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The Wittern Group, a leading manufacturer of vending machines and pioneer in vending management services, has an immediate opening for an experienced Buyer. This position will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating and purchasing of materials for production manufacturing. Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and have background/experience in design engineering. Duties also include maintaining records of contacts, accounts and orders and entry of orders into MRP/ERP system.
Qualified candidates must have strong negotiation, analytical and project management skills. Bilingual (Spanish) communication skills preferred. Excellent organizational, problem-solving and global sourcing abilities required. Knowledgeable in MS Office programs. Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment and be service oriented with proven professionalism and a positive attitude. We offer competitive compensation, outstanding benefits and the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements. Post Offer Physical and Drug Testing Required.
Fawn Manufacturing is looking for production workers to start immediately.
Manufacturing experience a plus, but not required. We are looking to fill the following positions:
Must be able to lift up to 50 – 75 lbs., physically able to stand for up to (8) hours, do bending, twisting, grasping, and have the ability to grip sheet metal, pick/pack or assemble parts. Must be punctual and have a good attendance record. Education: high school or equivalent.
1st shift positions available: 1st shift (4:00pm - 12:30am). Pay increase and benefits after passing probationary period (120 days). Equal Opportunity Employer
Apply in person - Human Resources Department
Applications Accepted: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
The Wittern Group / Fawn Manufacturing
8040 University Blvd
Clive, Iowa 50325
(NE Corner Door- Human Resources)
No Phone Calls Please Post Offer Physical and Drug Screen Required
Identify, research, and manage public sector bid opportunities
Build rapport via engagement with prospects, qualifying, and nurturing them though the top of funnel sales pipeline
Ask appropriate questions to understand customer/prospect needs and requirements
Manage lead acquisition marketing campaigns using marketing technology tools
Remain knowledgeable on all The Wittern Group and its member companies’ service and product value propositions
Route qualified opportunities to appropriate sales account managers for further development and closure
Generate new sales opportunities via inbound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls and emails
Maintain and expand database of prospects within specific market segments and regions
Keep management and sales team informed of all activity through CRM data entry and reporting
Assist with the operational aspects of email marketing programs including campaign setup, deployment and reporting
Support the sales and marketing teams in daily administrative tasks as required
Additional related duties, responsibilities, and project are subject to assignmentPreferred Qualifications, Experience and Education
Associate’s degree or higher in related field (Business, Marketing, Communications, etc.) and one (1) or more year(s) telemarketing, sales, and/or marketing experience (preferred) OR equivalent combination of education and experience
Bilingual communication skills strongly preferred
Proven track record of achieving sales and activity goals
Strong phone presence and experience making unsolicited outbound calls
Experience working with a customer relationship management (CRM) database tool
Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and verbal and written communication skills
Strong listening skills and a passion for customer service
High levels of self-directedness, determination, persistence, and optimism
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and completed on deadline
Ability to be proactive and take initiative with minimal guidance on projects
Adaptability as the sales and marketing team grows and responsibilities and goals evolve
Knowledgeable in MS Office programs including Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.Engineer Internship - Summer 2018
Perform testing of new vending machine embedded electronic control systems hardware, software and communications protocols and document results.
Assist in building prototype electrical/electronic modules, wire harnesses, test equipment and vending machines.
Assist in the development of test plans and procedures in conjunction with an Engineer.
Assist Engineer in investigation of electrical and electronic hardware/ software issues and determination of root cause problem and implementation of corrective action.
Provide support to manufacturing, service and production personnel as needed.
Assist in the investigation and development of potential automated tests using PC hardware, software and wireless interfaces.Qualifications:
Minimum of 2 years engineering, computer science or technical school experience, with emphasis or interest in electronics, embedded hardware, software and communications protocols.
“Hands on” type of person for work in a product development and testing environment.
Ability to work as a motivated “self-starter”, to work independently and complete work tasks.
Ability to use Microsoft Office suite software in a Microsoft Windows environment.
Familiarity with basic electrical and electronic test equipment, such as oscilloscopes and handheld digital voltage meters.Any of the following items are desirable, however, not required:
Embedded 8 or 16 bit microprocessor electronics and software experience using assembler or C/C++ programming language.
Windows PC programming experience.
Smart Phone app development
Windows Serial and USB communications settings and interface.
Windows network communications implementation, setup and utilities.
Familiarity with Windows /Android smart phone communication settings interfaces and utilities.
Ability to solder electronic components a plusEffective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required. Knowledgeable in MS Office programs. Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment and be service oriented with proven professionalism and a positive attitude. We offer competitive compensation and the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements. Post Offer Physical and Drug Testing Required.
Customer Service SpecialistDescription of Primary Duties