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Director, International Sales

Job Type:

Full time - Exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, California

Last Updated:

2020-06-29 00:00:00

Job Description:

Surefire LLC seeks a Director, International Sales at its facility located at 18300 Mt. Baldy Circle, Fountain Valley, CA 92708. The Director, International Sales will be responsible for managing direct reports and independent sales representatives, to identify new business opportunities, formulating channel strategies, and implementing new or specialized programs.

  •  S/he will execute an effective sales and marketing strategy for international markets to identify, forecast and close international sales opportunities. S/he will assist sales team by mentoring, coaching and training in all aspects of sales in all market segments. Areas of emphasis include generating proposals, conducting successful sales calls, and generating new business and maintain existing business.
  • Demonstrate effective relationship management with employees and internal and external customer to sustain and generate sales.
  • S/he will collaborate with Marketing management on a regular basis to design, implement, and facilitate international sales plan.
  • S/he will create and maintain strategic relationships with industry peers by attending networking events and industry trade shows in order to develop a strong business network.
  • S/he will execute on international development activities through major client/partner marketing promotions and coaching Sales staff for prospective client meetings, presentations in order to successfully represent the Company’s offerings and services.
  • S/he will attend primary and new market trade shows in efforts of presenting SureFire as a company and it’s brand message via the use of collateral, product displays and product information distribution.
  • S/he will conduct Customer Roundtables and focus groups and other programs to better solicit customer and Partner feedback on SureFire’s products.
  • S/he will present technical presentations and product demonstrations at customer briefings.

70% international travel required.

Supervised employees: 1

1. REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Marketing or related field and 8 years of professional experience in sales/marketing OR No Degree and 10 years of experience in sales/marketing. Additionally, the applicant must have experience with:

1) Commercial outdoor markets;

2) Knowledge of firearms and tactical weapons;

3) International weapons permit COE required;

4) Target Market Analysis for International Weapon Markets;

5) Managing International Sales/Marketing.

Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, training, or experience.

Applicants who are interested in this position should apply below.

 

 

Production Team Member - Suppressor

Job Type:

Full Time - Exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, California

Last Updated:

2020-05-19 06:00:00

Job Description:

Performs highly repetitive types of cycle machine operations associated with quantity production of identical units. Handles day to day maintenance of machines. May perform one or more of the following:

  • Performs routine semi-skilled work on a variety of machines including but not limited to; Bead Blast and Tumbler Debur, CNC, EDM, Laser Engraver, OD Grinder, Coating Machine.
  • Starts and stops the machine, and watches for imperfect operation. Runs more than one machine at a time to avoid large quantities of bad parts to catch broken tooling.
  • Speeds, feeds and tooling are ordinarily prescribed. In case of trouble, problems are called to the attention of a  Lead person or a supervisor to explain what happened and then train the individual to avoid problem form happening in the future.
  • Maintains the machine tools coolant, and maintains coolant level and concentricity by looking at tools and oil and using the equipment to see it to run good parts to avoid costly repair due to negligence.
  • Identify slight fluctuations and communicate to Team Lead any problems with materials or assembly procedures that may affect the production quality or production flow by visually or mechanically inspecting parts prior to or during assembly or production process.
  • Cleans and maintains the machine tools and peripheral equipment, including filters, collets, chip conveyors, oil skimmers, and the shop floor itself by using the cleaning equipment to maintain and organize a safe working environment.
  • Perform work to current standardized work and look for continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Follow safe work practices at all times including the maintaining and disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Maintain work area by the use of 5S Principles (Sort, Sweep, Straighten, Sanitize “Clean”, Sustain).
  • If forklift certified, may handle and store the raw and scrap materials, using a forklift for safety and insurance purposes.
  • Must be flexible to change in job functions and willing to be cross trained.
  • Support team members and problem solving small group activities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints to layout, assemble / fabricate a plus.
  • Familiar with ISO and Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Proven ability in producing high quality products.
  • Experience with machinery a plus.
  • Proven mechanical ability.
  • Comfortable working in a highly regulated environment.
  • Firearms experience a plus.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as required
  • High school diploma or GED, and a minimum of one to five years work experience.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Applying for a Job with SureFire

Please include your resume. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be contacted to further the application process. No phone calls, outside agencies, or recruiters.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex or national origin. We actively recruit qualified targeted veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at jobs@surefire.com

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

  • Only applications submitted by email will be considered.
  • If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be contacted to further the application process.
  • No phone calls, outside agencies, or recruiters.

Send your application email to: jobs@surefire.com