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Responsible for completing payments for floor plan company and vendors to ensure accurate costs on unit inventory and accurate totals on floor plan balances. Will provide excellent written and oral communications, while providing outstanding customer service to all dealerships and vendors. Must possess good working knowledge of accounting concepts and accounts payable processes. Must be proficient in Excel, Word and have strong organization, keyboarding and 10 key skills. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, plus two years of working experience is desired.

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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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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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PHYSICAL PLANT MAINTENANCE Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Will perform maintenance on and monitor the buildings physical plant, air compressor plant, domestic hot water system, air handling system and critical climate control systems. Prior experience maintaining physical plants, and air handling systems. Must be able to trouble shoot automated control systems and program/change VAV controllers.

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   Human Resources

Director of Talent Acquisition Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO

The Director of Talent Acquisition leads the hiring and staffing process with direct responsibility for all Corporate based positions and functional leadership for all non-corporate based positions. Providing overall leadership to the corporate team, this role will be responsible for establishing sourcing strategies, recruiting top talent, evaluating job applicants, and onboarding new hires. The Director of Talent Acquisition will work closely with various business partners throughout the corporate offices to manage current open positions and future staffing needs to support the growth strategy and talent initiatives of the organization.


• Build and maintain proactive partnerships with all client groups in order to understand their business, be aware of their staffing needs and issues, and offer ideas, solutions and tools.
• Evaluate, develop and administer the Company's staffing programs with ongoing emphasis on continuous improvement in quality and cost of hires.
• Provide overall direction and management for strategy, guidelines and procedures concerning staffing best practices, systems, and methodology.
• Coach and develop hiring managers around talent acquisition. Guide and direct the interview, offer and hiring process.
• Maintain high level of industry awareness and market intelligence in terms of hiring trends, labor shifts, and market unrest as well as compensation challenges.
• Build a network of contacts and attract talent for future opportunities through networking, cold-calling, research and direct sourcing. Will establish a robust pipeline to move company from reactive to proactive recruiting of top talent.
• Establish and leverage social media platforms and technology to build “Best in Class” recruitment function.
• Improves organization attractiveness by recommending new policies and practices; monitoring job offers and compensation practices; emphasizing the unique culture of the organization.
• Performs other related duties as required.


• Minimum of 10 years of human resources and /or recruiting experience with heavy emphasis on executive, management and professional staffing and selection along with high volume staffing related to retail store growth and seasonal trends.
• Experience using applicant tracking system, candidate research and resume mining, social media as a key vehicle for acquiring talent, and other recruiting tools and processes.
• Planning, implementation and management skills required.
• Proven ability to create staffing solutions across functional areas.
• Strong negotiation skills.
• Ability to develop strong partners internally and externally across many different levels of the organization.
• Understanding and acceptance of the unique culture of Bass Pro Shops.
• Strong leadership skills to lead team and drive initiatives throughout the company through influencing skills.
• Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills.
• Positive, high-energy individual who embraces a “roll up your sleeves” attitude.

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Director of Total Rewards Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources, the Sr. Director of Total Rewards serves as a strategic human resources leader and will be responsible for the design, implementation and communication of the Bass Pro Shops Total Rewards Strategy. The Director is responsible for ensuring all of the reward programs, including Benefits, Compensation, and HRIS systems are competitive, sustainable, scalable, and have an impact on the long and short term performance of the organization. This position will also be responsible for the Payroll function and Corporate Wellness.

1. Provides strategic and operational leadership in the design, development, implementation, administration, and communication of the Total Rewards programs including health, welfare, wellness, retirement, base pay, incentives, and other rewards.

2. Develops Total Rewards philosophy and supporting policies and practices.

3. Partners with corporate leadership to leverage compensation and benefits programs to meet organizational objectives.

4. Analyzes current rewards programs to ensure they align with the business strategy and ensures that the rewards programs optimize the ability to attract top talent. Analyzes the market competitiveness and cost-effectiveness of the compensation and benefit plans to ensure they optimize our ability to attract and retain top talent.

5. Leads the implementation, development and management of the HRIS systems.

6. Maintains current knowledge of related government rules and regulations, including the Employee Retirement Income Security act (ERISA), FLSA, FMLA, ADA, COBRA, and other applicable Labor and/or Tax laws and regulations; fulfills compliance and reporting requirements.

7. Oversee the management of our Health & Welfare and Retirement vendor relationships, contracts, and bid negotiation.

8. Oversee the design and administration of compensation programs including base pay, variable pay, merit, compensation planning, and market analysis with a focus on continuous improvement.

9. Provides supervision and training of direct reports.

10. Drafts written communication and enrollment materials, prepares for and conducts benefits conference calls, revise benefit summaries, revise benefit orientation documents, insures distribution and receipt of documents and process changes with vendors.

Directly supervises staff within the Compensation, Benefits, Payroll/HRIS, and Corporate Wellness functions. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; and appraising performance.

To perform this position successfully the applicant must demonstrate a track record of success in developing and implementing successful and creative compensation programs. This position requires strong technical, managerial, and team building skills with the ability to balance tactical and strategic responsibilities.

1. Bachelor’s degree from a four-year College or University.

2. 8-10 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

3. A minimum of 5 years designing and implementing Total Rewards Programs (Compensation, Benefits, HRIS systems).

4. 5-7 years people management experience.

5. Previous success navigating an organization through an HCM conversion would be beneficial.

6. Comprehensive knowledge of benefits programs (Health, 401K, etc.) and experience working with external vendors.

7. Experience developing and/or managing executive compensation plans.

8. The ability to influence and present to the senior leadership.

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Human Resource Manager - Distribution Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:
This position oversees all areas of HR while partnering with the DC Operations teams. Responsibilities include staffing, employee relations, training, compensation, benefits and worker’s compensation. This position supports DC Operations to effectively drive company goals and objectives as well as communicate issues and opportunities as they arise.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Keen understanding of the overall business at the local level in order to structure HR priorities that drive business strategies.
• Ability to communicate guidelines, processes, procedures, plans and policies to all levels in the facility.
• Remains informed of changing statutes and regulatory impacts on policies and procedures within the state of operation as well as keeping up with federal changes that may impact the company or the associates.
• Manages local worker’s compensation, maintain OSHA log, manage return-to-work process, and works with Risk Management and carrier to manage claims effectively.
• Ability to recommend and present training to improve operating efficiency and leadership capabilities.
• Champions the company culture. Drives the open door environment. Resolves associate issues.
• Ability to provide coaching and counseling to managers in opportunities to increase employee engagement, commitment and capability. Coordinates the performance management program.
• Supports all recognition programs, focus groups, newsletters, company events.
• Drives administrative excellence. Understanding payroll system and producing key indicator reports. Conducts payroll previews and work with Payroll Dept. to provide accurate data. Responsible for local data entry, change of status and terminating employees. Understanding of electronic time keeping system as well as HRIS system.
• Track record of establishing good alliances with all levels of management while retaining a rational independence.
• Ability to maintain strict confidence with all sensitive and confidential information.
• Proven record in forging strong relationships with the ability to influence, negotiate and communicate effectively.
• At all times behave honestly and ethically in all matters.

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum of 3-6 years HR generalist experience to include 3-5 years managerial level experience or equivalent combination of education and experience, is preferred. Distribution Center experience is also preferred.

Mathematical Skills / Reasoning Ability
Ability to calculate figures and amounts, such as discounts, commissions and percentages. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions, in addition to being able to interpret a variety of other financial, legal and technical information.

Communication Skills
Ability to read, analyze and write reports and provide business correspondence. Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, associates, customers and the general public. They must also be able to conduct meetings and presentations to groups.

Computer Skills
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is needed. Experience with HR timekeeping systems and HRIS systems, as well as, badge system utilization is preferred.

Other duties and tasks as assigned.

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Recruiting Research Coordinator Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:
This role will be a lead ambassador of Bass Pro Shop’s culture and values, partnering with the professional staffing team to identify top candidates across all business units at Bass Pro Shops headquarters. This position requires a strong pulse on the competitive job market and the ability to thrive in industry research. Successful candidates will be an expert at deciphering resumes, building pipelines, creating target lists and will be able to pinpoint high-caliber talent quickly. This individual will be driven, detail oriented, professional, possess a positive attitude and a strong work ethic, and will operate with integrity in all that they do. The opportunity is based out of Bass Pro Shops Base Camp (Headquarters) in Springfield, MO.

Position Responsibilities:
• Engage as a business partner with Professional Staffing to align company objectives, strategies, and tactics to identify and secure top talent for headquarter support roles.
• Perform all aspects of sourcing including: cold calling, following up on the recommendations forwarded from the internal resources of the company and developing candidates to be interviewed by the recruiters on the team.
• Conducting extensive research through all avenues (in person, on the phone, internet, associations, social media).
• Develop research in the form of industry tracking, developing strategic target lists for searches, internet data mining/sourcing and name generation.
• Developing innovative ways to continually improve and expand search and research methodologies through technology.
• Participating in resume screening and candidate phone interviews.
• Conducting reference and background checks on potential candidates.
• Helping to update the candidate database on a continual basis.
• Act as an internal consultant for recruiters to facilitate discussion(s) on market trends and sourcing strategies.
• Follow and be compliant with our internal recruiting and interview processes.
• Utilize Bass Pro Shops tools, methods, and procedures to drive results.

Position Requirements:
• Search experience from either retained or contingency recruiting is preferred.
• Retail experience preferred.
• Bachelor Degree strongly preferred.
• Previous experience in any of the following is preferred; database mining, report creation, administrative support, project management.
• Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills – ability to interface with all levels of an organization.
• Self-confident, self-motivated and highly organized with a strong sense of personal accountability
• Ability to prioritize projects, multi-task and meet deadlines.
• Enthusiastic team player.
• Effective problem-solving and decision-making skills.
• Able to work in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate flexibility.
• Proficient in Excel, Outlook, and>

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INCENTIVES ACCOUNT COORDINATOR Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Must have the ability to communicate effectively with customers and other departments regarding incentive sales. Candidates will coordinate and administer functions relating to gift card and merchandise needs. Responsible for providing support to all clients after the sale. Prefer six months experience in sales, marketing or related field.

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   Information Technology

AS400 IBM iSeries Administrator Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
The AS400 IBM iSeries Administrator will be responsible for system administration, server provisioning, patching, operating system upgrades, supporting production, system troubleshooting and performance tuning for the AS400 IBM iSeries.

Candidates should possess:

• Experience and Education
• 5 years of experience in AS 400/ iSeries system administration
• 5 years of experience in IBM iSeries hardware and configuration
• Bachelors Degree (or equivalent)

• IBM iSeries Skills
• Deep proficiency with IBM licensing and support products
• IBM Backup and Recovery knowledge
• iSeries system monitoring skills and performance tuning including system tools
• Expertise in latest IBM iSeries hardware and operating system
• Ability to troubleshoot and fix network issues in iSeries environment

• Technical Experience
• Large enterprise environment, including change management, problem management, root cause analysis, escalation and documentation
• Mimix replication and DR methodologies
• Operating System upgrades and patching for security compliancy

• Communication
• Ability to work independently and be able to support production support 7x24
• Expectation is that the incumbent can operate independently and individually as well as a member of a team
• Capability to build new systems and upgrading existing systems based on customer requirements

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Business Analyst - Tracker Marine 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:

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

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

•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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Infrastructure Manager Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
**This position will be located in Dallas, TX**

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.

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.

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

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

The Software Engineer shall focus on the proper use of Web Programming Tools 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>

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,CSS, Javascript, JSON, Xcode and XML.

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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Systems Administrator Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO

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

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

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


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

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

• 3+ years administering and maintaining Linux Environment.

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

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

• 3+ years knowledge of Citrix Environments.

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

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

• Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects.

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

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

• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

• Organizational and time management skills.

• Excellent interpersonal skills.

• Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment.

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

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

• Confidently introduce ideas and participate in detailed technological discussions.

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

• Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects.


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

• Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.

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

• Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary.

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

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

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

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

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

• Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.

• Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.

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

• Maintain data center environment and monitoring equipment.


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

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

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).


• 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.


• 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 (eCommerce)
* Merchandising
* Supply Chain
* Marketing (Market Research)

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.

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  •    Marketing

    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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    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:

    • 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.

    • 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

    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.


    • 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
    -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.

    -Four year college degree in Textile& Apparel Management, or Fashion Merchandising is preferred.
    -Equivalent relevant experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
    -Two to three years of experience in apparel manufacturing or apparel design is preferred.

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    Photographer - Tracker Marine Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    Position Summary:
    Location photographer that is responsible for freshwater and saltwater boat photography. Photograph assignments in a timely and professional manner in order to meet deadlines as required. Collaborate with the Art Directors and the Creative Team to plan and implement the photography direction for all boat photography. Involves numerous extended travel periods throughout the year. Work in the photography studio photographing catalog images as needed.

    This position requires a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Photography with a minimum of 3 years of commercial location and studio photographic experience as the primary photographer.

    Primary Skills:
    • Experienced with Canon digital camera systems, Adobe imaging software and Apple computers.
    • Well versed in shooting on location by incorporating available light and artificial light to achieve the desired results.
    • Comprehensive experience with location photography, working with tight deadlines and the ability to work in adverse conditions.
    • Strong working knowledge of freshwater and saltwater fishing.
    • Possess the ability to work closely with art directors and models in order to achieve the appropriate look.

    Position Responsibilities:
    • Work with photography managers, art directors, assistants and various departments of BPS to create unparalleled photographic presentations.
    • Competent to lead the photography team as needed, and execute decisions required to keep the team focused and productive.
    • Responsible for expeditious turnaround of selected images to the production team.
    • Determine the correct technical and aesthetic layout for each product.
    • Should be self-motivated and have the ability to compose photographs in a way that are aesthetically pleasing, exciting, edgy and informational.
    • Conduct all assignments with proper decorum as a representative of Bass Pro Shops and Tracker Marine.
    • Participate in the selection of locations, models, wardrobe and props.
    • The ability to direct models to achieve the desired look as needed.
    • Possesses a keen eye for detail to ensure the products in the photos are technically correct.
    • Must have the ability to work long hours on location, sometimes in adverse conditions, while maintaining the composure to produce high quality images.
    • Required to sustain acceptable production levels in order to meet necessary deadlines.
    • Flexibility to travel out of town for extended periods of time.

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       Research & Development

    COMPOSITE TOOLING TECHNICIAN Tracker Marine Corporate (Springfield, MO)
    Individual will work in a shop environment making prototype molds of various boat parts by mixing; spreading and spraying primers, gel coat, putties, adhesives, foams, paints and related materials. Experience with use of measuring equipment, such as laser aligners, dividers, calipers, squares, graduated cylinders or gram scales, as well as experience with various hand, air and electrical tools is required. Two to five years apprenticeship and/or work experience in a fiberglass manufacturing facility, repair shop or tooling shop is preferred.

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    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.

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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.


    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.


    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

    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.


    • 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.


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


    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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    Inventory Specialist Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
    The Inventory Specialist is responsible for managing the inventory levels for all channels of distribution within Bass Pro Shops.

    This individual will:
    • Execute all daily aspects of domestic and import replenishment including flow of products from overseas through import and warehouse facilities.
    • Develop and execute strategies as necessary for various events.
    • Manage inventory levels at both store and DC while maintaining store in stocks goals and customer fill rate goals.
    • Interact daily with buyers on new item purchases, identifying seasonality of goods, and inventory flow regarding promotional activity.

    Tactical Responsibilities:
    • Daily aspects will include Purchase Order system updates and accuracy including manual purchase order entry, purchase order adjustments, arrival date accuracy and general overall purchase order maintenance.
    • Analyze and review daily/weekly/monthly/yearly reports and screens to identify inventory imbalances while controlling inventory at store and warehouse level and resolving in stock issues.
    • Monitor, manage and adjust on order quantities to reflect direct business sales and retail sales for core business and advertised promotions.
    • Perform routine and non-routine replenishment tasks.

    Required Skills:
    • Ability to determine tasks, prioritize multiple demands and ensure the demands are executed in a timely manner.
    • Ability to communicate with various business contacts in a courteous and professional manner.
    • Ability to utilize discretion and independent judgment in decision making in order to achieve departmental goals.
    • Understand relationship between actions and their impact to the business while having a sense of urgency.
    • Self motivated while still being a contributor in a multiple team environment.
    • Ability to be proactive and have strong perseverance.

    • Two to four year degree or 1-2 years experience with purchasing or inventory control.
    • Strong aptitude for working with numbers.
    • Knowledge of purchasing principles.

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    Master Scheduler Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO

    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.


    • 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


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


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


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

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    WMS Business Implementation Manager 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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    Composite Tooling Technician Tracker Marine Corporate (Springfield, MO)
    Position will work in shop environment making prototype molds of various boat parts by mixing, spreading and spraying primers, gelcoat, putties,adhesives, foams, paints and related materials. Experience with use of measuring equipment, such as laser aligners, dividers, calipers, squares, graduated cylinders or gram scales, as well as experience with use of hand saws, band saws, grinders and various hand, air and electrical tools is required. 2-5 years apprenticeship and/or work experience in a fiberglass manufacturing facility, repair shop or tooling shop is preferred. Monday-Thursday 7:00am-5:30pm. (Must have availability to work several hours of overtime as needed).

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    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.
    •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.


    •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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    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.


    •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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