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Associate Sales Representative National Accounts / Golf Club: San Diego/Orange County, Dallas & NY/NJ Metro Area (3 Positions)
The main objective of this field sales position is to increase Titleist clubs sales and service levels at the National Account locations within an assigned geographic market. The Associate Sales Representative is expected to achieve the desired sales goals by product category established by the Company and serve as the primary point of contact for National Account store personnel in their assigned territory. They are directly responsible for increasing Titleist club sell-through and elevating service levels to serious golfers within their assigned account base. This will be accomplished through the following areas: Product Training and Education, building Sales Associate & Store Management advocacy toward the Titleist brand and product line, In-store merchandising & product positioning, maintaining the Titleist Fitting & Trial tools, monitoring and assessing inventory levels, making inventory recommendations based on sell-through rates and sales associate feedback, retail floor sales and organizing/conducting in-store consumer events. While the core focus of this position is Titleist clubs, the Associate Sales Representative is also responsible for regular maintenance of the Titleist golf ball merchandising presentation during each sales call. Occasional support of Non-national Account Titleist events, such as large Trial events or Tournaments, in the area will also be part of this position. Position will have direct responsibility for increasing Titleist club sales at assigned National Account locations and achieving the assigned overall territory growth goal. Position must also achieve individual product line sales objectives as assigned by Titleist Sales Management, to achieve total company objectives. Work with the individual store managers to secure inventory replenishment and additional stock purchase orders. Establish, develop and maintain positive working relationships with store sales associate and store management. Build understanding and belief in Titleist products with store personnel. Create advocates and promoters of the Titleist brand. Work with store management and Titleist HQ to organize and conduct a variety of consumer events aimed at the target golfer audience. This includes Fitting Days, Product Launch Events, Vokey Experiences and Cameron Experiences. Inventory Assessments & Communication back to Titleist HQ. Monitor and assess store inventory levels on each sales call. Compare existing inventory to agreed upon inventory par levels. Make product fill-in recommendations based on current levels, sell-through rates and sales associate feedback to Titleist HQ or the local Titleist Sales Rep, depending on the customer's purchasing model. Merchandising & Product Positioning - Club & Ball: Merchandise and maintain Titleist products including displays and other in-store graphics & promotional materials ensuring aesthetics and prominent placement. Check the Titleist Fitting Cart, fitting tools and trial product assortment on each sales call. Organize and merchandise the tools properly where necessary. Report to Titleist HQ or the local Titleist Sales Rep any missing fitting tools from the matrix. Working the retail sales floor, interacting with consumers and selling product particularly on busy days/times of the week and during and product launch periods or events. Responsible for training store sales associates on all products in the Titleist club line. This includes both during the product pre-launch period as well as ongoing education during the product life cycle. Training includes both product education and custom fitting methods. From to time time, support the local Titleist Sales Representative(s) with a significant consumer event or other key objective outside the assigned National account territory base. Provide support where necessary to assist in the local Titleist Sales Representative(s) achieving sales goals as well.
Manager Distribution Operations: Fairhaven
Acushnet Company, home to the leading brands in golf (Titleist and FootJoy) has an exciting opportunity for a Manager of Distribution Operations.
In this position the incumbent will be primarily responsible for providing leadership to team leads and associates in multiple departments involved in receiving, replenishment, picking, packing, shipping, inventory control, and returns operations. Insure continuous performance improvement as measured by key business metrics (on time shipping, order accuracy, inventory accuracy, production efficiency, cost per unit/line shipped) while promoting and insuring teamwork and safety. Execute performance improvement projects involving process, equipment, system, and facility modifications necessary to support continuous improvement program. Coach and develop subordinate team leads and lead associates. Plan monthly labor requirements and execute staffing plans necessary to hit monthly volume targets while staying within budget for labor/overtime/temps. Coordinate distribution activities with other departments and vendors. Manage seasonal/specialty offsite storage/processing facilities as required. Provide leadership to department team leads and area coordinators. Set performance goals, measure actual performance, provide regular, periodic feedback, and hold subordinates accountable for performance. Coach/train subordinate leaders on new/revised processes/systems and insure performance standards are set and obtained after training period is complete.
Manage daily facility workload. Conduct daily status meetings with subordinate leaders to review workload and apportion resources as necessary to hit shipping/customer service targets. Provide leadership in prioritizing competing work requirements and assist in resolving any obstacles to production targets with other departments or service vendors. Insure work priorities are communicated between shifts/departments. Lead the facility safety program. Plan and execute monthly safety team meetings. Coordinate monthly facility walk-through inspections. Document and follow up on all open action items generated by the safety committee. Coordinate all required safety training for associates by providing direction to department team leads and following up to insure compliance with training plan. Investigate and recommend improvements to work processes and equipment that will continue to reduce injury risk. Insure all required safety documentation is kept up to date and in compliance with the company safety program. Communicate corporate/facility policies to the workforce and provide associates with regular updates on performance. Coordinate and execute a monthly communication meeting providing updates on company performance, facility safety, and other key performance metrics. Insure associate questions are captured and provide timely responses to any questions raised. Provide regular weekly updates to associates on upcoming events and planned periods of overtime work. Oversee consolidated returns activities for Footjoy and Titliest branded products. Establish, monitor, and improve customer service standards for returns crediting, reconditioning, and return to stock activities. Insure all returns activities impacting financial inventory are audited for accuracy and timeliness. Seek and implement continuous improvement opportunities for returns processing. Coordinate all rework/special projects activities within the distribution center. Insure resources are adequately allocated for efficient execution of Value Added Services, repackaging, in-stock quality inspections, and any other activity impacting stock availability for shipment. Coordinate needed resources (labor, materials, space, equipment) necessary to complete rework/special projects. Oversee outbound order processing activities for FootJoy and Titleist branded products. Establish, monitor, and improve customer service standards for replenishment, picking, packing, and shipping of customer orders. Insure all shipment activities meet/exceed standards for accuracy and timeliness. Seek and implement continuous improvement opportunities for order processing. Manage department expenses by creating/reviewing purchase requisitions and insuring expenses are kept within operational budget guidelines. Review and approve vendor invoices, insuring pricing, quantity, and billed items are in line with purchase agreements. Identify and escalate any expenses with potential to exceed department budget. Coordinate inventory transfers between warehouses as required. Organize shipments and source transportation assets necessary to complete transfers in accordance with planning team guidance.
SR Tax Accountant: Fairhaven, MA
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Tax Accounting, the Senior Tax Accountant will be an integral member of the Acushnet Company tax department with a focus on accounting for income taxes, corporate tax compliance and tax risk management. Prepare interim and annual income tax provision in accordance with ASC 740 (FAS 109) and IAS 12. Reconcile global tax accounts and related analyses (income taxes payable, FIN 48, and deferred tax accounts). Identify and analyze changes in tax laws to determine impact to Company. Ensure tax rate changes are accurately reflected in Company's tax accounting (e.g., changes to deferred items). Review the local countries quarterly and annual tax reporting used in the preparation of the US GAAP and IFRS global income tax provision. Assist with the preparation of the consolidated tax footnote and other tax disclosures. Actively participate as a member of team responsible for implementing and/or utilizing tax technology software solutions for accounting for income taxes, income tax compliance, and other tax functions. Assist with the financial audit by external auditors. Proactively identify process improvements, implement changes and ensure best practices. Support companywide ERP implementation. Perform research and assist with special projects, as needed.
Sr. Multi Media Producer: Carlsbad, CA.
Create and produce high quality digital video and multi-media content for the Titleist Golf Club, Vokey Wedge, and Scotty Cameron Putter brands. Create, produce and assist with all pre and post production activities for digital video efforts including but not limited to script writing, filming, lighting, audio recording, editing, color correction, motion graphics, animations, and sound design. Responsible for editing video content and handling all motion graphics capabilities into final output. Assist in managing video platforms (Ooyala, YouTube), video asset management activities and overall distribution of digital video assets. Support Multi-Media Marketing Manager in executing the video content project list, and in developing ideas to promote the Titleist golf club brand and engage fans through digital video. Develop and maintain video editing standards to ensure consistency in quality, look, feel and tonality for all Titleist video.
Marketing Director Cameron Putters/ Interactive: San Marcos, California
Direct marketing activities for Scotty Cameron Putters and the scottycameron.com website. Identify product and market opportunities that connect with serious golfers. Ensure clear, consistent and premium positioning of the Scotty Cameron brand and product line in all appropriate channels and media. Execute all Putter marketing activities to enhance serious golfer and trade partner affinity and loyalty to the Scotty Cameron and Titleist brands. Direct all traditional channels marketing efforts for Scotty Cameron Putters including but not limited to communications, merchandising, trade and consumer education, and all consumer connection plans. Find innovative ways to engage and educate Scotty Cameron and Titleist brand fans and to strengthen their connection to the Cameron brand. Work closely with Clubs Marketing VP, US Clubs Sales Director, and Club Ops teams to budget, communicate, and implement all efforts. Act as liaison between Scotty Cameron Studio and Clubs Sales, Marketing, and Ops teams on all Putter product and launch planning. Work with Clubs Sales and Marketing teams to develop programs that ensure best in class consumer experiences at point of sale including appropriate inventory and merchandising, trial opportunities, selection assistance, and customization services. Direct scottycameron.com activities including product content, blogs, Club Cameron, Studio Store, Custom Shop, and Gallery. Work with Scotty Cameron Studio and Clubs Marketing teams to develop business plans and manage P&Ls, inventory, and fulfillment for the Custom Shop, Studio Store and Gallery. Develop and manage the Cameron interactive team to create and maintain the best online experience for golfers including the content, look and feel, and functionality of the web site. Work closely with Clubs Marketing VP and Acushnet IT to ensure that all interactive efforts are integrated with the overall Acushnet Company on-line strategy and presence. Manage digital agency relationship to support the scottycameron.com site as effectively and efficiently as possible alongside the efforts of the internal interactive team.
Senior Research Engineer: Carlsbad, California
Applies a broad knowledge of engineering disciplines, scientific methods and computer based analysis tools to perform complex studies on golf club designs and biomechanical swing sequences for the Titleist golf club franchise. Conducts and coordinates research in support of development programs to discover and validate potential product advancements necessitating the application of new and unique approaches. Utilizes computational analysis software and numerical techniques to analyze golf club designs and/or biomechanical swing sequences to predict a comprehensive suite of advanced performance metrics. Consults with management to evaluate project opportunities in an organized manner to align with critical path schedule requirements. Maintains advanced knowledge of state of the art engineering applications, computational analysis tools, golf club design methods, USGA golf club product specification regulations, competitive product specifications, patents, and industry trends. Possess and applies broad knowledge of numerical software and scientific methods to create software algorithms and numerical models in order to organize and improve existing model resolutions, modeling domains, data collection protocols, and data processing methods. Generates necessary engineering and technical documentation to facilitate communication and support to Design, Product Development Engineering, Research, Testing, Suppliers, Manufacturing, Sales, Marketing, and/or Legal. Applies broad knowledge of golf club design and analysis techniques to enable communication. Actively pursues comprehensive patent opportunities in previously unexplored technology domains by submitting invention records, generating and evaluating critical data in support of the Acushnet patent portfolio, and maintaining a continual awareness of the competitive intellectual property landscape. Consults with management to evaluate complex projects in an organized manner and align with critical path schedule requirements. Provides technical and professional consultation to co-workers, consultants, and/or contractors as necessary.
Marketing Director Vokey Wedges / Interactive: Carlsbad, California
Direct the marketing plan and initiatives for Titleist Vokey Design Wedges, Vokey.com website, and Vokey WedgeWorks custom shop to insure clear and consistent positioning of the Vokey Brand and product line. Identify product needs and market opportunities to serve our trade partners and serious golfers. Direct all web/mobile digital marketing and ecommerce initiatives for the Vokey Wedge brand. Develop, plan and manage all Vokey Wedge marketing efforts including but not limited to product launch, promotion, product communication, website content, consumer connection, social media and merchandising. Find innovative and improved ways to connect, engage and educate our loyal brand fans and strengthen their connection to the Vokey brand and product line. Develop sales and merchandising programs that insure appropriate inventory, fitting and trial tools, and proper utilization of merchandising materials. Develop advanced trade and consumer connection activities that directly utilize Bob Vokey. Manage the Vokey.com website including product management of WedgeWorks Wedges, Services and Personalization and Vokey Store offerings, all educational/informational content, the business planning process, P&L, fulfillment, and inventory management. Develop, manage and lead the Vokey.com interactive content, programming and admin team to create and maintain the best online experience for golfers including the design, look and feel, functionality, navigation, and content. Manage digital agency partner and relationships to support the Vokey.com site. Establish specific objectives and action plans for traditional channel and interactive marketing efforts.
Senior Quality Technician: New Bedford
Acushnet Company, home to the leading brands in golf (Titleist and FootJoy) has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Quality Technician at one of our state-of-the-art golf ball manufacturing facilities.
In this position, you will conduct new product trials, analyze results and make recommendations in support of golf ball manufacturing process improvement projects to improve golf ball quality and productivity. Coordinate efforts of manufacturing personnel as well as test and inspect golf balls, including operation of test machines and equipment. Work with Manufacturing Managers and Team Leaders to coordinate the manufacture of pilot and special run products, assuring proper physical properties, process parameters, good quality and quantities to meet the manufacturing schedule. Conduct independent process evaluations to investigate improvements to manufacturing. Prepare written reports, data summaries, and graphs providing analysis and recommendations to improve the process. Process experimental balls for finished ball testing.
Category Manager: New Bedford, MA
Acushnet Company, home to Titleist and FootJoy the leading brands in golf, has an exciting opportunity for a Category Manager.
In this role, the incumbent will have primary management responsibility for the support of all sourcing, purchasing, category and supplier management activities for assigned categories in such areas as maintenance, repair, operating supplies, etc. required to support a multi-plant manufacturing operation. The Category Manager will be responsible for an annual spend of up to $30MM and charged with deploying effective and efficient execution of procurement and sourcing plans that are aligned with the strategic objectives of the business both globally and regionally, through a consultative approach with business management and key players in Operations teams. Develop, implement and execute assigned category strategies. This involves but is not limited to developing a set of measurable actions and targets with focus on Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Provide category expertise to internal stakeholders and function as a liaison to Manufacturing and Operations functions for assigned categories. Lead and develop cross functional strategic sourcing teams to address specific opportunities. Direct development and negotiation of agreements with key suppliers. Place orders for materials and services in the assigned categories in an efficient and timely manner. Oversee all activities related to procurement of material, from intent to purchase through delivery. Manage key strategic supplier relationships to ensure quality, cost, delivery and responsiveness with focus on TCO. Conduct timely reviews with suppliers to measure performance against contractual standards and performance expectations. Analyze risk relating to supplier vulnerability, sourcing options and material. Analyze business requirements, demand patterns, market dynamics, supplier economics, etc. Identifying elements of category strategy with regional / local leverage potential. Align category targets, identify category "challenges" and manage appropriate solutions. Measure results against defined targets. Responsible for supplier selection and negotiation process for both regional and national suppliers. Prepare, analyze and review contracts, bids, proposals, and vendor agreements. Prepare and issue purchase contracts and change notices. Monitor performances of vendors in the region and compliance with guidelines. Review and resolve supplier claims and contracts for conformance to company policy. Drive execution of supply chain management best practices for assigned categories. Responsible for providing sourcing, supplier management support and material quality/supplier conflict resolution for Acushnet (Titleist) Thailand LTD. for assigned categories.
SR Programmer Analyst: Fairhaven, MA
In this position the incumbent will be responsible for facilitating organizational changes and promote continuous improvement by developing and maintaining business application software. Document project objectives and business requirement. Translate business requirements into functional and technical design specifications. Develop software with business oriented programming languages and related software tools. Insure that application software is reliable by developing and executing test plans. Enhance quality of projects by developing and executing detail implementation schedules. Promote organizational learning by developing documentation and providing training. Develop software estimates and maintain schedule of own project tasks. Support existing applications on a 24x7 basis as a member of an applications help desk process.
Sr Business Systems Analyst: Fairhaven, MA
Analyze complex business problems to be solved with automated systems and leverage Acushnet's global ERP solution (AGS) to drive process improvements across Acushnet's worldwide business operations. Collaborate with business to document business requirements and translate them into system requirements. Consult with business on maximizing the value of automated systems and assist in redesigning business processes. Apply business and system knowledge to design system solutions that address business requirements. Configure system settings and options to improve business processes and to provide operational efficiencies. Working with other IT and business associates, coordinate and perform testing of new system functionality. Assist with management of projects by identifying, estimating, and tracking progress of project deliverables. Develop effective processes to introduce new products to ensure that product structures and attributes comply with documented standards. Develop documentation including design specifications, standards and procedures documents, and system diagrams and charts. Provide end user training in support of business system implementations. Troubleshoot and resolve system issues, including providing support for critical system issues on a 24x7 basis.