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Fire-Dex

780 S. Progress Drive
Medina, OH 44256

T: 330-723-0000
F: 330-723-0035

Employment

Fire-Dex is experiencing tremendous growth and is looking for great people who believe in honesty, are always striving for excellence and who realize and practice accountability. We strongly value employee empowerment and are looking for people who can bring creative suggestions and innovative ideas to their jobs.

We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees, including:

Health, dental and vision plans
401(K) plan
Profit sharing
Paid vacations & holidays

Current Openings:

REGIONAL SALES MANAGER, MID-AMERICAS

We are actively seeking a Regional Sales Manager responsible for the growth and profitability of new and existing accounts. Based from their own home office in the Mid-Americas territory, including the following states: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana.

Primary Duties Include:

  • Relationship Building and Management - Generate direct contact with end-users and build strong, strategic relationships
  • Develop and present sales presentations and demonstrations to regional fire departments and distributors
  • Create product specifications for end-users
  • Focus on pull-through marketing activities
  • Distributor management to maximize revenue and market penetration
  • Serve as the role of business advisor and distributor executive management
  • Conduct classroom and “in-field” training of distributor sales representatives
  • Coordinate and Support: sales activities with dealers
  • Organize, Setup and Exhibit at regional trade shows, as appropriate
  • Occasionally host dealer and/or customer visits to our corporate office and factory (in Medina OH, in between Cleveland and Akron)
  • Gather, Record and Update - competitive data and sales strategies
  • Travel: 110-130 days per year, with 70-80 overnights

Candidates Should Possess the Following:

  • College degree
  • Experience within the fire industry strongly preferred
  • Public safety or government business/sales experience also preferred
  • Sales experience in multiple-step distribution management, along with end-user selling skills
  • Account management experience
  • Ability to work from a home office and must live in or near the territory (relocation not included)
  • Strong communication skills - ability to communicate with all levels inside and outside of the organization, including verbal, electronic and written
  • Possess strong presentation skills
  • Efficient with multi-tasking, including being productive while handling re-directions and interruptions based upon business needs
  • Possess strong problem-solving skills, including the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Strong Microsoft Office experience, especially PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to remain organized with and keep track of multiple sources of information and data through experience with the following systems: CRM (Salesforce experience preferred) and ERP
  • Ability to understand and interpret technical specifications
  • Self-motivated and action-oriented, with high energy and dedication to strong customer service and sales growth
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to forge long-term and strategic relationships
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds due to the nature of handling product demonstrations

Salary includes base, commission and bonus potential. Earning potential is uncapped as the territory grows! Full-time benefits include: travel expense reimbursement, health, dental and vision plans, 401K, paid vacations, holidays, and more! We have a comprehensive training program.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a direct impact on the growth of our business and your future!

*Employment is contingent on successful completion of a drug screen and background check.

Production Sewing Associates - 2nd Shift

Seeking Production Sewing Associates, also known as Sewing Machine Operators, Sewers, Industrial Sewers, Sewists, Seamstresses, and/or Tailors!

We are actively seeking self-motivated and energetic candidates for our fast-paced operations! Primary responsibilities include sewing on various materials, typically in a team environment, to create apparel, including: pants, coats, hoods and suspenders, etc.

We are currently hiring for full-time on 2nd shift. The hours are 2:45 pm until 11:15 pm, Monday through Friday. (Hours on Fridays can be flexible to start and end earlier in the day!)

Candidates should possess the following:
High school diploma, general education degree (GED) or equivalent
Ability to work standing in a cutting and sewing environment
Basic math including measurements and the ability to read and understand a tape measure
Ability to read for understanding, follow and retain multiple work instructions
Basic computer knowledge
Ability to work in teams as well as possess self-accountability
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Problem solving skills
Ability to follow visual and quality requirements for products being manufactured
Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance
Focus on safety
Values, solicits, and utilizes input from others
Ability to understand and/or learn and support lean efforts
Sewing skills/experience are a strong plus, but we will train
• Previous manufacturing or factory or warehouse experience is a plus

We have a comprehensive training program and with $10.50 per hour to start, plus weekly performance incentives and $1 per hour shift differential. High performers have a potential to earn more than $15 per hour after their first year.

Full-time benefits include: Health, dental and vision plans, 401(K) plan, profit sharing, paid vacations, holidays, local discounts, and more!

*Employment is contingent on successful completion of a drug screen and background check.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

For questions regarding employment at Fire-Dex, click here to email Human Resources.