=Bass+Pro


       Store Imagery

    Store Image Specialist Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    Position Summary:

    The Store Image Specialist will work with a team responsible for the creation and design of the interior of the Bass Pro Outdoor World stores. This position requires a creative, artistic person who is able to travel extensively and has the ability and willingness to work in a construction environment.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    •Sculpt/carve foam and epoxy, create diorama presentations and install artifacts.

    •Travel to designated store for 2 week intervals.

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

    •Works closely with corporate vendors and contractors in the development and completion of ongoing assigned projects.

    •Transporting supplies, taxidermy and artifacts to locations as needed.>

    Qualifications:

    •Bachelor Degree in related field preferred.

    •Five+ years artistic fabrication experience is preferred.

    •Possess creative dimensional skills, planning and analytical skills and have knowledge of basic design principles.

    •Provide a portfolio of previous work.

    •Travelling extensively on a regular basis.

    •Knowledge of basic carpentry, hand tools, and paint application is required.

    •Willingness to work in a construction environment. May have to wear construction gear (hard hat/boots).

    •Enjoys physical work and has the ability to lift up to 75 pounds.

    •Able to work in high places.

    •Possess a Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

    •Excellent time management skills, organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines.

    •Results driven with a sense of urgency and commitment to excellence.

    •Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever changing environment, operating with composure, impeccable discretion and sound judgment.

    •Courteous, professional, and positive.

    •Zealous attention to detail.

    •Excellent communication skills.

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       Supply Chain

    Director of Non-Merchandise Procurement Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    The Director of Non-Merchandise Procurement reports to the VP of Supply Chain and is responsible for implementing and executing sourcing strategies, initiatives and projects for a broad spectrum of spend categories, including but not limited to construction, store planning, office supplies, equipment, corporate services and visual merchandising. Primary responsibilities include: competitive market analysis; supplier identification and relationship management; execution of the RFI/RFP and competitive bid process; contract and price negotiations; and the day to day management of assigned commodity programs to drive savings, improve business processes and comply with all corporate, legal and regulatory policies.

    This position interacts with multiple customers and stakeholders, serving as the lead for all sourcing and delivery issues for each spend category being managed. Responsible for developing and executing sourcing strategies for a broad spectrum of spend categories. The position will collaborate with senior leaders in each functional area to establish both short and long term objectives and will lead cross functional teams utilizing standard procurement and total cost of ownership principles to achieve their goals.

    Responsibilities:

    I. Develop and execute sourcing strategies in support of the business
    • Analyze category markets and assess risks and opportunities.
    • Develop sound sourcing strategies and category management strategies based on analysis and market intelligence.
    • Drive RFI/RFP and contract development to achieve objectives and expense targets.
    • Direct execution of category projects to ensure completion on time and on budget.
    • Work with appropriate functional areas (corporate, stores, construction, visual merchandising, etc…) to determine category
    specifications and develop potential alternative lower-cost solutions.
    • Promote continuous improvement and cost reductions on a regular and proactive basis.
    • Participate in capital project budgeting process and measure the results of procurement initiatives.
    II. Build and manage supplier baser for spend categories
    • Negotiate and manage key supplier relationships and global supply contracts (for a large supplier base).
    • Manage supply base, identifying, investigating and qualifying new alternative suppliers.
    • Resolve ongoing issues as needed. Facilitate supplier communication and training.
    • Analyze and make recommendations for various domestic and global sourcing options.
    III. Provide operational support
    • Be central point of expertise and knowledge for all aspects of managed categories.
    • Interact cross-functionally with all departments at Bass Pro Shops (BPS)/Tracker Marine Group (TMG) and Big Cedar Lodge
    (BCL) as necessary and perform as an effective and value-added service for the entire organization.
    • Provide specific operational support for all procurement spend categories.
    • Identify and implement streamlined category purchasing processes and support tools.
    IV. Monitor Report and ensure compliance with appropriate policies and procedures
    • Guide BPS, TMG and BCL partners (corporate, stores, construction, planning, finance and operations) regarding procurement
    best practices.
    • Ensure that appropriate division of responsibilities and audit documentation are in place.
    V. Maintain Quality Assurance
    • Gather and analyze feedback from stores and corporate partners regarding product quality and supplier performance on a
    quarterly basis.
    • Lead strategic meetings with procurement team, suppliers, and business leaders to ensure execution of defined strategies.
    • Measure actual savings and other key metrics.
    • Achieve realized procurement savings in relation to plan and to baseline for both capital and expense.
    • Provide superior level of quality, support and customer service through vendor management program for all engaged
    vendors and suppliers.
    • Provide end to end delivery of projects meeting defined business requirements, on time, within budget.

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business. MBA a plus. CPM or CPP Certification desired.
    • Diversified background with exposure to construction, visual, sales, operations and finance. Good understanding of procurement trends and best practices.
    • Knowledge of legal environment related to purchasing contracts and framework agreements.
    • Adept at high-value and high-volume contract negotiations across a range of services and commodities.
    • Solid understanding of project management, vendor performance management, financial analysis and budget management.
    • Five (5) – ten (10) years of procurement experience in a multi-site retail environment.
    • Experience with international sourcing requirements; sensitive to cultural differences.
    • Ability to travel as required.
    • Proficient in MS Office Suite, data analysis tool (such as Access and/or Excel) and other specific sourcing tools.
    • Innovative and creative with the ability to be flexible and responsive to change.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to prepare strong business cases and to support and defend ideas and positions.
    • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines.
    • 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.
    • Maintain an atmosphere of teamwork, cooperation and open interaction with all areas of the business.


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    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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  • Industrial Engineer Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    POSITION OVERVIEW:

    This position will work with Supply Chain Management to improve distribution center work methods and workplace layouts resulting in increased productivity and throughput using proven industrial engineering techniques. This position would also be responsible for planning, development, testing, execution, analysis, work measurement, presentations, change management, project management, product evaluation and cost justifications. The Industrial Engineer position will also include but not be limited to the introduction of new material handling equipment, processes, and information systems intended to improve the total productivity of the facility while maintaining a safe environment for associates.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Delivering process engineering capabilities analysis to the distribution center (DC) and processing operations and providing fundamentally sound engineering solutions within and across the process paths of receiving, replenishment, inventory (storage) and outbound.
    • Performs work measurement capability trials to determine the time required to perform the acceptable methods. Working collaboratively with leadership to drive continuous improvement, work simplification methods and standardization, improve customer satisfaction, reduce waste, increase efficiencies, decrease costs, reduce errors and eliminate variation in distribution/ cross dock processes.
    • Responsible for managing process improvement projects through to completion.
    • Responsible for providing engineering & maintenance support and direction to the DC.
    • Review proposed engineering changes and layouts for compatibility and logic.
    • Continual analysis and calibration of safety methods.

    COMPETENCIES:

    • Analysis & Judgment
    • Collaboration
    • Planning & Organizing
    • Drive Results

    DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

    In addition to the requirements listed below, candidates must be a “self-starter” who has the ability to identify opportunities, present a business case and recommendations, and execute on improvement recommendations.

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, an advanced degree is preferred.
    • Five plus years related manufacturing or warehouse & distribution experience required.
    • Strong operations knowledge of distribution and related processes preferred.
    • The ability to effectively communicate and interact at many organizational level including non-exempt associates, operations supervisors and high-level management.
    • Project management – interfaces with key project stakeholders, internal business partners, consultants and vendors to develop, coordinate, direct and plan project initiatives.
    • The ability to think in terms of process flow and identification of component operations and interrelationships.
    • Detail-orientated with strong organizational and technical writing skills.
    • Experience in using PC’s in a professional setting – developing and using standard applications such as spreadsheets, databases and typical tools required to execute engineering based initiatives.
    • Must be a demonstrated self-starter with strong work ethic capable of exceling in a fast-paced, high-energy environment.
    • Exude a collaborative leadership style with the ability to influence key stakeholders and foster continuous improvement in the culture.
    • Must be a demonstrated problem-solver, a strong oral/written communicator and be innovative.
    • Experienced in developing and operating Labor Management Programs.
    • Experience with Manhattan LMS a plus.
    • Ability to travel up to 25-50%.


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    Master Scheduler Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    POSITION SUMMARY:

    The Master Scheduler is responsible for both long term and short term production/process planning. This individual will be required to create and maintain the production schedules for three manufacturing locations with input in the process for up to two more. They will also be responsible for measuring the production schedule attainment and provide input/direction to all facilities, along with, identifying capacity constraints in regards to meeting the production plans and long term strategies.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Long term production planning/forecasting
    • Create daily production schedules for up to five production facilities
    • Facilitate production meetings to review schedule attainment and issues
    • Maintain processes critical to business flow
    • Monitor customer demand to ensure the availability of popular SKU’s
    • Identify issues and constraints in production planning and product availability
    • Create and maintain forecasts for production, finished goods, purchased parts, wholesale shipments and retail sales

    DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

    • Degree in Business/Supply Chain or extensive experience in Supply Chain is preferred
    • Five plus years of scheduling experience is desired
    • Excellent written and oral presentation & communication skills
    • Advanced Excel capabilities with the ability to execute V-lookups, complex formulas and links
    • Solutions oriented with a strong customer service mindset
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Multi-tasking capabilities
    • High comfort level in facilitating executive reviews
    • CPSM/CPIM certification is a plus


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    Sourcing Agent Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    Job Requirements:
    1. Analyze market conditions, keep abreast of trends, explore sources of supply, study new products and research departments' requests for all products and commodities.

    2. Confer with departmental respresentatives to determine specific needs, arrange for demonstrations and distribute literature and samples.

    3. Negotiate contracts and pricing with suppliers to obtain economical prices, quantities and delivery dates.

    4. Work with production, components and tooling personnel to ensure that all parts and tools needed to perform the job are available to the employees.

    5. Composes and edits specifications, solicits formal and informal bids and compares and analyzes price quotations.

    6. Work with inventory control personnel to ensure current processes are sufficient to meet internal customer needs.

    7. Work with suppliers to resolve delivery and/or product issues.

    8. Perform data entry for pricing and procurement of goods.

    9. Study quality of products, determine vendor from who purchases will be made, negotiate and renew contracts, investigates complaints and secures adjustments.

    10. Use excellent verbal and written communication skills to provide feedback and status of activities, prepare reports, charts, graphs and cost justification of work assignments.

    Qualifications:
    - At least one year of work experience in a supply chain function.
    - Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
    - A college degree is preferred.
    - A purchasing certification (CPM or CPIM) and 5 years of experience in procurement is a plus.


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    WMS Business Implementation Lead Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    Bass Pro Shops is looking for a Distribution Center Operations or Engineering executive experienced in leading an extensive WMS implementation project for a multiple DC network. This individual must be both strategic and tactical, and have experience in project management. Post WMS implementation, this individual will transition into an operations or engineering management role.

    This position will work in conjunction with the Manhattan / Envista teams to implement the WMS and lead the business side of the implementation.

    Experience Required:
    • 5+ years of big box retail experience or retail operations experience.
    • Experience with Tier 1 WMS implementations and “go live” support.
    • Proficient in labor management systems and methods.
    • Experience in slotting and reporting systems.
    • Basic understanding of data analysis, scrubbing and validation.
    • Ability to conduct current process analysis and recommend forward thinking directions.
    • Experience in leading the operations leaders.
    • Manhattan WM i-series experience a plus.
    • Strong understanding of WMS concepts and processes.
    • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills to facilitate communications between the business users, consultants and IT.
    • Excellent planning, prioritization and organizational skills.
    • Ability to travel.


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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 highly preferred
    •A minimum of 10 years’ experience in the design, engineering, manufacturing and marketing of marine recreational, aerospace or consumer products with proven, quantifiable results is desired
    •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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    Project Engineer 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 methodologies 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 Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or Naval Architecture highly preferred. Five years material and process engineering in marine, aerospace, automotive, recreational vehicle or consumer products desired. 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 with a Major in Mechanical Engineering, Minor in Manufacturing Engineering or Naval Architecture at an accredited four year college or university is highly preferred (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 desired
    •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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