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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.
Shipping and Receiving Associate: San Marcos, CA
Acushnet Company, home to the leading brands in golf (Titleist and FootJoy Golf) has an exciting opportunity for a Shipping and Receiving Associate.
In this position, the incumbent will package and ship domestic as well as international orders via the FedEx website. The incumbent will be responsible for identifying multiple putter orders and shipping complete when practical. This position will require the incumbent to verify and check-in putters, freight, components, etc, as well as update the Custom Shop website as to order status. Incumbent will also be responsible for the inventory and organization of all Putter Studio components, supplies, etc. reporting future needs. The incumbent will be required to operate a forklift when needed. This position will be responsible for preparing packing lists for putters, matching-up work orders and preparing heads for paint and assembly. In this position the incumbent will be required to perform some assembly work. Additional responsibilities of the position include shipping, receiving and inventory functions related to putter restoration and Putter Studio operations
Team Leader I: New Bedford, MA
Acushnet Company, home to Titleist and FootJoy the leading brands in golf, has an exciting opportunity for a Team Leader I.
In this role, the incumbent will ensure that quality, safety, productivity and cost improvement efforts are met by establishing shift goals and maintaining team focus, capitalizing on associates' skills, abilities and differences to implement a continuous improvement manufacturing strategy. Responsible for implementing manufacturing objectives, including planning/scheduling of raw materials, staffing and controlling levels of work in process inventory to optimize machine utilization and minimize operating cost. Coordinate, coach and facilitate team members in meeting quality, production, material usage, cost standards and goals of the shift and plant. Coordinate communication between shifts and teams regarding production requirements, new product or process requirement or implementation and equipment maintenance. Administer employment/wage policies, safety, health, and attendance standards. Monitor and evaluate team and individual performance. Train associates in various quality improvement activities. Facilitate spontaneous problem solving sessions. Ensure obstacles are eliminated to empower associates to pursue improvement proposals. Establish, monitor and model team norms, quality communication and conflict resolutions. Ensure effective training and integration of new associates. Recognize/reward accomplishments.
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.
Assistant Soft Goods Product Developer: San Marcos, CA
Collaborate in the development of new products with the Scotty Cameron Accessories Manager. Responsibilities throughout all stages of development from the initial design concepts through to the final production, delivery and fulfillment. Manage, monitor and track all vendor communication for each season throughout the development cycle. Maintain extremely accurate and organized written records of development history. Choose appropriate sources for each style with regards to volume, technique, fabrication and cost. Coordinate fabric, and finished good sourcing, development, and approval. Defers to Accessory Manager for final approval and changes to all products. Coordinate color development and approval. Continually look for innovative and unique products, fabrics, and colors that meet the needs of customers. Develop costing sheets for all components and finished product. Initiates Purchase Orders as directed by Product Manager. Anticipate and predict challenges of development, timing of deadlines and production in order to address and avoid delays to the process and calendar while ensuring quality, cost efficient product. Accountable for the timely adherence of calendar dates. Organize the product launch schedule for the entire year, along with meeting the in hand dates of all special projects. Know solutions to problems and follow all situations through to completion, working with appropriate departments and contacts as necessary for resolution. Act as liaison between customer service and fulfillment center. May be required to write product descriptions and assist with photography.
Employee Service Specialist - HR: New Bedford, MA
Acushnet Company, home to the leading brands in golf (Titleist and FootJoy) has an exciting opportunity for an Employee Services Specialist.
In this position, you will provide a wide range of Human Resource services to internal and external customers while maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and integrity. Administer employment related processes: prepare requisitions and job postings, enter applicants and resumes into the HRIS system, conduct new hire screenings and complete reference and employment verifications, prepare ePANs, conduct new hire orientation. Assist in the resolution of employment issues by being the first point of contact for concerns/questions for benefits administration, new hire processes, payroll, unemployment, FMLA/FMLA process and wellness. Assist in the Staffing process by posting positions (internally and externally), sourcing candidates, evaluate job bids and resumes, schedule interviews, and fill hourly positions. Coordinate the process of seasonal recalls and layoffs. Coordinate temporary agency placements. Administer the hourly compensation program by sending out merit review notifications, track reviews and enter into PeopleSoft ensuring correct date of next review; determine reviews requiring step increases and process ePANS. Ensure program compliance for all other job movements. Assist HR Manager with employee relations issues by being the first point of contact, entering issues into database, explaining policies and contributing to policy modifications and development. Identify potential issues, recommend corrective action and/or refer to HR Manager. Participate in HR Projects, Programs or activities. Maintain data integrity in PeopleSoft through data entry, analysis and audits. Create and generate confidential reports to support HR/Operations Management and general Human Resources activities. Maintain the accuracy, integrity and confidentiality of personnel files and other required files (FMLA, I-9, SNA, etc.) Comply with Company's record retention requirements.
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.
Manager Human Resources Information Technology: Fairhaven, MA
In this position the incumbent will be responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of the human resources information system applications and related policies and procedures. The manager is responsible to set HRIT strategy and priorities and is responsible for the direction and development of HRIT staff. Provide technical expertise and system support to the Human Resources department in order to meet the strategic needs of the organization. Partner with key users to understand and identify needs and initiate systems projects to meet those needs. Serves as department liaison to Information Technology department. Conduct end-user interviews to determine systems requirements. Create detailed specifications outlining system requirements for programming needs. Works with Acushnet Information Technology staff as well as third party software vendor's staff to ensure the operational needs of the organization are met. Maintain ongoing expertise in the breadth of the functionality. Ensure awareness of trends in HRIT and software developments and make recommendations to keep the organization in alignment with best practice. Responsible for the training and development of the HRIT staff. Responsible to ensure thorough understanding of system functionality as well as Acushnet application of the technology. Responsible to set direction and priorities as well as setting goals for career growth and development. Assists users with reporting needs and or problem resolution which require the use of sophisticated application tools or advanced computer skills. Generates ad-hoc reports in support of human resources day-to-day activities. Develop test strategies, coordinating development of efficient and effective test plans and actively participating in and or overseeing test plan execution and ensuring system solutions and resolutions are found and implemented to meet organizational needs. Conduct root cause analysis in order to recommend product strategy, product changes and or enhancements to meet end-user needs.
Embroidery Machine Operator: Vista, CA
Acushnet Company, home to the leading brands in golf (Titleist and FootJoy Golf) has an exciting opportunity for an Embroidery Machine Operator.
In this position, the incumbent will perform all necessary operations associated with the embroidery of Titleist custom golf bags and accessories. This position will be responsible for performing embroidery on customer orders as requested for Titleist golf bags and accessories, and will be responsible for ensuring embroidery instructions are followed accurately regarding logo placement, thread colors and stitch quality. The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring embroidery meets Titleist quality standards and for performing standard maintenance and cleaning of embroidery machines and the production area.