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Warehouse Associate

-Rugged Radios, in Arroyo Grande, California, is seeking full time warehouse associates. Join the Rugged team that takes pride in making the customer experience a top priority and understands the importance of operational efficiency. $13.00 an hour to start with available overtime. No nights or overnights. Monday through Friday schedule with occasional Saturday or Sunday shifts during sales events.

We specialize in communication products used in high noise environments such as racing, motocross, off road, industry, fire and police.

Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Assist shipping and receiving unloading trucks and checking in merchandise
  • Prepares orders; pulling retail product; packing boxes and placing orders in delivery area
  • Strong focus on quality assurance, time and project management
  • Understands and practices a mindset of a “Safety First” workplace
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing assigned tasks
  • Promotes clean shipping and receiving area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Preserves safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area, and workstations neat
  • Provides quality service by following organization standards
  • Ability to learn and perform inventory cycle counts
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Available Monday through Friday with occasional overtime and weekend shifts as needed
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area, and workstations neat

Education and Experience Requirements

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Forklift Certification within 90 days of job entry date
  • Good communication, organizational, time management mathematical skills
  • Dependable and Reliable
  • Demonstrated knowledge of inventory procedures, equipment maintenance, data entry and computer skills a plus

Benefits

  • Full-time position
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • Paid holidays, accrued vacation, and sick time
  • Participation in our 401K program with a 3% company match after one-year employment

Service Manager

Looking to advance in your career? Take the road to a challenging and rewarding future. Rugged Radios, in Arroyo Grande, California, is seeking a full time Service Manager.

Rugged Radios is the top brand for 2-way communications in the off-road racing industry. In addition to supporting various off-road race series, we attend many of the largest off-road trade shows in the United States. Learn more about Rugged Radios: https://www.ruggedradios.com

The Rugged Radios Service Manager is responsible for the overall operations of our Service Department. The focus of this position is leading a team of dedicated technicians tasked with providing a high level of customer service, and product support. The ideal candidate must be a positive and a motivated leader who is experienced in training, and mentoring staff, as well as being fully capable of ensuring the efficiency of technical operations.

We are hiring for people skills and organizational talent first. Experience and or knowledge of how to install, maintain, and repair two-way radio communication equipment or a strong desire to acquire repair knowledge is a plus.

We are seeking candidates with the ability to maintain a positive attitude, perform under pressure, be highly motivated, adaptable, and dependable.

Requirements

  • Mechanically inclined
  • Off-road enthusiast a plus
  • Experience using two-way radios desirable
  • Technical knowledge / experience desirable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Supervisory experience in a team environment highly desirable
  • Strong focus on quality assurance and time management
  • Be adaptable with new tasks in a high paced environment
  • Be able to occasionally travel with our event teams providing technical support
  • Managing in-house projects from start to finish
  • Excellent computer skills, experience with Microsoft Office Suites, and QuickBooks

Benefits

  • Full-time salary exempt position-Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Your work schedule may vary depending on the needs of the company
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • Paid holidays, accrued vacation, and sick time
  • Participation in our 401K program with a 3% company match after one-year employment
Marketing

Rugged Radios in Arroyo Grande, is seeking a full time in-house individual to join the Marketing Team to help produce a wide variety of projects. The Graphic Design/Web Assistant will play a unique role in the marketing department. We are seeking a bright, articulate, and collaborative person to come on board. The ideal candidate will be diligent, and able to multitask quickly and efficiently. Please do not submit resumes if you are not local or unable to relocate.

Who are we?

Rugged Radios is the top brand for 2-way communications in the off-road racing industry. In addition to supporting various off-road race series, we attend many of the largest off-road trade shows in the United States. Learn more about Rugged Radios: https://www.ruggedradios.com

Job Duties

Duties and requirements may shift from project-to-project. In general, the focus of the position is to assist and collaborate with:

  • email campaigns
  • social media graphics
  • product packaging
  • signage for merchandising
  • web graphics for products on our E commerce websites
  • product photography
Primary Skills
  • Graphic Design programs: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver Web Design: Very basic comfort level to edit HTML Fundamental experience with Microsoft Excel and Word E commerce: Managing new products, uploading descriptions, editing product details
Secondary Skills
  • Online advertising
  • Social Media Marketing: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Blogs
  • SEO, AdWords experience
  • Photography: Digital photography & Photoshop skills
  • Video Filming & Editing: Amateur to expert
  • Preferred background in the off-road or racing industry
  • Strong customer service experience
  • Experience with trade shows, and booth layouts
Benefits
  • Full-time hourly 40 hours week position with opportunity for overtime as needed or required
  • Your work schedule may vary depending on the needs of the company
  • Medical and dental benefits available after 90-days
  • Paid holidays, accrued vacation, and participation in our 401K program with a 3% company match after one-year employment
Sales Associate

Rugged Radios, The Authority in Communications, located on the Central Coast of California in the city of Arroyo Grande, is looking for a full-time Sales Account Associate to join our sales team. Working from home is not an option for this position. We feel there is a distinct advantage for our business to have our account managers working in the office, available for in-person meetings and face-to-face collaboration.

Our tribe consists primarily of people interested in two-way radio communication products for off-road recreational vehicles (UTV, ATV, JEEP) off-road racing, motocross, circle track racing, industrial, fire & safety and aviation.

As a member of the Rugged Radios sales team you will make outgoing customer engagement calls as well as answer inbound consumer calls.

Reporting to the sales manager, you will be on the front lines acting as an ambassador of the company to retail sales customers both on the phone and in person.

This position is a ground floor opportunity for the right candidate looking to be involved with the off road and business community

Responsibilities

  • Answering incoming telephone sales department calls
  • Making outbound customer engagement calls to existing customers gathering information and provide problem solving and solutions along the way
  • Be able to develop and cultivate strong brand loyalty with our customers
  • Creating and processing sales quotes and orders with retail consumers
  • Constantly in a mode of attaining product knowledge through self-discovery and training

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • High school diploma
  • At least one-year sales experience with wholesale accounts or related industry consumer/retail sales
  • Strong communicator who loves sharing, and listening
  • Experience or knowledge of the off-road recreational vehicle industry and or any industry specific arena from which we operate would be helpful
  • Comparable knowledge and skills as agreed upon during the hiring process between the applicant and employer
  • Extremely detail-orientated and organized and a passionate people person
  • Familiarity with software work platforms such as QuickBooks, Microsoft Office Work Suite and Google G Suite
  • Willingness to learn, grow and take direction from management

Requirements / Benefits

  • Full-time hourly pay with potential for weekly overtime
  • Five-day work week that may include Saturdays depending on the needs of the company
  • Medical and dental benefits available after 90-days
  • Paid holidays and accrued vacation and after one year, participation in our 401K program
  • Generous employee product discount

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